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Bogue Chitto, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Bogue Chitto had a population of 495 as of July 1, 2020. Bogue Chitto ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bogue Chitto is located at latitude 31.4388 and longitude -90.4523 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Bogue Chitto encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Bogue Chitto (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bogue Chitto is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bogue Chitto: Lick Skillet.


Bogue Chitto, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 495 (100%)
Population in Households 495 (100.0%)
Population in Families 425 (85.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 219
Diversity Index2 51


Median Household Income $46,075
Average Household Income $56,909
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $21,136
Wealth Index5 49


Total HU (Housing Units) 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $107,051
Average Home Value $108,673
Housing Affordability Index3 279


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.52% -0.53%
Households -0.57% -0.56%
Families -0.52% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.69%


Bogue Chitto, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bogue Chitto to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 267 27th
Population Density # 280 23rd
Median Household Income # 88 76th
Housing Affordability Index # 276 76th
Per Capita Income # 153 58th
Diversity Index # 133 63rd

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