Olive Branch, Mississippi Population 2020

39,837
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Olive Branch is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 39,837, it is the 6th largest city in Mississippi and the 986th largest city in the United States. Olive Branch is currently growing at a rate of 2.16% annually and its population has increased by 18.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,484 in 2010. Spanning over 37 miles, Olive Branch has a population density of 1,071 people per square mile.

The average household income in Olive Branch is $82,994 with a poverty rate of 6.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,129 per month, and the median house value is $172,700. The median age in Olive Branch is 37.4 years, 35.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males.

Olive Branch Demographics

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

  • White: 62.71%
  • Black or African American: 30.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Other race: 1.85%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Olive Branch, Mississippi is 39,837, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,149.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,484.

Olive Branch, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,02862.71%
Black or African American11,29630.76%
Two or More Races1,2473.40%
Some Other Race6791.85%
Asian3681.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1030.28%
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Olive Branch Population Pyramid 2020

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Olive Branch Median Age

37.4


Total

35.3


Male

38.5


Female

Olive Branch Adults

There are 27,002 adults, (4,317 of whom are seniors) in Olive Branch.

Olive Branch Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Olive Branch Sex Ratio

Female

19,098

52.01%

Male

17,623

47.99%

Olive Branch Households and Families

Olive Branch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Olive Branch Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family69%31%
Female66.9%33.1%
Male65.9%34.1%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3472.7577.7
Married7,4023.3385.5
Non Family3,6741.2369
Female1,6583.2466.9
Male6133.5765.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Olive Branch Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7863.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,1504.81%
High School Graduate7,02629.41%
Some College6,54327.39%
Associates Degree2,0498.58%
Bachelors Degree4,38918.37%
Graduate Degree1,9448.14%
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Olive Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,61314,6704,095
Black6,8826,2781,822
Hispanic782600274
Multiple Races39132557
Asian25913796
Other Race25011658
Native American614824

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 39.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,803$52,522$34,277
Less Than High School$26,581$32,885$15,392
High School Grad$35,074$54,276$29,324
Some College$41,355$51,291$31,617
Bachelors Degree$51,727$58,659$48,068
Graduate Degree$64,120$59,900$64,332

$41,803

Average Earnings

$52,522

Average Male

$34,277

Average Female

Olive Branch Language

Olive Branch Language by Age

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Olive Branch Language

94.32% of Olive Branch residents speak only English, while 5.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Olive Branch Poverty

Olive Branch Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,9331,1405.20%
Black11,2677886.99%
Hispanic1,76052329.72%
Other67943664.21%
Multiple1,191201.68%
Asian368143.80%

6.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.11%

Male Poverty Rate

6.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olive Branch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olive Branch is Other, with 64.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olive Branch is Multiple, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.73%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.69%
High School6.45%
Some College4.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.86%
Female Unemployed4.63%
Female Employed4.29%
Male Employed4.13%

Olive Branch Income

Olive Branch Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,451$82,994
Families$80,998$92,981
Married Families$89,182-
Non Families$42,434$53,755
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Olive Branch Marital Status

Olive Branch Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 Veterans

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2,588

Number of Veterans

2,134

Male Veterans

454

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War842
Vietnam681
Second Gulf War520
Korea140
World War II23
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54938
65 to 74493
55 to 64483
75+374
18 to 34300
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,90210.74%
Black6107.57%
Hispanic14314.16%
2 or More6312.05%
Indian1329.55%

Olive Branch Veterans by Education

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1.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olive Branch Employment Status

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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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27.61%

Born in Mississippi

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.53% of Olive Branch residents were born in the United States, with 27.61% having been born in Mississippi. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202039,8378442.16%
201938,9938442.21%
201838,1496811.82%
201737,4688442.30%
201636,6247081.97%
201535,9165541.57%
201435,3624551.30%
201334,9073851.12%
201234,5224551.34%
201134,0674741.41%
201033,59312,5394.78%
200021,05417,48719.43%
19903,5671,4675.44%
19802,1009005.76%
19701,2006007.18%
19606002002.05%
19404000.00%