Copiah County MS Information


Copiah County Subdivisions

Copiah County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,484
Daytime Population: Workers 8,774
Daytime Population: Residents 18,122
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,896
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 28,485
Population in Familes 24,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 999
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $36,972
Average Household Income $50,208
Per Capita Income $19,139


Total Housing Units 12,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,955 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,746 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,683 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $80,692
Average Home Value $113,114


Total Households 10,701
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 7,516
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.02% -0.08%
Households -0.01% -0.1%
Families -0.2% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.84%


Copiah County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Copiah County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 30 65th
Population Density # 48 43rd
Diversity Index # 9 90th
Median Household Income # 35 59th
Per Capita Income # 52 38th

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