Wilkinson County MS Information


Wilkinson County Subdivisions

Wilkinson County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,745
Population in Households 8,690
Population in Familes 7,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,055
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 42


Median Household Income $31,059
Average Household Income $45,356
Per Capita Income $17,248


Total Housing Units 5,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,805 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 617 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,673 (32.8%)
Median Home Value $72,330
Average Home Value $119,777


Total Households 3,422
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.24%
Households -0.12% -0.33%
Families -0.35% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.18%


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, 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 # 74 11th
Population Density # 79 7th
Diversity Index # 62 26th
Median Household Income # 66 21st
Per Capita Income # 70 16th

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