Grenada, Mississippi Population 2021

11,879
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Grenada is a city located in Grenada County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Grenada County. With a 2020 population of 11,879, it is the 35th largest city in Mississippi and the 2744th largest city in the United States . Grenada is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -9.27% 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 396 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grenada is $47,573 with a poverty rate of 28.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $684 per month, and the median house value is $97,600. The median age in Grenada is 37.9 years, 37.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Grenada Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.46%
  • White: 42.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grenada, Mississippi is 11,879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,389.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,092.

Grenada, Mississippi Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,306-226-1.11%
202020,532-226-1.10%
201920,758-226-1.09%
201820,984-53-0.25%
201721,037-182-0.87%
201621,219-225-1.06%
201521,444-152-0.71%
201421,596670.31%
201321,529-85-0.39%
201221,614110.05%
201121,603-232-1.07%
201021,8350.00%

Grenada Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,04356.46%
White5,35742.94%
Two or More Races350.28%
Asian240.19%
Some Other Race160.13%
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Grenada Population by Race

Grenada Population Pyramid $2021

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Grenada Median Age

37.9


Total

37.3


Male

38.5


Female

Grenada Adults

There are 9,562 adults, (2,048 of whom are seniors) in Grenada.

Grenada Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Grenada Sex Ratio

Female

6,594

52.86%

Male

5,881

47.14%

Grenada Population by Age

Grenada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grenada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All53.7%46.3%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female31.9%68.1%
Male9.5%90.5%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grenada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1002.3853.7
Non Family2,1121.1250.5
Married1,4883.0683.7
Female1,2793.4531.9
Male2213.639.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Grenada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4815.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,36816.47%
High School Graduate2,09025.17%
Some College1,84322.19%
Associates Degree6918.32%
Bachelors Degree1,19514.39%
Graduate Degree6367.66%
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Grenada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grenada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,6183,311691
White3,5903,0561,095
Hispanic372921
2+ Races3535
Asian242424
Other Race168

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

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

Grenada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,496$31,264$29,426
Less Than 9th Grade$16,946$17,056$16,905
High School Graduate$21,899$27,826$17,203
Some College$30,468$30,585$30,304
Bachelors Degree$35,988$40,452$33,421
Graduate Degree$49,434$$51,058

$30,496

Average Earnings

$31,264

Average Male

$29,426

Average Female

Grenada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grenada Language by Age

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Grenada Language

99.21% of Grenada residents speak only English, while 0.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Grenada Language

Grenada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8852,43535.37%
White5,11696518.86%
Multiple351234.29%

28.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.51%

Male Poverty Rate

29.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grenada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grenada is Black, with 35.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grenada is White, with 18.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.18%.

Grenada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.72%
High School22.43%
Some College22.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.05%

Grenada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Male Unemployed17.03%
Female Employed15.46%
Male Employed13.08%

Grenada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grenada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,226$47,573
Families$40,326$56,669
Married Families$63,191-
Non Families$22,500$32,421
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Income by Household Type

Grenada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Grenada Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Grenada Marital Status

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669

Number of Veterans

628

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War239
Vietnam197
First Gulf War117
Korea9
World War II

Grenada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64219
35 to 54137
65 to 74136
18 to 34118
75+59

Grenada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3456.69%
White3247.49%

Grenada Veterans by Race

Grenada Veterans by Education

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5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grenada Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Grenada Employment by Age

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Grenada Employment by Race

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Grenada 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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83.18%

Born in Grenada

99.70%

Native Born

0.30%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.70% of Grenada residents were born in the United States, with 83.18% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grenada Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,879-170-1.41%
202012,049-170-1.39%
201912,219-170-1.37%
201812,389-70-0.56%
201712,459-134-1.06%
201612,593-155-1.22%
201512,748-104-0.81%
201412,852310.24%
201312,821-64-0.50%
201212,885-6-0.05%
201112,891-149-1.14%
201013,040-1,839-1.31%
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%

Grenada Population by Year