Chunky, Mississippi Population 2021

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Chunky is a city located in Newton County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 307, it is the 246th largest city in Mississippi and the 15234th largest city in the United States . Chunky is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -5.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 326 in 2010. Chunky reached it's highest population of 321 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Chunky has a population density of 368 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chunky is $40,586 with a poverty rate of 12.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $60,900. The median age in Chunky is 36 years, 36.2 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Chunky Demographics

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

  • White: 86.63%
  • Other race: 8.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chunky, Mississippi is 307 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 319.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 326.

Chunky, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29886.63%
Some Other Race298.43%
Two or More Races144.07%
Black or African American30.87%
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Chunky Population by Race

Chunky Population Pyramid $2021

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Chunky Median Age

36


Total

36.2


Male

34.3


Female

Chunky Adults

There are 275 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Chunky.

Chunky Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chunky Sex Ratio

Female

167

48.55%

Male

177

51.45%

Chunky Population by Age

Chunky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chunky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family89.5%10.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Married75.3%24.7%
Female52.6%47.4%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chunky Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1452.3777.2
Married812.8975.3
Non Family381.1189.5
Female192.3252.6
Male73.43100

2.73

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Chunky Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade166.81%
9th to 12th Grade2711.49%
High School Graduate10042.55%
Some College5021.28%
Associates Degree218.94%
Bachelors Degree198.09%
Graduate Degree20.85%
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Chunky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chunky Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19816021
Hispanic3129
Other Race2321
2+ Races1111
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.61%.

Chunky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,222$37,813$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$30,313$$
High School Graduate$23,750$$
Some College$41,250$43,750$36,875
Bachelors Degree$38,409$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,222

Average Earnings

$37,813

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Chunky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chunky Language by Age

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Chunky Language

89.35% of Chunky residents speak only English, while 10.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.65% of the population.

Chunky Language

Chunky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2983913.09%
Multiple14321.43%

12.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

16.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chunky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chunky is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chunky is White, with 13.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.76%.

Chunky Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.91%
High School17.00%
Some College7.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Chunky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed5.26%
Male Employed0.00%

Chunky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chunky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,917$40,586
Families$39,432$46,199
Married Families$41,375-
Non Families$15,000$24,782
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Income by Household Type

Chunky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chunky Married by Age and Sex

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Chunky 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 55-64.

Chunky Marital Status by Race

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Chunky Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War8
Vietnam6
Korea3
World War II2

Chunky Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 647
35 to 547
75+6
65 to 74
18 to 34

Chunky Veterans by Age

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Chunky Veterans by Race

Chunky Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chunky Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chunky Employment by Age

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Chunky Employment by Race

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Chunky 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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79.07%

Born in Chunky

95.93%

Native Born

4.07%

Foreign Born

2.62%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.93% of Chunky residents were born in the United States, with 79.07% having been born in Mississippi. 2.62% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021307-4-1.29%
2020311-4-1.27%
2019315-4-1.25%
201831920.63%
2017317-3-0.94%
2016320-1-0.31%
20153210.00%
201432110.31%
2013320-1-0.31%
201232130.94%
2011318-3-0.93%
20103210.00%

Chunky Population by Year