Terry, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Terry, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Terry had a population of 1,098 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Terry is located at latitude 32.0963 and longitude -90.2943 in Hinds County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Terry encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Hinds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Terry (GNIS ID: 2406727) 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 Terry is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hinds County.

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


Total Population 1,098
Population in Households 1,098
Population in Familes 953
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 288
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $46,002
Average Household Income $57,554
Per Capita Income $21,665


Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $116,463
Average Home Value $154,391


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 309
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 0.39% -0.04%
Households 0.5% 0.0%
Families 0.81% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Terry, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terry 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 # 192 47th
Population Density # 264 27th
Diversity Index # 192 47th
Median Household Income # 73 80th
Per Capita Income # 121 67th

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