Mississippi County AR Information


Mississippi County Subdivisions

Mississippi County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 45,281
Population in Households 44,512
Population in Familes 36,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 769
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 17,443
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,809
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,649 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,794 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,016 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $88,069
Average Home Value $113,633


Median Household Income $34,632
Average Household Income $47,371
Per Capita Income $18,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.62%
Households -0.32% -0.57%
Families -0.56% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mississippi County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mississippi County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 15 81st
Population Density1 # 20 75th
Diversity Index2 # 14 83rd
Median Household Income # 39 49th
Per Capita Income # 48 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.