Olive Branch, Mississippi Population 2021

40,382
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Olive Branch is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 40,382, it is the 6th largest city in Mississippi and the 971st largest city in the United States . Olive Branch is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 20.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,484 in 2010. Olive Branch reached it's highest population of 40,382 in 2021. Spanning over 37 miles, Olive Branch has a population density of 1,085 people per square mile.

The average household income in Olive Branch is $87,027 with a poverty rate of 6.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,164 per month, and the median house value is $175,600. The median age in Olive Branch is 38.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Olive Branch Demographics

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

  • White: 62.23%
  • Black or African American: 30.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Olive Branch, Mississippi is 40,382 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,195.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,484.

Olive Branch, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,31162.23%
Black or African American11,39730.42%
Two or More Races1,1883.17%
Some Other Race8112.16%
Asian6331.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native1210.32%
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Olive Branch Population by Race

Olive Branch Population Pyramid $2021

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Olive Branch Median Age

38.1


Total

35.3


Male

40.2


Female

Olive Branch Adults

There are 28,283 adults, (4,966 of whom are seniors) in Olive Branch.

Olive Branch Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Olive Branch Sex Ratio

Female

19,315

51.56%

Male

18,146

48.44%

Olive Branch Population by Age

Olive Branch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Olive Branch Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All79.1%20.9%
Male73.4%26.6%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family67.6%32.4%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Olive Branch Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,2522.8379.1
Married7,5743.3487.1
Non Family3,6071.4167.6
Female1,6053.3969.2
Male4663.4973.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Olive Branch Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7502.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,4015.59%
High School Graduate7,28829.09%
Some College6,81427.20%
Associates Degree1,9567.81%
Bachelors Degree4,45317.78%
Graduate Degree2,3909.54%
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Olive Branch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Olive Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,18715,1294,357
Black7,1656,4891,927
Hispanic1,006765359
Asian390266161
Other Race38520299
2+ Races32428561
Native American747423

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 asian people with a rate of 41.28%.

Olive Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,488$51,172$37,240
Less Than 9th Grade$26,118$32,447$16,278
High School Graduate$32,753$43,968$30,227
Some College$42,872$52,660$32,239
Bachelors Degree$54,117$58,047$49,931
Graduate Degree$63,931$59,375$64,173

$43,488

Average Earnings

$51,172

Average Male

$37,240

Average Female

Olive Branch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Olive Branch Language by Age

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Olive Branch Language

93.56% of Olive Branch residents speak only English, while 6.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.35% of the population.

Olive Branch Language

Olive Branch Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,1271,2755.76%
Black11,3538007.05%
Hispanic1,97644422.47%
Other81134242.17%
Multiple1,154292.51%
Asian633111.74%
Native121108.26%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.20%

Male Poverty Rate

6.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olive Branch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olive Branch is Other, with 42.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olive Branch is Asian, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.82%.

Olive Branch Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.00%
Some College5.86%
High School5.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Olive Branch Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed12.14%
Male Employed4.43%
Female Unemployed3.75%
Female Employed2.75%

Olive Branch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Olive Branch Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,680$87,027
Families$85,880$95,791
Married Families$94,190-
Non Families$46,437$59,891
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Income by Household Type

Olive Branch Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Olive Branch Married by Age and Sex

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Olive Branch Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Olive Branch Marital Status by Race

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Olive Branch Marital Status

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2,608

Number of Veterans

2,218

Male Veterans

390

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War836
Vietnam736
Second Gulf War578
Korea128
World War II30

Olive Branch Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54935
65 to 74492
75+456
55 to 64453
18 to 34272

Olive Branch Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8139.82%
Black7719.30%
Hispanic1199.36%
2+ Races245.32%

Olive Branch Veterans by Race

Olive Branch Veterans by Education

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2.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olive Branch Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Olive Branch Employment by Age

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Olive Branch Employment by Race

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Olive Branch 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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28.27%

Born in Olive Branch

95.92%

Native Born

4.08%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.92% of Olive Branch residents were born in the United States, with 28.27% having been born in Mississippi. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Olive Branch Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,3827291.84%
202039,6537291.87%
201938,9247291.91%
201838,1956551.74%
201737,5408742.38%
201636,6667141.99%
201535,9525661.60%
201435,3864591.31%
201334,9273921.14%
201234,5354561.34%
201134,0794841.44%
201033,59512,5414.78%
200021,05417,48719.43%
19903,5671,4675.44%
19802,1009005.76%
19701,2006007.18%
19606002002.05%
19404000.00%

Olive Branch Population by Year