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Baldwyn, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Baldwyn had a population of 3,104 as of July 1, 2019. Baldwyn 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 Baldwyn is located at latitude 34.5095 and longitude -88.6353 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Baldwyn encompass a land area of 11.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Baldwyn are located in Lee County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Prentiss County.

The City of Baldwyn (GNIS ID: 2403150) 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 City of Baldwyn is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.


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Baldwyn, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Baldwyn, MS Housing Affordability Index is 146
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Baldwyn, MS Wealth Index is 35
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,104 (100%)
Population in Households 3,040 (97.9%)
Population in Families 2,474 (79.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 64 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 268
Diversity Index2 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,989
Average Household Income $42,123
Per Capita Income $16,866
Wealth Index4 35

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 714 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $97,645
Housing Affordability Index3 146
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,242
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 798
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.65% -0.4%
Households -0.61% -0.32%
Families -0.82% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Baldwyn, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baldwyn to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 92 75th
Population Density # 266 27th
Diversity Index # 63 83rd
Median Household Income # 291 20th
Per Capita Income # 253 30th

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