Flowood, Mississippi

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Flowood, Mississippi

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High Points

Flowood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Flowood Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Flowood People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Flowood College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Flowood Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 6% Flowood Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% Flowood Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Flowood Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Flowood, Mississippi

Comparing Flowood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 7
Female Share of the Population 7 3
Male Share of the Population 5 8
Age of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 1 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 8 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
People Above Poverty 4 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 5 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 3 5
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Flowood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Rankin
Metro Area Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 39232
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.309
Longitude -90.138

Flowood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station CANTON 4 N
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
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Flowood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,750 100%
Male 2,258 47.5%
Female 2,492 52.5%
Under 18 1,116 23.5%
18+ 3,634 76.5%
65+ 210 4.4%
Median Age 29
Average Family Size 2.99
White 3,796 79.9%
African-American 790 16.6%
Asian 90 1.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.2%
Other 29 0.6%
Mixed Race 34 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 84 1.8%

Estimated Flowood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,762
Growth 2,012
Growth % 42.4%

Flowood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.1%
US/American 19.7%
Irish 12.2%
English 7.4%
German 6.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Italian 3.7%
Scottish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
European 1.3%
Polish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
African 0.9%
Greek 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
British 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Acadian/Cajun 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
South African 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Flowood 4,750 $49,767
Brandon 16,436 $63,098
Jackson 184,256 $36,003
Madison 14,692 $77,202
Pearl 21,961 $42,013
Richland 6,027 $44,800
Ridgeland 20,173 $59,249

Starbucks in Flowood

(As of 2005)
Target Flowood T-1920
170 Promenade Blvd
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1. Coralville, Iowa 84.4   35% 5.5% 51.8% 19 $57,869 7.8% 13% 15,123 10.1% 48.8 0.3% 1.9
2. Kernersville, North Carolina 84   31.2% 10.3% 25.9% 22 $52,266 7% 15.9% 17,126 8.4% 68.6 0.3% 5.3
3. Port Royal, South Carolina 82.6   32.1% 11% 22.5% 20 $40,867 8% 35.8% 3,950 10.1% 73.7 0.8% 7.6
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