Lucedale, Mississippi Population 2021

3,391
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Lucedale is a city located in George County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of George County. With a 2020 population of 3,391, it is the 76th largest city in Mississippi and the 5857th largest city in the United States . Lucedale is currently growing at a rate of 3.64% annually and its population has increased by 16.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,923 in 2010. Lucedale reached it's highest population of 3,391 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Lucedale has a population density of 531 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lucedale is $49,453 with a poverty rate of 19.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in Lucedale is 36.7 years, 36.2 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Lucedale Demographics

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

  • White: 74.04%
  • Black or African American: 24.17%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lucedale, Mississippi is 3,391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,034.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,923.

Lucedale, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,27374.04%
Black or African American74224.17%
Asian391.27%
Some Other Race160.52%
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Lucedale Population by Race

Lucedale Population Pyramid $2021

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Lucedale Median Age

36.7


Total

36.2


Male

37.9


Female

Lucedale Adults

There are 2,456 adults, (490 of whom are seniors) in Lucedale.

Lucedale Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucedale Sex Ratio

Female

1,460

47.56%

Male

1,610

52.44%

Lucedale Population by Age

Lucedale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lucedale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All63.5%36.5%
Female57.5%42.5%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male30.8%69.2%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lucedale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9752.6263.5
Non Family4711.0753.7
Married3103.7783.2
Female1814.3757.5
Male137.1530.8

3.81

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Lucedale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade693.04%
9th to 12th Grade33614.81%
High School Graduate96642.57%
Some College39717.50%
Associates Degree2038.95%
Bachelors Degree1777.80%
Graduate Degree1215.33%
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Lucedale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lucedale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5781,370254
Black60040526
Hispanic5250
Asian393918
Other Race119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Lucedale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,915$35,787$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$10,781$11,250$
High School Graduate$26,529$$21,389
Some College$26,902$36,458$20,461
Bachelors Degree$39,524$53,750$39,345
Graduate Degree$79,583$81,429$

$26,915

Average Earnings

$35,787

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Lucedale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucedale Language by Age

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Lucedale Language

96.70% of Lucedale residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Lucedale Language

Lucedale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,97927714.00%
Black47222347.25%

19.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.32%

Male Poverty Rate

21.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucedale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucedale is Black, with 47.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucedale is White, with 14.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.21%.

Lucedale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.29%
High School24.85%
Some College20.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%

Lucedale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed51.67%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed9.28%

Lucedale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucedale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,840$49,453
Families$52,212$62,079
Married Families$77,917-
Non Families$25,923$34,795
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Income by Household Type

Lucedale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucedale Married by Age and Sex

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Lucedale 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 20-34.

Lucedale Marital Status by Race

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Lucedale Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

160

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
First Gulf War51
Second Gulf War33
World War II11
Korea

Lucedale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5460
65 to 7459
55 to 6420
75+19
18 to 348

Lucedale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1377.95%
Black294.25%
Hispanic1121.15%

Lucedale Veterans by Race

Lucedale Veterans by Education

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3.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucedale Veterans by Education

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lucedale Employment by Age

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Lucedale Employment by Race

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Lucedale 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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68.99%

Born in Lucedale

98.40%

Native Born

1.60%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.40% of Lucedale residents were born in the United States, with 68.99% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lucedale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,3911193.64%
20203,2721193.77%
20193,1531193.92%
20183,034-87-2.79%
20173,121702.29%
20163,051511.70%
20153,000-16-0.53%
20143,016120.40%
20133,004150.50%
20122,989471.60%
20112,942100.34%
20102,9323400.62%
19902,5920.00%

Lucedale Population by Year