Belzoni, Mississippi Population 2020

1,830
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Belzoni is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,830, it is the 112th largest city in Mississippi and the 7967th largest city in the United States. Belzoni is currently declining at a rate of -3.17% annually and its population has decreased by -18.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,235 in 2010. Belzoni reached it's highest population of 2,225 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Belzoni has a population density of 1,796 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belzoni is $48,129 with a poverty rate of 35.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $68,800. The median age in Belzoni is 40.3 years, 35.6 years for males, and 45.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Belzoni Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.76%
  • White: 19.76%
  • Other race: 4.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Belzoni, Mississippi is 1,830, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,950.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,235.

Belzoni, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,52275.76%
White39719.76%
Some Other Race904.48%
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Belzoni Population Pyramid 2020

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Belzoni Median Age

40.3


Total

35.6


Male

45.6


Female

Belzoni Adults

There are 1,519 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Belzoni.

Belzoni Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belzoni Sex Ratio

Female

1,053

52.41%

Male

956

47.59%

Belzoni Households and Families

Belzoni Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belzoni Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female45.7%54.3%
Male25%75%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7572.6161.8
Female2563.6645.7
Married2522.8586.1
Non Family2331.155.8
Male163.9425

3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Belzoni Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade765.71%
9th to 12th Grade22416.82%
High School Graduate54140.62%
Some College20415.32%
Associates Degree664.95%
Bachelors Degree1239.23%
Graduate Degree987.36%
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Belzoni Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black94167399
White333308122
Hispanic5851
Other Race5851

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,662$36,250$18,250
Less Than High School$18,750$25,074$14,183
High School Grad$25,673$34,375$16,875
Some College$30,260$52,813$13,438
Bachelors Degree$45,250$56,324$20,417
Graduate Degree$38,810$34,000$39,524

$26,662

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$18,250

Average Female

Belzoni Language

Belzoni Language by Age

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Belzoni Language

96.73% of Belzoni residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.06% of the population.

Belzoni Poverty

Belzoni Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,50868345.29%
White384277.03%

35.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.08%

Male Poverty Rate

38.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belzoni

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belzoni is Black, with 45.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belzoni is White, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.02%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.11%
Some College29.26%
High School25.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.19%
Female Employed22.48%
Male Employed4.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Belzoni Income

Belzoni Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,347$48,129
Families$36,111$52,075
Married Families$74,327-
Non Families-$37,558
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Belzoni Marital Status

Belzoni Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Belzoni Married by Age and Sex

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Belzoni 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.

Belzoni Marital Status by Race

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Belzoni Veterans

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66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea17
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War13
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6425
65 to 7424
75+17
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black423.85%
White247.08%

Belzoni Veterans by Education

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46.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belzoni Employment Status

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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86.66%

Born in Mississippi

95.52%

Native Born

4.48%

Foreign Born

4.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.52% of Belzoni residents were born in the United States, with 86.66% having been born in Mississippi. 4.48% 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
20201,830-60-3.17%
20191,890-60-3.08%
20181,950-27-1.37%
20171,977-60-2.95%
20162,037-31-1.50%
20152,068-24-1.15%
20142,092-45-2.11%
20132,137-59-2.69%
20122,196-25-1.13%
20112,221-4-0.18%
20102,2250.00%