Itawamba County MS Information


Itawamba County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,317
Daytime Population: Workers 6,447
Daytime Population: Residents 13,870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,317
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 23,324
Population in Familes 19,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 993
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $40,323
Average Household Income $53,087
Per Capita Income $20,722


Total Housing Units 10,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,828 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,338 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,384 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $87,495
Average Home Value $114,869


Total Households 9,166
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,512
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 0.53% 0.46%
Households 0.44% 0.43%
Families 0.25% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.97%


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, 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 # 40 52nd
Population Density # 41 51st
Diversity Index # 81 2nd
Median Household Income # 18 79th
Per Capita Income # 23 73rd

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