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Crenshaw, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Crenshaw had a population of 918 as of July 1, 2017. Crenshaw ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crenshaw is located at latitude 34.5047 and longitude -90.1946 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Crenshaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Crenshaw are located in Quitman County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Panola County.

The Town of Crenshaw (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Crenshaw is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Quitman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crenshaw population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 918
Daytime Population: Workers 123
Daytime Population: Residents 630
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 753
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 918
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,234
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $29,995
Average Household Income $44,775
Per Capita Income $16,014


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $75,974
Average Home Value $89,505


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.51% 0.35%
Households 0.54% 0.25%
Families 0.13% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Crenshaw, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crenshaw to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 210 42nd
Population Density # 7 98th
Diversity Index # 126 66th
Median Household Income # 252 31st
Per Capita Income # 286 21st

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