Edwards, Mississippi Population 2021

975
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Edwards is a city located in Hinds County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 975, it is the 155th largest city in Mississippi and the 10399th largest city in the United States . Edwards is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,034 in 2010. Edwards reached it's highest population of 1,069 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Edwards has a population density of 587 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edwards is $29,382 with a poverty rate of 45.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $531 per month, and the median house value is $72,700. The median age in Edwards is 56.6 years, 51.1 years for males, and 59.2 years for females.

Edwards Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.74%
  • White: 7.80%
  • Native American: 1.46%
  • 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 975 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,034.

Edwards, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American68690.74%
White597.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native111.46%
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Edwards Population by Race

Edwards Population Pyramid $2021

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Edwards Median Age

56.6


Total

51.1


Male

59.2


Female

Edwards Adults

There are 648 adults, (201 of whom are seniors) in Edwards.

Edwards Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards Sex Ratio

Female

430

56.88%

Male

326

43.12%

Edwards Population by Age

Edwards Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edwards Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.2%13.8%
Female73.7%26.3%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family50.2%49.8%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edwards Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4041.8766.1
Non Family2111.0250.2
Married872.7286.2
Female763.0873.7
Male302.3100

2.76

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

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Edwards Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6410.63%
9th to 12th Grade9415.61%
High School Graduate13622.59%
Some College14223.59%
Associates Degree508.31%
Bachelors Degree8313.79%
Graduate Degree335.48%
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Edwards Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwards Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black54338987
White595529
Hispanic33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.15%.

Edwards Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,103$27,708$23,141
Less Than 9th Grade$22,344$$
High School Graduate$30,000$29,688$
Some College$22,333$$23,352
Bachelors Degree$24,338$43,077$23,309
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,103

Average Earnings

$27,708

Average Male

$23,141

Average Female

Edwards Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwards Language by Age

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Edwards Language

95.47% of Edwards residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Edwards Language

Edwards Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black68634049.56%
White5946.78%

45.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.93%

Male Poverty Rate

44.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards is Black, with 49.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards is White, with 6.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.85%.

Edwards Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.66%
High School40.44%
Some College34.38%
Bachelors or Greater32.76%

Edwards Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed24.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed20.00%

Edwards Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwards Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,638$29,382
Families$28,203$33,912
Married Families$37,063-
Non Families$20,875$24,065
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Income by Household Type

Edwards Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

24.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwards Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Edwards Marital Status by Race

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Edwards Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Edwards Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+18
65 to 7411
35 to 543
55 to 64
18 to 34

Edwards Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black193.29%
White1322.03%

Edwards Veterans by Race

Edwards Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

71.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards Veterans by Education

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40.7%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Edwards Employment by Age

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Edwards Employment by Race

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Edwards 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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94.31%

Born in Edwards

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Edwards residents were born in the United States, with 94.31% having been born in Mississippi. 1.46% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021975-15-1.52%
2020990-15-1.49%
20191,005-15-1.47%
20181,020-11-1.07%
20171,031-9-0.87%
20161,040-9-0.86%
20151,049-6-0.57%
20141,055-3-0.28%
20131,058-9-0.84%
20121,067-2-0.19%
20111,069131.23%
20101,0560.00%

Edwards Population by Year