MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Thornton, MS

Thornton, MS is located in Holmes County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Thornton is about 2,096 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,957.

The Average Home Value is $53,600.00, which is roughly 42% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 72% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $15,513.00, which is roughly 61% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 73% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Thornton is about .

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Holmes County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 79.22% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 81.18%
Republican: 16.87%
Other: 1.44%
Libertarian: 0.32%
Green: 0.18%


Nearby Locations

Cruger, MS (7.83 mi.)
Lexington, MS (11.00 mi.)
Belzoni, MS (15.19 mi.)
Silver City, MS (16.54 mi.)
Coila, MS (19.40 mi.)
Sidon, MS (19.48 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39169
Latitude : 33.140007
Longitude : -90.313702
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 112 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.87
Male Population Estimate : 46.06%
Female Population Estimate : 53.94%
Median Age : 30.4
Male Median Age : 29.4
Female Median Age : 31.6

White Population Estimate : 7.54%
Black Population Estimate : 92.32%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.81%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.27%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Other Population Estimate : 0.44%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Thornton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Holmes County: About 33 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Holmes County: Data Not Available
Holmes County is about 88% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.