Stone County MS Information


Stone County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,163
Daytime Population: Workers 5,422
Daytime Population: Residents 10,381
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,803
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 16,752
Population in Familes 14,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,411
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $44,803
Average Household Income $62,284
Per Capita Income $22,855


Total Housing Units 7,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,765 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,503 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,087 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $121,105
Average Home Value $139,633


Total Households 6,268
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,557
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 0.29% 0.35%
Households 0.23% 0.39%
Families 0.05% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.17%


Stone County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stone 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 # 53 37th
Population Density # 43 49th
Diversity Index # 70 16th
Median Household Income # 8 91st
Per Capita Income # 12 87th

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