Natchez, Mississippi Population 2020

14,809
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Natchez is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 14,809, it is the 26th largest city in Mississippi and the 2324th largest city in the United States. Natchez is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -6.22% 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 936 people per square mile.

The average household income in Natchez is $43,027 with a poverty rate of 35.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $108,000. The median age in Natchez is 40.7 years, 38.3 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males.

Natchez Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.35%
  • White: 33.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Natchez, Mississippi is 14,809, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,009.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,792.

Natchez, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,920-422-0.85%
201950,342-422-0.84%
201850,764-422-0.83%
201751,186-350-0.68%
201651,536-266-0.52%
201551,802-749-1.45%
201452,551-64-0.12%
201352,615-76-0.14%
201252,691-582-1.10%
201153,273-143-0.27%
201053,4160.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,62263.35%
White5,13333.80%
Two or More Races2731.80%
Asian1150.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.30%
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Natchez Population Pyramid 2020

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Natchez Median Age

40.7


Total

38.3


Male

43.8


Female

Natchez Adults

There are 11,668 adults, (3,061 of whom are seniors) in Natchez.

Natchez Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Natchez Sex Ratio

Female

8,080

53.20%

Male

7,108

46.80%

Natchez Households and Families

Natchez Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Natchez Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Male58%42%
All49.9%50.1%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female27.9%72.1%

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2282.3849.9
Non Family2,7481.0844.8
Female1,6673.8127.9
Married1,6393.0479.9
Male1742.9958

3.37

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Natchez Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3223.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,50614.35%
High School Graduate3,28031.26%
Some College2,15720.55%
Associates Degree8257.86%
Bachelors Degree1,32012.58%
Graduate Degree1,08410.33%
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Natchez Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,2314,7211,118
White3,9983,7381,286
Multiple Races140105
Hispanic7469
Asian5234
Native American2121

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 32.17%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,494$28,714$25,116
Less Than High School$12,350$$11,324
High School Grad$19,085$19,896$16,017
Some College$30,270$40,417$22,117
Bachelors Degree$34,368$40,809$32,874
Graduate Degree$35,038$35,685$31,685

$26,494

Average Earnings

$28,714

Average Male

$25,116

Average Female

Natchez Language

Natchez Language by Age

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Natchez Language

98.43% of Natchez residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Natchez Poverty

Natchez Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,4414,08543.27%
White4,92586317.52%
Multiple27320374.36%
Asian11510086.96%
Native4545100.00%
Hispanic992929.29%

35.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.19%

Male Poverty Rate

37.35%

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 17.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.26%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.65%
Some College28.31%
High School26.60%
Bachelors or Greater9.19%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.05%
Female Unemployed38.18%
Female Employed19.22%
Male Employed11.31%

Natchez Income

Natchez Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,288$43,027
Families$34,421$55,735
Married Families$66,212-
Non Families$18,414$26,640
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Natchez Marital Status

Natchez Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Natchez Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Natchez Veterans

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870

Number of Veterans

801

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam345
First Gulf War89
Korea77
World War II59
Second Gulf War44
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Age Group Veterans
75+268
65 to 74244
35 to 54205
55 to 64137
18 to 3416
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4416.24%
White4249.89%
Hispanic1722.97%
2 or More52.48%

Natchez Veterans by Education

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9.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Natchez Employment Status

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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81.93%

Born in Mississippi

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.09% of Natchez residents were born in the United States, with 81.93% having been born in Mississippi. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,809-100-0.67%
201914,909-100-0.67%
201815,009-103-0.68%
201715,112-100-0.66%
201615,2120.00%
201515,212-184-1.20%
201415,396-52-0.34%
201315,448-120-0.77%
201215,568-101-0.64%
201115,669-100-0.63%
201015,769-2,695-1.57%
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%