Wilkinson County MS Information


Wilkinson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,239
Daytime Population: Workers 2,638
Daytime Population: Residents 5,351
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,989
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 8,184
Population in Familes 6,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,055
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $31,180
Average Household Income $46,127
Per Capita Income $17,719


Total Housing Units 5,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,455 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 815 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,766 (35.1%)
Median Home Value $68,893
Average Home Value $109,705


Total Households 3,270
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,133
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 -0.92% -0.98%
Households -0.76% -1.05%
Families -0.97% -1.18%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.7%


Wilkinson County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilkinson County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 74 11th
Population Density # 80 4th
Diversity Index # 60 28th
Median Household Income # 63 24th
Per Capita Income # 66 21st

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