Durant, Mississippi Population 2021

2,118
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Durant is a city located in Holmes County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,118, it is the 96th largest city in Mississippi and the 7407th largest city in the United States . Durant is currently declining at a rate of -3.29% annually and its population has decreased by -20.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,673 in 2010. Durant reached it's highest population of 2,932 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, Durant has a population density of 946 people per square mile.

The average household income in Durant is $35,904 with a poverty rate of 48.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $564 per month, and the median house value is $54,600. The median age in Durant is 33.5 years, 28.8 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Durant Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 86.83%
  • White: 12.95%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Durant, Mississippi is 2,118 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,334.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,673.

Durant, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,36786.83%
White35312.95%
Two or More Races60.22%
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Durant Population by Race

Durant Population Pyramid $2021

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Durant Median Age

33.5


Total

28.8


Male

38.8


Female

Durant Adults

There are 1,843 adults, (380 of whom are seniors) in Durant.

Durant Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Durant Sex Ratio

Female

1,380

50.62%

Male

1,346

49.38%

Durant Population by Age

Durant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Durant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
All52.9%47.1%
Female48.7%51.3%
Male36.6%63.4%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Durant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8863.0152.9
Female4503.7848.7
Non Family2421.1954.1
Married1533.6568
Male412.8836.6

3.64

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Durant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1277.57%
9th to 12th Grade19811.81%
High School Graduate73643.89%
Some College44726.65%
Associates Degree623.70%
Bachelors Degree744.41%
Graduate Degree331.97%
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Durant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Durant Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3361,04676
White33630131
Hispanic119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.23%.

Durant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,317$33,281$19,283
Less Than 9th Grade$21,538$23,676$20,132
High School Graduate$16,458$$15,556
Some College$28,375$37,955$22,321
Bachelors Degree$37,667$$
Graduate Degree$50,104$$50,625

$21,317

Average Earnings

$33,281

Average Male

$19,283

Average Female

Durant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Durant Language by Age

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Durant Language

99.34% of Durant residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Durant Language

Durant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3421,19150.85%
White3088527.60%
Hispanic17635.29%
Multiple66100.00%

48.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.66%

Male Poverty Rate

51.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durant is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durant is White, with 27.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.49%.

Durant Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School47.42%
Less Than 9th Grade36.81%
Some College31.45%
Bachelors or Greater12.77%

Durant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed90.35%
Male Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed36.49%
Male Employed12.03%

Durant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Durant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,221$35,904
Families$19,853$38,031
Married Families$51,823-
Non Families$15,978$29,216
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Income by Household Type

Durant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.0%

Male Marriage Rate

16.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Durant Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Durant Marital Status by Race

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Durant Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II22
Korea7
Vietnam5
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War

Durant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+32
35 to 5427
55 to 6423
65 to 74
18 to 34

Durant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black463.06%
White3610.56%
Hispanic218.18%

Durant Veterans by Race

Durant Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durant Veterans by Education

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49%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

22.4%

Unemployment Rate

Durant Employment by Age

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Durant Employment by Race

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Durant 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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91.27%

Born in Durant

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Durant residents were born in the United States, with 91.27% 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 Asia.

Durant Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,118-72-3.29%
20202,190-72-3.18%
20192,262-72-3.08%
20182,334-37-1.56%
20172,371-42-1.74%
20162,413-60-2.43%
20152,473-34-1.36%
20142,507-52-2.03%
20132,559-29-1.12%
20122,588-31-1.18%
20112,619-57-2.13%
20102,676-256-0.91%
20002,932940.33%
19902,838-51-0.18%
19802,8891370.49%
19702,7521350.50%
19602,6171070.21%
19402,5100.00%

Durant Population by Year