Natchez, Mississippi Population 2021

14,179
map placeholder

Natchez is a city located in Adams County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Adams County. With a 2020 population of 14,179, it is the 29th largest city in Mississippi and the 2402nd largest city in the United States . Natchez is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -10.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,792 in 2010. Natchez reached it's highest population of 23,791 in 1960. Spanning over 16 miles, Natchez has a population density of 897 people per square mile.

The average household income in Natchez is $42,963 with a poverty rate of 34.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $592 per month, and the median house value is $97,500. The median age in Natchez is 42.2 years, 40 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Natchez Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.80%
  • White: 33.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Natchez, Mississippi is 14,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,833.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,792.

Natchez, Mississippi Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202148,596-678-1.40%
202049,274-678-1.38%
201949,952-678-1.36%
201850,630-678-1.34%
201751,308-231-0.45%
201651,539-250-0.49%
201551,789-762-1.47%
201452,551-60-0.11%
201352,611-81-0.15%
201252,692-585-1.11%
201153,277-136-0.26%
201053,4130.00%

Natchez Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,55863.80%
White5,07833.90%
Two or More Races1971.31%
Asian1140.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.23%
Loading...

Natchez Population by Race

Natchez Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Natchez Median Age

42.2


Total

40


Male

44.8


Female

Natchez Adults

There are 11,237 adults, (3,174 of whom are seniors) in Natchez.

Natchez Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Natchez Sex Ratio

Female

8,040

53.67%

Male

6,941

46.33%

Natchez Population by Age

Natchez Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Natchez Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All53.4%46.6%
Male50.6%49.4%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female35.3%64.7%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Natchez Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0262.4353.4
Non Family2,8771.1448.6
Married1,5263.0980.1
Female1,4634.235.3
Male1603.0350.6

3.56

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

Loading...

Natchez Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3313.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,71516.61%
High School Graduate3,13430.35%
Some College2,02019.56%
Associates Degree8838.55%
Bachelors Degree1,20011.62%
Graduate Degree1,04210.09%
Loading...

Natchez Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Natchez Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
Black6,1934,6101,198
White3,9303,5111,044
2+ Races9775
Asian4832
Hispanic4539
Native American1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.56%.

Natchez Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,832$26,064$25,627
Less Than 9th Grade$14,851$$15,721
High School Graduate$19,464$20,190$16,815
Some College$26,463$35,086$24,459
Bachelors Degree$33,817$38,322$33,259
Graduate Degree$39,786$36,793$40,425

$25,832

Average Earnings

$26,064

Average Male

$25,627

Average Female

Natchez Earnings by Educational Attainment

Natchez Language by Age

Loading...

Natchez Language

98.19% of Natchez residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Natchez Language

Natchez Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,4113,93141.77%
White4,84483917.32%
Multiple19712462.94%
Asian1149986.84%
Hispanic1184638.98%
Native3434100.00%

34.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.16%

Male Poverty Rate

33.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Natchez

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Natchez is White, with 17.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.10%.

Natchez Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.73%
High School30.64%
Some College24.43%
Bachelors or Greater9.22%

Natchez Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.26%
Female Unemployed33.06%
Female Employed20.76%
Male Employed13.63%

Natchez Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Natchez Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$26,443$42,963
Families$35,995$55,371
Married Families$65,313-
Non Families$20,166$28,974
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Natchez Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Natchez Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Natchez 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.

Natchez Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Natchez Marital Status

Loading...

812

Number of Veterans

752

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam315
Korea70
First Gulf War69
World War II62
Second Gulf War33

Natchez Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
75+269
65 to 74246
35 to 54193
55 to 6497
18 to 347

Natchez Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
Black4556.65%
White3538.44%
Hispanic58.93%
2+ Races43.17%

Natchez Veterans by Race

Natchez Veterans by Education

Loading...

13.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Natchez Veterans by Education

Loading...

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Natchez Employment by Age

Loading...

Natchez Employment by Race

Loading...

Natchez Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

81.42%

Born in Natchez

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Natchez residents were born in the United States, with 81.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Natchez Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,179-218-1.51%
202014,397-218-1.49%
201914,615-218-1.47%
201814,833-254-1.68%
201715,087-52-0.34%
201615,1390.00%
201515,139-194-1.27%
201415,333-56-0.36%
201315,389-125-0.81%
201215,514-108-0.69%
201115,622-104-0.66%
201015,726-2,738-1.59%
200018,464-996-0.52%
199019,460-2,749-1.31%
198022,2092,5051.20%
197019,704-4,087-1.87%
196023,7911,0510.45%
195022,7407,4444.05%
194015,2961,8741.32%
193013,4228140.63%
192012,6088170.67%
191011,791-419-0.35%
190012,2102,1091.91%
189010,1013,0433.65%
18807,058-1,999-2.46%
18709,0572,4453.20%
18606,6122,1784.08%
18504,4348222.07%
18403,6128232.62%
18302,7890.00%

Natchez Population by Year