Grenada, Mississippi Population 2020

12,224

Grenada is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 12,224, it is the 34th largest city in Mississippi and the 2678th largest city in the United States. Grenada is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -6.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,092 in 2010. Grenada reached it's highest population of 14,879 in 2000. Spanning over 30 miles, Grenada has a population density of 407 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grenada is $45,982 with a poverty rate of 30.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $94,700. The median age in Grenada is 36.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.4 males.

Grenada Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.17%
  • White: 44.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grenada, Mississippi is 12,224, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,466.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,092.

Grenada, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,053-1-0.00%
201921,054-1-0.00%
201821,055-1-0.00%
201721,056-168-0.80%
201621,224-228-1.07%
201521,452-153-0.71%
201421,605660.31%
201321,539-81-0.38%
201221,620110.05%
201121,609-232-1.07%
201021,8410.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,97055.17%
White5,60144.34%
Two or More Races460.36%
Some Other Race160.13%

Grenada Population Pyramid 2020

Grenada Median Age

36.9


Total

36.8


Male

36.9


Female

Grenada Adults

There are 9,477 adults, (2,025 of whom are seniors) in Grenada.

Grenada Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Grenada Sex Ratio

Female

6,887

54.52%

Male

5,746

45.48%

Grenada Households and Families

Grenada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grenada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All55.8%44.2%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female36.8%63.2%
Male14.7%85.3%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9192.555.8
Non Family1,8841.0854.5
Married1,6313.2175.7
Female1,2613.6536.8
Male1433.0114.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grenada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5696.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,34516.16%
High School Graduate2,28127.41%
Some College1,85822.33%
Associates Degree7198.64%
Bachelors Degree1,01512.20%
Graduate Degree5346.42%

Grenada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,5243,123512
White3,7023,1971,014
Hispanic574123
Multiple Races4646
Other Race168

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,866$29,982$25,717
Less Than High School$18,080$$23,750
High School Grad$20,860$26,587$14,352
Some College$27,875$30,000$25,431
Bachelors Degree$38,113$52,661$35,709
Graduate Degree$49,596$$50,333

$27,866

Average Earnings

$29,982

Average Male

$25,717

Average Female

Grenada Language

Grenada Language by Age

Grenada Language

99.38% of Grenada residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Grenada Poverty

Grenada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,6472,63939.70%
White5,4061,04819.39%
Hispanic611016.39%
Multiple461021.74%

30.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.01%

Male Poverty Rate

30.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grenada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grenada is Black, with 39.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grenada is Hispanic, with 16.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.89%
High School25.88%
Some College22.21%
Bachelors or Greater5.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.98%
Male Unemployed18.83%
Male Employed15.63%
Female Employed13.11%

Grenada Income

Grenada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,862$45,982
Families$39,375$55,587
Married Families$54,981-
Non Families$18,221$28,254

Grenada Marital Status

Grenada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Grenada Married by Age and Sex

Grenada 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 55-64.

Grenada Marital Status by Race

Grenada Veterans

711

Number of Veterans

643

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam219
Second Gulf War148
First Gulf War112
Korea26
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54231
55 to 64179
65 to 74150
18 to 3477
75+74
Name Veterans % of Total
White44010.05%
Black2565.08%
2 or More1532.61%

$Grenada Veterans by Education

7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grenada Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Grenada 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

85.47%

Born in Mississippi

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.63% of Grenada residents were born in the United States, with 85.47% having been born in Mississippi. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,224-121-0.98%
201912,345-121-0.97%
201812,466-32-0.26%
201712,498-121-0.96%
201612,619-152-1.19%
201512,771-102-0.79%
201412,873310.24%
201312,842-59-0.46%
201212,901-1-0.01%
201112,902-146-1.12%
201013,048-1,831-1.30%
200014,8794,0153.19%
199010,864-1,777-1.50%
198012,6412,6972.43%
19709,9442,0302.31%
19607,9145260.69%
19507,3881,5572.39%
19405,8311,4822.98%
19304,3499472.49%
19203,4025881.92%
19102,8142460.92%
19002,5680.00%