Amory, Mississippi Population 2020

6,797

Amory is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 6,797, it is the 53rd largest city in Mississippi and the 4007th largest city in the United States. Amory is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -7.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,316 in 2010. Amory reached it's highest population of 7,307 in 1980. Spanning over 13 miles, Amory has a population density of 542 people per square mile.

The average household income in Amory is $54,867 with a poverty rate of 21.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $122,600. The median age in Amory is 45.7 years, 44 years for males, and 48.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

Amory Demographics

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

  • White: 68.92%
  • Black or African American: 28.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.36%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Amory, Mississippi is 6,797, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,871.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,316.

Amory, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,81368.92%
Black or African American1,98928.48%
Two or More Races1652.36%
Asian160.23%

Amory Population Pyramid 2020

Amory Median Age

45.7


Total

44


Male

48.4


Female

Amory Adults

There are 5,559 adults, (1,673 of whom are seniors) in Amory.

Amory Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Amory Sex Ratio

Female

3,732

53.44%

Male

3,251

46.56%

Amory Households and Families

Amory Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Amory Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.8%14.2%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female41%59%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9402.366.7
Married1,2343.0685.8
Non Family1,2221.0657.3
Female4763.5141
Male83.13100

3.15

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Amory Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3717.49%
9th to 12th Grade74615.06%
High School Graduate1,49130.10%
Some College83516.86%
Associates Degree4018.10%
Bachelors Degree67713.67%
Graduate Degree4328.72%

Amory Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5753,025965
Black1,324760130
Hispanic262614
Multiple Races2121
Asian74

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 53.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,063$49,720$23,333
Less Than High School$16,464$21,473$7,879
High School Grad$36,467$50,566$15,221
Some College$25,350$40,750$19,514
Bachelors Degree$46,290$47,500$41,579
Graduate Degree$86,359$115,446$66,944

$32,063

Average Earnings

$49,720

Average Male

$23,333

Average Female

Amory Language

Amory Language by Age

Amory Language

99.20% of Amory residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Amory Poverty

Amory Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,92077140.16%
White4,63965714.16%
Multiple1655633.94%

21.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.44%

Male Poverty Rate

22.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amory

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amory is Black, with 40.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amory is White, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.80%
Some College16.20%
High School13.63%
Bachelors or Greater9.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.24%
Female Employed14.07%
Male Employed2.92%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Amory Income

Amory Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,357$54,867
Families$57,906$71,067
Married Families$64,917-
Non Families$18,082$30,403

Amory Marital Status

Amory Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Amory Married by Age and Sex

Amory 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 45-54.

Amory Marital Status by Race

Amory Veterans

493

Number of Veterans

440

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam144
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War91
World War II40
Korea30
Age Group Veterans
75+156
65 to 74108
35 to 54100
18 to 3466
55 to 6463
Name Veterans % of Total
White3659.03%
Black1077.32%
2 or More2142.86%
Hispanic1246.15%

$Amory Veterans by Education

23.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amory Employment Status

49%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Amory 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

84.23%

Born in Mississippi

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.56% of Amory residents were born in the United States, with 84.23% having been born in Mississippi. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,797-37-0.54%
20196,834-37-0.54%
20186,871-83-1.19%
20176,954-37-0.53%
20166,991-7-0.10%
20156,998-66-0.93%
20147,064-37-0.52%
20137,101-67-0.93%
20127,168-55-0.76%
20117,223-77-1.05%
20107,3003440.48%
20006,956-137-0.19%
19907,093-214-0.30%
19807,307710.10%
19707,2367621.12%
19606,4741,4842.64%
19504,9901,2632.96%
19403,7275131.49%
19303,2143531.17%
19202,8610.00%