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Flowood, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Flowood had a population of 9,561 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Flowood is located at latitude 32.3361 and longitude -90.073 in Rankin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Flowood (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Rankin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The City of Flowood (GNIS ID: 2403625) 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 City of Flowood is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rankin County.

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


Total Population 9,561
Daytime Population: Workers 20,624
Daytime Population: Residents 3,850
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,474
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.56
Population in Households 9,280
Population in Familes 6,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density2 333
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $55,910
Average Household Income $77,188
Per Capita Income $35,228


Total Housing Units 4,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,060 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,151 (47.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $183,235
Average Home Value $234,219


Total Households 4,210
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,306
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 2.58% 1.27%
Households 2.38% 1.28%
Families 2.49% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Flowood, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Flowood 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 # 44 88th
Population Density # 245 33rd
Diversity Index # 199 45th
Median Household Income # 25 93rd
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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