Lucedale, Mississippi Population 2020

3,276

Lucedale is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,276, it is the 80th largest city in Mississippi and the 5967th largest city in the United States. Lucedale is currently growing at a rate of 2.22% annually and its population has increased by 12.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,923 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Lucedale has a population density of 513 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lucedale is $47,481 with a poverty rate of 20.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $632 per month, and the median house value is $81,300. The median age in Lucedale is 37.2 years, 36.5 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.1 males.

Lucedale Demographics

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

  • White: 70.71%
  • Black or African American: 27.43%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lucedale, Mississippi is 3,276, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,134.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,923.

Lucedale, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16370.71%
Black or African American83927.43%
Asian431.41%
Some Other Race140.46%

Lucedale Population Pyramid 2020

Lucedale Median Age

37.2


Total

36.5


Male

40.5


Female

Lucedale Adults

There are 2,438 adults, (544 of whom are seniors) in Lucedale.

Lucedale Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucedale Sex Ratio

Female

1,463

47.83%

Male

1,596

52.17%

Lucedale Households and Families

Lucedale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lucedale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
Male68%32%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female56.1%43.9%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9552.7266.2
Non Family4461.0757.6
Married3203.8283.1
Female1644.6356.1
Male255.5668

4.03

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

0.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lucedale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade984.36%
9th to 12th Grade30513.57%
High School Graduate93241.46%
Some College42318.82%
Associates Degree1777.87%
Bachelors Degree2209.79%
Graduate Degree934.14%

Lucedale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5651,338259
Black60142735
Asian434319
Hispanic3937
Other Race86

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 44.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,280$30,875$21,547
Less Than High School$11,131$$
High School Grad$22,288$$18,958
Some College$28,553$32,417$20,729
Bachelors Degree$46,364$$47,273
Graduate Degree$48,750$69,792$

$26,280

Average Earnings

$30,875

Average Male

$21,547

Average Female

Lucedale Language

Lucedale Language by Age

Lucedale Language

96.71% of Lucedale residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Lucedale Poverty

Lucedale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black62831349.84%
White1,88122511.96%
Hispanic3937.69%
Other14321.43%

20.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.85%

Male Poverty Rate

20.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucedale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucedale is Black, with 49.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucedale is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.24%
High School27.21%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.38%
Male Unemployed52.00%
Male Employed12.81%
Female Employed1.34%

Lucedale Income

Lucedale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,637$47,481
Families$52,697$58,719
Married Families$68,500-
Non Families$23,611$33,874

Lucedale Marital Status

Lucedale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucedale Married by Age and Sex

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

Lucedale Veterans

193

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War24
World War II12
Korea5
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5474
65 to 7466
75+31
55 to 6419
18 to 343
Name Veterans % of Total
White1599.40%
Black344.89%
Hispanic820.51%

$Lucedale Veterans by Education

2.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucedale Employment Status

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lucedale Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.04%

Born in Mississippi

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.37% of Lucedale residents were born in the United States, with 74.04% having been born in Mississippi. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,276712.22%
20193,205712.27%
20183,134200.64%
20173,114712.33%
20163,043501.67%
20152,993-12-0.40%
20143,00580.27%
20132,997140.47%
20122,983451.53%
20112,93890.31%
20102,9293370.61%
19902,5920.00%