Drew, Mississippi Population 2020

1,584

Drew is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,584, it is the 122nd largest city in Mississippi and the 8512th largest city in the United States. Drew is currently declining at a rate of -2.22% annually and its population has decreased by -17.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,927 in 2010. Drew reached it's highest population of 1,931 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Drew has a population density of 1,412 people per square mile.

The average household income in Drew is $36,311 with a poverty rate of 38.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $505 per month, and the median house value is $59,300. The median age in Drew is 32.5 years, 28.2 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.1 males.

Drew Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 84.81%
  • White: 14.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Drew, Mississippi is 1,584, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,656.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,927.

Drew, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,75984.81%
White30414.66%
Two or More Races110.53%

Drew Population Pyramid 2020

Drew Median Age

32.5


Total

28.2


Male

37.1


Female

Drew Adults

There are 1,444 adults, (226 of whom are seniors) in Drew.

Drew Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Drew Sex Ratio

Female

1,139

54.92%

Male

935

45.08%

Drew Households and Families

Drew Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Drew Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.1%4.9%
All46.7%53.3%
Non Family34.9%65.1%
Female29.2%70.8%
Male25%75%

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7692.746.7
Female2773.5829.2
Non Family2691.1534.9
Married1833.6995.1
Male402.425

3.45

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Drew Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1058.60%
9th to 12th Grade18214.91%
High School Graduate32926.95%
Some College31325.63%
Associates Degree14111.55%
Bachelors Degree1068.68%
Graduate Degree453.69%

Drew Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black992759100
White21817051
Multiple Races115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,215$26,406$22,333
Less Than High School$18,333$$18,611
High School Grad$18,750$$20,208
Some College$24,948$26,667$21,319
Bachelors Degree$35,000$$40,109
Graduate Degree$52,813$$41,146

$24,215

Average Earnings

$26,406

Average Male

$22,333

Average Female

Drew Language

Drew Language by Age

Drew Language

99.59% of Drew residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Drew Poverty

Drew Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,75976443.43%
White299268.70%

38.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.77%

Male Poverty Rate

45.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drew

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drew is Black, with 43.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drew is White, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.34%
High School41.03%
Some College19.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.12%
Female Employed29.82%
Male Unemployed21.28%
Male Employed7.47%

Drew Income

Drew Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,250$36,311
Families$30,357$41,803
Married Families$62,083-
Non Families$20,234$24,572

Drew Marital Status

Drew Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Drew Married by Age and Sex

Drew Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Drew Marital Status by Race

Drew Veterans

80

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War20
Vietnam8
Korea2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5435
55 to 6429
65 to 748
75+4
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
Black635.29%
White177.00%

$Drew Veterans by Education

10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drew Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

20.4%

Unemployment Rate

Drew Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.08%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Drew residents were born in the United States, with 87.08% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,584-36-2.22%
20191,620-36-2.17%
20181,656-35-2.07%
20171,691-36-2.08%
20161,727-43-2.43%
20151,770-30-1.67%
20141,800-33-1.80%
20131,833-48-2.55%
20121,881-32-1.67%
20111,913-18-0.93%
20101,9310.00%