Coahoma County MS Information


Coahoma County Subdivisions

Coahoma County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,114
Population in Households 24,407
Population in Familes 20,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $27,823
Average Household Income $43,609
Per Capita Income $16,342


Total Housing Units 10,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,628 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,501 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,663 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $68,547
Average Home Value $98,990


Total Households 9,129
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,060
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.49% -1.07%
Households -0.43% -1.05%
Families -0.65% -1.19%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


Coahoma County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coahoma County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 54th
Population Density # 41 51st
Diversity Index # 69 17th
Median Household Income # 76 9th
Per Capita Income # 74 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.