Arcola, Mississippi Population 2024

276

Arcola is a city located in Washington County Mississippi. Arcola has a 2024 population of 276. Arcola is currently declining at a rate of -2.47% annually and its population has decreased by -9.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 304 in 2020.

The average household income in Arcola is $31,117 with a poverty rate of 53.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Arcola is 37.8 years, 21.2 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Arcola Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 95.19%
  • White: 4.81%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,258.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.21% (-28)
The current population of Arcola, Mississippi is 276 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 304.

Arcola, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American19895.19%
White104.81%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Arcola Population by Race

Arcola Population Pyramid 2024

Arcola Median Age

37.8

Total

21.2

Male

39.5

Female

Arcola Adults

There are 135 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Arcola.

Arcola Age Dependency

136.4

Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

83

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcola Sex Ratio

Female12761.06%
Male8138.94%

Arcola Population by Age

Arcola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All712.963.436.6
Non Family311.1658.141.9
Married194.531000
Female194.2142.157.9
Male220100

4.25

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arcola Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2015.75%
9th to 12th Grade2217.32%
High School Graduate4031.5%
Some College97.09%
Associates Degree1411.02%
Bachelors Degree1914.96%
Graduate Degree32.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arcola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcola Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1238222
White430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.89%.

Arcola Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$21,389$50,000$21,111
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$22,361$0$21,944
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$21,389

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$21,111

Average Female

Arcola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcola Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arcola Language

100% of Arcola residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Arcola Language

Arcola Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black19811256.57%

53.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.15%

Male Poverty Rate

57.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcola is Black, with 56.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcola is Black, with 56.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 42.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.86%.

Arcola Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater59.09%
Some College52.17%
High School50%
Less Than 9th Grade45.24%

Arcola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed50%
Female Unemployed40%
Male Employed30.77%

Arcola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcola Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$25,694$31,117
Families$23,750$35,193
Married Families$38,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,893$25,861

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arcola Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcola Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arcola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Arcola Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arcola Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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

Arcola Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 544
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Arcola Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black43.13%

Arcola Veterans by Race

Arcola Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcola Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37%

Labor Force Participation

30.4%

Employment Rate

18%

Unemployment Rate

Arcola Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arcola Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arcola 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

98.56%

Born in Arcola

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Arcola residents were born in the United States, with 98.56% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Arcola Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029241-7-2.82%
2028248-7-2.75%
2027255-7-2.67%
2026262-7-2.6%
2025269-7-2.54%
2024276-7-2.47%
2023283-7-2.41%
2022290-8-2.68%
2021298-6-1.97%
2020304-19-5.88%
2019323-7-2.12%
2018330-9-2.65%
2017339-7-2.02%
2016346-6-1.7%
2015352-4-1.12%
2014356-7-1.93%
201336382.25%
2012355-4-1.11%
2011359-5-1.37%
201036400%

Arcola Population by Year