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Kiln, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Kiln Census Designated Place had a population of 2,416 as of July 1, 2019. 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 30.4091 and longitude -89.4351 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Kiln Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kiln, MS Housing Affordability Index is 172
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kiln, MS Wealth Index is 69
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,416 (100%)
Population in Households 2,381 (98.6%)
Population in Families 1,981 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 35 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 184
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,051
Average Household Income $68,364
Per Capita Income $25,913
Wealth Index4 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 768 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 324 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $176,010
Housing Affordability Index3 172
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 922
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 650
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.83% 0.69%
Households 0.92% 0.75%
Families 0.92% 0.64%
Median Household Income   4.18%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

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, 2019 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 # 106 71st
Population Density # 300 17th
Diversity Index # 335 8th
Median Household Income # 49 87th
Per Capita Income # 55 85th

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