Braxton, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Braxton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Village of Braxton had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Braxton is located at latitude 32.0264 and longitude -89.9715 in Simpson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Braxton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Simpson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Village of Braxton (GNIS ID: 2407423) 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 Village of Braxton is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Simpson County.

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


Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 316
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $53,209
Average Household Income $59,507
Per Capita Income $23,355


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $113,672


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 52
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 0.2% -0.11%
Households 0.33% -0.27%
Families 0.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Braxton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braxton 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 # 341 6th
Population Density # 251 31st
Diversity Index # 248 32nd
Median Household Income # 34 91st
Per Capita Income # 77 79th

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