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Flowood

Flowood, Mississippi

Flowood is a city in Rankin County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 4,750 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Flowood is located at (32.316673, -90.114858).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.6 square miles (42.9 km²), of which, 16.3 square miles (42.2 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (1.69%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,750 people, 2,130 households, and 1,145 families residing in the city. The population density was 291.7 people per square mile (112.7/km²). There were 2,371 housing units at an average density of 145.6/sq mi (56.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.92% White, 16.63% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.89% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.61% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population.

There were 2,130 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.8% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.2% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 16.1% from 18 to 24, 41.0% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 4.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,333, and the median income for a family was $49,767. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $29,773 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,875. About 10.3% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.6% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Flowood's public schools are served by the Rankin County School District.

Public Schools

  • Northwest Rankin High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Northwest Rankin Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Flowood Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Northshore Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Northwest Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Oakdale Elementary School (Grades K-5)

Private Schools

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