Lambert, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lambert, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Lambert had a population of 1,466 as of July 1, 2017. Lambert ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Lambert is located at latitude 34.2006 and longitude -90.2845 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lambert (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Town of Lambert (GNIS ID: 2405982) 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 Lambert is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Quitman County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lambert: O'Neal Switch.

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


Total Population 1,466
Daytime Population: Workers 145
Daytime Population: Residents 941
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,086
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,466
Population in Familes 1,226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,733
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $17,102
Average Household Income $27,511
Per Capita Income $9,930


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $42,411
Average Home Value $51,491


Total Households 523
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3
  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 -1.52% -1.69%
Households -1.39% -1.62%
Families -1.94% -1.69%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.37%

Lambert, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lambert 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 # 161 56th
Population Density # 16 96th
Diversity Index # 309 15th
Median Household Income # 357 2nd
Per Capita Income # 358 1st

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