Belzoni, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belzoni, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Belzoni had a population of 1,974 as of July 1, 2017. Belzoni ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belzoni is located at latitude 33.1805 and longitude -90.4863 in Humphreys County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belzoni (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humphreys County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Belzoni (GNIS ID: 2403852) 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 Belzoni is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humphreys County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belzoni: Belzona, Fisks Landing.

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


Total Population 1,974
Daytime Population: Workers 702
Daytime Population: Residents 1,353
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,055
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,918
Population in Familes 1,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 1,938
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $23,818
Average Household Income $33,043
Per Capita Income $11,904


Total Housing Units 890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $73,670
Average Home Value $84,185


Total Households 724
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 497
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 -1.7% -1.72%
Households -1.77% -1.8%
Families -1.21% -1.92%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Belzoni, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belzoni 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 # 125 66th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 252 31st
Median Household Income # 321 12th
Per Capita Income # 343 6th

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