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The City of Rolling Fork had a population of 2,033 as of July 1, 2021. Rolling Fork 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 Rolling Fork is located at latitude 32.9065 and longitude -90.8782 in Sharkey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolling Fork encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sharkey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Rolling Fork 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 Rolling Fork is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sharkey County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rolling Fork: Head of Rolling Fork.

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Rolling Fork, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,033 (100%)
Population in Households 1,941 (95.5%)
Population in Families 1,584 (77.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 92 ( 4.5%)
Population Density 1,440
Diversity Index2 42
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,888
Average Household Income $48,294
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $18,557
Wealth Index5 35
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $72,354
Average Home Value $117,792
Housing Affordability Index3 227
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 777
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 495
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.47% -0.62%
Households -0.18% -0.28%
Families -0.28% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.37%

Rolling Fork, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolling Fork to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 121 67th
Population Density # 35 91st
Median Household Income # 287 21st
Housing Affordability Index # 203 56th
Per Capita Income # 236 35th
Diversity Index # 216 40th

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