Algoma, Mississippi Population 2020

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Algoma is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 638, it is the 190th largest city in Mississippi and the 12280th largest city in the United States. Algoma is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 8.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 590 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Algoma has a population density of 97 people per square mile.

The average household income in Algoma is $42,461 with a poverty rate of 32.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. The median age in Algoma is 28.5 years, 24.9 years for males, and 29.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 123.4 males.

Algoma Demographics

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

  • White: 83.27%
  • Black or African American: 15.67%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Algoma, Mississippi is 638, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 628.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 590.

Algoma, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70783.27%
Black or African American13315.67%
Two or More Races91.06%
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Algoma Population Pyramid 2020

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Algoma Median Age

28.5


Total

24.9


Male

29.9


Female

Algoma Adults

There are 514 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in Algoma.

Algoma Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Algoma Sex Ratio

Female

380

44.76%

Male

469

55.24%

Algoma Households and Families

Algoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Algoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married75%25%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family55%45%
Female54.3%45.7%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2413.5268.9
Married164475
Non Family401.3355
Female353.6954.3
Male25.5100

3.84

Average Family Size

3.52

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Algoma Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7816.32%
9th to 12th Grade6112.76%
High School Graduate16835.15%
Some College9720.29%
Associates Degree265.44%
Bachelors Degree224.60%
Graduate Degree265.44%
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Algoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White34929636
Black1104312
Hispanic19

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 10.91%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,069$30,333$13,938
Less Than High School$16,063$$11,250
High School Grad$32,917$36,250$
Some College$21,071$26,071$9,286
Bachelors Degree$25,833$30,417$25,417
Graduate Degree$50,417$$97,813

$20,069

Average Earnings

$30,333

Average Male

$13,938

Average Female

Algoma Language

Algoma Language by Age

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Algoma Language

94.34% of Algoma residents speak only English, while 5.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.66% of the population.

Algoma Poverty

Algoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63323136.49%
Black1333627.07%
Multiple9333.33%

32.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.25%

Male Poverty Rate

34.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Algoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Algoma is White, with 36.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Algoma is Black, with 27.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.46%.

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Name Poverty
High School31.55%
Less Than High School28.06%
Some College17.89%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.35%
Male Employed20.45%
Male Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed7.22%

Algoma Income

Algoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,250$42,461
Families$39,417$44,807
Married Families$43,500-
Non Families$27,500$25,770
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Algoma Marital Status

Algoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Algoma Married by Age and Sex

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Algoma 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.

Algoma Marital Status by Race

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Algoma Veterans

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35

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War8
World War II2
Korea
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
18 to 348
55 to 644
35 to 544
75+2
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Name Veterans % of Total
White307.59%
Black54.20%

Algoma Veterans by Education

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20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Algoma Employment Status

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

19.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.62%

Born in Mississippi

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.53% of Algoma residents were born in the United States, with 77.62% having been born in Mississippi. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063850.79%
201963350.80%
201862840.64%
201762450.81%
2016619111.81%
201560820.33%
201460610.17%
201360581.34%
2012597111.88%
2011586-5-0.85%
20105910.00%