Edwards, Mississippi Population 2020

978

Edwards is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 978, it is the 157th largest city in Mississippi and the 10400th largest city in the United States. Edwards is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -5.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,034 in 2010. Edwards reached it's highest population of 1,049 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Edwards has a population density of 589 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edwards is $30,471 with a poverty rate of 49.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $475 per month, and the median house value is $73,600. The median age in Edwards is 50.6 years, 45.1 years for males, and 57.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.1 males.

Edwards Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.70%
  • White: 10.84%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Edwards, Mississippi is 978, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 996.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,034.

Edwards, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American77787.70%
White9610.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.47%

Edwards Population Pyramid 2020

Edwards Median Age

50.6


Total

45.1


Male

57.9


Female

Edwards Adults

There are 735 adults, (205 of whom are seniors) in Edwards.

Edwards Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards Sex Ratio

Female

476

53.72%

Male

410

46.28%

Edwards Households and Families

Edwards Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Edwards Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
Female72.5%27.5%
All70.4%29.6%
Male66%34%
Non Family61.5%38.5%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All443270.4
Non Family2211.0361.5
Married892.6693.3
Female803.472.5
Male532.8366

2.89

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edwards Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6910.28%
9th to 12th Grade11817.59%
High School Graduate16624.74%
Some College14421.46%
Associates Degree527.75%
Bachelors Degree7210.73%
Graduate Degree507.45%

Edwards Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,398$30,675$23,155
Less Than High School$30,714$$16,563
High School Grad$30,733$30,905$
Some College$22,727$$23,864
Bachelors Degree$24,531$40,972$23,359
Graduate Degree$40,556$$

$25,398

Average Earnings

$30,675

Average Male

$23,155

Average Female

Edwards Language

Edwards Language by Age

Edwards Language

96.20% of Edwards residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Edwards Poverty

Edwards Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black77743255.60%
White9644.17%

49.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.80%

Male Poverty Rate

50.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards is Black, with 55.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards is White, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 64.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School65.78%
High School37.95%
Some College33.67%
Bachelors or Greater31.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed29.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed13.66%

Edwards Income

Edwards Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,009$30,471
Families$28,438$35,032
Married Families$55,865-
Non Families$26,375$24,950

Edwards Marital Status

Edwards Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.8%

Male Marriage Rate

23.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwards Married by Age and Sex

Edwards 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.

Edwards Marital Status by Race

Edwards Veterans

31

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+17
65 to 749
35 to 545
55 to 64
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black162.54%
White1516.30%

$Edwards Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards Employment Status

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Edwards 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

91.20%

Born in Mississippi

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.53% of Edwards residents were born in the United States, with 91.20% having been born in Mississippi. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020978-9-0.91%
2019987-9-0.90%
2018996-13-1.29%
20171,009-9-0.88%
20161,018-9-0.88%
20151,027-6-0.58%
20141,033-5-0.48%
20131,038-9-0.86%
20121,047-2-0.19%
20111,049111.06%
20101,0380.00%