Ackerman, Mississippi Population 2021

1,428
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Ackerman is a city located in Choctaw County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Choctaw County. With a 2020 population of 1,428, it is the 129th largest city in Mississippi and the 8904th largest city in the United States . Ackerman is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -5.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,510 in 2010. Ackerman reached it's highest population of 1,545 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ackerman has a population density of 635 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ackerman is $51,284 with a poverty rate of 28.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $294 per month, and the median house value is $108,900. The median age in Ackerman is 46.2 years, 42 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Ackerman Demographics

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

  • White: 56.62%
  • Black or African American: 42.25%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Two or more races: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ackerman, Mississippi is 1,428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,458.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,510.

Ackerman, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85156.62%
Black or African American63542.25%
Some Other Race130.86%
Two or More Races20.13%
Asian20.13%
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Ackerman Population by Race

Ackerman Population Pyramid $2021

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Ackerman Median Age

46.2


Total

42


Male

52.1


Female

Ackerman Adults

There are 1,159 adults, (343 of whom are seniors) in Ackerman.

Ackerman Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ackerman Sex Ratio

Female

786

52.30%

Male

717

47.70%

Ackerman Population by Age

Ackerman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ackerman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male52%48%
Female47.1%52.9%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ackerman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6112.3265.5
Non Family2661.0561.3
Married1843.2587
Female1363.5247.1
Male252.3652

3.28

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Ackerman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade837.67%
9th to 12th Grade12611.65%
High School Graduate34331.70%
Some College23421.63%
Associates Degree857.86%
Bachelors Degree14012.94%
Graduate Degree716.56%
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Ackerman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ackerman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White631546175
Black43131234
Hispanic1613
Other Race1313
2+ Races2
Asian222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ackerman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,500$44,125$32,721
Less Than 9th Grade$$$16,875
High School Graduate$27,083$52,857$18,382
Some College$33,810$51,250$32,647
Bachelors Degree$46,406$$45,313
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,500

Average Earnings

$44,125

Average Male

$32,721

Average Female

Ackerman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ackerman Language by Age

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Ackerman Language

98.53% of Ackerman residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Ackerman Language

Ackerman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black60032554.17%
White798597.39%
Hispanic1313100.00%
Other1313100.00%
Multiple22100.00%

28.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.86%

Male Poverty Rate

29.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ackerman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ackerman is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ackerman is White, with 7.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.14%.

Ackerman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.91%
High School35.71%
Some College19.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Ackerman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed15.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ackerman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ackerman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,444$51,284
Families$47,604$58,323
Married Families$63,571-
Non Families$16,359$41,748
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Income by Household Type

Ackerman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ackerman Married by Age and Sex

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Ackerman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ackerman Marital Status by Race

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Ackerman Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War20
Vietnam16
Korea12
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Ackerman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+31
55 to 6416
65 to 7412
35 to 5412
18 to 342

Ackerman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White659.73%
Black81.71%

Ackerman Veterans by Race

Ackerman Veterans by Education

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4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ackerman Veterans by Education

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34.8%

Labor Force Participation

30.5%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ackerman Employment by Age

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Ackerman Employment by Race

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Ackerman Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.97%

Born in Ackerman

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Ackerman residents were born in the United States, with 83.97% having been born in Mississippi. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ackerman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,428-10-0.70%
20201,438-10-0.69%
20191,448-10-0.69%
20181,45820.14%
20171,456-17-1.15%
20161,473-17-1.14%
20151,490-8-0.53%
20141,498-17-1.12%
20131,51520.13%
20121,513-8-0.53%
20111,521-24-1.55%
20101,5450.00%

Ackerman Population by Year