Myrtle, Mississippi Population 2020

514

Myrtle is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 514, it is the 202nd largest city in Mississippi and the 13188th largest city in the United States. Myrtle is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 4.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 490 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Myrtle has a population density of 247 people per square mile.

The average household income in Myrtle is $43,174 with a poverty rate of 24.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $79,100. The median age in Myrtle is 39.9 years, 39.7 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 66.0 males.

Myrtle Demographics

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

  • White: 88.68%
  • Black or African American: 6.20%
  • Two or more races: 5.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Myrtle, Mississippi is 514, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 506.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 490.

Myrtle, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41588.68%
Black or African American296.20%
Two or More Races245.13%

Myrtle Population Pyramid 2020

Myrtle Median Age

39.9


Total

39.7


Male

41


Female

Myrtle Adults

There are 361 adults, (35 of whom are seniors) in Myrtle.

Myrtle Age Dependency

43.6

Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Myrtle Sex Ratio

Female

282

60.26%

Male

186

39.74%

Myrtle Households and Families

Myrtle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Myrtle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.8%9.2%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family31.7%68.3%
Female23.1%76.9%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1762.5955.7
Married763.5890.8
Non Family601.1331.7
Female392.8723.1
Male14100

3.32

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

3.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Myrtle Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade226.81%
9th to 12th Grade4313.31%
High School Graduate11736.22%
Some College8927.55%
Associates Degree164.95%
Bachelors Degree288.67%
Graduate Degree82.48%

Myrtle Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29022529
Black28287
Hispanic55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$33,750$23,125
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,179$22,344$37,143
Some College$19,355$38,750$18,750
Bachelors Degree$48,281$48,906$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,250

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$23,125

Average Female

Myrtle Language

Myrtle Language by Age

Myrtle Language

94.26% of Myrtle residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Myrtle Poverty

Myrtle Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4008220.50%
Multiple2424100.00%
Black29827.59%

24.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.13%

Male Poverty Rate

29.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Myrtle

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Myrtle is White, with 20.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.31%
High School16.24%
Some College16.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed10.99%
Male Employed6.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Myrtle Income

Myrtle Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,500$43,174
Families$40,833$51,716
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families-$25,223

Myrtle Marital Status

Myrtle Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Myrtle Married by Age and Sex

Myrtle 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 35-44.

Myrtle Marital Status by Race

Myrtle Veterans

7

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War3
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 544
65 to 742
18 to 341
75+
55 to 64

$Myrtle Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Myrtle Employment Status

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Myrtle 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

77.99%

Born in Mississippi

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.50% of Myrtle residents were born in the United States, with 77.99% 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
202051440.78%
201951040.79%
201850630.60%
201750340.80%
2016499-1-0.20%
201550010.20%
201449940.81%
201349530.61%
2012492-2-0.40%
201149440.82%
20104900.00%