Booneville, Mississippi Population 2020

8,652
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Booneville is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 8,652, it is the 46th largest city in Mississippi and the 3399th largest city in the United States. Booneville is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,743 in 2010. Booneville reached it's highest population of 8,794 in 2013. Spanning over 26 miles, Booneville has a population density of 336 people per square mile.

The average household income in Booneville is $53,032 with a poverty rate of 29.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $533 per month, and the median house value is $102,700. The median age in Booneville is 33.6 years, 29.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.9 males.

Booneville Demographics

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

  • White: 76.14%
  • Black or African American: 16.12%
  • Two or more races: 6.82%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Booneville, Mississippi is 8,652, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,740.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,743.

Booneville, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,67576.14%
Black or African American1,41316.12%
Two or More Races5986.82%
Some Other Race750.86%
Asian60.07%
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Booneville Population Pyramid 2020

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Booneville Median Age

33.6


Total

29.5


Male

39.3


Female

Booneville Adults

There are 6,716 adults, (1,531 of whom are seniors) in Booneville.

Booneville Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Booneville Sex Ratio

Female

4,715

53.78%

Male

4,052

46.22%

Booneville Households and Families

Booneville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Booneville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
Female62.4%37.6%
All59.2%40.8%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family37.3%62.7%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8062.7259.2
Married1,1993.3380
Non Family1,0931.2137.3
Female3354.0262.4
Male1795.4446.9

3.55

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Booneville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3105.83%
9th to 12th Grade59911.27%
High School Graduate1,89535.65%
Some College73013.73%
Associates Degree77614.60%
Bachelors Degree54610.27%
Graduate Degree4598.64%
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Booneville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1963,564959
Black86567313
Multiple Races15166
Hispanic979727
Other Race3333
Asian666

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,305$27,365$23,375
Less Than High School$17,447$21,061$
High School Grad$25,582$26,627$24,063
Some College$22,021$25,469$21,033
Bachelors Degree$34,531$35,455$34,219
Graduate Degree$49,554$48,170$70,000

$26,305

Average Earnings

$27,365

Average Male

$23,375

Average Female

Booneville Language

Booneville Language by Age

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Booneville Language

97.53% of Booneville residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Booneville Poverty

Booneville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9181,35222.85%
Black1,02556354.93%
Multiple57629751.56%
Hispanic1135246.02%
Other3333100.00%

29.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.45%

Male Poverty Rate

32.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Booneville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Booneville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Booneville is White, with 22.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.61%.

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Name Poverty
High School31.58%
Less Than High School31.05%
Some College18.32%
Bachelors or Greater9.54%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.32%
Male Unemployed20.78%
Male Employed18.60%
Female Employed13.21%

Booneville Income

Booneville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,767$53,032
Families$53,340$71,366
Married Families$64,070-
Non Families$13,831$20,918
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Booneville Marital Status

Booneville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Booneville Married by Age and Sex

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Booneville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Booneville Marital Status by Race

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Booneville Veterans

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360

Number of Veterans

325

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam159
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War48
Korea21
World War II15
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74147
35 to 5474
75+66
18 to 3437
55 to 6436
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3566.86%
Hispanic42.76%
Black40.33%

Booneville Veterans by Education

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14.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Booneville Employment Status

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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76.77%

Born in Mississippi

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.03% of Booneville residents were born in the United States, with 76.77% having been born in Mississippi. 0.14% 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
20208,652-44-0.51%
20198,696-44-0.50%
20188,740170.19%
20178,723-44-0.50%
20168,767-26-0.30%
20158,793220.25%
20148,771-23-0.26%
20138,794740.85%
20128,720-65-0.74%
20118,785590.68%
20108,7261010.12%
20008,6256700.81%
19907,9551,7562.53%
19806,1993040.50%
19705,8952,4155.41%
19603,4801850.55%
19503,2950.00%