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Potts Camp, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Potts Camp had a population of 510 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Potts Camp is located at latitude 34.6492 and longitude -89.3064 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Potts Camp (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 344 feet.

The Town of Potts Camp (GNIS ID: 2407152) 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 Potts Camp is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Potts Camp population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Potts Camp: Potts Camp Station.

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Potts Camp, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 510
Daytime Population: Workers 173
Daytime Population: Residents 313
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 486
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 510
Population in Familes 438
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 525
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $44,697
Average Household Income $57,454
Per Capita Income $21,557


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $65,411
Average Home Value $66,156


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 141
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 -0.35% -0.56%
Households -0.35% -0.42%
Families -0.57% -0.57%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Potts Camp, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potts Camp to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 262 28th
Population Density # 164 55th
Diversity Index # 169 54th
Median Household Income # 74 80th
Per Capita Income # 106 71st

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