Jonestown, Mississippi Population 2024

861

Jonestown is a city located in Coahoma County and Quitman County Mississippi. Jonestown has a 2024 population of 861. Jonestown is currently declining at a rate of -2.71% annually and its population has decreased by -10.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 957 in 2020.

The average household income in Jonestown is $32,394 with a poverty rate of 56.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jonestown is 35.2 years, 28.5 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Jonestown Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 100%
  • White: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,222.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.03% (-96)
The current population of Jonestown, Mississippi is 861 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 957.

Jonestown, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American959100%
White00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Jonestown Population by Race

Jonestown Population Pyramid 2024

Jonestown Median Age

35.2

Total

28.5

Male

35.8

Female

Jonestown Adults

There are 639 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Jonestown.

Jonestown Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonestown Sex Ratio

Female62765.38%
Male33234.62%

Jonestown Population by Age

Jonestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3362.853664
Female1733.5423.176.9
Non Family92035.964.1
Married523.8763.536.5
Male192.8478.921.1

3.55

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

36.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jonestown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade376.55%
9th to 12th Grade529.2%
High School Graduate18232.21%
Some College16328.85%
Associates Degree9616.99%
Bachelors Degree264.6%
Graduate Degree91.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jonestown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jonestown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black56547635

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 84.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 6.19%.

Jonestown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$25,819$27,024$23,438
Less Than 9th Grade$21,750$25,667$0
High School Graduate$33,000$33,125$0
Some College$24,167$0$22,500
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$25,819

Average Earnings

$27,024

Average Male

$23,438

Average Female

Jonestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jonestown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jonestown Language

100% of Jonestown 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.

Jonestown Language

Jonestown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black95954156.41%

56.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.05%

Male Poverty Rate

66.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jonestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jonestown is Black, with 56.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jonestown is Black, with 56.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 25.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 66.75%.

Jonestown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School63.19%
Some College35.91%
Less Than 9th Grade32.58%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Jonestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed90.28%
Female Employed28.06%
Male Employed14.02%
Male Unemployed0%

Jonestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jonestown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$20,000$32,394
Families$24,342$38,671
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,583$15,746

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jonestown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

14.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.7%

Male Marriage Rate

10.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jonestown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jonestown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jonestown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jonestown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Jonestown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 649
65 to 748
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Jonestown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black172.66%

Jonestown Veterans by Race

Jonestown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jonestown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

24.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jonestown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jonestown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jonestown 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

91.87%

Born in Jonestown

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Jonestown residents were born in the United States, with 91.87% 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 Europe.

Jonestown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029741-24-3.14%
2028765-24-3.04%
2027789-24-2.95%
2026813-24-2.87%
2025837-24-2.79%
2024861-24-2.71%
2023885-24-2.64%
2022909-26-2.78%
2021935-22-2.3%
2020957-142-12.92%
20191,099-28-2.48%
20181,127-25-2.17%
20171,152-34-2.87%
20161,186-32-2.63%
20151,218-16-1.3%
20141,234-17-1.36%
20131,251-21-1.65%
20121,272-13-1.01%
20111,285-13-1%
20101,29800%

Jonestown Population by Year