Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2021

13,151
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Greenwood is a city located in Leflore County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Leflore County. With a 2020 population of 13,151, it is the 33rd largest city in Mississippi and the 2543rd largest city in the United States . Greenwood is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -13.51% 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 1,066 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenwood is $54,764 with a poverty rate of 36.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $87,900. 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 Greenwood was:

  • Black or African American: 73.07%
  • White: 25.52%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greenwood, Mississippi is 13,151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,766.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,205.

Greenwood, Mississippi Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Greenwood Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,25973.07%
White3,58325.52%
Asian1070.76%
Some Other Race640.46%
Two or More Races270.19%
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Greenwood Population by Race

Greenwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Greenwood Median Age

34.8


Total

32.5


Male

35.7


Female

Greenwood Adults

There are 9,970 adults, (1,821 of whom are seniors) in Greenwood.

Greenwood Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenwood Sex Ratio

Female

7,537

53.68%

Male

6,503

46.32%

Greenwood Population by Age

Greenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All51%49%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Male39.8%60.2%
Female32.7%67.3%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9242.7951
Non Family2,1311.0945.7
Female1,3424.7732.7
Married1,2903.3580.4
Male1614.2839.8

4.05

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Greenwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7298.44%
9th to 12th Grade7949.19%
High School Graduate3,32938.54%
Some College1,43616.63%
Associates Degree4535.24%
Bachelors Degree1,25714.55%
Graduate Degree6397.40%
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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
Black5,9194,533664
White2,5012,3681,138
Hispanic13713764
Other Race646464
Asian534930
2+ Races2727

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$31,748$39,381$22,364
Less Than 9th Grade$14,969$$
High School Graduate$23,063$31,299$15,771
Some College$30,551$33,558$26,250
Bachelors Degree$37,844$60,740$32,785
Graduate Degree$58,056$76,908$46,641

$31,748

Average Earnings

$39,381

Average Male

$22,364

Average Female

Greenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenwood Language by Age

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Greenwood Language

98.88% of Greenwood residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Greenwood Language

Greenwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,0444,73647.15%
White3,4751955.61%
Hispanic1376446.72%
Other6464100.00%
Asian1073734.58%
Multiple271970.37%

36.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.02%

Male Poverty Rate

41.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenwood

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenwood is White, with 5.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.53%.

Greenwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.55%
High School37.55%
Some College26.51%
Bachelors or Greater10.34%

Greenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.43%
Male Unemployed47.24%
Female Employed21.39%
Male Employed6.87%

Greenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,965$54,764
Families$34,653$71,864
Married Families$74,543-
Non Families$16,925$30,669
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Income by Household Type

Greenwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.3%

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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146

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War26
Korea25
World War II8
Second Gulf War

Greenwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+76
55 to 6444
65 to 7426
35 to 54
18 to 34

Greenwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White993.49%
Black430.62%
Asian47.55%

Greenwood Veterans by Race

Greenwood Veterans by Education

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8.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenwood Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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89.66%

Born in Greenwood

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Greenwood residents were born in the United States, with 89.66% having been born in Mississippi. 0.13% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,151-205-1.53%
202013,356-205-1.51%
201913,561-205-1.49%
201813,766-237-1.69%
201714,003-290-2.03%
201614,293-252-1.73%
201514,545-240-1.62%
201414,785-136-0.91%
201314,921-66-0.44%
201214,987-999-6.25%
201115,986-176-1.09%
201016,162-2,263-1.30%
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%

Greenwood Population by Year