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Flowood, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Flowood had a population of 9,958 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Flowood is located at latitude 32.3096 and longitude -90.139 in Rankin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Flowood 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.

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


Total Population 9,958
Population in Households 9,678
Population in Familes 7,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density2 347
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $62,202
Average Household Income $86,042
Per Capita Income $38,758


Total Housing Units 4,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,457 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,920 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 283 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $201,680
Average Home Value $249,054


Total Households 4,377
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,423
Average Family Size 3
  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 2.77% 1.36%
Households 2.57% 1.37%
Families 2.8% 1.29%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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, 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 # 44 88th
Population Density # 241 34th
Diversity Index # 202 44th
Median Household Income # 15 96th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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