Greenville, Mississippi Population 2019

Greenville, Mississippi's estimated population is 29,898 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Greenville, Mississippi is the 9th largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1111.68 people/mi² (429.22 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36 years, 33.1 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.59 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Greenville, Mississippi is $28,204, while the mean household income is $46,842.

Greenville Ms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenville Ms was:

  • Black or African American: 80.43%
  • White: 17.26%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Greenville, Mississippi?

29,898
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201829,898-780-2.54%
201730,678-695-2.22%
201631,373-567-1.78%
201531,940-719-2.20%
201432,659-428-1.29%
201333,087-320-0.96%
201233,407-481-1.42%
201133,888-478-1.39%
201034,366-7,267-1.90%
200041,633-3,593-0.82%
199045,2264,6131.08%
198040,6139650.24%
197039,648-1,854-0.46%
196041,50211,5663.32%
195029,9369,0443.66%
194020,8926,0853.50%
193014,8073,2472.51%
192011,5601,9501.86%
19109,6101,9682.32%
19007,6429841.39%
18906,6580.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American25,685
White5,513
Asian288
Two or More Races274
Some Other Race119
American Indian and Alaska Native55

Greenville Ms Population Pyramid 2019

Greenville Ms Median Age

36


Total

33.1


Male

38.1


Female

Greenville Ms Adults

There are 23,572 adults, (4,337 of whom are seniors) in Greenville Ms.

Greenville Ms Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Ms Sex Ratio

Female

17,333

54.28%

Male

14,601

45.72%

Greenville Ms Households and Families

Greenville Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Greenville Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
Male55.5%44.5%
All51%49%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female34%66%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1472.5951
Non Family4,6771.1244.8
Married3,4793.1775.1
Female3,3873.8834
Male6043.555.5

3.46

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenville Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4066.89%
9th to 12th Grade2,52812.39%
High School Graduate6,00829.45%
Some College4,64422.77%
Associates Degree1,6758.21%
Bachelors Degree2,49112.21%
Graduate Degree1,6468.07%

Greenville Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black15,39812,0202,561
White4,4994,0701,450
Asian23518871
Multiple Races14810047
Hispanic1144612
Other Race5532
Native American54458

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,555$31,957$22,610
Less Than High School$15,116$15,981$13,047
High School Grad$21,281$30,752$16,475
Some College$25,644$27,340$25,127
Bachelors Degree$34,167$41,369$29,479
Graduate Degree$50,234$98,500$41,894

$26,555

Average Earnings

$31,957

Average Male

$22,610

Average Female

Greenville Ms Language

Greenville Ms Language by Age

Greenville Ms Language

97.50% of Greenville Ms residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Greenville Ms Poverty

Greenville Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,37810,61341.82%
White5,4034788.85%
Hispanic23011449.57%
Multiple2673713.86%
Native541935.19%
Other1191512.61%

35.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.33%

Male Poverty Rate

38.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville Ms is Hispanic, with 49.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville Ms is White, with 8.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.90%
High School33.85%
Some College24.05%
Bachelors or Greater8.29%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.44%
Female Unemployed57.04%
Female Employed19.83%
Male Employed7.86%

Greenville Ms Income

Greenville Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,204$46,842
Families$37,370$55,302
Married Families$62,738-
Non Families$18,946$31,848

Greenville Ms Marital Status

Greenville Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville Ms Married by Age and Sex

Greenville Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Greenville Ms Marital Status by Race

Greenville Ms Veterans

1,530

Number of Veterans

1,391

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam620
Second Gulf War269
First Gulf War247
Korea145
World War II

Greenville Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black8614.75%
White55911.48%
Asian5020.58%
2 or More3318.54%
Indian2750.00%
Hispanic129.23%

Greenville Ms Veterans by Education

21.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Ms Employment Status

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

17.1%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.79%

Born in Mississippi

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.80% of Greenville Ms residents were born in the United States, with 86.79% having been born in Mississippi. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.