Ecru, Mississippi Population 2024

1,084

Ecru is a city located in Lafayette County, Pontotoc County, and Union County Mississippi. Ecru has a 2024 population of 1,084. Ecru is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 1.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,066 in 2020.

The average household income in Ecru is $71,659 with a poverty rate of 13.75%. The median age in Ecru is 24.8 years: 22 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Ecru Demographics

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

  • White: 51.71%
  • Black or African American: 28.49%
  • Other race: 14.81%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
164.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.69% (18)
The current population of Ecru, Mississippi is 1,084 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,066.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White72651.71%
Black or African American40028.49%
Other race20814.81%
Two or more races704.99%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ecru Population by Race

Ecru Population Pyramid 2024

Ecru Median Age

24.8

Total

22

Male

32

Female

Ecru Adults

There are 944 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Ecru.

Ecru Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ecru Sex Ratio

Female65046.3%
Male75453.7%

Ecru Population by Age

Ecru Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4073.4573.226.8
Married200485.514.5
Non Family125058.441.6
Female502.85446
Male3210.5984.415.6

4.48

Average Family Size

3.45

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ecru Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8211.76%
Associates Degree486.89%
Bachelors Degree9613.77%
Graduate Degree405.74%
High School Graduate17324.82%
Less Than 9th Grade8211.76%
Some College17625.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ecru Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ecru Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White481431120
Black1179416
Hispanic7310
Other Race7200
2+ Races2780

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.6%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.95%.

Ecru Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,969$52,361$53,281
Graduate Degree$57,361$83,333$55,938
High School Graduate$58,750$67,885$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,347$49,444$35,625
Some College$29,375$33,333$21,429

$45,347

Average Earnings

$49,444

Average Male

$35,625

Average Female

Ecru Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ecru Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ecru Language

83.88% of Ecru residents speak only English, while 16.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.04% of the population.

Ecru Language

Ecru Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7248311.46%
Multiple7070100%
Black400389.5%
Hispanic21120.95%

13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

13.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ecru

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ecru is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ecru is Hispanic, with 0.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Ecru Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College23.66%
Less Than 9th Grade20.73%
High School13.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.74%

Ecru Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed73.68%
Male Employed6.49%
Female Employed6.01%
Male Unemployed0%

Ecru Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ecru Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,714$83,546
Households$52,350$71,659
Married Families$95,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,875$44,020

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ecru Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ecru Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ecru Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ecru Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ecru Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War14
Vietnam4
First Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II0

Ecru Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5411
75+11
55 to 646
18 to 340
65 to 740

Ecru Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White254.46%
Black31.08%

Ecru Veterans by Race

Ecru Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ecru Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ecru Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ecru Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ecru 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

79.99%

Born in Ecru

91.17%

Native Born

8.83%

Foreign Born

8.83%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.17% of Ecru residents were born in the United States, with 79.99% having been born in Mississippi. 8.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ecru Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,10850.45%
20281,10350.46%
20271,09840.37%
20261,09450.46%
20251,08950.46%
20241,08440.37%
20231,08070.65%
20221,073100.94%
20211,063-3-0.28%
20201,066313%
20191,035141.37%
20181,021313.13%
2017990232.38%
2016967171.79%
2015950-4-0.42%
2014954262.8%
2013928273%
2012901171.92%
2011884-7-0.79%
201089100%

Ecru Population by Year