Iuka, Mississippi Population 2021

2,933
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Iuka is a city located in Tishomingo County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Tishomingo County. With a 2020 population of 2,933, it is the 83rd largest city in Mississippi and the 6321st largest city in the United States . Iuka is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -3.14% 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 303 people per square mile.

The average household income in Iuka is $40,318 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $553 per month, and the median house value is $94,400. The median age in Iuka is 45.5 years, 41.2 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Iuka Demographics

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

  • White: 93.40%
  • Black or African American: 5.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Iuka, Mississippi is 2,933 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,939.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,028.

Iuka, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,76193.40%
Black or African American1775.99%
Two or More Races140.47%
Some Other Race40.14%
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Iuka Population by Race

Iuka Population Pyramid $2021

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Iuka Median Age

45.5


Total

41.2


Male

47.8


Female

Iuka Adults

There are 2,462 adults, (789 of whom are seniors) in Iuka.

Iuka Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Iuka Sex Ratio

Female

1,678

56.77%

Male

1,278

43.23%

Iuka Population by Age

Iuka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Iuka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All52.7%47.3%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Male13.2%86.8%
Female0%100%

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iuka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2442.1852.7
Married5183.0777.2
Non Family5171.0847.6
Female1412.820
Male682.5413.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Iuka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1808.19%
9th to 12th Grade41218.74%
High School Graduate91341.52%
Some College36116.42%
Associates Degree1446.55%
Bachelors Degree1094.96%
Graduate Degree803.64%
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Iuka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iuka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0041,497168
Black1779621
2+ Races1414
Hispanic4
Other Race4

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 black people with a rate of 11.86%.

Iuka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,392$31,287$29,213
Less Than 9th Grade$21,461$21,461$
High School Graduate$30,814$32,386$30,290
Some College$29,306$31,929$26,853
Bachelors Degree$55,833$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,392

Average Earnings

$31,287

Average Male

$29,213

Average Female

Iuka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iuka Language by Age

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Iuka Language

99.33% of Iuka residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Iuka Language

Iuka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,61155721.33%
Black9244.35%

20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.17%

Male Poverty Rate

23.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iuka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iuka is White, with 21.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iuka is Black, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.66%.

Iuka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.47%
Some College17.65%
High School15.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Iuka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.55%
Female Employed6.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Iuka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iuka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,355$40,318
Families$38,894$49,344
Married Families$42,063-
Non Families$14,548$27,085
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Income by Household Type

Iuka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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

Iuka Marital Status by Race

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Iuka Marital Status

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208

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
Korea50
Second Gulf War36
World War II18
First Gulf War

Iuka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+81
35 to 5456
65 to 7452
55 to 6419
18 to 34

Iuka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1898.34%
Black1910.73%

Iuka Veterans by Race

Iuka Veterans by Education

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10.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iuka Veterans by Education

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44.3%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Iuka Employment by Age

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Iuka Employment by Race

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Iuka 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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63.40%

Born in Iuka

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Iuka residents were born in the United States, with 63.40% having been born in Mississippi. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Iuka Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,933-2-0.07%
20202,935-2-0.07%
20192,937-2-0.07%
20182,939-25-0.84%
20172,96440.14%
20162,960-13-0.44%
20152,973-1-0.03%
20142,974-16-0.54%
20132,990-28-0.93%
20123,018-11-0.36%
20113,029-7-0.23%
20103,036-23-0.08%
20003,059-63-0.20%
19903,1222760.93%
19802,8460.00%

Iuka Population by Year