Chunky, Mississippi Population 2024

268

Chunky is a city located in Lauderdale County and Newton County Mississippi. Chunky has a 2024 population of 268. Chunky is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 270 in 2020.

The average household income in Chunky is $52,287 with a poverty rate of 12.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chunky is 37.6 years, 35.7 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Chunky Demographics

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

  • White: 86.14%
  • Other race: 11.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
321.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.74% (-2)
The current population of Chunky, Mississippi is 268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 270.

Chunky, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23086.14%
Other race3211.99%
Two or more races51.87%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chunky Population by Race

Chunky Population Pyramid 2024

Chunky Median Age

37.6

Total

35.7

Male

47.3

Female

Chunky Adults

There are 227 adults, (49 of whom are seniors) in Chunky.

Chunky Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chunky Sex Ratio

Female12044.94%
Male14755.06%

Chunky Population by Age

Chunky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1082.4783.316.7
Married553.1383.616.4
Non Family341.1579.420.6
Female173.0688.211.8
Male221000

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chunky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade136.91%
9th to 12th Grade2211.7%
High School Graduate6936.7%
Some College3719.68%
Associates Degree3518.62%
Bachelors Degree42.13%
Graduate Degree84.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chunky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chunky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15712510
Hispanic26232
Other Race24210
2+ Races550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 7.69%.

Chunky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,500$0$39,167
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$37,083
Some College$62,500$62,981$41,250
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$21,667$0$0

$38,500

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$39,167

Average Female

Chunky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chunky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chunky Language

88.8% of Chunky residents speak only English, while 11.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.2% of the population.

Chunky Language

Chunky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2242812.5%
Multiple55100%

12.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.48%

Male Poverty Rate

18.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chunky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chunky is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chunky is White, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.3%.

Chunky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.14%
Some College13.89%
High School13.04%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Chunky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.7%
Male Employed2.74%
Male Unemployed0%

Chunky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chunky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$43,125$52,287
Families$49,722$60,751
Married Families$52,656$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,000$32,635

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chunky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chunky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chunky 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 35-44.

Chunky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chunky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War9
Vietnam3
Korea1
World War II1

Chunky Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5411
18 to 343
55 to 642
65 to 741
75+1

Chunky Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White189.18%

Chunky Veterans by Race

Chunky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chunky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chunky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chunky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chunky 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

71.16%

Born in Chunky

94.76%

Native Born

5.24%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.76% of Chunky residents were born in the United States, with 71.16% having been born in Mississippi. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chunky Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029265-1-0.38%
202826600%
2027266-1-0.37%
202626700%
2025267-1-0.37%
202426800%
2023268-1-0.37%
202226900%
2021269-1-0.37%
2020270-44-14.01%
2019314-2-0.63%
201831610.32%
2017315-4-1.25%
201631900%
2015319-2-0.62%
201432130.94%
2013318-1-0.31%
201231910.31%
2011318-1-0.31%
201031900%

Chunky Population by Year