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Walnut Grove, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Walnut Grove had a population of 702 as of July 1, 2018. Walnut Grove ranks in 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 Walnut Grove is located at latitude 32.5904 and longitude -89.4584 in Leake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walnut Grove encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Leake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Town of Walnut Grove (GNIS ID: 2406828) 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 Walnut Grove is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leake County.

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Walnut Grove, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 702
Population in Households 648
Population in Familes 551
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 434
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $29,088
Average Household Income $49,411
Per Capita Income $18,118


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $97,222
Average Home Value $134,892


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -11.43% -0.29%
Households -0.18% -0.29%
Families 0.9% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.33%

Walnut Grove, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut Grove to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 231 36th
Population Density # 203 44th
Diversity Index # 29 92nd
Median Household Income # 267 27th
Per Capita Income # 233 36th

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