Lincoln County MS Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,319
Daytime Population: Workers 12,831
Daytime Population: Residents 21,454
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,285
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 34,620
Population in Familes 29,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 699
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $36,962
Average Household Income $53,983
Per Capita Income $20,780


Total Housing Units 15,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,888 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,482 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,160 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $100,499
Average Home Value $132,747


Total Households 13,370
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,471
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% 0.2%
Households 0.08% 0.14%
Families -0.11% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.78%


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, 2017 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 # 24 72nd
Population Density # 26 70th
Diversity Index # 49 41st
Median Household Income # 36 57th
Per Capita Income # 22 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.