Pickens, Mississippi Population 2022

902
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Pickens is a city located in Holmes County Mississippi. Pickens has a 2020 population of 902. Pickens is currently declining at a rate of -3.32% annually and its population has decreased by -21.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,156 in 2010.

The average household income in Pickens is $34,185 with a poverty rate of 28.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $545 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. 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 Pickenswas:

  • Black or African American: 99.41%
  • White: 0.59%
  • 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 902 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 902.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,156.

Pickens, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70.59%
Black or African American1,18099.41%
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Pickens Population by Race

Pickens Population Pyramid 2022

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Pickens Median Age

36.7


Total

41.8


Male

36


Female

Pickens Adults

There are 827 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Pickens.

Pickens Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens Sex Ratio

Female

694

58.47%

Male

493

41.53%

Pickens Population by Age

Pickens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pickens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All55%45%
Non Family38.7%61.3%
Female38.2%61.8%
Male36.8%63.2%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4402.755
Married1483.8487.8
Male193.8936.8
Female1362.9638.2
Non Family1371.0438.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Pickens Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7710.46%
9th to 12th Grade9412.77%
High School Graduate27937.91%
Some College739.92%
Associates Degree527.07%
Bachelors Degree14319.43%
Graduate Degree182.45%
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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 22.09%.

Pickens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,031$$20,594
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$17,153$18,750$16,750
Some College$21,346$$20,769
Bachelors Degree$28,059$$27,739
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,031

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$20,594

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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28.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.90%

Male Poverty Rate

26.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens is Black, with 28.52% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.20%.

Pickens Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.20%
High School35.13%
Some College29.60%
Bachelors or Greater6.83%

Pickens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed64.00%
Female Employed10.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pickens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pickens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,750$39,154
Families$32,034$47,283
Married Families--
Non Families$11,607$18,635
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Income by Household Type

Pickens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

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 55-64.

Pickens Marital Status by Race

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Pickens Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War
Vietnam11
Korea
World War II

Pickens Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 54
55 to 6453
65 to 7417
75+

Pickens Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White457.14%
Black789.51%

Pickens Veterans by Race

Pickens Veterans by Education

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34.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

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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94.10%

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 94.10% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1560.00%
20111,136-20-1.73%
20121,124-12-1.06%
20131,112-12-1.07%
20141,092-20-1.80%
20151,078-14-1.28%
20161,054-24-2.23%
20171,040-14-1.33%
20181,026-14-1.35%
2019995-31-3.02%
2020964-31-3.12%
2021933-31-3.22%
2022902-31-3.32%

Pickens Population by Year