Blue Mountain, Mississippi Population 2020

1,002
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Blue Mountain is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,002, it is the 154th largest city in Mississippi and the 10287th largest city in the United States. Blue Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 8.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 920 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Blue Mountain has a population density of 610 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Mountain is $38,708 with a poverty rate of 34.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $66,500. The median age in Blue Mountain is 22.9 years, 21.9 years for males, and 25.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.1 males.

Blue Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 62.63%
  • Black or African American: 34.10%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Mountain, Mississippi is 1,002, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 982.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 920.

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70962.63%
Black or African American38634.10%
Two or More Races151.33%
Asian131.15%
Some Other Race90.80%
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Blue Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

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Blue Mountain Median Age

22.9


Total

21.9


Male

25.2


Female

Blue Mountain Adults

There are 848 adults, (122 of whom are seniors) in Blue Mountain.

Blue Mountain Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

625

55.21%

Male

507

44.79%

Blue Mountain Households and Families

Blue Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blue Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All48.5%51.5%
Male27.1%72.9%
Non Family26.2%73.8%
Female16.7%83.3%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3382.7148.5
Non Family1491.1926.2
Married1353.8182.2
Male484.0227.1
Female65.516.7

3.84

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

4.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Blue Mountain Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade468.17%
9th to 12th Grade10318.29%
High School Graduate15828.06%
Some College12722.56%
Associates Degree356.22%
Bachelors Degree519.06%
Graduate Degree437.64%
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Blue Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White39528477
Black14711917
Hispanic133
Asian88
Other Race53

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 19.49%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,821$26,875$20,000
Less Than High School$15,000$15,208$
High School Grad$18,750$25,714$18,125
Some College$$38,750$
Bachelors Degree$30,714$$30,357
Graduate Degree$77,708$$77,917

$24,821

Average Earnings

$26,875

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

Blue Mountain Language

Blue Mountain Language by Age

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Blue Mountain Language

94.11% of Blue Mountain residents speak only English, while 5.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

Blue Mountain Poverty

Blue Mountain Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59114023.69%
Black25313452.96%
Hispanic474289.36%

34.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.00%

Male Poverty Rate

31.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Mountain is Hispanic, with 89.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Mountain is White, with 23.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.61%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.97%
Some College30.86%
High School18.99%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Employed25.97%
Female Employed5.41%

Blue Mountain Income

Blue Mountain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,048$38,708
Families$40,987$53,535
Married Families$53,304-
Non Families$14,031$19,899
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Blue Mountain Marital Status

Blue Mountain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

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 Veterans

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30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
Korea4
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+16
65 to 749
55 to 645
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White183.70%
Black123.53%

Blue Mountain Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Mountain Employment Status

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

13.6%

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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77.65%

Born in Mississippi

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.61% of Blue Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 77.65% having been born in Mississippi. 2.39% 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
20201,002101.01%
2019992101.02%
201898250.51%
2017977101.03%
201696720.21%
2015965171.79%
2014948313.38%
2013917212.34%
2012896-32-3.45%
2011928111.20%
20109170.00%