Cary, Mississippi Population 2021

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Cary is a city located in Sharkey County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 266, it is the 255th largest city in Mississippi and the 15740th largest city in the United States . Cary is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -15.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 313 in 2010. Cary reached it's highest population of 311 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Cary has a population density of 376 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cary is $43,614 with a poverty rate of 40.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $867 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cary is 38.5 years, 49.2 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Cary Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.53%
  • White: 21.21%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Cary, Mississippi is 266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 275.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 313.

Cary, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American30777.53%
White8421.21%
Some Other Race51.26%
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Cary Population by Race

Cary Population Pyramid $2021

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Cary Median Age

38.5


Total

49.2


Male

34.2


Female

Cary Adults

There are 312 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Cary.

Cary Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cary Sex Ratio

Female

212

53.54%

Male

184

46.46%

Cary Population by Age

Cary Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cary Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Female66.7%33.3%
Male0%100%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cary Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1352.9374.1
Non Family691.0973.9
Married402.8582.5
Female248.3366.7
Male23.50

4.83

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Cary Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade124.76%
9th to 12th Grade5220.63%
High School Graduate7429.37%
Some College6124.21%
Associates Degree72.78%
Bachelors Degree239.13%
Graduate Degree239.13%
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Cary Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cary Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black17212623
White756223
Hispanic5
Other Race5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.67%.

Cary Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,042$27,083$17,222
Less Than 9th Grade$26,875$$15,625
High School Graduate$18,750$$12,917
Some College$25,250$26,000$14,250
Bachelors Degree$39,125$$38,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,042

Average Earnings

$27,083

Average Male

$17,222

Average Female

Cary Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cary Language by Age

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Cary Language

98.65% of Cary residents speak only English, while 1.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Cary Language

Cary Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black30715751.14%
White8422.38%

40.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.78%

Male Poverty Rate

44.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cary

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cary is Black, with 51.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cary is White, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.77%.

Cary Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.69%
High School16.22%
Some College4.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Cary Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed20.83%
Female Employed12.66%

Cary Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cary Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,250$43,614
Families$51,607$55,688
Married Families$51,071-
Non Families$25,625$31,067
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Income by Household Type

Cary Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cary Married by Age and Sex

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Cary 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 45-54.

Cary Marital Status by Race

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Cary Marital Status

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8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Cary Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
75+2
35 to 541
55 to 64
18 to 34

Cary Veterans by Age

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Cary Veterans by Race

Cary Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cary Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cary Employment by Age

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Cary Employment by Race

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Cary 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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87.63%

Born in Cary

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Cary residents were born in the United States, with 87.63% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cary Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021266-3-1.12%
2020269-3-1.10%
2019272-3-1.09%
2018275-3-1.08%
2017278-7-2.46%
2016285-2-0.70%
2015287-3-1.03%
2014290-5-1.69%
2013295-10-3.28%
2012305-5-1.61%
2011310-1-0.32%
20103110.00%

Cary Population by Year