Crosby, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crosby, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The Town of Crosby had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2017. Crosby 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 Crosby is located at latitude 31.2743 and longitude -91.0615 in Amite County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Crosby (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Amite County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Crosby are located in Amite County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wilkinson County.

The Town of Crosby (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Crosby is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Amite County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crosby 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 Crosby: Dayton, Stephenson.

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


Total Population 302
Daytime Population: Workers 46
Daytime Population: Residents 205
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 251
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 143
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $37,066
Average Household Income $49,757
Per Capita Income $21,951


Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $69,231
Average Home Value $96,277


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 77
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 -0.71% -1.15%
Households -0.57% -1.03%
Families -2.86% -1.06%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Crosby, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crosby 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 # 313 14th
Population Density # 323 11th
Diversity Index # 134 63rd
Median Household Income # 142 61st
Per Capita Income # 92 75th

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