Mount Olive, Mississippi Population 2020

895

Mount Olive is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 895, it is the 168th largest city in Mississippi and the 10785th largest city in the United States. Mount Olive is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -8.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 982 in 2010. Mount Olive reached it's highest population of 983 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Mount Olive has a population density of 289 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Olive is $47,021 with a poverty rate of 34.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $66,600. The median age in Mount Olive is 30.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 30.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 60.6 males.

Mount Olive Demographics

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

  • White: 50.62%
  • Black or African American: 48.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Olive, Mississippi is 895, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 921.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 982.

Mount Olive, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52750.62%
Black or African American51048.99%
Two or More Races40.38%

Mount Olive Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Olive Median Age

30.9


Total

36.3


Male

30.3


Female

Mount Olive Adults

There are 686 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Mount Olive.

Mount Olive Age Dependency

92.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Olive Sex Ratio

Female

648

62.25%

Male

393

37.75%

Mount Olive Households and Families

Mount Olive Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Olive Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family80%20%
Married72.5%27.5%
All66.8%33.2%
Female33.3%66.7%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3582.9166.8
Non Family1351.1180
Married1093.5772.5
Female934.4133.3
Male214.38100

3.94

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Olive Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade477.58%
9th to 12th Grade203.23%
High School Graduate27844.84%
Some College11418.39%
Associates Degree599.52%
Bachelors Degree508.06%
Graduate Degree528.39%

Mount Olive Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36534783
Black24319410
Hispanic12129

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,281$32,589$16,932
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,125$37,500$
Some College$23,594$$21,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,281

Average Earnings

$32,589

Average Male

$16,932

Average Female

Mount Olive Language

Mount Olive Language by Age

Mount Olive Language

99.26% of Mount Olive residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Mount Olive Poverty

Mount Olive Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51033565.69%
White506173.36%
Multiple44100.00%

34.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.35%

Male Poverty Rate

34.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Olive

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Olive is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Olive is White, with 3.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School86.57%
High School14.39%
Bachelors or Greater9.80%
Some College8.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed28.50%
Male Employed9.66%

Mount Olive Income

Mount Olive Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,000$47,021
Families$54,028$47,359
Married Families$65,898-
Non Families$19,458$44,205

Mount Olive Marital Status

Mount Olive Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Olive Married by Age and Sex

Mount Olive 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 Over 65.

Mount Olive Marital Status by Race

Mount Olive Veterans

47

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
Korea13
First Gulf War4
Vietnam1
World War II
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
75+13
35 to 547
55 to 644
65 to 741
Name Veterans % of Total
White4311.20%
Black41.36%

$Mount Olive Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Olive Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Olive 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

80.98%

Born in Mississippi

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.14% of Mount Olive residents were born in the United States, with 80.98% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020895-13-1.43%
2019908-13-1.41%
2018921-14-1.50%
2017935-13-1.37%
2016948-3-0.32%
2015951-1-0.11%
2014952-4-0.42%
2013956-13-1.34%
2012969-7-0.72%
2011976-7-0.71%
20109830.00%