Lucedale, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Lucedale, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Lucedale had a population of 3,014 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lucedale is located at latitude 30.9312 and longitude -88.5959 in George County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lucedale (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. George County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Lucedale (GNIS ID: 2404968) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lucedale is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of George County.

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


Total Population 3,014
Population in Households 2,532
Population in Familes 2,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 482
Population Density2 472
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $37,270
Average Household Income $54,543
Per Capita Income $19,697


Total Housing Units 1,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 717 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $131,331
Average Home Value $143,515


Total Households 973
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 675
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 0.37% 0.47%
Households 0.35% 0.53%
Families 0.88% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Lucedale, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lucedale 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 # 96 74th
Population Density # 178 51st
Diversity Index # 210 42nd
Median Household Income # 142 61st
Per Capita Income # 177 51st

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