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Rolling Fork, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Rolling Fork had a population of 2,134 as of July 1, 2017. 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 32.9073 and longitude -90.8769 in Sharkey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolling Fork (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2404646) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rolling Fork 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 Rolling Fork: Head of Rolling Fork.

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


Total Population 2,134
Daytime Population: Workers 1,344
Daytime Population: Residents 1,362
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 2,041
Population in Familes 1,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 1,512
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $28,765
Average Household Income $42,543
Per Capita Income $16,902


Total Housing Units 880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 370 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $68,717
Average Home Value $86,477


Total Households 811
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 524
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 -0.06% -0.41%
Households 0.31% -0.22%
Families 0.35% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 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 # 118 68th
Population Density # 32 91st
Diversity Index # 203 44th
Median Household Income # 274 25th
Per Capita Income # 260 28th

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