Mississippi County AR Information


Mississippi County Subdivisions

Mississippi County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,003
Daytime Population: Workers 19,802
Daytime Population: Residents 27,932
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 44,203
Population in Familes 36,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 800
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $34,444
Average Household Income $50,073
Per Capita Income $19,509


Total Housing Units 20,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,899 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,411 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,149 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $82,364
Average Home Value $109,489


Total Households 17,310
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,712
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 -0.44% -0.75%
Households -0.34% -0.69%
Families -0.52% -0.79%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.6%


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, 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 # 16 80th
Population Density # 20 75th
Diversity Index # 15 83rd
Median Household Income # 58 24th
Per Capita Income # 59 23rd

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