Smith County MS Information

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  1. Smith County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSmith County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Smith County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,382
Population in Households 17,275
Population in Familes 14,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,232
Average Household Income $60,138
Per Capita Income $22,984

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,256 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,356 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,149 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $90,797
Average Home Value $112,243
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,612
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 4,821
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 0.31%
Households 0.74% 0.38%
Families 0.56% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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Smith County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smith County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 55 34th
Population Density # 56 33rd
Diversity Index # 66 20th
Median Household Income # 17 80th
Per Capita Income # 14 84th

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