Itta Bena, Mississippi Population 2021

1,749
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Itta Bena is a city located in Leflore County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,749, it is the 114th largest city in Mississippi and the 8127th largest city in the United States . Itta Bena is currently declining at a rate of -1.69% annually and its population has decreased by -14.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,049 in 2010. Itta Bena reached it's highest population of 2,051 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Itta Bena has a population density of 1,240 people per square mile.

The average household income in Itta Bena is $29,477 with a poverty rate of 49.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $582 per month, and the median house value is $55,200. The median age in Itta Bena is 37.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Itta Bena Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.16%
  • White: 8.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Itta Bena, Mississippi is 1,749 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,839.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,049.

Itta Bena, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,39290.16%
White1358.74%
Two or More Races171.10%
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Itta Bena Population by Race

Itta Bena Population Pyramid $2021

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Itta Bena Median Age

37.8


Total

35.2


Male

39.6


Female

Itta Bena Adults

There are 1,184 adults, (322 of whom are seniors) in Itta Bena.

Itta Bena Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Itta Bena Sex Ratio

Female

896

58.03%

Male

648

41.97%

Itta Bena Population by Age

Itta Bena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Itta Bena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.4%29.6%
All41.8%58.2%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Female30.6%69.4%
Male0%100%

41.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Itta Bena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6052.5541.8
Female2223.6530.6
Non Family2131.0833.3
Married1623.0470.4
Male81.50

3.32

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Itta Bena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12912.40%
9th to 12th Grade12712.21%
High School Graduate44742.98%
Some College19018.27%
Associates Degree90.87%
Bachelors Degree979.33%
Graduate Degree413.94%
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Itta Bena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Itta Bena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black924687117
White928221
Hispanic178
2+ Races77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.83%.

Itta Bena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,217$26,394$16,567
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$17,388$25,338$16,484
Some College$22,188$28,750$17,308
Bachelors Degree$$36,094$
Graduate Degree$38,438$$

$20,217

Average Earnings

$26,394

Average Male

$16,567

Average Female

Itta Bena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Itta Bena Language by Age

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Itta Bena Language

100.00% of Itta Bena 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.

Itta Bena Language

Itta Bena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,39271451.29%
White1181714.41%
Hispanic1717100.00%
Multiple171376.47%

49.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.52%

Male Poverty Rate

53.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Itta Bena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Itta Bena is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Itta Bena is White, with 14.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.45%.

Itta Bena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.16%
High School54.36%
Some College31.66%
Bachelors or Greater10.87%

Itta Bena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed75.47%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed39.02%
Male Employed8.28%

Itta Bena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Itta Bena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,210$29,477
Families$20,972$35,028
Married Families--
Non Families$13,125$18,272
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Income by Household Type

Itta Bena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.2%

Male Marriage Rate

25.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Itta Bena Married by Age and Sex

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Itta Bena 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 45-54.

Itta Bena Marital Status by Race

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Itta Bena Marital Status

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51

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea

Itta Bena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
35 to 5420
75+2
55 to 64
18 to 34

Itta Bena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black464.36%
White54.10%

Itta Bena Veterans by Race

Itta Bena Veterans by Education

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37.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Itta Bena Veterans by Education

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44.2%

Labor Force Participation

33.7%

Employment Rate

23.9%

Unemployment Rate

Itta Bena Employment by Age

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Itta Bena Employment by Race

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Itta Bena 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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95.08%

Born in Itta Bena

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Itta Bena residents were born in the United States, with 95.08% 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 Europe.

Itta Bena Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,749-30-1.69%
20201,779-30-1.66%
20191,809-30-1.63%
20181,839-32-1.71%
20171,871-39-2.04%
20161,910-34-1.75%
20151,944-39-1.97%
20141,983-20-1.00%
20132,003-8-0.40%
20122,011-13-0.64%
20112,024-27-1.32%
20102,0510.00%

Itta Bena Population by Year