Pickens, Mississippi Population 2021

933
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Pickens is a city located in Holmes County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 933, it is the 161st largest city in Mississippi and the 10594th largest city in the United States . Pickens is currently declining at a rate of -3.22% annually and its population has decreased by -19.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,157 in 2010. Pickens reached it's highest population of 1,156 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Pickens has a population density of 731 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pickens is $34,185 with a poverty rate of 33.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $70,600. The median age in Pickens is 32.3 years, 27.8 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Pickens Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 98.98%
  • White: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Pickens, Mississippi is 933 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,157.

Pickens, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,07298.98%
White111.02%
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Pickens Population by Race

Pickens Population Pyramid $2021

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Pickens Median Age

32.3


Total

27.8


Male

34.2


Female

Pickens Adults

There are 723 adults, (181 of whom are seniors) in Pickens.

Pickens Age Dependency

99.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens Sex Ratio

Female

671

61.96%

Male

412

38.04%

Pickens Population by Age

Pickens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pickens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female52.5%47.5%
Male47.1%52.9%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3922.7661.5
Female1603.3852.5
Non Family1281.0553.9
Married873.8592
Male174.3547.1

3.38

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Pickens Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade599.22%
9th to 12th Grade6610.31%
High School Graduate23536.72%
Some College7311.41%
Associates Degree487.50%
Bachelors Degree13721.41%
Graduate Degree223.44%
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Pickens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pickens Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.28%.

Pickens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,844$16,875$21,065
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,548$17,411$16,116
Some College$20,703$$20,391
Bachelors Degree$28,019$$28,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,844

Average Earnings

$16,875

Average Male

$21,065

Average Female

Pickens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pickens Language by Age

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Pickens Language

100.00% of Pickens residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Pickens Language

Pickens Poverty by Race

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33.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.54%

Male Poverty Rate

36.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens is Black, with 33.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens is Black, with 33.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.23%.

Pickens Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School54.47%
Less Than 9th Grade39.20%
Some College19.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%

Pickens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.00%
Male Unemployed61.90%
Female Employed18.62%
Male Employed0.00%

Pickens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pickens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,282$34,185
Families$29,167$37,720
Married Families$35,179-
Non Families$11,250$23,538
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Income by Household Type

Pickens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

19.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens Married by Age and Sex

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Pickens 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 45-54.

Pickens Marital Status by Race

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Pickens Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War18
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Pickens Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
55 to 6416
65 to 7410
75+
35 to 54

Pickens Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black385.34%
White654.55%

Pickens Veterans by Race

Pickens Veterans by Education

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15.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens Employment by Age

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Pickens Employment by Race

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Pickens 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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96.77%

Born in Pickens

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Pickens residents were born in the United States, with 96.77% 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 Europe.

Pickens Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021933-31-3.22%
2020964-31-3.12%
2019995-31-3.02%
20181,026-14-1.35%
20171,040-14-1.33%
20161,054-24-2.23%
20151,078-14-1.28%
20141,092-20-1.80%
20131,112-12-1.07%
20121,124-12-1.06%
20111,136-20-1.73%
20101,1560.00%

Pickens Population by Year