Helena, Mississippi Population 2024

590

Helena is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. Helena has a 2024 population of 590. Helena is currently declining at a rate of -7.96% annually and its population has decreased by -25.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 794 in 2020.

The average household income in Helena is $104,039 with a poverty rate of 9.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Helena is 61.6 years, 60.6 years for males, and 62 years for females.

Helena Demographics

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

  • White: 98.41%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
140.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-25.69% (-204)
The current population of Helena, Mississippi is 590 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 794.

Helena, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White68198.41%
Asian81.16%
Two or more races30.43%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Helena Population by Race

Helena Population Pyramid 2024

Helena Median Age

61.6

Total

60.6

Male

62

Female

Helena Adults

There are 672 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Helena.

Helena Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Helena Sex Ratio

Female29742.92%
Male39557.08%

Helena Population by Age

Helena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3002.3198.31.7
Married2742.281000
Female232.7878.321.7
Non Family301000
Male0000

2.28

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

98.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Helena Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.85%
9th to 12th Grade182.7%
High School Graduate18427.59%
Some College37155.62%
Associates Degree456.75%
Bachelors Degree304.5%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Helena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Helena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White65661930
Asian880
2+ Races330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.57%.

Helena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,107$39,872$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,016$0$0
Some College$60,521$58,036$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$44,107

Average Earnings

$39,872

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Helena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Helena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Helena Language

100% of Helena residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Helena Language

Helena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White674639.35%

9.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.61%

Male Poverty Rate

10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Helena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Helena is White, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Helena is White, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.17%.

Helena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College11.3%
High School2.72%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Helena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.16%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

Helena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Helena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$98,281$104,039
Families$98,398$104,353
Married Families$99,297$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Helena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

87.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

89.5%

Male Marriage Rate

85.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Helena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Helena 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.

Helena Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Helena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

138

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam67
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War20
Korea0
World War II0

Helena Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7467
55 to 6453
75+18
18 to 340
35 to 540

Helena Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White13820.88%

Helena Veterans by Race

Helena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Helena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Helena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Helena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Helena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.92%

Born in Helena

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Helena residents were born in the United States, with 55.92% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Helena Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024590-51-7.96%
2023641-51-7.37%
2022692-142-17.03%
2021834405.04%
2020794-396-33.28%
20191,190-43-3.49%
20181,2331008.83%
20171,133292.63%
20161,104555.24%
20151,049494.9%
20141,000-21-2.06%
20131,021-226-18.12%
20121,247-174-12.24%
20111,42123720.02%
20101,18400%

Helena Population by Year