Mathiston, Mississippi Population 2021

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Mathiston is a city located in Webster County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 658, it is the 187th largest city in Mississippi and the 12133rd largest city in the United States . Mathiston is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -5.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 698 in 2010. Mathiston reached it's highest population of 689 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Mathiston has a population density of 267 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mathiston is $56,757 with a poverty rate of 19.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $500 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. The median age in Mathiston is 44.8 years, 46.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Mathiston Demographics

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

  • White: 71.48%
  • Black or African American: 23.32%
  • Asian: 2.35%
  • Native American: 2.01%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mathiston, Mississippi is 658 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 667.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 698.

Mathiston, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42671.48%
Black or African American13923.32%
Asian142.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native122.01%
Two or More Races50.84%
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Mathiston Population by Race

Mathiston Population Pyramid $2021

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Mathiston Median Age

44.8


Total

46.5


Male

43.5


Female

Mathiston Adults

There are 464 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Mathiston.

Mathiston Age Dependency

114.4

Age Dependency Ratio

66.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mathiston Sex Ratio

Female

326

54.70%

Male

270

45.30%

Mathiston Population by Age

Mathiston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mathiston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.6%5.4%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female50%50%
Male45.5%54.5%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mathiston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2502.3178.4
Married1302.8294.6
Non Family79067.1
Female303.3750
Male112.7345.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Mathiston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5613.43%
9th to 12th Grade6415.35%
High School Graduate11728.06%
Some College6515.59%
Associates Degree296.95%
Bachelors Degree5212.47%
Graduate Degree348.15%
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Mathiston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mathiston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33223781
Black7148
2+ Races552
Asian533
Hispanic44

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 asian people with a rate of 60.00%.

Mathiston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,571$45,156$35,481
Less Than 9th Grade$$38,250$
High School Graduate$30,250$20,938$33,750
Some College$34,205$54,167$
Bachelors Degree$53,438$49,821$61,000
Graduate Degree$43,125$46,500$37,500

$38,571

Average Earnings

$45,156

Average Male

$35,481

Average Female

Mathiston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mathiston Language by Age

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Mathiston Language

97.46% of Mathiston residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Mathiston Language

Mathiston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1327153.79%
White407399.58%
Multiple5360.00%

19.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

23.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mathiston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mathiston is Multiple, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mathiston is White, with 9.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.17%.

Mathiston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.68%
Some College12.77%
High School9.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Mathiston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed6.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mathiston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mathiston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,333$56,757
Families$56,964$68,023
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$24,750$32,371
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Income by Household Type

Mathiston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mathiston Married by Age and Sex

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Mathiston 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 55-64.

Mathiston Marital Status by Race

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Mathiston Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Mathiston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
55 to 643
75+2
35 to 54
18 to 34

Mathiston Veterans by Age

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Mathiston Veterans by Race

Mathiston Veterans by Education

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13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mathiston Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mathiston Employment by Age

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Mathiston Employment by Race

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Mathiston 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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80.70%

Born in Mathiston

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Mathiston residents were born in the United States, with 80.70% 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 Asia.

Mathiston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021658-3-0.45%
2020661-3-0.45%
2019664-3-0.45%
201866750.76%
201766230.46%
2016659-6-0.90%
2015665-6-0.89%
201467140.60%
2013667-6-0.89%
2012673-9-1.32%
2011682-7-1.02%
20106890.00%

Mathiston Population by Year