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Grenada, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Grenada had a population of 13,137 as of July 1, 2017. 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 33.7814 and longitude -89.8115 in Grenada County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grenada (see map below) 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 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grenada County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grenada population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grenada: Pittsburg, Tullahoma.

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


Total Population 13,137
Daytime Population: Workers 7,466
Daytime Population: Residents 7,987
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,453
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 12,886
Population in Familes 10,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density2 438
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,565
Average Household Income $49,740
Per Capita Income $20,229


Total Housing Units 6,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,973 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,276 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 854 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $100,671
Average Home Value $130,449


Total Households 5,249
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,360
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 0.05% 0.13%
Households -0.1% 0.03%
Families -0.34% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

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, 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 # 32 91st
Population Density # 199 45th
Diversity Index # 82 77th
Median Household Income # 215 41st
Per Capita Income # 146 60th

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