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Big Point, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Big Point Census Designated Place had a population of 637 as of July 1, 2020. Big Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Big Point is located at latitude 30.5869 and longitude -88.482 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Big Point Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Big Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402689) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Big Point Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Point: Bigpoint.


Big Point, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 637 (100%)
Population in Households 635 (99.7%)
Population in Families 567 (89.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 217
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $62,940
Average Household Income $78,645
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $27,433
Wealth Index5 83


Total HU (Housing Units) 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $171,196
Average Home Value $167,932
Housing Affordability Index3 241


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.41% 0.44%
Households 0.49% 0.52%
Families 0.32% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
Owner Occupied HU   0.41%


Big Point, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Point to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 243 33rd
Population Density # 282 22nd
Median Household Income # 28 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 208 57th
Per Capita Income # 46 88th
Diversity Index # 342 6th

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