Nicholson, Mississippi Population 2021

2,534
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Nicholson is a city located in Pearl River County Mississippi. Nicholson has a 2020 population of 2,534. Nicholson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -18.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,092 in 2010. Nicholson reached it's highest population of 3,489 in 2013.

The average household income in Nicholson is $43,724 with a poverty rate of 30.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $74,900. The median age in Nicholson is 39.7 years, 40.3 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Nicholson Demographics

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

  • White: 91.55%
  • Black or African American: 7.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nicholson, Mississippi is 2,534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,473.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,092.

Nicholson, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32091.55%
Black or African American1917.54%
Two or More Races120.47%
Some Other Race110.43%
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Nicholson Population by Race

Nicholson Population Pyramid $2021

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Nicholson Median Age

39.7


Total

40.3


Male

38


Female

Nicholson Adults

There are 1,930 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Nicholson.

Nicholson Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Nicholson Sex Ratio

Female

1,048

41.36%

Male

1,486

58.64%

Nicholson Population by Age

Nicholson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nicholson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
Male57.9%42.1%
Female57.3%42.7%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nicholson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1392.2256.7
Non Family4881.0644.1
Married4132.671.2
Female1243.0657.3
Male1144.9657.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Nicholson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1297.46%
9th to 12th Grade28316.36%
High School Graduate58733.93%
Some College34319.83%
Associates Degree1629.36%
Bachelors Degree1056.07%
Graduate Degree1216.99%
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Nicholson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nicholson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5541,142148
Black12512565
Hispanic515113

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 52.00%.

Nicholson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,823$30,625$21,355
Less Than 9th Grade$9,345$9,453$9,254
High School Graduate$32,221$40,335$21,122
Some College$21,285$21,726$20,653
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$52,096$51,434$

$25,823

Average Earnings

$30,625

Average Male

$21,355

Average Female

Nicholson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nicholson Language by Age

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Nicholson Language

97.65% of Nicholson residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Nicholson Language

Nicholson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,23673933.05%
Hispanic1072321.50%
Black1912110.99%
Multiple1212100.00%
Other1111100.00%

30.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.16%

Male Poverty Rate

40.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nicholson

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicholson is Black, with 10.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.95%.

Nicholson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.84%
High School15.50%
Some College14.46%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nicholson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed22.20%
Male Employed14.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Nicholson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nicholson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,943$43,724
Families$39,708$49,585
Married Families$40,679-
Non Families$30,667$33,093
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Income by Household Type

Nicholson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Nicholson Married by Age and Sex

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Nicholson 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 55-64.

Nicholson Marital Status by Race

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Nicholson Marital Status

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143

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
Second Gulf War34
Korea13
World War II
First Gulf War

Nicholson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6443
65 to 7437
18 to 3434
35 to 5416
75+13

Nicholson Veterans by Age

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Nicholson Veterans by Race

Nicholson Veterans by Education

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9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nicholson Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Nicholson Employment by Age

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Nicholson Employment by Race

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Nicholson 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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42.62%

Born in Nicholson

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Nicholson residents were born in the United States, with 42.62% 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.

Nicholson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,5340.00%
20202,5340.00%
20192,534612.47%
20182,473-356-12.58%
20172,829541.95%
20162,7751395.27%
20152,636-268-9.23%
20142,904-585-16.77%
20133,489962.83%
20123,393150.44%
20113,3782869.25%
20103,0920.00%

Nicholson Population by Year