Philadelphia, Mississippi Population 2021

6,976
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Philadelphia is a city located in Neshoba County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Neshoba County. With a 2020 population of 6,976, it is the 52nd largest city in Mississippi and the 3957th largest city in the United States . Philadelphia is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -6.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,477 in 2010. Philadelphia reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Philadelphia has a population density of 571 people per square mile.

The average household income in Philadelphia is $47,415 with a poverty rate of 30.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $80,600. The median age in Philadelphia is 38.8 years, 33.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Philadelphia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Philadelphiawas:

  • Black or African American: 47.55%
  • White: 47.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Native American: 1.16%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Philadelphia, Mississippi is 6,976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,078.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,477.

Philadelphia, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,43247.55%
White3,42747.48%
Two or More Races1752.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native841.16%
Some Other Race550.76%
Asian450.62%
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Philadelphia Population by Race

Philadelphia Population Pyramid $2021

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Philadelphia Median Age

38.8


Total

33.2


Male

40.6


Female

Philadelphia Adults

There are 5,341 adults, (1,250 of whom are seniors) in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Philadelphia Sex Ratio

Female

3,827

53.02%

Male

3,391

46.98%

Philadelphia Population by Age

Philadelphia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Philadelphia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male29%71%
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family52%48%
All55.7%44.3%
Married72.9%27.1%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Philadelphia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8362.4655.7
Non Family1,0321.252
Married9552.9772.9
Female7803.4442.1
Male692.9929

3.12

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Philadelphia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2375.12%
9th to 12th Grade67614.59%
High School Graduate1,78138.45%
Some College80917.47%
Associates Degree3748.07%
Bachelors Degree4449.59%
Graduate Degree3116.71%
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Philadelphia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Philadelphia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2051,927639
Black1,9681,49576
Hispanic30417528
Native American5854
Other Race5527
2+ Races525212
Asian4516

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.98%.

Philadelphia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,918$31,960$23,442
Less Than 9th Grade$14,055$$13,077
High School Graduate$22,987$30,417$18,450
Some College$27,114$33,889$26,186
Bachelors Degree$41,250$64,632$30,833
Graduate Degree$52,989$54,792$51,417

$26,918

Average Earnings

$31,960

Average Male

$23,442

Average Female

Philadelphia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Philadelphia Language by Age

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Philadelphia Language

93.92% of Philadelphia residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.41% of the population.

Philadelphia Language

Philadelphia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3831,59547.15%
White2,86851818.06%
Native752634.67%
Multiple1751910.86%

30.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.89%

Male Poverty Rate

35.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Philadelphia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Philadelphia is Black, with 47.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Philadelphia is Multiple, with 10.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.17%.

Philadelphia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.22%
High School35.51%
Some College25.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%

Philadelphia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.75%
Male Unemployed23.68%
Female Employed21.87%
Male Employed7.66%

Philadelphia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Philadelphia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,818$47,415
Families$39,722$55,245
Married Families$54,926-
Non Families$17,355$32,290
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Income by Household Type

Philadelphia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Philadelphia Married by Age and Sex

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Philadelphia 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.

Philadelphia Marital Status by Race

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Philadelphia Marital Status

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325

Number of Veterans

237

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War63
Korea19
World War II9

Philadelphia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74162
75+55
35 to 5446
18 to 3434
55 to 6428

Philadelphia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2218.18%
Black954.12%
Hispanic298.41%
Native American910.71%

Philadelphia Veterans by Race

Philadelphia Veterans by Education

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12.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Philadelphia Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

16.3%

Unemployment Rate

Philadelphia Employment by Age

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Philadelphia Employment by Race

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Philadelphia 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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86.82%

Born in Philadelphia

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.90% of Philadelphia residents were born in the United States, with 86.82% having been born in Mississippi. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Philadelphia Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,976-51-0.73%
20207,027-51-0.72%
20197,078-51-0.72%
20187,129-114-1.57%
20177,243-45-0.62%
20167,288-31-0.42%
20157,319-20-0.27%
20147,339-48-0.65%
20137,387-72-0.97%
20127,459-15-0.20%
20117,47440.05%
20107,4701670.23%
20007,3035450.78%
19906,7583240.49%
19806,4341600.25%
19706,2741,2572.26%
19605,0175451.16%
19504,4727611.88%
19403,7111,1513.78%
19302,5600.00%

Philadelphia Population by Year