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Lynchburg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Lynchburg Census Designated Place had a population of 2,603 as of July 1, 2018. Lynchburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lynchburg is located at latitude 34.9623 and longitude -90.0959 in DeSoto County. The formal boundaries for the Lynchburg Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. DeSoto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Lynchburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403250) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lynchburg Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeSoto County.

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


Total Population 2,603
Population in Households 2,603
Population in Familes 2,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,346
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $73,386
Average Household Income $78,027
Per Capita Income $25,899


Total Housing Units 901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 737 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $159,830
Average Home Value $177,279


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 686
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 0.96%
Households 0.53% 0.86%
Families 0.11% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Lynchburg, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynchburg to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 102 72nd
Population Density # 39 90th
Diversity Index # 58 85th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 42 89th

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