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Bolton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bolton had a population of 514 as of July 1, 2019. Bolton ranks in the lower 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 Bolton is located at latitude 32.3493 and longitude -90.4601 in Hinds County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bolton encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hinds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Town of Bolton (GNIS ID: 2405299) 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 Town of Bolton is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hinds County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bolton: Boltons Depot.

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Bolton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bolton, MS Housing Affordability Index is 195
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

Bolton, MS Wealth Index is 58
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 514 (100%)
Population in Households 514 (100.0%)
Population in Families 437 (85.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 338
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,528
Average Household Income $60,472
Per Capita Income $23,578
Wealth Index4 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Housing Affordability Index3 195
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 203
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 134
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 -1.06% -0.95%
Households -0.87% -0.9%
Families -0.78% -1.07%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Bolton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bolton 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 # 264 27th
Population Density # 243 33rd
Diversity Index # 286 21st
Median Household Income # 104 72nd
Per Capita Income # 86 77th

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