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Sumrall, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sumrall had a population of 1,540 as of July 1, 2017. Sumrall ranks in the lower 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 Sumrall is located at latitude 31.417 and longitude -89.5418 in Lamar County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sumrall (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 295 feet.

The Town of Sumrall (GNIS ID: 2406689) 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 Sumrall is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lamar County.

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


Total Population 1,540
Daytime Population: Workers 824
Daytime Population: Residents 813
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,637
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 1,524
Population in Familes 1,355
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 411
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $68,682
Average Household Income $83,617
Per Capita Income $31,096


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $198,387
Average Home Value $204,272


Total Households 598
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 458
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 1.12% 1.08%
Households 1.14% 1.11%
Families 2.13% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Sumrall, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumrall 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 # 155 57th
Population Density # 211 42nd
Diversity Index # 276 24th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 9 98th

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