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Durant, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Durant had a population of 2,633 as of July 1, 2018. Durant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Durant is located at latitude 33.0751 and longitude -89.8545 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Durant encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

The City of Durant (GNIS ID: 2403520) 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 City of Durant is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holmes County.

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


Total Population 2,633
Population in Households 2,553
Population in Familes 2,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 1,176
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $24,575
Average Household Income $35,652
Per Capita Income $13,541


Total Housing Units 1,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 576 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 370 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $62,892
Average Home Value $78,726


Total Households 946
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 628
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 -0.18% -0.54%
Households -0.4% -0.6%
Families -0.56% -0.74%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.16%

Durant, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durant 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 # 101 72nd
Population Density # 54 85th
Diversity Index # 297 18th
Median Household Income # 318 12th
Per Capita Income # 328 10th

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