Jonestown, Mississippi Population 2020

1,053
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Jonestown is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,053, it is the 150th largest city in Mississippi and the 10092nd largest city in the United States. Jonestown is currently declining at a rate of -3.13% annually and its population has decreased by -18.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,298 in 2010. Jonestown reached it's highest population of 1,298 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Jonestown has a population density of 2,718 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jonestown is $24,425 with a poverty rate of 46.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $369 per month, and the median house value is $45,300. The median age in Jonestown is 30.5 years, 30.4 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.8 males.

Jonestown Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 100.00%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Jonestown, Mississippi is 1,053, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,121.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,298.

Jonestown, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,124100.00%
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Jonestown Population Pyramid 2020

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Jonestown Median Age

30.5


Total

30.4


Male

30.6


Female

Jonestown Adults

There are 806 adults, (69 of whom are seniors) in Jonestown.

Jonestown Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonestown Sex Ratio

Female

632

56.23%

Male

492

43.77%

Jonestown Households and Families

Jonestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jonestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
Male57.1%42.9%
All44.3%55.7%
Non Family38%62%
Female29%71%

44.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4402.5544.3
Non Family1871.0538
Female1453.8729
Married803.4382.5
Male283.3257.1

3.55

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jonestown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7010.51%
9th to 12th Grade15423.12%
High School Graduate9814.71%
Some College15523.27%
Associates Degree14021.02%
Bachelors Degree375.56%
Graduate Degree121.80%
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Jonestown Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 66.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 7.36%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,429$25,000$22,731
Less Than High School$20,536$$21,250
High School Grad$23,750$24,792$
Some College$22,647$33,313$15,990
Bachelors Degree$26,500$$33,125
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,429

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$22,731

Average Female

Jonestown Language

Jonestown Language by Age

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Jonestown Language

100.00% of Jonestown 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.

Jonestown Poverty

Jonestown Poverty by Race

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46.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.26%

Male Poverty Rate

51.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jonestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jonestown is Black, with 46.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jonestown is Black, with 46.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School62.95%
High School48.98%
Some College26.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.72%
Male Unemployed54.46%
Female Employed20.81%
Male Employed8.91%

Jonestown Income

Jonestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,596$24,425
Families$25,924$33,014
Married Families$36,591-
Non Families$9,561$12,101
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Jonestown Marital Status

Jonestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.2%

Male Marriage Rate

19.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jonestown Married by Age and Sex

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Jonestown 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.

Jonestown Marital Status by Race

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Jonestown Veterans

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15

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War6
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 749
55 to 646
75+
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Jonestown Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jonestown Employment Status

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

35.4%

Employment Rate

42.6%

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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90.66%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Jonestown 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 Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,053-34-3.13%
20191,087-34-3.03%
20181,121-28-2.44%
20171,149-34-2.87%
20161,183-34-2.79%
20151,217-16-1.30%
20141,233-20-1.60%
20131,253-21-1.65%
20121,274-14-1.09%
20111,288-10-0.77%
20101,2980.00%