Yazoo County MS Information


Yazoo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,697
Population in Households 23,381
Population in Familes 19,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,316
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $31,395
Average Household Income $45,580
Per Capita Income $17,809


Total Housing Units 10,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,322 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,336 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,416 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $76,391
Average Home Value $103,631


Total Households 8,658
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 6,037
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 -0.16% -0.29%
Households -0.28% -0.31%
Families -0.48% -0.44%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


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, 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 # 35 59th
Population Density # 54 35th
Diversity Index # 7 93rd
Median Household Income # 62 26th
Per Capita Income # 67 20th

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