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The Buckatunna Census Designated Place had a population of 523 as of July 1, 2017. Buckatunna ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckatunna is located at latitude 31.5532 and longitude -88.5343 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Buckatunna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Buckatunna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586585) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Buckatunna Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckatunna 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 Buckatunna: Bucatunna, Buckatanna, Buckatonna, Puckatunna, Shiloh.

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


Total Population 523
Daytime Population: Workers 271
Daytime Population: Residents 374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 645
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 523
Population in Familes 445
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $33,094
Average Household Income $46,636
Per Capita Income $17,974


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $59,868
Average Home Value $89,327


Total Households 203
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 141
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 0.19% 0.23%
Households 0.07% 0.2%
Families 0.4% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Buckatunna, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckatunna 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 # 260 28th
Population Density # 351 3rd
Diversity Index # 99 73rd
Median Household Income # 191 48th
Per Capita Income # 226 38th

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