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Shannon, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Shannon had a population of 1,769 as of July 1, 2018. Shannon 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 Shannon is located at latitude 34.1144 and longitude -88.6931 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shannon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Town of Shannon (GNIS ID: 2407320) 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 Shannon is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,769
Population in Households 1,769
Population in Familes 1,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 437
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,038
Average Household Income $48,621
Per Capita Income $18,913

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $110,484
Average Home Value $143,365
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 696
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 476
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 0.11% 0.14%
Households 0.03% 0.09%
Families 0.52% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Shannon, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannon 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 # 138 62nd
Population Density # 200 45th
Diversity Index # 60 84th
Median Household Income # 134 63rd
Per Capita Income # 204 44th

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