Durant, Mississippi Population 2020

2,253

Durant is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,253, it is the 94th largest city in Mississippi and the 7178th largest city in the United States. Durant is currently declining at a rate of -1.70% annually and its population has decreased by -15.71% 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 1,006 people per square mile.

The average household income in Durant is $33,225 with a poverty rate of 42.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $55,000. The median age in Durant is 35.1 years, 33.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Durant Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 86.07%
  • White: 13.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.14%
  • 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 2,253, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,331.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,673.

Durant, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,50386.07%
White40113.79%
Two or More Races40.14%

Durant Population Pyramid 2020

Durant Median Age

35.1


Total

33.5


Male

36.5


Female

Durant Adults

There are 2,034 adults, (439 of whom are seniors) in Durant.

Durant Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Durant Sex Ratio

Female

1,524

52.41%

Male

1,384

47.59%

Durant Households and Families

Durant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Durant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All52.8%47.2%
Male52.4%47.6%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female44.2%55.8%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9423.0252.8
Female4863.7644.2
Non Family2391.3448.1
Married1753.3882.9
Male422.552.4

3.56

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Durant Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1538.66%
9th to 12th Grade22512.74%
High School Graduate77043.60%
Some College39722.48%
Associates Degree854.81%
Bachelors Degree895.04%
Graduate Degree472.66%

Durant Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3771,035117
White38534919
Hispanic139

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 8.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,216$33,182$21,076
Less Than High School$22,803$23,750$21,382
High School Grad$18,910$29,028$18,404
Some College$28,261$35,500$22,500
Bachelors Degree$36,648$$47,826
Graduate Degree$50,568$$51,136

$25,216

Average Earnings

$33,182

Average Male

$21,076

Average Female

Durant Language

Durant Language by Age

Durant Language

99.73% of Durant residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Durant Poverty

Durant Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4521,15246.98%
White3785013.23%
Hispanic17423.53%
Multiple44100.00%

42.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.85%

Male Poverty Rate

45.84%

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 13.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.20%.

Name Poverty
High School36.88%
Less Than High School33.14%
Some College25.11%
Bachelors or Greater21.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.77%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed32.64%
Male Employed22.61%

Durant Income

Durant Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$20,733$33,225
Families$20,944$33,540
Married Families$55,852-
Non Families$18,472$31,323

Durant Marital Status

Durant Marital Status

Marriage Rates

18.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.9%

Male Marriage Rate

15.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Durant Married by Age and Sex

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

Durant Veterans

60

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II19
Korea12
First Gulf War4
Vietnam
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+24
55 to 6421
35 to 5415
65 to 74
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black402.43%
White205.14%
Hispanic430.77%

$Durant Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durant Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

22.7%

Unemployment Rate

Durant 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

91.47%

Born in Mississippi

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.79% of Durant residents were born in the United States, with 91.47% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,253-39-1.70%
20192,292-39-1.67%
20182,331-42-1.77%
20172,373-39-1.62%
20162,412-59-2.39%
20152,471-31-1.24%
20142,502-49-1.92%
20132,551-29-1.12%
20122,580-29-1.11%
20112,609-55-2.06%
20102,664-268-0.95%
20002,932940.33%
19902,838-51-0.18%
19802,8891370.49%
19702,7521350.50%
19602,6171070.21%
19402,5100.00%