Walthall County MS Information


Walthall County Subdivisions

Walthall County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,801
Daytime Population: Workers 3,231
Daytime Population: Residents 9,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 14,673
Population in Familes 12,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,472
Average Household Income $49,348
Per Capita Income $19,039


Total Housing Units 7,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,579 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,086 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,467 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $94,792
Average Home Value $124,651


Total Households 5,665
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 3,958
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.58% -0.95%
Households -0.53% -0.92%
Families -0.73% -1.05%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


Walthall County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walthall County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 30th
Population Density # 49 41st
Diversity Index # 17 79th
Median Household Income # 60 28th
Per Capita Income # 55 34th

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