Blue Mountain, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Blue Mountain, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Blue Mountain had a population of 918 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Mountain: Prospect Hill.

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


Total Population 918
Population in Households 820
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density2 559
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $40,043
Average Household Income $50,784
Per Capita Income $18,951


Total Housing Units 320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $69,681
Average Home Value $82,692


Total Households 271
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% -0.2%
Households -0.48% -0.3%
Families -0.24% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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, 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 # 213 41st
Population Density # 152 58th
Diversity Index # 91 75th
Median Household Income # 112 69th
Per Capita Income # 200 45th

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