Merigold, Mississippi Population 2020

365
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Merigold is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 365, it is the 237th largest city in Mississippi and the 14596th largest city in the United States. Merigold is currently declining at a rate of -2.41% annually and its population has decreased by -16.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 439 in 2010. Merigold reached it's highest population of 438 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Merigold has a population density of 377 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merigold is $56,237 with a poverty rate of 19.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $882 per month, and the median house value is $100,700. The median age in Merigold is 40.3 years, 37.8 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Merigold Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.49%
  • White: 46.02%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Merigold, Mississippi is 365, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 439.

Merigold, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American21152.49%
White18546.02%
Asian61.49%
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Merigold Population Pyramid 2020

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Merigold Median Age

40.3


Total

37.8


Male

41.6


Female

Merigold Adults

There are 324 adults, (52 of whom are seniors) in Merigold.

Merigold Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Merigold Sex Ratio

Female

215

53.48%

Male

187

46.52%

Merigold Households and Families

Merigold Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Merigold Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.1%17.9%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female60%40%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1662.4272.9
Non Family761.1767.1
Married562.9882.1
Female254.8860
Male92.67100

3.36

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Merigold Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3311.46%
9th to 12th Grade186.25%
High School Graduate8328.82%
Some College6422.22%
Associates Degree155.21%
Bachelors Degree5117.71%
Graduate Degree248.33%
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Merigold Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1341078
White13112464
Hispanic17
Asian663

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 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,111$35,556$26,667
Less Than High School$24,118$24,118$
High School Grad$$40,938$20,341
Some College$32,500$36,500$26,563
Bachelors Degree$31,538$$31,094
Graduate Degree$55,625$$50,833

$31,111

Average Earnings

$35,556

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Merigold Language

Merigold Language by Age

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Merigold Language

91.51% of Merigold residents speak only English, while 8.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.31% of the population.

Merigold Poverty

Merigold Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2117334.60%
Asian66100.00%
White16810.60%

19.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.65%

Male Poverty Rate

21.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merigold

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merigold is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merigold is White, with 0.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
High School18.07%
Some College16.46%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.76%
Male Employed3.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Merigold Income

Merigold Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,042$56,237
Families$61,667$66,271
Married Families$66,500-
Non Families$30,938$44,354
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Merigold Marital Status

Merigold Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Merigold Married by Age and Sex

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Merigold 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.

Merigold Marital Status by Race

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Merigold Veterans

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18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Korea
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6411
35 to 545
75+2
65 to 74
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black116.71%
White74.55%

Merigold Veterans by Education

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44.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merigold Employment Status

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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90.55%

Born in Mississippi

94.28%

Native Born

5.72%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.28% of Merigold residents were born in the United States, with 90.55% having been born in Mississippi. 4.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020365-9-2.41%
2019374-9-2.35%
2018383-10-2.54%
2017393-9-2.24%
2016402-11-2.66%
2015413-7-1.67%
2014420-6-1.41%
2013426-5-1.16%
2012431-2-0.46%
2011433-5-1.14%
20104380.00%