Kiln, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Kiln, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Kiln Census Designated Place had a population of 2,376 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 2,376
Population in Households 2,342
Population in Familes 1,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 181
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $47,591
Average Household Income $63,418
Per Capita Income $24,409


Total Housing Units 1,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 748 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $157,440
Average Home Value $219,626


Total Households 905
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 642
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 0.73% 0.69%
Households 0.81% 0.74%
Families 0.88% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 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 # 107 71st
Population Density # 300 17th
Diversity Index # 334 8th
Median Household Income # 67 82nd
Per Capita Income # 65 82nd

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