Bassfield, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bassfield, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bassfield had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2017. Bassfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Bassfield is located at latitude 31.496 and longitude -89.7449 in Jefferson Davis County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bassfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 476 feet.

The Town of Bassfield (GNIS ID: 2405213) 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 Town of Bassfield is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Davis County.

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

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


Total Population 233
Daytime Population: Workers 191
Daytime Population: Residents 103
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 294
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 197
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 233
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $37,190
Average Household Income $47,599
Per Capita Income $18,927


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $90,741
Average Home Value $108,239


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 78
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 -0.97% -1.23%
Households -0.83% -1.1%
Families 2.33% -1.05%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Bassfield, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bassfield 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 # 329 9th
Population Density # 278 23rd
Diversity Index # 56 85th
Median Household Income # 140 62nd
Per Capita Income # 194 47th

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