Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2024

12,664

Greenwood is a city located in Carroll County, Holmes County, and Leflore County Mississippi. Greenwood has a 2024 population of 12,664. It is also the county seat of Leflore County. Greenwood is currently declining at a rate of -3.34% annually and its population has decreased by -12.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,418 in 2020.

The average household income in Greenwood is $73,091 with a poverty rate of 27.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Greenwood is 35.2 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Greenwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 70.21%
  • White: 26.41%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
12.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,026.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.17% (-1,754)
The current population of Greenwood, Mississippi is 12,664 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,418.

Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American9,99970.21%
White3,76226.41%
Other race2441.71%
Two or more races1260.88%
Asian950.67%
Native American160.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greenwood Population by Race

Greenwood Population Pyramid 2024

Greenwood Median Age

35.2

Total

34.3

Male

36.2

Female

Greenwood Adults

There are 10,238 adults, (2,354 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood.

Greenwood Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood Sex Ratio

Female8,00256.19%
Male6,24043.81%

Greenwood Population by Age

Greenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0982.7357.142.9
Non Family2,3901.1647.652.4
Married1,3183.5982.517.5
Female1,2244.5650.649.4
Male1664.8940.459.6

3.95

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greenwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5886.48%
9th to 12th Grade8168.99%
High School Graduate2,88831.83%
Some College1,94621.45%
Associates Degree7278.01%
Bachelors Degree1,00511.08%
Graduate Degree1,10312.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black5,8954,680741
White2,7952,6111,201
Hispanic27427496
Other Race125125125
2+ Races1251200
Asian565641
Native American550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,856$35,225$31,144
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$0$24,079
High School Graduate$24,020$33,269$17,675
Some College$28,495$28,119$28,904
Bachelors Degree$39,955$48,952$38,348
Graduate Degree$67,548$110,581$46,296

$32,856

Average Earnings

$35,225

Average Male

$31,144

Average Female

Greenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greenwood Language

97.98% of Greenwood residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Greenwood Language

Greenwood Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9,6333,24933.73%
White3,5283048.62%
Other1259676.8%
Hispanic2749635.04%
Native1616100%
Multiple1251411.2%

27.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.28%

Male Poverty Rate

29.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is White, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.71%.

Greenwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.74%
High School39.24%
Some College14.94%
Bachelors or Greater9.32%

Greenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.95%
Male Unemployed30.97%
Female Employed19.21%
Male Employed5%

Greenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$37,718$73,091
Families$48,239$101,701
Married Families$94,278$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,529$39,413

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greenwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.5%

Male Marriage Rate

22.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greenwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Greenwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greenwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

161

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam63
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Greenwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+60
65 to 7457
55 to 6444
18 to 340
35 to 540

Greenwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White993.28%
Black620.9%

Greenwood Veterans by Race

Greenwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greenwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greenwood 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

91.3%

Born in Greenwood

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Greenwood residents were born in the United States, with 91.3% having been born in Mississippi. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greenwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,471-439-4.02%
202810,910-438-3.86%
202711,348-439-3.72%
202611,787-438-3.58%
202512,225-439-3.47%
202412,664-438-3.34%
202313,102-439-3.24%
202213,541-455-3.25%
202113,996-422-2.93%
202014,4188336.13%
201913,585-213-1.54%
201813,798-225-1.6%
201714,023-282-1.97%
201614,305-252-1.73%
201514,557-233-1.58%
201414,790-136-0.91%
201314,926-63-0.42%
201214,989-994-6.22%
201115,983-170-1.05%
201016,153-2,272-12.33%
200018,425-481-2.54%
199018,906-1,209-6.01%
198020,115-2,285-10.2%
197022,4001,9649.61%
196020,4362,37513.15%
195018,0613,29422.31%
194014,7673,64432.76%
193011,1233,33042.73%
19207,7931,95733.53%
19105,8362,81092.86%
19003,02600%
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Greenwood Population by Year