Durant, Mississippi Population 2024

1,941

Durant is a city located in Holmes County Mississippi. Durant has a 2024 population of 1,941. Durant is currently declining at a rate of -3.29% annually and its population has decreased by -11.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,205 in 2020.

The average household income in Durant is $38,484 with a poverty rate of 31.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Durant is 42.2 years, 46.8 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Durant Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.59%
  • White: 10.41%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
866.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.97% (-264)
The current population of Durant, Mississippi is 1,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,205.

Durant, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,91189.59%
White22210.41%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Durant Population by Race

Durant Population Pyramid 2024

Durant Median Age

42.2

Total

46.8

Male

40.3

Female

Durant Adults

There are 1,467 adults, (410 of whom are seniors) in Durant.

Durant Age Dependency

101.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63

Child Dependency Ratio

Durant Sex Ratio

Female1,09151.15%
Male1,04248.85%

Durant Population by Age

Durant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8132.5356.943.1
Non Family3451.0760.339.7
Married2293.771.228.8
Female2293.5535.864.2
Male102.61000

3.58

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Durant Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade825.89%
9th to 12th Grade21115.16%
High School Graduate49835.78%
Some College44431.9%
Associates Degree644.6%
Bachelors Degree795.68%
Graduate Degree141.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Durant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Durant Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,18094490
White2121553

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 7.63%.

Durant Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$24,118$21,389$25,800
Less Than 9th Grade$24,844$0$22,813
High School Graduate$15,676$11,222$16,598
Some College$42,829$0$42,763
Bachelors Degree$17,391$0$17,391
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$24,118

Average Earnings

$21,389

Average Male

$25,800

Average Female

Durant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Durant Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Durant Language

99.69% of Durant residents speak only English, while 0.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Durant Language

Durant Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,85056830.7%
White2067234.95%

31.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.43%

Male Poverty Rate

32.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durant is White, with 34.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durant is Black, with 30.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.32%.

Durant Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.23%
Some College27.52%
Bachelors or Greater23.66%
High School23.09%

Durant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed25.71%
Female Employed10.75%
Male Employed9.38%

Durant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Durant Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$25,552$38,484
Families$29,115$44,852
Married Families$48,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,885$28,794

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Durant Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Durant Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Durant 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.

Durant Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Durant Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

111

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War80
Vietnam22
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Durant Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5480
75+19
65 to 7412
18 to 340
55 to 640

Durant Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black997.95%
White125.41%

Durant Veterans by Race

Durant Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durant Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Durant Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Durant Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Durant 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

88.05%

Born in Durant

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Durant residents were born in the United States, with 88.05% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Durant Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,611-66-3.94%
20281,677-66-3.79%
20271,743-66-3.65%
20261,809-66-3.52%
20251,875-66-3.4%
20241,941-66-3.29%
20232,007-66-3.18%
20222,073-66-3.09%
20212,139-66-2.99%
20202,205-50-2.22%
20192,255-72-3.09%
20182,327-37-1.57%
20172,364-41-1.7%
20162,405-62-2.51%
20152,467-35-1.4%
20142,502-53-2.07%
20132,555-31-1.2%
20122,586-33-1.26%
20112,619-57-2.13%
20102,676-256-8.73%
20002,932943.31%
19902,838-51-1.77%
19802,8891374.98%
19702,7521355.16%
19602,6171074.26%
19402,51000%
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Durant Population by Year