Sandersville, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Town of Sandersville had a population of 779 as of July 1, 2017. Sandersville 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 Sandersville is located at latitude 31.784 and longitude -89.0398 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sandersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 285 feet.

The Town of Sandersville (GNIS ID: 2407283) 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 Sandersville is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jones County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandersville 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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Sandersville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 779
Daytime Population: Workers 141
Daytime Population: Residents 504
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 645
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 779
Population in Familes 645
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 157
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $37,698
Average Household Income $48,939
Per Capita Income $19,550


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $77,469
Average Home Value $94,962


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 216
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 0.88% 0.68%
Households 0.71% 0.62%
Families 1.0% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Sandersville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandersville 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 # 224 38th
Population Density # 309 15th
Diversity Index # 310 15th
Median Household Income # 132 64th
Per Capita Income # 168 54th

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