Courtland, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Courtland, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland had a population of 499 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Courtland is located at latitude 34.2409 and longitude -89.9429 in Panola County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Courtland encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Panola County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Town of Courtland (GNIS ID: 2406324) 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 Courtland is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Panola County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Courtland: Long Creek, Randolphs Crossing.

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


Total Population 499
Population in Households 469
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 441
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $39,198
Average Household Income $54,681
Per Capita Income $18,665


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $93,981
Average Home Value $112,415


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 129
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 -0.29% -0.28%
Households -0.34% -0.23%
Families 0.0% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.11%

Courtland, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Courtland 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 # 266 27th
Population Density # 197 46th
Diversity Index # 130 64th
Median Household Income # 119 67th
Per Capita Income # 211 42nd

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