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Burnsville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Burnsville had a population of 1,017 as of July 1, 2018. Burnsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Burnsville is located at latitude 34.8406 and longitude -88.3148 in Tishomingo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Burnsville encompass a land area of 4.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Tishomingo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The Town of Burnsville (GNIS ID: 2405349) 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 Burnsville is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tishomingo County.

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


Total Population 1,017
Population in Households 1,017
Population in Familes 830
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $22,867
Average Household Income $34,798
Per Capita Income $14,159


Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $67,935
Average Home Value $78,571


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 275
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.01% 0.74%
Households 1.05% 0.7%
Families 1.11% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

Burnsville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burnsville 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 # 202 44th
Population Density # 286 22nd
Diversity Index # 353 3rd
Median Household Income # 328 10th
Per Capita Income # 320 12th

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