Guntown, Mississippi Population 2020

2,824
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Guntown is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,824, it is the 85th largest city in Mississippi and the 6413th largest city in the United States. Guntown is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually and its population has increased by 35.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,083 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Guntown has a population density of 606 people per square mile.

The average household income in Guntown is $62,980 with a poverty rate of 10.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $132,300. The median age in Guntown is 30.9 years, 30.4 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males.

Guntown Demographics

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

  • White: 76.38%
  • Black or African American: 19.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.69%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Guntown, Mississippi is 2,824, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,770.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,083.

Guntown, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,02776.38%
Black or African American51219.29%
Two or More Races983.69%
Asian80.30%
Some Other Race60.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.11%
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Guntown Population Pyramid 2020

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Guntown Median Age

30.9


Total

30.4


Male

31.2


Female

Guntown Adults

There are 1,748 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Guntown.

Guntown Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Guntown Sex Ratio

Female

1,341

50.53%

Male

1,313

49.47%

Guntown Households and Families

Guntown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Guntown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All78%22%
Non Family72.5%27.5%
Male70.6%29.4%
Female56.3%43.8%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All886378
Married4923.3687.2
Non Family2331.2772.5
Female1444.456.3
Male174.1270.6

3.53

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Guntown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade734.54%
9th to 12th Grade1247.71%
High School Graduate40024.86%
Some College46528.90%
Associates Degree21013.05%
Bachelors Degree26616.53%
Graduate Degree714.41%
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Guntown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2881,145306
Black25921131
Multiple Races4545
Hispanic2525
Asian88
Other Race6
Native American33

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 white people with a rate of 23.76%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,981$40,161$35,295
Less Than High School$34,167$38,977$17,333
High School Grad$34,091$34,773$29,063
Some College$37,029$41,023$29,183
Bachelors Degree$36,500$$44,688
Graduate Degree$52,917$57,292$48,750

$36,981

Average Earnings

$40,161

Average Male

$35,295

Average Female

Guntown Language

Guntown Language by Age

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Guntown Language

97.75% of Guntown residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Guntown Poverty

Guntown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0271919.42%
Black5127113.87%
Multiple981010.20%

10.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

8.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guntown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guntown is Black, with 13.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guntown is White, with 9.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.79%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.34%
High School11.25%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.40%
Female Unemployed10.87%
Male Employed3.82%
Female Employed1.40%

Guntown Income

Guntown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,167$62,980
Families$70,871$70,338
Married Families$76,071-
Non Families$32,396$39,354
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Guntown Marital Status

Guntown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

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 Veterans

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144

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
Vietnam30
First Gulf War30
World War II6
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5452
18 to 3443
55 to 6424
65 to 7413
75+12
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1168.24%
Black227.91%
Other6100.00%

Guntown Veterans by Education

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18.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guntown Employment Status

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.28%

Born in Mississippi

99.70%

Native Born

0.30%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.70% of Guntown residents were born in the United States, with 79.28% having been born in Mississippi. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,824270.97%
20192,797270.97%
20182,770321.17%
20172,738271.00%
20162,7111114.27%
20152,6001004.00%
20142,500953.95%
20132,405863.71%
20122,3191004.51%
20112,2191165.52%
20102,1030.00%