Algoma, Mississippi Population 2021

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Algoma is a city located in Pontotoc County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 703, it is the 183rd largest city in Mississippi and the 11866th largest city in the United States . Algoma is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 19.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 590 in 2010. Algoma reached it's highest population of 703 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Algoma has a population density of 107 people per square mile.

The average household income in Algoma is $52,857 with a poverty rate of 30.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $171,000. The median age in Algoma is 28.1 years, 27.2 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.

Algoma Demographics

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

  • White: 84.49%
  • Black or African American: 9.04%
  • Two or more races: 6.47%
  • 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 703 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 682.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 590.

Algoma, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75784.49%
Black or African American819.04%
Two or More Races586.47%
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Algoma Population by Race

Algoma Population Pyramid $2021

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Algoma Median Age

28.1


Total

27.2


Male

29.1


Female

Algoma Adults

There are 510 adults, (81 of whom are seniors) in Algoma.

Algoma Age Dependency

108.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

90

Child Dependency Ratio

Algoma Sex Ratio

Female

432

48.21%

Male

464

51.79%

Algoma Population by Age

Algoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Algoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.1%19.9%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family39.6%60.4%
Female19%81%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Algoma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2653.3868.3
Married1913.6980.1
Non Family481.2539.6
Female215.5219
Male53.2100

3.8

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

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Algoma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade469.60%
9th to 12th Grade398.14%
High School Graduate13929.02%
Some College10020.88%
Associates Degree9319.42%
Bachelors Degree398.14%
Graduate Degree234.80%
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Algoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Algoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39835654
Black62388
Hispanic19

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.57%.

Algoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$37,763$
Less Than 9th Grade$$39,375$9,861
High School Graduate$28,750$37,721$
Some College$32,132$32,426$
Bachelors Degree$31,667$31,667$
Graduate Degree$51,667$$81,250

$31,250

Average Earnings

$37,763

Average Male

$

Average Female

Algoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Algoma Language by Age

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Algoma Language

94.89% of Algoma residents speak only English, while 5.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Algoma Language

Algoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69318326.41%
Multiple5858100.00%
Black812530.86%

30.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.61%

Male Poverty Rate

38.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Algoma

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Algoma is White, with 26.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.02%.

Algoma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.94%
High School28.06%
Some College18.65%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Algoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed16.92%
Male Employed11.73%

Algoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Algoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,125$52,857
Families$56,563$58,909
Married Families$60,893-
Non Families$23,750$21,098
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Income by Household Type

Algoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

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 55-64.

Algoma Marital Status by Race

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Algoma Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
Vietnam18
World War II2
Korea
First Gulf War

Algoma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425
65 to 7418
75+2
55 to 642
35 to 542

Algoma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4410.00%
Black57.14%

Algoma Veterans by Race

Algoma Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Algoma Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Algoma Employment by Age

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Algoma Employment by Race

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Algoma 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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78.13%

Born in Algoma

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Algoma residents were born in the United States, with 78.13% having been born in Mississippi. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Algoma Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202170371.01%
202069671.02%
201968971.03%
201868250.74%
201767750.74%
2016672152.28%
201565730.46%
201465440.62%
201365071.09%
2012643111.74%
2011632-6-0.94%
20106380.00%

Algoma Population by Year