Hickory, Mississippi Population 2021

519
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Hickory is a city located in Newton County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 519, it is the 200th largest city in Mississippi and the 13146th largest city in the United States . Hickory is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -2.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 530 in 2010. Hickory reached it's highest population of 534 in 2014. Spanning over 1 miles, Hickory has a population density of 555 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hickory is $45,924 with a poverty rate of 46.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $387 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Hickory is 33.5 years, 39.1 years for males, and 28.7 years for females.

Hickory Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.87%
  • White: 34.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hickory, Mississippi is 519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 534.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 530.

Hickory, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American41064.87%
White21734.34%
Two or More Races40.63%
Asian10.16%
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Hickory Population by Race

Hickory Population Pyramid $2021

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Hickory Median Age

33.5


Total

39.1


Male

28.7


Female

Hickory Adults

There are 402 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Hickory.

Hickory Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hickory Sex Ratio

Female

360

56.96%

Male

272

43.04%

Hickory Population by Age

Hickory Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hickory Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.1%5.9%
Non Family92.3%7.7%
All78.3%21.7%
Female43.1%56.9%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hickory Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2073.0578.3
Married1183.1994.1
Female653.3743.1
Non Family13092.3
Male112.09100

3.19

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Hickory Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade102.89%
9th to 12th Grade308.67%
High School Graduate10730.92%
Some College8323.99%
Associates Degree9226.59%
Bachelors Degree123.47%
Graduate Degree123.47%
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Hickory Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hickory Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black207174
White13713023
Hispanic11
Asian111

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%.

Hickory Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,219$47,917$24,286
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,375$$20,000
Some College$25,917$$24,350
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$44,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,219

Average Earnings

$47,917

Average Male

$24,286

Average Female

Hickory Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hickory Language by Age

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Hickory Language

100.00% of Hickory residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Hickory Language

Hickory Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black41028970.49%
White21662.78%

46.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.06%

Male Poverty Rate

46.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hickory

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hickory is Black, with 70.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hickory is White, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 28.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.65%.

Hickory Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School42.06%
Some College36.00%
Less Than 9th Grade15.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Hickory Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed40.74%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed0.00%

Hickory Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hickory Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,226$45,924
Families$26,250$47,455
Married Families$53,333-
Non Families-$23,077
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Income by Household Type

Hickory Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hickory Married by Age and Sex

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Hickory Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hickory Marital Status by Race

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Hickory Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War9
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea

Hickory Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 648
65 to 744
75+3
35 to 543
18 to 34

Hickory Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White106.80%
Black72.80%
Asian1100.00%

Hickory Veterans by Race

Hickory Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hickory Veterans by Education

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46%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hickory Employment by Age

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Hickory Employment by Race

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Hickory 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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90.66%

Born in Hickory

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Hickory residents were born in the United States, with 90.66% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hickory Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021519-5-0.95%
2020524-5-0.95%
2019529-5-0.94%
201853450.95%
2017529-2-0.38%
2016531-1-0.19%
2015532-2-0.37%
201453440.75%
201353010.19%
201252930.57%
2011526-5-0.94%
20105310.00%

Hickory Population by Year