Edwards, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Edwards, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Edwards had a population of 981 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edwards: Edwards Depot, Liverpool.

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


Total Population 981
Population in Households 981
Population in Familes 836
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 591
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $23,682
Average Household Income $36,815
Per Capita Income $13,528


Total Housing Units 453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $85,398
Average Home Value $105,962


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 273
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 -0.64% -0.74%
Households -0.52% -0.73%
Families 0.32% -0.82%
Median Household Income   4.17%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

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, 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 # 206 43rd
Population Density # 138 62nd
Diversity Index # 321 12th
Median Household Income # 324 11th
Per Capita Income # 329 9th

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