Issaquena County MS Information


Issaquena County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,325
Daytime Population: Workers 288
Daytime Population: Residents 817
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,105
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,043
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $25,367
Average Household Income $38,330
Per Capita Income $16,068


Total Housing Units 560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $65,044
Average Home Value $80,556


Total Households 433
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 275
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 -0.82% -1.41%
Households -1.18% -1.67%
Families -1.42% -1.81%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.18%


Issaquena County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Issaquena County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 82 1st
Population Density # 82 1st
Diversity Index # 47 44th
Median Household Income # 78 6th
Per Capita Income # 72 13th

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