Simpson County MS Information


Simpson County Subdivisions

Simpson County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,769
Daytime Population: Workers 8,638
Daytime Population: Residents 16,471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,109
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 27,144
Population in Familes 22,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 625
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $38,463
Average Household Income $52,453
Per Capita Income $20,199


Total Housing Units 12,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,642 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,717 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,807 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $79,540
Average Home Value $116,746


Total Households 10,359
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 7,231
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 0.13% -0.03%
Households 0.04% -0.09%
Families -0.16% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


Simpson County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Simpson County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 34 60th
Population Density # 40 52nd
Diversity Index # 35 57th
Median Household Income # 23 73rd
Per Capita Income # 30 65th

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