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Vicksburg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Vicksburg had a population of 23,469 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018)


Total Population 23,469
Population in Households 22,998
Population in Familes 18,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 471
Population Density2 712
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $29,946
Average Household Income $47,797
Per Capita Income $19,274


Total Housing Units 11,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,868 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,386 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,802 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $98,046
Average Home Value $132,138


Total Households 9,254
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,684
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 -0.2% -0.33%
Households -0.26% -0.37%
Families -0.45% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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, 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 # 18 95th
Population Density # 107 71st
Diversity Index # 143 60th
Median Household Income # 257 29th
Per Capita Income # 189 48th

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