Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2022

12,946
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Greenwood is a city located in Leflore County Mississippi. Greenwood has a 2020 population of 12,946. It is also the county seat of Leflore County. Greenwood is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -19.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,162 in 2010.

The average household income in Greenwood is $54,764 with a poverty rate of 28.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $557 per month, and the median house value is $88,300. The median age in Greenwood is 34.8 years, 32.5 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Greenwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenwoodwas:

  • Black or African American: 72.23%
  • White: 25.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greenwood, Mississippi is 12,946 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,946.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,162.

Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201043,0200.00%
201142,500-520-1.22%
201241,193-1,307-3.17%
201341,069-124-0.30%
201440,942-127-0.31%
201540,444-498-1.23%
201639,965-479-1.20%
201739,386-579-1.47%
201838,536-850-2.21%
201938,130-406-1.06%
202037,724-406-1.08%
202137,318-406-1.09%

Greenwood Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,51825.44%
Black or African American9,98672.23%
Asian980.71%
Some Other Race840.61%
Two or More Races1401.01%
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Greenwood Population by Race

Greenwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Greenwood Median Age

35.2


Total

34.7


Male

35.7


Female

Greenwood Adults

There are 9,845 adults, (2,127 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood.

Greenwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood Sex Ratio

Female

7,788

56.33%

Male

6,038

43.67%

Greenwood Population by Age

Greenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All56.3%43.7%
Male50.5%49.5%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female41.3%58.7%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9062.7656.3
Married1,3453.4182.6
Male1884.8650.5
Female1,1824.7641.3
Non Family2,1911.1148.7

4.02

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Greenwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7168.29%
9th to 12th Grade6827.90%
High School Graduate3,09335.83%
Some College1,54317.87%
Associates Degree6227.20%
Bachelors Degree1,21014.02%
Graduate Degree7678.88%
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Greenwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race848484
Asian595637
White2,5742,4081,178
Hispanic28628684
Black5,7144,485678
2+ Races140140

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Greenwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,126$38,258$27,266
Less Than 9th Grade$25,855$$24,327
High School Graduate$27,830$30,282$17,213
Some College$25,304$25,969$24,759
Bachelors Degree$38,955$57,917$33,860
Graduate Degree$65,323$98,360$46,360

$31,126

Average Earnings

$38,258

Average Male

$27,266

Average Female

Greenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenwood Language by Age

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Greenwood Language

97.86% of Greenwood residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Greenwood Language

Greenwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6523,54336.71%
Asian983030.61%
Hispanic2868429.37%
White3,4261183.44%
Other84NaN%

28.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.07%

Male Poverty Rate

31.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is Black, with 36.71% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.10%.

Greenwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.56%
High School34.86%
Some College18.96%
Bachelors or Greater7.54%

Greenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.48%
Male Unemployed32.47%
Female Employed17.81%
Female Unemployed25.32%

Greenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,565$62,235
Families$39,092$85,652
Married Families$79,137-
Non Families$16,258$31,341
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Income by Household Type

Greenwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

22.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenwood Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Greenwood Marital Status

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189

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War42
Vietnam83
Korea24
World War II12

Greenwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6460
65 to 7447
75+82

Greenwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1144.04%
Black721.07%
Asian35.08%

Greenwood Veterans by Race

Greenwood Veterans by Education

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16.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Greenwood Employment by Age

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Greenwood Employment by Race

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Greenwood 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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90.25%

Born in Greenwood

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Greenwood residents were born in the United States, with 90.25% having been born in Mississippi. 0.24% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,0260.00%
19105,8362,8106.79%
19207,7931,9572.93%
193011,1233,3303.62%
194014,7673,6442.87%
195018,0613,2942.03%
196020,4362,3751.24%
197022,4001,9640.92%
198020,115-2,285-1.07%
199018,906-1,209-0.62%
200018,425-481-0.26%
201016,162-2,263-1.30%
201115,986-176-1.09%
201214,987-999-6.25%
201314,921-66-0.44%
201414,785-136-0.91%
201514,545-240-1.62%
201614,293-252-1.73%
201714,003-290-2.03%
201813,766-237-1.69%
201913,561-205-1.49%
202013,356-205-1.51%
202113,151-205-1.53%
202212,946-205-1.56%

Greenwood Population by Year