Edwards, Mississippi Population 2024

920

Edwards is a city located in Hinds County Mississippi. Edwards has a 2024 population of 920. Edwards is currently declining at a rate of -1.81% annually and its population has decreased by -6.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 988 in 2020.

The average household income in Edwards is $40,773 with a poverty rate of 29.01%. The median age in Edwards is 44.8 years: 50.3 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Edwards Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 93.13%
  • White: 6.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
554.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.88% (-68)
The current population of Edwards, Mississippi is 920 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 988.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American84193.13%
White606.64%
Two or more races20.22%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Edwards Population by Race

Edwards Population Pyramid 2024

Edwards Median Age

44.8

Total

50.3

Male

37.1

Female

Edwards Adults

There are 675 adults, (176 of whom are seniors) in Edwards.

Edwards Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards Sex Ratio

Female56963.01%
Male33436.99%

Edwards Population by Age

Edwards Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4082.216139
Non Family2271.1540.559.5
Female1084.1884.315.7
Married522.586.513.5
Male212.91000

3.55

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edwards Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade589.09%
Associates Degree15724.61%
Bachelors Degree7511.76%
Graduate Degree152.35%
High School Graduate13921.79%
Less Than 9th Grade10716.77%
Some College8713.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Edwards Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwards Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black57941457
White575733
Hispanic330
2+ Races220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.89%.

Edwards Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$31,250$36,875$28,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,969$38,750$29,028
Less Than 9th Grade$17,188$0$0
Overall$26,087$36,250$17,006
Some College$17,094$0$16,469

$26,087

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$17,006

Average Female

Edwards Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwards Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edwards Language

98.63% of Edwards residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Edwards Language

Edwards Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black84126231.15%

29.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.6%

Male Poverty Rate

18.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards is Black, with 31.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards is Black, with 31.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.16%.

Edwards Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade72.73%
High School35.97%
Some College12.3%
Bachelors or Greater10%

Edwards Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed75%
Female Employed6.04%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Edwards Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwards Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$51,875$50,101
Households$31,304$40,773
Married Families$44,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,289$33,336

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edwards Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.5%

Male Marriage Rate

13.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwards Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 Over 65.

Edwards Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edwards Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Edwards Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+10
65 to 745
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Edwards Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black142.27%
White11.75%

Edwards Veterans by Race

Edwards Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

93.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Edwards Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edwards Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edwards 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

96.79%

Born in Edwards

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Edwards residents were born in the United States, with 96.79% having been born in Mississippi. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Edwards Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029835-17-2%
2028852-17-1.96%
2027869-17-1.92%
2026886-17-1.88%
2025903-17-1.85%
2024920-17-1.81%
2023937-13-1.37%
2022950-20-2.06%
2021970-18-1.82%
2020988-28-2.76%
20191,016-15-1.45%
20181,031-12-1.15%
20171,043-9-0.86%
20161,052-8-0.75%
20151,060-6-0.56%
20141,066-3-0.28%
20131,069-8-0.74%
20121,077-3-0.28%
20111,080141.31%
20101,06600%

Edwards Population by Year