Myrtle, Mississippi Population 2022

504
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Myrtle is a city located in Union County Mississippi. Myrtle has a 2020 population of 504. Myrtle is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 2.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 490 in 2010.

The average household income in Myrtle is $47,479 with a poverty rate of 18.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $830 per month, and the median house value is $92,900. The median age in Myrtle is 39.8 years, 35.3 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Myrtle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Myrtlewas:

  • White: 65.83%
  • Black or African American: 33.78%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • 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 504 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 504.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 490.

Myrtle, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34165.83%
Black or African American17533.78%
Two or More Races20.39%
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Myrtle Population by Race

Myrtle Population Pyramid 2022

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Myrtle Median Age

36.1


Total

35.4


Male

38.5


Female

Myrtle Adults

There are 371 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Myrtle.

Myrtle Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

8.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Myrtle Sex Ratio

Female

244

47.10%

Male

274

52.90%

Myrtle Population by Age

Myrtle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Myrtle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.1%11.9%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Female44.2%55.8%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Myrtle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1723.0160.5
Married593.6488.1
Male22.5100
Female524.4844.2
Non Family591.145.8

3.1

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Myrtle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade92.57%
9th to 12th Grade4713.43%
High School Graduate16547.14%
Some College7120.29%
Associates Degree339.43%
Bachelors Degree236.57%
Graduate Degree20.57%
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Myrtle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Myrtle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1119517
White2341948
2+ Races22
Hispanic33

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 black people with a rate of 15.32%.

Myrtle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,094$31,884$36,786
Less Than 9th Grade$11,316$$11,250
High School Graduate$31,414$31,341$32,143
Some College$45,000$42,045$78,158
Bachelors Degree$43,824$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,094

Average Earnings

$31,884

Average Male

$36,786

Average Female

Myrtle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Myrtle Language by Age

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Myrtle Language

96.83% of Myrtle residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Myrtle Language

Myrtle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1754224.00%
White3325416.27%
OtherNaN%

18.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.87%

Male Poverty Rate

23.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Myrtle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Myrtle is Black, with 24.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.38%.

Myrtle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School7.88%
Some College13.46%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Myrtle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Myrtle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Myrtle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$59,023
Families$43,125$51,472
Married Families$54,583-
Non Families$33,750$29,707
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Income by Household Type

Myrtle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Myrtle Married by Age and Sex

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Myrtle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Myrtle Marital Status by Race

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Myrtle Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War9
Vietnam3
Korea
World War II

Myrtle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 549
55 to 64
65 to 743
75+

Myrtle Veterans by Age

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Myrtle Veterans by Race

Myrtle Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Myrtle Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Myrtle Employment by Age

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Myrtle Employment by Race

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Myrtle 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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76.25%

Born in Myrtle

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Myrtle residents were born in the United States, with 76.25% 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 Europe.

Myrtle Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104900.00%
201149220.41%
2012489-3-0.61%
201349230.61%
201449420.41%
201549730.61%
2016495-2-0.40%
201749720.40%
2018496-1-0.20%
201949820.40%
202050020.40%
202150220.40%
202250420.40%

Myrtle Population by Year