Iuka, Mississippi Population 2020

2,977
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Iuka is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,977, it is the 83rd largest city in Mississippi and the 6262nd largest city in the United States. Iuka is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually but its population has decreased by -1.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,028 in 2010. Iuka reached it's highest population of 3,122 in 1990. Spanning over 10 miles, Iuka has a population density of 307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Iuka is $43,746 with a poverty rate of 19.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $498 per month, and the median house value is $94,000. The median age in Iuka is 44.1 years, 40.9 years for males, and 46.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.6 males.

Iuka Demographics

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

  • White: 93.69%
  • Black or African American: 6.18%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Iuka, Mississippi is 2,977, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,955.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,028.

Iuka, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,79093.69%
Black or African American1846.18%
Some Other Race40.13%
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Iuka Population Pyramid 2020

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Iuka Median Age

44.1


Total

40.9


Male

46.8


Female

Iuka Adults

There are 2,412 adults, (809 of whom are seniors) in Iuka.

Iuka Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Iuka Sex Ratio

Female

1,613

54.16%

Male

1,365

45.84%

Iuka Households and Families

Iuka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Iuka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All56.3%43.7%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Male30.4%69.6%
Female15.6%84.4%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1642.3456.3
Married5672.9974.4
Non Family4161.0947.6
Female1353.315.6
Male462.9330.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Iuka Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1667.78%
9th to 12th Grade41019.20%
High School Graduate85440.00%
Some College39718.59%
Associates Degree1376.42%
Bachelors Degree1185.53%
Graduate Degree532.48%
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Iuka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9491,445148
Black18211423
Hispanic4
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 74.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 12.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,988$28,300$24,808
Less Than High School$21,566$21,566$
High School Grad$27,571$28,700$24,423
Some College$28,250$31,393$26,290
Bachelors Degree$55,982$$
Graduate Degree$47,321$$

$25,988

Average Earnings

$28,300

Average Male

$24,808

Average Female

Iuka Language

Iuka Language by Age

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Iuka Language

99.85% of Iuka residents speak only English, while 0.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.15% of the population.

Iuka Poverty

Iuka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,62453620.43%
Black10432.88%

19.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.57%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iuka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iuka is White, with 20.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iuka is Black, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.95%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.33%
High School15.78%
Some College7.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.10%
Male Employed15.27%
Female Employed6.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Iuka Income

Iuka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,369$43,746
Families$38,333$51,907
Married Families$46,250-
Non Families$17,031$27,999
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Iuka Marital Status

Iuka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Iuka Married by Age and Sex

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Iuka 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 35-44.

Iuka Marital Status by Race

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Iuka Veterans

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165

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
First Gulf War15
World War II14
Korea10
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7471
75+37
35 to 5431
55 to 6426
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1396.25%
Black2614.13%

Iuka Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iuka Employment Status

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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58.97%

Born in Mississippi

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Iuka residents were born in the United States, with 58.97% having been born in Mississippi. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,977110.37%
20192,966110.37%
20182,955-21-0.71%
20172,976110.37%
20162,965-11-0.37%
20152,9760.00%
20142,976-15-0.50%
20132,991-25-0.83%
20123,016-11-0.36%
20113,027-8-0.26%
20103,035-24-0.08%
20003,059-63-0.20%
19903,1222760.93%
19802,8460.00%