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The Town of Edwards had a population of 1,008 as of July 1, 2017. Edwards 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 Edwards is located at latitude 32.3326 and longitude -90.6056 in Hinds County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Edwards (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hinds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Town of Edwards (GNIS ID: 2406426) 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 Edwards is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hinds County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edwards: Edwards Depot, Liverpool.

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


Total Population 1,008
Daytime Population: Workers 75
Daytime Population: Residents 551
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 626
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 1,008
Population in Familes 859
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 607
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $23,207
Average Household Income $35,018
Per Capita Income $12,713


Total Housing Units 458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $78,728
Average Home Value $104,775


Total Households 398
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 280
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 -0.35% -0.52%
Households -0.27% -0.51%
Families 0.71% -0.58%
Median Household Income   -0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.15%

Edwards, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edwards 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 # 201 45th
Population Density # 135 63rd
Diversity Index # 320 12th
Median Household Income # 325 10th
Per Capita Income # 334 8th

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