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Nicholson, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Nicholson Census Designated Place had a population of 3,041 as of July 1, 2019. Nicholson ranks in 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 Nicholson is located at latitude 30.4771 and longitude -89.6937 in Pearl River County. The formal boundaries for the Nicholson Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Pearl River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Nicholson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586607) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Nicholson Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pearl River County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nicholson: Crescent City.

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Nicholson, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Nicholson, MS Housing Affordability Index is 218
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Nicholson, MS Wealth Index is 33
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,041 (100%)
Population in Households 3,041 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,431 (79.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 505
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,779
Average Household Income $44,651
Per Capita Income $17,259
Wealth Index4 33

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 752 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 422 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $85,353
Housing Affordability Index3 218
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,174
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 771
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.18% 0.01%
Households -0.07% 0.05%
Families -0.47% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Nicholson, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nicholson to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 96 74th
Population Density # 168 54th
Diversity Index # 71 80th
Median Household Income # 184 49th
Per Capita Income # 243 33rd

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