Panola County MS Information


Panola County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,569
Daytime Population: Workers 12,028
Daytime Population: Residents 22,060
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,088
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 35,254
Population in Familes 29,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $35,711
Average Household Income $49,499
Per Capita Income $18,486


Total Housing Units 15,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,291 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,881 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,014 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $88,192
Average Home Value $111,393


Total Households 13,172
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 9,189
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 0.34% 0.25%
Households 0.35% 0.26%
Families 0.16% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.27%


Panola County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Panola 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 # 23 73rd
Population Density # 30 65th
Diversity Index # 19 78th
Median Household Income # 41 51st
Per Capita Income # 59 29th

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