Sunflower County MS Information


Sunflower County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,285
Population in Households 24,359
Population in Familes 20,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,926
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $29,586
Average Household Income $45,506
Per Capita Income $16,514


Total Housing Units 9,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,043 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,719 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 923 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $78,567
Average Home Value $104,913


Total Households 8,762
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 6,182
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.49% -0.53%
Households -0.08% -0.43%
Families -0.27% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Sunflower County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunflower 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 # 34 60th
Population Density # 44 48th
Diversity Index # 48 43rd
Median Household Income # 71 15th
Per Capita Income # 73 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.