Pickens, Mississippi Population 2020

996

Pickens is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 996, it is the 156th largest city in Mississippi and the 10318th largest city in the United States. Pickens is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -13.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,157 in 2010. Pickens reached it's highest population of 1,151 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Pickens has a population density of 780 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pickens is $32,421 with a poverty rate of 41.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $658 per month, and the median house value is $61,900. The median age in Pickens is 33.4 years, 28.5 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.8 males.

Pickens Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 98.30%
  • White: 1.70%
  • 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 996, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,022.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,157.

Pickens, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American86898.30%
White151.70%

Pickens Population Pyramid 2020

Pickens Median Age

33.4


Total

28.5


Male

35.8


Female

Pickens Adults

There are 615 adults, (127 of whom are seniors) in Pickens.

Pickens Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens Sex Ratio

Female

508

57.53%

Male

375

42.47%

Pickens Households and Families

Pickens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pickens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.6%27.4%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
All61.5%38.5%
Female51.4%48.6%
Male50%50%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3352.6461.5
Female1423.2751.4
Non Family1061.0668.9
Married733.4872.6
Male143.7150

3.22

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pickens Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5910.89%
9th to 12th Grade519.41%
High School Graduate21339.30%
Some College6912.73%
Associates Degree203.69%
Bachelors Degree11020.30%
Graduate Degree203.69%

Pickens Educational Attainment by Race

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 24.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,162$25,179$17,111
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$18,036$27,143$15,987
Some College$16,250$$15,804
Bachelors Degree$25,208$$25,972
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,162

Average Earnings

$25,179

Average Male

$17,111

Average Female

Pickens Language

Pickens Language by Age

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 Poverty

Pickens Poverty by Race

41.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.00%

Male Poverty Rate

47.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens is Black, with 41.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens is Black, with 41.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 58.31%.

Name Poverty
High School62.91%
Less Than High School42.73%
Some College25.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Male Unemployed56.25%
Female Employed25.58%
Male Employed0.00%

Pickens Income

Pickens Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,683$32,421
Families$27,625$33,831
Married Families$42,292-
Non Families$9,722$25,143

Pickens Marital Status

Pickens Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens Married by Age and Sex

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

Pickens Veterans

43

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War17
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
55 to 6414
65 to 7412
75+
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
Black355.83%
White853.33%

$Pickens Veterans by Education

11.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens Employment Status

47.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

96.49%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Pickens residents were born in the United States, with 96.49% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020996-13-1.29%
20191,009-13-1.27%
20181,022-16-1.54%
20171,038-13-1.24%
20161,051-23-2.14%
20151,074-13-1.20%
20141,087-21-1.90%
20131,108-11-0.98%
20121,119-11-0.97%
20111,130-21-1.82%
20101,1510.00%