Clarksdale, Mississippi Population 2022

13,763
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Clarksdale is a city located in Coahoma County Mississippi. Clarksdale has a 2020 population of 13,763. It is also the county seat of Coahoma County. Clarksdale is currently declining at a rate of -2.67% annually and its population has decreased by -23.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,928 in 2010.

The average household income in Clarksdale is $45,894 with a poverty rate of 38.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $65,100. The median age in Clarksdale is 33.1 years, 30.1 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Clarksdale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarksdalewas:

  • Black or African American: 82.52%
  • White: 15.62%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clarksdale, Mississippi is 13,763 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,763.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,928.

Clarksdale, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201026,1060.00%
201125,851-255-0.99%
201225,616-235-0.92%
201325,182-434-1.72%
201424,840-342-1.38%
201524,500-340-1.39%
201623,834-666-2.79%
201723,214-620-2.67%
201822,605-609-2.69%
201922,124-481-2.17%
202021,643-481-2.22%
202121,162-481-2.27%

Clarksdale Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,39615.62%
Black or African American12,66082.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.29%
Asian1090.71%
Some Other Race480.31%
Two or More Races850.55%
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Clarksdale Population by Race

Clarksdale Population Pyramid 2022

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Clarksdale Median Age

34.7


Total

31


Male

37.2


Female

Clarksdale Adults

There are 11,205 adults, (2,492 of whom are seniors) in Clarksdale.

Clarksdale Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarksdale Sex Ratio

Female

8,170

53.25%

Male

7,172

46.75%

Clarksdale Population by Age

Clarksdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarksdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Male44.1%55.9%
Female36.9%63.1%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarksdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7092.6150.1
Married1,4883.0570.9
Male4493.2544.1
Female1,7093.7936.9
Non Family2,0631.1847.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Clarksdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6987.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,07011.21%
High School Graduate2,39225.07%
Some College2,38925.04%
Associates Degree1,27113.32%
Bachelors Degree1,08011.32%
Graduate Degree6426.73%
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Clarksdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarksdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American444444
2+ Races343434
White1,8711,766550
Black7,4605,8781,079
Asian6499
Hispanic69436
Other Race3737

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Clarksdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,785$30,441$17,445
Less Than 9th Grade$21,462$25,089$18,990
High School Graduate$15,645$20,508$14,725
Some College$20,274$33,604$16,521
Bachelors Degree$32,393$32,424$32,340
Graduate Degree$41,136$49,653$38,250

$21,785

Average Earnings

$30,441

Average Male

$17,445

Average Female

Clarksdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarksdale Language by Age

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Clarksdale Language

98.46% of Clarksdale residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Clarksdale Language

Clarksdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian10910192.66%
Multiple855261.18%
Black12,4465,30942.66%
White2,26234115.08%
Other11NaN%
Hispanic1063734.91%

38.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.78%

Male Poverty Rate

39.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarksdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarksdale is Asian, with 92.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarksdale is Hispanic, with 34.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.22%.

Clarksdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.47%
High School32.22%
Some College34.14%
Bachelors or Greater10.07%

Clarksdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.40%
Male Unemployed51.30%
Female Employed24.63%
Female Unemployed36.76%

Clarksdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarksdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,603$44,871
Families$36,372$50,450
Married Families$53,894-
Non Families$15,552$31,539
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Income by Household Type

Clarksdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarksdale Married by Age and Sex

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Clarksdale 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.

Clarksdale Marital Status by Race

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Clarksdale Marital Status

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648

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War157
First Gulf War130
Vietnam251
Korea25
World War II13

Clarksdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34103
35 to 54148
55 to 6474
65 to 74257
75+66

Clarksdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1628.14%
Black4785.29%
Asian812.50%

Clarksdale Veterans by Race

Clarksdale Veterans by Education

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18.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarksdale Veterans by Education

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49.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clarksdale Employment by Age

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Clarksdale Employment by Race

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Clarksdale 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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86.73%

Born in Clarksdale

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Clarksdale residents were born in the United States, with 86.73% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clarksdale Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,8000.00%
19104,0792,2798.52%
19207,5523,4736.35%
193010,0432,4912.89%
194012,1682,1251.94%
195016,5394,3713.12%
196021,1054,5662.47%
197021,6735680.27%
198021,137-536-0.25%
199019,717-1,420-0.69%
200020,6459280.46%
201017,928-2,717-1.40%
201117,743-185-1.03%
201217,561-182-1.03%
201317,227-334-1.90%
201416,956-271-1.57%
201516,680-276-1.63%
201616,196-484-2.90%
201715,717-479-2.96%
201815,271-446-2.84%
201914,894-377-2.47%
202014,517-377-2.53%
202114,140-377-2.60%
202213,763-377-2.67%

Clarksdale Population by Year