Guntown, Mississippi Population 2021

2,834
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Guntown is a city located in Lee County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,834, it is the 85th largest city in Mississippi and the 6415th largest city in the United States . Guntown is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 36.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,083 in 2010. Guntown reached it's highest population of 2,834 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Guntown has a population density of 608 people per square mile.

The average household income in Guntown is $66,515 with a poverty rate of 7.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $134,500. The median age in Guntown is 31 years, 29.7 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Guntown Demographics

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

  • White: 79.01%
  • Black or African American: 16.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Guntown, Mississippi is 2,834 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,771.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,083.

Guntown, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,15379.01%
Black or African American45916.84%
Two or More Races853.12%
Asian190.70%
Some Other Race50.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.15%
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Guntown Population by Race

Guntown Population Pyramid $2021

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Guntown Median Age

31


Total

29.7


Male

31.3


Female

Guntown Adults

There are 1,776 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Guntown.

Guntown Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Guntown Sex Ratio

Female

1,328

48.73%

Male

1,397

51.27%

Guntown Population by Age

Guntown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Guntown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
Non Family78%22%
All77.2%22.8%
Female62.8%37.2%
Male26.5%73.5%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Guntown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8803.177.2
Married5083.5583.9
Non Family2091.2778
Female1294.1362.8
Male343.6226.5

3.61

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

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Guntown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade462.80%
9th to 12th Grade1378.34%
High School Graduate40524.67%
Some College49630.21%
Associates Degree24314.80%
Bachelors Degree24114.68%
Graduate Degree744.51%
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Guntown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Guntown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3131,184271
Black27022138
2+ Races3838
Hispanic2424
Asian12126
Other Race5
Native American44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Guntown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,381$41,143$35,851
Less Than 9th Grade$37,604$$18,958
High School Graduate$27,446$37,981$18,750
Some College$37,408$42,344$35,833
Bachelors Degree$38,750$32,031$49,688
Graduate Degree$54,500$57,750$49,464

$37,381

Average Earnings

$41,143

Average Male

$35,851

Average Female

Guntown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Guntown Language by Age

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Guntown Language

98.50% of Guntown residents speak only English, while 1.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Guntown Language

Guntown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1531285.95%
Black4596514.16%

7.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.66%

Male Poverty Rate

6.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guntown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guntown is Black, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guntown is White, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.73%.

Guntown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.84%
Some College8.80%
High School7.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Guntown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.66%
Female Unemployed15.79%
Male Employed3.48%
Female Employed0.00%

Guntown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Guntown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,056$66,515
Families$72,679$73,452
Married Families$76,250-
Non Families$35,813$42,033
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Income by Household Type

Guntown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Guntown Married by Age and Sex

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Guntown 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 20-34.

Guntown Marital Status by Race

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Guntown Marital Status

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147

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
Vietnam40
First Gulf War30
World War II5
Korea

Guntown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5452
18 to 3431
55 to 6424
65 to 7422
75+18

Guntown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1218.47%
Black217.29%
Other Race5100.00%

Guntown Veterans by Race

Guntown Veterans by Education

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19.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guntown Veterans by Education

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Guntown Employment by Age

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Guntown Employment by Race

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Guntown 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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81.28%

Born in Guntown

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Guntown residents were born in the United States, with 81.28% having been born in Mississippi. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Guntown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,834210.75%
20202,813210.75%
20192,792210.76%
20182,771351.28%
20172,736260.96%
20162,7101094.19%
20152,6011014.04%
20142,500963.99%
20132,404843.62%
20122,3201034.65%
20112,2171135.37%
20102,1040.00%

Guntown Population by Year