Blue Mountain, Mississippi Population 2024

921

Blue Mountain is a city located in Benton County, Tippah County, and Union County Mississippi. Blue Mountain has a 2024 population of 921. Blue Mountain is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -2.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 943 in 2020.

The average household income in Blue Mountain is $59,567 with a poverty rate of 22.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue Mountain is 22.4 years, 22.1 years for males, and 22.9 years for females.

Blue Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 61.73%
  • Black or African American: 24.18%
  • Two or more races: 9.45%
  • Other race: 4.18%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
560.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.33% (-22)
The current population of Blue Mountain, Mississippi is 921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 943.

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White67961.73%
Black or African American26624.18%
Two or more races1049.45%
Other race464.18%
Native American50.45%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blue Mountain Population by Race

Blue Mountain Population Pyramid 2024

Blue Mountain Median Age

22.4

Total

22.1

Male

22.9

Female

Blue Mountain Adults

There are 903 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Blue Mountain.

Blue Mountain Age Dependency

34.3

Age Dependency Ratio

10.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Mountain Sex Ratio

Female57352.09%
Male52747.91%

Blue Mountain Population by Age

Blue Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3022.6851.348.7
Married1212.5879.320.7
Non Family1021.5525.574.5
Female514.3152.947.1
Male284.2921.478.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue Mountain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade458.96%
9th to 12th Grade10320.52%
High School Graduate19037.85%
Some College7915.74%
Associates Degree142.79%
Bachelors Degree224.38%
Graduate Degree499.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White35226470
Black92521
Hispanic36240
Other Race30160
2+ Races23170
Native American550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.89%.

Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,167$37,284$25,509
Less Than 9th Grade$30,673$0$26,667
High School Graduate$27,014$36,607$20,833
Some College$35,577$36,534$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$25,833
Graduate Degree$57,500$0$0

$32,167

Average Earnings

$37,284

Average Male

$25,509

Average Female

Blue Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Mountain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue Mountain Language

95.18% of Blue Mountain residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Blue Mountain Language

Blue Mountain Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5608014.29%
Multiple846375%
Hispanic824150%
Black1132824.78%
Other44613.64%
Native55100%

22.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.36%

Male Poverty Rate

24.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Mountain is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Mountain is Other, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.31%.

Blue Mountain Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.61%
High School14.21%
Less Than 9th Grade14.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Blue Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.36%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed11.17%

Blue Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Mountain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,106$59,567
Families$56,596$73,375
Married Families$69,688$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,143$28,036

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue Mountain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.1%

Male Marriage Rate

22.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Mountain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Blue Mountain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue Mountain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Blue Mountain Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 749
55 to 645
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Blue Mountain Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White142.55%

Blue Mountain Veterans by Race

Blue Mountain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Mountain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Mountain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Mountain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Mountain 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

76.91%

Born in Blue Mountain

96.91%

Native Born

3.09%

Foreign Born

2%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.91% of Blue Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 76.91% having been born in Mississippi. 2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blue Mountain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029893-6-0.67%
2028899-5-0.55%
2027904-6-0.66%
2026910-5-0.55%
2025915-6-0.65%
2024921-5-0.54%
2023926-6-0.64%
2022932-4-0.43%
2021936-7-0.74%
2020943-8-0.84%
2019951-24-2.46%
201897590.93%
201796690.94%
201695720.21%
2015955161.7%
2014939283.07%
2013911202.24%
2012891-32-3.47%
201192380.87%
201091500%

Blue Mountain Population by Year