Terry, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Terry, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Terry had a population of 1,099 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Terry is located at latitude 32.1061 and longitude -90.2926 in Hinds County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Terry (see map below) 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.

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

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


Total Population 1,099
Daytime Population: Workers 498
Daytime Population: Residents 573
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,071
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 1,099
Population in Familes 954
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 288
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $47,314
Average Household Income $57,264
Per Capita Income $21,445


Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $114,024
Average Home Value $150,570


Total Households 423
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 309
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 0.46% 0.0%
Households 0.53% 0.0%
Families 0.93% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.16%

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, 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 # 189 48th
Population Density # 263 28th
Diversity Index # 179 51st
Median Household Income # 56 85th
Per Capita Income # 107 71st

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