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Vicksburg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The City of Vicksburg had a population of 23,578 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Vicksburg is located at latitude 32.3178 and longitude -90.8867 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vicksburg (see map below) 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 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vicksburg 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 Vicksburg: Fort McHenry, Fort Nogales, Nogales, Vicksburgh, Walnut Hills.

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


Total Population 23,578
Daytime Population: Workers 17,450
Daytime Population: Residents 14,515
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,965
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 23,106
Population in Familes 18,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 472
Population Density2 715
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $29,278
Average Household Income $46,321
Per Capita Income $18,784


Total Housing Units 11,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,110 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,241 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,734 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $96,910
Average Home Value $122,735


Total Households 9,350
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 5,759
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 -0.16% -0.35%
Households -0.16% -0.35%
Families -0.33% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

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, 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 # 17 96th
Population Density # 104 72nd
Diversity Index # 140 61st
Median Household Income # 266 27th
Per Capita Income # 198 46th

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