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Grenada, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Grenada had a population of 12,920 as of July 1, 2018. Grenada ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Grenada is located at latitude 33.769 and longitude -89.8084 in Grenada County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grenada encompass a land area of 30.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Grenada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The City of Grenada (GNIS ID: 2403760) 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 Grenada is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grenada County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grenada: Pittsburg, Tullahoma.

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


Total Population 12,920
Population in Households 12,668
Population in Familes 10,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density2 431
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $32,200
Average Household Income $52,458
Per Capita Income $21,618


Total Housing Units 6,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,314 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,921 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 863 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $100,992
Average Home Value $139,756


Total Households 5,235
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,344
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 -0.16% -0.3%
Households -0.12% -0.28%
Families -0.36% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Grenada, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grenada 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 # 32 91st
Population Density # 204 44th
Diversity Index # 81 77th
Median Household Income # 215 41st
Per Capita Income # 123 66th

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