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Sunflower, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sunflower had a population of 1,145 as of July 1, 2018. Sunflower ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunflower is located at latitude 33.5443 and longitude -90.5373 in Sunflower County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sunflower (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sunflower County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Town of Sunflower (GNIS ID: 2406690) 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 Town of Sunflower is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sunflower County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sunflower: Sunflower City.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,145
Population in Households 1,145
Population in Familes 981
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,876
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,707
Average Household Income $39,764
Per Capita Income $13,743

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $70,283
Average Home Value $99,485
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 380
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 273
Average Family Size 4
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 -0.15% -0.62%
Households -0.03% -0.48%
Families -0.31% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Sunflower, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunflower 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 # 185 49th
Population Density # 13 97th
Diversity Index # 229 36th
Median Household Income # 304 16th
Per Capita Income # 324 11th

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