Crosby, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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The Town of Crosby had a population of 315 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crosby: Dayton, Stephenson.

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


Total Population 315
Population in Households 315
Population in Familes 258
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $37,514
Average Household Income $49,924
Per Capita Income $21,588


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $70,313
Average Home Value $94,231


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 79
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 -0.11% -0.51%
Households -0.2% -0.5%
Families -2.21% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

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, 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 # 312 14th
Population Density # 315 13th
Diversity Index # 135 63rd
Median Household Income # 139 62nd
Per Capita Income # 124 66th

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