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Magnolia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Magnolia had a population of 2,396 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Magnolia is located at latitude 31.1612 and longitude -90.4695 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the City of Magnolia (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The City of Magnolia (GNIS ID: 2404999) 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 City of Magnolia is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

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


Total Population 2,396
Population in Households 2,206
Population in Familes 1,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density2 390
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $28,811
Average Household Income $53,184
Per Capita Income $20,671


Total Housing Units 1,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $90,348
Average Home Value $112,568


Total Households 853
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 549
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 -0.12% -0.24%
Households -0.08% -0.26%
Families -0.52% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Magnolia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magnolia 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 # 105 71st
Population Density # 223 39th
Diversity Index # 183 49th
Median Household Income # 272 25th
Per Capita Income # 151 59th

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