Belzoni, Mississippi Population 2021

1,821
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Belzoni is a city located in Humphreys County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Humphreys County. With a 2020 population of 1,821, it is the 109th largest city in Mississippi and the 7977th largest city in the United States . Belzoni is currently declining at a rate of -2.52% annually and its population has decreased by -18.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,235 in 2010. Belzoni reached it's highest population of 2,236 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Belzoni has a population density of 1,788 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belzoni is $54,521 with a poverty rate of 27.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $720 per month, and the median house value is $67,900. The median age in Belzoni is 42.3 years, 35.7 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Belzoni Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.89%
  • White: 17.15%
  • Other race: 4.96%
  • 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 1,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,962.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,235.

Belzoni, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,68077.89%
White37017.15%
Some Other Race1074.96%
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Belzoni Population by Race

Belzoni Population Pyramid $2021

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Belzoni Median Age

42.3


Total

35.7


Male

49.9


Female

Belzoni Adults

There are 1,638 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Belzoni.

Belzoni Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Belzoni Sex Ratio

Female

1,014

47.01%

Male

1,143

52.99%

Belzoni Population by Age

Belzoni Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belzoni Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All66.5%33.5%
Female64.4%35.6%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Male23.5%76.5%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belzoni Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8092.6266.5
Married2893.1478.2
Non Family2841.1258.8
Female2193.7664.4
Male174.2923.5

3.39

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Belzoni Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade996.88%
9th to 12th Grade21314.81%
High School Graduate57640.06%
Some College21414.88%
Associates Degree584.03%
Bachelors Degree15510.78%
Graduate Degree1238.55%
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Belzoni Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belzoni Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,092804168
White277260110
Hispanic6962
Other Race6962

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.71%.

Belzoni Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,301$32,063$23,333
Less Than 9th Grade$24,219$$26,250
High School Graduate$26,690$30,368$21,974
Some College$$34,479$13,547
Bachelors Degree$47,222$55,764$23,542
Graduate Degree$38,250$35,729$39,100

$27,301

Average Earnings

$32,063

Average Male

$23,333

Average Female

Belzoni Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belzoni Language by Age

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Belzoni Language

96.39% of Belzoni residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Belzoni Language

Belzoni Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,67356033.47%
White348308.62%

27.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.63%

Male Poverty Rate

25.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belzoni

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belzoni is Black, with 33.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belzoni is White, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.11%.

Belzoni Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.27%
Some College18.75%
High School18.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%

Belzoni Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed11.91%
Male Unemployed8.93%
Male Employed4.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Belzoni Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belzoni Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,210$54,521
Families$42,734$64,091
Married Families$73,625-
Non Families$23,804$36,102
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Income by Household Type

Belzoni Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

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 35-44.

Belzoni Marital Status by Race

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Belzoni Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea19
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War16
World War II

Belzoni Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
55 to 6429
75+21
35 to 54
18 to 34

Belzoni Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black514.12%
White299.86%

Belzoni Veterans by Race

Belzoni Veterans by Education

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35.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belzoni Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Belzoni Employment by Age

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Belzoni Employment by Race

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Belzoni Employment by Education

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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88.41%

Born in Belzoni

95.04%

Native Born

4.96%

Foreign Born

4.96%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.04% of Belzoni residents were born in the United States, with 88.41% having been born in Mississippi. 4.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belzoni Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,821-47-2.52%
20201,868-47-2.45%
20191,915-47-2.40%
20181,962-23-1.16%
20171,985-64-3.12%
20162,049-30-1.44%
20152,079-24-1.14%
20142,103-45-2.09%
20132,148-59-2.67%
20122,207-27-1.21%
20112,234-2-0.09%
20102,2360.00%

Belzoni Population by Year