Blue Mountain, Mississippi Population 2021

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Blue Mountain is a city located in Tippah County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 902, it is the 166th largest city in Mississippi and the 10747th largest city in the United States . Blue Mountain is currently declining at a rate of -2.49% annually and its population has decreased by -1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 920 in 2010. Blue Mountain reached it's highest population of 971 in 2018. Spanning over 2 miles, Blue Mountain has a population density of 549 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Mountain is $37,478 with a poverty rate of 29.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $419 per month, and the median house value is $68,600. The median age in Blue Mountain is 25.9 years, 22.4 years for males, and 28.2 years for females.

Blue Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 69.56%
  • Black or African American: 25.56%
  • Other race: 2.62%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Mountain, Mississippi is 902 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 971.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 920.

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77069.56%
Black or African American28325.56%
Some Other Race292.62%
Asian151.36%
Two or More Races100.90%
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Blue Mountain Population by Race

Blue Mountain Population Pyramid $2021

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Blue Mountain Median Age

25.9


Total

22.4


Male

28.2


Female

Blue Mountain Adults

There are 877 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Blue Mountain.

Blue Mountain Age Dependency

44.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

652

58.90%

Male

455

41.10%

Blue Mountain Population by Age

Blue Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blue Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
Female54.2%45.8%
Male52%48%
All48.2%51.8%
Non Family27.3%72.7%

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blue Mountain Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3592.5148.2
Non Family1761.5227.3
Married1343.4773.9
Male252.5652
Female244.3854.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Blue Mountain Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade468.13%
9th to 12th Grade10418.37%
High School Graduate18031.80%
Some College12822.61%
Associates Degree325.65%
Bachelors Degree376.54%
Graduate Degree396.89%
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Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White40730068
Black140998
Asian1515
Hispanic42
Other Race42

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.71%.

Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,321$33,333$20,179
Less Than 9th Grade$16,875$15,500$22,625
High School Graduate$18,500$$18,750
Some College$$41,250$
Bachelors Degree$29,583$$
Graduate Degree$70,000$$80,833

$22,321

Average Earnings

$33,333

Average Male

$20,179

Average Female

Blue Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Mountain Language by Age

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Blue Mountain Language

95.57% of Blue Mountain residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Blue Mountain Language

Blue Mountain Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White65817025.84%
Black1826435.16%
Hispanic343088.24%
Other242083.33%

29.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.55%

Male Poverty Rate

27.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Mountain is Hispanic, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Mountain is White, with 25.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.97%.

Blue Mountain Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.67%
Some College28.13%
High School20.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Blue Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed21.92%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed11.38%

Blue Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Mountain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,375$37,478
Families$41,793$56,140
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$14,091$18,074
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Income by Household Type

Blue Mountain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Mountain Married by Age and Sex

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Blue Mountain 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 45-54.

Blue Mountain Marital Status by Race

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Blue Mountain Marital Status

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22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
Korea2
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Blue Mountain Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+11
65 to 747
55 to 644
35 to 54
18 to 34

Blue Mountain Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White132.28%
Black93.44%

Blue Mountain Veterans by Race

Blue Mountain Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Mountain Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Mountain Employment by Age

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Blue Mountain Employment by Race

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Blue Mountain 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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72.99%

Born in Blue Mountain

97.02%

Native Born

2.98%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.02% of Blue Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 72.99% having been born in Mississippi. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blue Mountain Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021902-23-2.49%
2020925-23-2.43%
2019948-23-2.37%
201897180.83%
201796390.94%
201695420.21%
2015952161.71%
2014936283.08%
2013908171.91%
2012891-32-3.47%
201192380.87%
20109150.00%

Blue Mountain Population by Year