Yalobusha County MS Information


Yalobusha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,779
Daytime Population: Workers 3,580
Daytime Population: Residents 7,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,058
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 12,624
Population in Familes 10,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $34,137
Average Household Income $48,462
Per Capita Income $20,016


Total Housing Units 6,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,789 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,433 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,244 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $77,285
Average Home Value $113,077


Total Households 5,222
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,422
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 0.11% 0.23%
Households 0.15% 0.26%
Families -0.07% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


Yalobusha County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yalobusha 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 # 63 24th
Population Density # 55 34th
Diversity Index # 26 71st
Median Household Income # 48 43rd
Per Capita Income # 32 62nd

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