Belzoni, Mississippi Population 2024

1,668

Belzoni is a city located in Holmes County, Humphreys County, Leflore County, and Sunflower County Mississippi. Belzoni has a 2024 population of 1,668. It is also the county seat of Humphreys County. Belzoni is currently declining at a rate of -3.14% annually and its population has decreased by -11.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,884 in 2020.

The average household income in Belzoni is $55,774 with a poverty rate of 37.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belzoni is 36.6 years, 32 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Belzoni Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 84.49%
  • White: 13.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,637.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.46% (-216)
The current population of Belzoni, Mississippi is 1,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,884.

Belzoni, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,64584.49%
White26813.76%
Two or more races211.08%
Asian130.67%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Belzoni Population by Race

Belzoni Population Pyramid 2024

Belzoni Median Age

36.6

Total

32

Male

37

Female

Belzoni Adults

There are 1,323 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Belzoni.

Belzoni Age Dependency

93.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Belzoni Sex Ratio

Female97750.18%
Male97049.82%

Belzoni Population by Age

Belzoni Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7092.7160.939.1
Married2362.5569.930.1
Non Family2351.0657.442.6
Female2264.6153.146.9
Male122.331000

3.49

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belzoni Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1149.9%
9th to 12th Grade15213.19%
High School Graduate32127.86%
Some College22019.1%
Associates Degree695.99%
Bachelors Degree15613.54%
Graduate Degree12010.42%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belzoni Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belzoni Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black949699216
White18617147
Asian131313
2+ Races430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Belzoni Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$25,469$33,915$17,192
Less Than 9th Grade$16,020$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$18,516
Some College$0$40,417$15,479
Bachelors Degree$59,943$62,888$45,714
Graduate Degree$35,188$0$36,250

$25,469

Average Earnings

$33,915

Average Male

$17,192

Average Female

Belzoni Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belzoni Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belzoni Language

98.6% of Belzoni residents speak only English, while 1.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Belzoni Language

Belzoni Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,63569242.32%
Multiple211885.71%
Asian1313100%
White25151.99%

37.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.04%

Male Poverty Rate

34.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belzoni

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belzoni is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belzoni is White, with 1.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.97%.

Belzoni Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.63%
High School24.06%
Some College23.34%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%

Belzoni Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed33.62%
Female Unemployed31.43%
Male Unemployed11.54%
Male Employed9.91%

Belzoni Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belzoni Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$37,528$55,774
Families$50,125$65,888
Married Families$68,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,964$33,414

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belzoni Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Belzoni Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belzoni 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.

Belzoni Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belzoni Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

73

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam49
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War13
Korea3
World War II0

Belzoni Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7434
55 to 6430
75+9
18 to 340
35 to 540

Belzoni Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black635.7%
White104.98%

Belzoni Veterans by Race

Belzoni Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

41.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belzoni Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.5%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Belzoni Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belzoni Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belzoni 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

95.74%

Born in Belzoni

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Belzoni residents were born in the United States, with 95.74% having been born in Mississippi. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Belzoni Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,398-54-3.72%
20281,452-54-3.59%
20271,506-54-3.46%
20261,560-54-3.35%
20251,614-54-3.24%
20241,668-54-3.14%
20231,722-54-3.04%
20221,776-57-3.11%
20211,833-51-2.71%
20201,884-65-3.34%
20191,949-42-2.11%
20181,991-33-1.63%
20172,024-63-3.02%
20162,087-35-1.65%
20152,122-25-1.16%
20142,147-46-2.1%
20132,193-60-2.66%
20122,253-25-1.1%
20112,278-5-0.22%
20102,28300%

Belzoni Population by Year