Yazoo County MS Information


Yazoo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,522
Daytime Population: Workers 7,116
Daytime Population: Residents 15,569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,685
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 23,239
Population in Familes 19,602
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,283
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $30,201
Average Household Income $43,568
Per Capita Income $17,168


Total Housing Units 10,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,339 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,260 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,467 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $72,578
Average Home Value $101,569


Total Households 8,599
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 6,013
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 -0.27% -0.44%
Households -0.41% -0.49%
Families -0.6% -0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.29%


Yazoo County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yazoo 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 # 35 59th
Population Density # 53 37th
Diversity Index # 7 93rd
Median Household Income # 66 21st
Per Capita Income # 69 17th

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