Mount Olive, Mississippi Population 2022

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Mount Olive is a city located in Covington County Mississippi. Mount Olive has a 2020 population of 876. Mount Olive is currently declining at a rate of -1.35% annually and its population has decreased by -10.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 983 in 2010.

The average household income in Mount Olive is $54,727 with a poverty rate of 21.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $64,000. The median age in Mount Olive is 31.7 years, 32.4 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Mount Olive Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.40%
  • White: 28.32%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • 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 Mount Olive, Mississippi is 876 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 876.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 983.

Mount Olive, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50328.32%
Black or African American1,26871.40%
Asian50.28%
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Mount Olive Population by Race

Mount Olive Population Pyramid 2022

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Mount Olive Median Age

30.1


Total

32.8


Male

28.7


Female

Mount Olive Adults

There are 1,224 adults, (169 of whom are seniors) in Mount Olive.

Mount Olive Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Olive Sex Ratio

Female

1,039

58.50%

Male

737

41.50%

Mount Olive Population by Age

Mount Olive Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Olive Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.6%10.4%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female32.9%67.1%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Olive Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5893.0267.7
Married3273.6189.6
Male43.5100
Female1612.9632.9
Non Family971.0950.5

3.38

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Mount Olive Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade363.43%
9th to 12th Grade535.04%
High School Graduate38136.25%
Some College26725.40%
Associates Degree11510.94%
Bachelors Degree474.47%
Graduate Degree15214.46%
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Mount Olive Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Olive Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian555
Hispanic13139
Black669608126
White36433659

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 100.00%.

Mount Olive Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,131$51,961$27,431
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,229$36,389$
Some College$34,342$$24,750
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$50,729$$50,142

$40,131

Average Earnings

$51,961

Average Male

$27,431

Average Female

Mount Olive Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Olive Language by Age

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Mount Olive Language

99.30% of Mount Olive residents speak only English, while 0.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Mount Olive Language

Mount Olive Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,26836728.94%
White485112.27%
OtherNaN%

21.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.06%

Male Poverty Rate

25.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Olive

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Olive is Black, with 28.94% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Mount Olive Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.35%
High School27.30%
Some College13.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%

Mount Olive Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.67%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed20.39%
Female Unemployed38.46%

Mount Olive Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Olive Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,682$66,613
Families$67,561$66,752
Married Families$100,442-
Non Families$18,229$64,991
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Income by Household Type

Mount Olive Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Olive Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Mount Olive Marital Status by Race

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Mount Olive Marital Status

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63

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War9
Vietnam32
Korea19
World War II

Mount Olive Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 543
55 to 6410
65 to 7431
75+19

Mount Olive Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4010.36%
Black232.76%

Mount Olive Veterans by Race

Mount Olive Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Olive Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Olive Employment by Age

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Mount Olive Employment by Race

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Mount Olive 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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82.26%

Born in Mount Olive

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Mount Olive residents were born in the United States, with 82.26% 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.

Mount Olive Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109830.00%
2011976-7-0.71%
2012969-7-0.72%
2013958-11-1.14%
2014954-4-0.42%
2015953-1-0.10%
2016951-2-0.21%
2017936-15-1.58%
2018924-12-1.28%
2019912-12-1.30%
2020900-12-1.32%
2021888-12-1.33%
2022876-12-1.35%

Mount Olive Population by Year