George County MS Information


George County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,759
Daytime Population: Workers 5,489
Daytime Population: Residents 14,526
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,015
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 23,195
Population in Familes 20,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 564
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $50,874
Average Household Income $61,809
Per Capita Income $22,201


Total Housing Units 9,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,683 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,704 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,447 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $108,062
Average Home Value $141,269


Total Households 8,387
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 6,251
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 0.71% 0.67%
Households 0.69% 0.66%
Families 0.52% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


George County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares George 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 # 41 51st
Population Density # 33 61st
Diversity Index # 80 4th
Median Household Income # 5 95th
Per Capita Income # 14 84th

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