Pelahatchie, Mississippi Population 2021

1,396
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Pelahatchie is a city located in Rankin County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,396, it is the 131st largest city in Mississippi and the 8989th largest city in the United States . Pelahatchie is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 4.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,334 in 2010. Pelahatchie reached it's highest population of 1,396 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Pelahatchie has a population density of 235 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelahatchie is $63,235 with a poverty rate of 21.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $102,600. The median age in Pelahatchie is 38.8 years, 28.8 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Pelahatchie Demographics

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

  • White: 66.39%
  • Black or African American: 31.78%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pelahatchie, Mississippi is 1,396 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,375.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,334.

Pelahatchie, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12466.39%
Black or African American53831.78%
Two or More Races120.71%
Some Other Race120.71%
Asian70.41%
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Pelahatchie Population by Race

Pelahatchie Population Pyramid $2021

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Pelahatchie Median Age

38.8


Total

28.8


Male

43.2


Female

Pelahatchie Adults

There are 1,222 adults, (400 of whom are seniors) in Pelahatchie.

Pelahatchie Age Dependency

106

Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelahatchie Sex Ratio

Female

897

52.98%

Male

796

47.02%

Pelahatchie Population by Age

Pelahatchie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pelahatchie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All72.4%27.6%
Female69%31%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male32%68%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pelahatchie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6132.7572.4
Married2903.0982.4
Female1743.2469
Non Family1241.1162.1
Male253.5232

3.1

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Pelahatchie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade605.48%
9th to 12th Grade17415.89%
High School Graduate47143.01%
Some College22720.73%
Associates Degree645.84%
Bachelors Degree514.66%
Graduate Degree484.38%
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Pelahatchie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pelahatchie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White72963595
Black3502194
Hispanic9
Other Race9
Asian77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.03%.

Pelahatchie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,750$50,388$27,422
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,625$51,552$23,229
Some College$47,125$$48,750
Bachelors Degree$42,813$$
Graduate Degree$49,821$48,571$67,500

$37,750

Average Earnings

$50,388

Average Male

$27,422

Average Female

Pelahatchie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pelahatchie Language by Age

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Pelahatchie Language

98.23% of Pelahatchie residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Pelahatchie Language

Pelahatchie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black53819235.69%
White1,12416114.32%
Hispanic1212100.00%
Other1212100.00%

21.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.49%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelahatchie

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelahatchie is White, with 14.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.64%.

Pelahatchie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.26%
High School19.53%
Some College3.78%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pelahatchie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.33%
Male Employed9.57%
Female Employed4.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pelahatchie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pelahatchie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,489$63,235
Families$52,331$72,118
Married Families$91,154-
Non Families$18,750$24,369
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Income by Household Type

Pelahatchie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelahatchie Married by Age and Sex

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Pelahatchie 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 Over 65.

Pelahatchie Marital Status by Race

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Pelahatchie Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
Korea15
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War9
World War II

Pelahatchie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7452
75+15
35 to 5411
55 to 64
18 to 34

Pelahatchie Veterans by Age

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Pelahatchie Veterans by Race

Pelahatchie Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelahatchie Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pelahatchie Employment by Age

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Pelahatchie Employment by Race

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Pelahatchie 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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84.58%

Born in Pelahatchie

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Pelahatchie residents were born in the United States, with 84.58% having been born in Mississippi. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pelahatchie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,39670.50%
20201,38970.51%
20191,38270.51%
20181,37570.51%
20171,368100.74%
20161,358-1-0.07%
20151,3590.00%
20141,35930.22%
20131,35610.07%
20121,35550.37%
20111,350130.97%
20101,3370.00%

Pelahatchie Population by Year