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Sledge, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sledge had a population of 474 as of July 1, 2017. Sledge 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 Sledge is located at latitude 34.4327 and longitude -90.2213 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sledge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Town of Sledge (GNIS ID: 2407351) 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 Sledge is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Quitman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sledge 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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Sledge, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 474
Daytime Population: Workers 15
Daytime Population: Residents 341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 356
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 474
Population in Familes 409
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 912
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $19,497
Average Household Income $28,673
Per Capita Income $9,787


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $41,818
Average Home Value $55,978


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 116
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 -1.91% -1.98%
Households -1.77% -1.83%
Families -1.87% -1.97%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Sledge, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sledge 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 # 273 25th
Population Density # 77 79th
Diversity Index # 318 12th
Median Household Income # 346 5th
Per Capita Income # 360 1st

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