Plantersville, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Plantersville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Plantersville had a population of 1,103 as of July 1, 2018. Plantersville 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 Plantersville is located at latitude 34.2082 and longitude -88.6654 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Plantersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Town of Plantersville (GNIS ID: 2407132) 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 Plantersville is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

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


Total Population 1,103
Population in Households 1,069
Population in Familes 801
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 528
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,994
Average Household Income $46,677
Per Capita Income $19,551


Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $91,500
Average Home Value $107,668


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.56% -0.37%
Households -0.64% -0.41%
Families -1.12% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Plantersville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plantersville 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 # 190 48th
Population Density # 163 55th
Diversity Index # 80 77th
Median Household Income # 219 40th
Per Capita Income # 182 50th

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