Thaxton, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Thaxton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Thaxton had a population of 708 as of July 1, 2018. Thaxton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Thaxton is located at latitude 34.3029 and longitude -89.1717 in Pontotoc County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Thaxton (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Pontotoc County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Town of Thaxton (GNIS ID: 2406728) 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 Thaxton is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pontotoc County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thaxton: Buttermilk Springs.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 708
Population in Households 708
Population in Familes 614
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,178
Average Household Income $56,545
Per Capita Income $21,447

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $107,031
Average Home Value $138,557
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 191
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.17% 1.21%
Households 1.16% 1.16%
Families 0.32% 1.03%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Thaxton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thaxton 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 # 229 37th
Population Density # 354 2nd
Diversity Index # 348 4th
Median Household Income # 72 80th
Per Capita Income # 128 65th

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