Lincoln County MS Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,136
Population in Households 34,437
Population in Familes 29,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 699
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $38,505
Average Household Income $56,102
Per Capita Income $21,576


Total Housing Units 15,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,715 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,581 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,246 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $106,087
Average Home Value $142,784


Total Households 13,296
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,399
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% -0.09%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families -0.19% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


Lincoln County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 23 73rd
Population Density # 26 70th
Diversity Index # 50 40th
Median Household Income # 29 66th
Per Capita Income # 25 71st

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