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The Town of Tchula had a population of 2,174 as of July 1, 2017. Tchula 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 Tchula is located at latitude 33.1832 and longitude -90.2228 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tchula (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Town of Tchula (GNIS ID: 2406723) 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 Tchula is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holmes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tchula 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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Tchula, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,174
Daytime Population: Workers 135
Daytime Population: Residents 1,640
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,775
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 2,174
Population in Familes 1,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,544
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $14,959
Average Household Income $22,293
Per Capita Income $7,586


Total Housing Units 817 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 369 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $42,453
Average Home Value $54,306


Total Households 729
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 499
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.51% -0.1%
Households 0.66% 0.0%
Families 0.34% -0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.08%

Tchula, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tchula 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 # 113 69th
Population Density # 28 93rd
Diversity Index # 352 3rd
Median Household Income # 362 0th
Per Capita Income # 361 1st

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