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Crenshaw, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Crenshaw had a population of 932 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 932
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,268
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $32,216
Average Household Income $46,681
Per Capita Income $16,693


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $77,160
Average Home Value $96,729


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.63% 0.11%
Households 0.63% 0.13%
Families 0.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.2%

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, 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 # 211 42nd
Population Density # 7 98th
Diversity Index # 136 62nd
Median Household Income # 214 41st
Per Capita Income # 279 23rd

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