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The Town of Blue Mountain had a population of 901 as of July 1, 2017. Blue Mountain ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Mountain is located at latitude 34.6739 and longitude -89.0262 in Tippah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blue Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tippah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Town of Blue Mountain (GNIS ID: 2405284) 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 Blue Mountain is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tippah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Mountain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Mountain: Prospect Hill.

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Blue Mountain, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 901
Daytime Population: Workers 682
Daytime Population: Residents 479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.29
Population in Households 803
Population in Familes 686
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density2 548
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $41,715
Average Household Income $51,026
Per Capita Income $18,855


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $69,293
Average Home Value $78,655


Total Households 268
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 4
  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% -0.36%
Households -0.7% -0.45%
Families -0.42% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Blue Mountain, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Mountain to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 213 41st
Population Density # 154 58th
Diversity Index # 93 75th
Median Household Income # 88 76th
Per Capita Income # 195 46th

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