Byhalia, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Byhalia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Byhalia had a population of 1,244 as of July 1, 2018. Byhalia ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Byhalia is located at latitude 34.8692 and longitude -89.69 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Byhalia (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Town of Byhalia (GNIS ID: 2405352) 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 Byhalia is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

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


Total Population 1,244
Population in Households 1,234
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 174
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $32,912
Average Household Income $44,373
Per Capita Income $16,696


Total Housing Units 574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $95,404
Average Home Value $125,144


Total Households 474
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 335
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 -0.55% -0.45%
Households -0.5% -0.43%
Families 0.48% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Byhalia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byhalia 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 # 176 52nd
Population Density # 303 17th
Diversity Index # 31 91st
Median Household Income # 202 44th
Per Capita Income # 278 23rd

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