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The Lauderdale CDP(1) had a population of 417 as of July 1, 2021. Lauderdale ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lauderdale is located at latitude 32.5207 and longitude -88.5117 in Lauderdale County. The formal boundaries for the Lauderdale Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lauderdale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Lauderdale Census Designated Place 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 Lauderdale Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lauderdale County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lauderdale: Lauderdale Station, Spring Depot.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Lauderdale, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 417 (100%)
Population in Households 417 (100.0%)
Population in Families 345 (82.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 146
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $23,375
Average Household Income $30,998
% of Income for Mortgage4 7%
Per Capita Income $12,080
Wealth Index5 24


Total HU (Housing Units) 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $41,176
Average Home Value $76,786
Housing Affordability Index3 349


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 115
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.52% -0.93%
Households -0.51% -0.96%
Families -0.45% -1.07%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.87%

Lauderdale, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lauderdale to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 291 20th
Population Density # 317 13th
Median Household Income # 339 7th
Housing Affordability Index # 346 96th
Per Capita Income # 341 6th
Diversity Index # 170 53rd

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