Alcorn State University, Mississippi Population 2024

1,151

Alcorn State University is a city located in Claiborne County and Jefferson County Mississippi. Alcorn State University has a 2024 population of 1,151. Alcorn State University is currently growing at a rate of 3.6% annually and its population has increased by 16.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 991 in 2020.

The average household income in Alcorn State University is -$1000.00 Mn with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Alcorn State University is 20 years: 22.2 years for males, and 19.5 years for females.

Alcorn State University Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alcorn State University was:

  • Black or African American: 99.07%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • White: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
483.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.15% (160)
The current population of Alcorn State University, Mississippi is 1,151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 991.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,06199.07%
Other race60.56%
White40.37%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

Other race

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Alcorn State University Population by Race

Alcorn State University Population Pyramid 2024

Alcorn State University Median Age

20

Total

22.2

Male

19.5

Female

Alcorn State University Adults

There are 1,055 adults, (35 of whom are seniors) in Alcorn State University.

Alcorn State University Age Dependency

5

Age Dependency Ratio

3.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

1.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcorn State University Sex Ratio

Female57853.97%
Male49346.03%

Alcorn State University Population by Age

Alcorn State University Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All351.3428.671.4
Non Family2500100
Female102.21000
Married0000
Male0000

2.2

Average Family Size

1.34

Average Household Size

28.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alcorn State University Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree1021.28%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate00%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College3778.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alcorn State University Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alcorn State University Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black474710

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.28%.

Alcorn State University Educational Attainment by Race

Alcorn State University Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alcorn State University Language

94.02% of Alcorn State University residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.98% of the population.

Alcorn State University Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Alcorn State University Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Alcorn State University Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alcorn State University Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households-$-999,999,999
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alcorn State University Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

2.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

5.1%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcorn State University Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alcorn State University 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 Over 65.

Alcorn State University Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alcorn State University Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Alcorn State University Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Alcorn State University Veterans by Age

count

Alcorn State University Veterans by Race

Alcorn State University Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcorn State University Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Alcorn State University Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alcorn State University Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alcorn State University Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.75%

Born in Alcorn State University

94.02%

Native Born

5.98%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

3.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.02% of Alcorn State University residents were born in the United States, with 62.75% having been born in Mississippi. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Alcorn State University Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,151403.6%
20231,111403.73%
20221,07119722.54%
2021874-117-11.81%
2020991171.75%
2019974-43-4.23%
20181,01721326.49%
2017804689.24%
2016736-38-4.91%
20157747110.1%
2014703263.84%
2013677-96-12.42%
2012773-156-16.79%
2011929-88-8.65%
20101,01700%

Alcorn State University Population by Year