Lauderdale County MS Information


Lauderdale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 80,655
Daytime Population: Workers 38,683
Daytime Population: Residents 46,158
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 84,841
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 77,020
Population in Familes 62,643
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,635
Population Density2 115
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,869
Average Household Income $57,786
Per Capita Income $22,979


Total Housing Units 35,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,121 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,989 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,963 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $99,048
Average Home Value $135,054


Total Households 31,110
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 20,298
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 0.07% -0.15%
Households 0.01% -0.22%
Families -0.21% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.51%


Lauderdale County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lauderdale 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 # 8 91st
Population Density # 11 88th
Diversity Index # 14 84th
Median Household Income # 21 76th
Per Capita Income # 11 88th

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