Bay Springs, Mississippi Population 2024

1,581

Bay Springs is a city located in Jasper County and Smith County Mississippi. Bay Springs has a 2024 population of 1,581. Bay Springs is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -4.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,663 in 2020.

The average household income in Bay Springs is $61,075 with a poverty rate of 27.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bay Springs is 42.5 years, 42.2 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Bay Springs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.69%
  • White: 42.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
14.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
105.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.93% (-82)
The current population of Bay Springs, Mississippi is 1,581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,663.

Bay Springs, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,03257.69%
White75242.03%
Two or more races50.28%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bay Springs Population by Race

Bay Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Bay Springs Median Age

42.5

Total

42.2

Male

43.9

Female

Bay Springs Adults

There are 1,404 adults, (384 of whom are seniors) in Bay Springs.

Bay Springs Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay Springs Sex Ratio

Female98455%
Male80545%

Bay Springs Population by Age

Bay Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7612.2564.335.7
Non Family3091.1649.850.2
Married2292.592.67.4
Female2133.253.146.9
Male1010.41000

2.96

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bay Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade644.9%
9th to 12th Grade1289.81%
High School Graduate54241.53%
Some College21216.25%
Associates Degree866.59%
Bachelors Degree18414.1%
Graduate Degree896.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bay Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bay Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black669531130
White631577142
2+ Races551

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.5%.

Bay Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,731$47,361$40,505
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$45,787$46,481$0
Some College$38,750$0$40,368
Bachelors Degree$41,607$0$41,393
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$41,731

Average Earnings

$47,361

Average Male

$40,505

Average Female

Bay Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bay Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bay Springs Language

98.88% of Bay Springs residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Bay Springs Language

Bay Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black99135235.52%
White73311715.96%
Multiple5120%

27.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.74%

Male Poverty Rate

32.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay Springs is Black, with 35.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay Springs is White, with 15.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.12%.

Bay Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.27%
Some College24.83%
High School22.41%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Bay Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed20.51%
Male Employed2.33%
Male Unemployed0%

Bay Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bay Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,031$61,075
Families$79,375$82,896
Married Families$84,554$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,319$28,505

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bay Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bay Springs 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 55-64.

Bay Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bay Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

81

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War2
Vietnam2
Korea0
World War II0

Bay Springs Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6437
75+35
65 to 746
35 to 543
18 to 340

Bay Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7010.53%
Black111.5%

Bay Springs Veterans by Race

Bay Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bay Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bay Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bay Springs 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

83.51%

Born in Bay Springs

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Bay Springs residents were born in the United States, with 83.51% 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 North America.

Bay Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,478-21-1.4%
20281,499-20-1.32%
20271,519-21-1.36%
20261,540-20-1.28%
20251,560-21-1.33%
20241,581-20-1.25%
20231,601-21-1.29%
20221,622-22-1.34%
20211,644-19-1.14%
20201,66300%
20191,663-12-0.72%
20181,675-26-1.53%
20171,701-11-0.64%
20161,71200%
20151,712-4-0.23%
20141,71630.18%
20131,713-13-0.75%
20121,726-35-1.99%
20111,761-19-1.07%
20101,78000%

Bay Springs Population by Year