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Holcomb, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Holcomb Census Designated Place had a population of 659 as of July 1, 2017. Holcomb ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Holcomb is located at latitude 33.7642 and longitude -89.9732 in Grenada County. The formal boundaries for the Holcomb Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grenada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Holcomb Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586599) 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 Holcomb Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grenada County.

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

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


Total Population 659
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 539
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 659
Population in Familes 557
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 139
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $36,994
Average Household Income $41,269
Per Capita Income $16,004


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $119,531
Average Home Value $121,739


Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 174
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 1.3% 0.87%
Households 1.11% 0.87%
Families 1.43% 0.68%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Holcomb, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holcomb 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 # 238 34th
Population Density # 324 11th
Diversity Index # 237 35th
Median Household Income # 148 59th
Per Capita Income # 287 21st

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