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"Best Little Town in the Mississippi Delta"
Location of Duncan, Mississippi
|• Total||0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)|
|• Land||0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||154 ft (47 m)|
|• Density||300.0/sq mi (116.5/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0669500|
Duncan is named for an early "leading citizen".
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||104||80||24.59%||28.99%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||308||183||72.81%||66.30%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||0||0||0.00%||0.00%|
|Asian alone (NH)||0||1||0.00%||0.36%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||0||0||0.00%||0.00%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||0||0||0.00%||0.00%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||0||5||0.00%||1.81%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||11||7||2.60%||2.54%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
Duncan is served by the North Bolivar Consolidated School District, formerly known as the North Bolivar School District until it consolidated in 2014.
Students are zoned to Brooks Elementary School in Duncan, as it belonged to the pre-consolidation North Bolivar School District, and Northside High School (the only secondary school in the district) in Shelby.
Northside High opened in 2018 after Broad Street High School in Shelby consolidated into it. Shelby Middle School closed in 2018.
- Eddie C. Campbell, musician
- Bobby Crespino, former tight end for the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants
- Willie Love, musician
In Spanish: Duncan (Misisipi) para niños
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