Itawamba County MS Information


Itawamba County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,998
Population in Households 23,005
Population in Familes 19,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 993
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $41,353
Average Household Income $55,616
Per Capita Income $21,676


Total Housing Units 10,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,550 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,492 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,447 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $91,965
Average Home Value $125,641


Total Households 9,042
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,412
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.31% 0.18%
Households 0.22% 0.14%
Families 0.03% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Itawamba County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Itawamba County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 40 52nd
Population Density # 42 50th
Diversity Index # 81 2nd
Median Household Income # 16 82nd
Per Capita Income # 23 73rd

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