Tylertown, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tylertown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Tylertown had a population of 1,502 as of July 1, 2017. Tylertown 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 Tylertown is located at latitude 31.1172 and longitude -90.1449 in Walthall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tylertown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Walthall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Tylertown (GNIS ID: 2406771) 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 Tylertown is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Walthall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tylertown 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 Tylertown: Magees Creek, Tyler Town, Tylers Mill.

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


Total Population 1,502
Daytime Population: Workers 2,014
Daytime Population: Residents 1,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,035
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.02
Population in Households 1,384
Population in Familes 1,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 458
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $26,450
Average Household Income $45,755
Per Capita Income $19,160


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 373 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $96,538
Average Home Value $125,605


Total Households 588
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 373
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 -0.94% -1.12%
Households -0.99% -1.15%
Families -0.96% -1.26%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Tylertown, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tylertown 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 # 157 57th
Population Density # 187 49th
Diversity Index # 42 89th
Median Household Income # 299 18th
Per Capita Income # 183 50th

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