Guntown, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Guntown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Guntown had a population of 2,204 as of July 1, 2018. Guntown 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 Guntown is located at latitude 34.4452 and longitude -88.6638 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Guntown (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Town of Guntown (GNIS ID: 2406630) 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 Guntown is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,204
Population in Households 2,176
Population in Familes 1,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 473
Diversity Index3 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,612
Average Household Income $58,864
Per Capita Income $21,962

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 595 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $122,122
Average Home Value $136,092
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 800
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 576
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.69% 0.62%
Households 0.64% 0.54%
Families 0.26% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Guntown, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guntown 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 # 111 70th
Population Density # 177 51st
Diversity Index # 272 25th
Median Household Income # 52 86th
Per Capita Income # 110 70th

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