Kiln, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kiln, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Kiln Census Designated Place had a population of 2,317 as of July 1, 2017. Kiln ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Kiln is located at latitude 30.4189 and longitude -89.4293 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Kiln Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Kiln Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403175) 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 Kiln Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kiln 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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Kiln, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,317
Daytime Population: Workers 422
Daytime Population: Residents 1,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,838
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 2,283
Population in Familes 1,901
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $46,078
Average Household Income $61,296
Per Capita Income $23,626


Total Housing Units 1,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 733 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 309 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $153,333
Average Home Value $206,762


Total Households 884
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 629
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 0.48% 0.56%
Households 0.59% 0.63%
Families 0.72% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Kiln, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kiln 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 # 107 71st
Population Density # 304 17th
Diversity Index # 331 9th
Median Household Income # 62 83rd
Per Capita Income # 54 85th

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