Flora, Mississippi Population 2024

1,628

Flora is a city located in Hinds County and Madison County Mississippi. Flora has a 2024 population of 1,628. Flora is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,652 in 2020.

The average household income in Flora is $56,556 with a poverty rate of 29.52%. The median age in Flora is 30 years: 27.9 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Flora Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.78%
  • White: 36.43%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
493.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.45% (-24)
The current population of Flora, Mississippi is 1,628 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,652.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,39958.78%
White86736.43%
Two or more races833.49%
Asian311.3%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Flora Population by Race

Flora Population Pyramid 2024

Flora Median Age

30

Total

27.9

Male

32.5

Female

Flora Adults

There are 1,704 adults, (333 of whom are seniors) in Flora.

Flora Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Flora Sex Ratio

Female1,05844.45%
Male1,32255.55%

Flora Population by Age

Flora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0102.3644.755.3
Non Family455038.761.3
Married2823.577.722.3
Female2513.518.781.3
Male222.6440.959.1

3.36

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

44.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Flora Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1057.77%
Associates Degree18313.55%
Bachelors Degree14210.51%
Graduate Degree443.26%
High School Graduate49736.79%
Less Than 9th Grade584.29%
Some College32223.83%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Flora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Flora Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black6965715
White605588170
2+ Races472611
Asian330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.1%.

Flora Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,607$56,875$50,804
Graduate Degree$46,250$39,904$46,500
High School Graduate$33,745$33,859$0
Less Than 9th Grade$38,421$39,934$0
Overall$36,250$37,773$35,313
Some College$47,344$56,295$33,500

$36,250

Average Earnings

$37,773

Average Male

$35,313

Average Female

Flora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flora Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Flora Language

99.46% of Flora residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Flora Language

Flora Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,39956940.67%
White8318410.11%
Multiple833946.99%

29.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.02%

Male Poverty Rate

37.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flora is Multiple, with 46.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flora is White, with 10.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.41%.

Flora Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.58%
Some College22.38%
High School10.87%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Flora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.1%
Male Unemployed30%
Female Employed10.99%
Male Employed3.46%

Flora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flora Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$46,917$75,544
Households$34,219$56,556
Married Families$93,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,398$32,026

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Flora Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Flora Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Flora 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.

Flora Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Flora Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

81

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War25
Vietnam8
Korea3
World War II3

Flora Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 5427
65 to 7410
55 to 644
75+3

Flora Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White588.32%
Black232.48%

Flora Veterans by Race

Flora Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flora Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Flora Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Flora Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Flora 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

95.67%

Born in Flora

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Flora residents were born in the United States, with 95.67% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Flora Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,598-6-0.37%
20281,604-6-0.37%
20271,610-6-0.37%
20261,616-6-0.37%
20251,622-6-0.37%
20241,628-6-0.37%
20231,634-1-0.06%
20221,635-10-0.61%
20211,645-7-0.42%
20201,652-205-11.04%
20191,857110.6%
20181,84620.11%
20171,844-12-0.65%
20161,856-3-0.16%
20151,859-8-0.43%
20141,867-11-0.59%
20131,878-7-0.37%
20121,88510.05%
20111,884-3-0.16%
20101,88700%

Flora Population by Year