Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2020

13,220

Greenwood is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 13,220, it is the 33rd largest city in Mississippi and the 2531st largest city in the United States. Greenwood is currently declining at a rate of -2.11% annually and its population has decreased by -13.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,205 in 2010. Greenwood reached it's highest population of 22,400 in 1970. Spanning over 13 miles, Greenwood has a population density of 1,072 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenwood is $49,343 with a poverty rate of 37.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $508 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Greenwood is 35.4 years, 31.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males.

Greenwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.36%
  • White: 26.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Greenwood, Mississippi is 13,220, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,790.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,205.

Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,608-611-1.62%
201938,219-611-1.60%
201838,830-611-1.57%
201739,441-540-1.37%
201639,981-481-1.20%
201540,462-487-1.20%
201440,949-125-0.31%
201341,074-126-0.31%
201241,200-1,300-3.16%
201142,500-520-1.22%
201043,0200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,19071.36%
White3,79526.58%
Two or More Races2021.41%
Asian930.65%

Greenwood Population Pyramid 2020

Greenwood Median Age

35.4


Total

31.9


Male

37.8


Female

Greenwood Adults

There are 10,354 adults, (1,919 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood.

Greenwood Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood Sex Ratio

Female

7,573

53.03%

Male

6,707

46.97%

Greenwood Households and Families

Greenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Greenwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All51.1%48.9%
Male48.3%51.7%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female31.9%68.1%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1282.7251.1
Non Family2,1311.0846.3
Female1,4594.4431.9
Married1,3893.379
Male1494.1548.3

3.83

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8749.60%
9th to 12th Grade94110.34%
High School Graduate3,42237.59%
Some College1,55017.03%
Associates Degree4875.35%
Bachelors Degree1,20413.22%
Graduate Degree6266.88%

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,1414,562696
White2,6722,4901,067
Multiple Races18815143
Asian544724
Hispanic4939

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,100$38,864$28,134
Less Than High School$14,929$$20,313
High School Grad$30,134$35,417$20,324
Some College$30,000$34,423$27,188
Bachelors Degree$35,532$43,594$33,398
Graduate Degree$49,441$64,453$45,667

$32,100

Average Earnings

$38,864

Average Male

$28,134

Average Female

Greenwood Language

Greenwood Language by Age

Greenwood Language

98.78% of Greenwood residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Greenwood Poverty

Greenwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,9794,77447.84%
White3,6673599.79%
Hispanic8383100.00%
Asian934346.24%
Multiple2023316.34%

37.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.84%

Male Poverty Rate

42.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is White, with 9.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.65%
High School35.82%
Some College27.29%
Bachelors or Greater11.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.42%
Male Unemployed50.70%
Female Employed15.74%
Male Employed8.79%

Greenwood Income

Greenwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,599$49,343
Families$36,185$59,799
Married Families$74,387-
Non Families$16,214$32,813

Greenwood Marital Status

Greenwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

22.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood Married by Age and Sex

Greenwood 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.

Greenwood Marital Status by Race

Greenwood Veterans

143

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
First Gulf War29
Korea25
World War II20
Second Gulf War7
Age Group Veterans
75+60
65 to 7442
55 to 6430
35 to 5411
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White772.60%
Black600.84%
Asian611.11%

$Greenwood Veterans by Education

37.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood Employment Status

49%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood 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

89.52%

Born in Mississippi

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.36% of Greenwood residents were born in the United States, with 89.52% having been born in Mississippi. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,220-285-2.11%
201913,505-285-2.07%
201813,790-218-1.56%
201714,008-285-1.99%
201614,293-254-1.75%
201514,547-236-1.60%
201414,783-135-0.90%
201314,918-67-0.45%
201214,985-997-6.24%
201115,982-179-1.11%
201016,161-2,264-1.30%
200018,425-481-0.26%
199018,906-1,209-0.62%
198020,115-2,285-1.07%
197022,4001,9640.92%
196020,4362,3751.24%
195018,0613,2942.03%
194014,7673,6442.87%
193011,1233,3303.62%
19207,7931,9572.93%
19105,8362,8106.79%
19003,0260.00%