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Vicksburg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Vicksburg had a population of 23,402 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Vicksburg is located at latitude 32.3526 and longitude -90.8779 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vicksburg encompass a land area of 32.98 sq. miles and a water area of 2.08 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The City of Vicksburg (GNIS ID: 2405648) 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 City of Vicksburg is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vicksburg: Fort McHenry, Fort Nogales, Nogales, Vicksburgh, Walnut Hills.

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Vicksburg, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Vicksburg, MS Housing Affordability Index is 156
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Vicksburg, MS Wealth Index is 40
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 23,402 (100%)
Population in Households 22,931 (98.0%)
Population in Families 18,028 (77.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 471 ( 2.0%)
Population Density 710
Diversity Index2 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,227
Average Household Income $47,917
Per Capita Income $19,045
Wealth Index4 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,886 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,361 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,804 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $100,725
Housing Affordability Index3 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,247
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 5,636
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.21% -0.32%
Households -0.24% -0.35%
Families -0.49% -0.55%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Vicksburg, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vicksburg to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 18 95th
Population Density # 106 71st
Diversity Index # 152 58th
Median Household Income # 230 37th
Per Capita Income # 188 48th

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