Poplarville, Mississippi Population 2020

2,934
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Poplarville is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,934, it is the 84th largest city in Mississippi and the 6312th largest city in the United States. Poplarville is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 1.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,894 in 2010. Poplarville reached it's highest population of 2,981 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, Poplarville has a population density of 542 people per square mile.

The average household income in Poplarville is $57,951 with a poverty rate of 20.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $123,600. The median age in Poplarville is 20.7 years, 23.4 years for males, and 20.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.7 males.

Poplarville Demographics

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

  • White: 69.19%
  • Black or African American: 27.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Other race: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Poplarville, Mississippi is 2,934, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,938.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,894.

Poplarville, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,04869.19%
Black or African American81727.60%
Two or More Races612.06%
Some Other Race341.15%
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Poplarville Population Pyramid 2020

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Poplarville Median Age

20.7


Total

23.4


Male

20.3


Female

Poplarville Adults

There are 2,225 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Poplarville.

Poplarville Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Poplarville Sex Ratio

Female

1,724

58.24%

Male

1,236

41.76%

Poplarville Households and Families

Poplarville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Poplarville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All62.4%37.6%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female46.7%53.3%
Non Family45.9%54.1%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6683.1562.4
Married3313.778.5
Non Family1831.0845.9
Female1074.0446.7
Male475.2148.9

3.8

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Poplarville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1007.69%
9th to 12th Grade836.38%
High School Graduate29322.54%
Some College38429.54%
Associates Degree16412.62%
Bachelors Degree17413.38%
Graduate Degree1027.85%
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Poplarville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White917827252
Black32725424
Multiple Races3425
Hispanic2211
Other Race143

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.48%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,322$41,957$32,417
Less Than High School$6,250$$
High School Grad$21,447$21,447$
Some College$42,688$44,792$30,167
Bachelors Degree$51,210$42,813$52,313
Graduate Degree$62,500$73,542$

$41,322

Average Earnings

$41,957

Average Male

$32,417

Average Female

Poplarville Language

Poplarville Language by Age

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Poplarville Language

97.78% of Poplarville residents speak only English, while 2.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Poplarville Poverty

Poplarville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55622239.93%
White1,45818312.55%
Multiple562341.07%
Hispanic56814.29%
Other34720.59%

20.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.92%

Male Poverty Rate

25.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poplarville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poplarville is Multiple, with 41.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poplarville is White, with 12.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.14%.

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Name Poverty
High School35.88%
Less Than High School32.84%
Some College11.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed14.36%
Male Employed9.59%

Poplarville Income

Poplarville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,625$57,951
Families$49,750$70,132
Married Families$67,750-
Non Families$15,694$22,175
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Poplarville Marital Status

Poplarville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

24.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Poplarville Married by Age and Sex

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Poplarville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Poplarville Marital Status by Race

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Poplarville Veterans

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141

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War35
Vietnam26
Korea21
World War II4
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5470
75+33
65 to 7418
18 to 3416
55 to 644
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1117.29%
2 or More1536.59%
Black152.33%

Poplarville Veterans by Education

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3.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poplarville Employment Status

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43.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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67.43%

Born in Mississippi

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Poplarville residents were born in the United States, with 67.43% having been born in Mississippi. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,934-2-0.07%
20192,936-2-0.07%
20182,938-17-0.58%
20172,955-2-0.07%
20162,957-16-0.54%
20152,973-8-0.27%
20142,981943.26%
20132,887682.41%
20122,819-35-1.23%
20112,854-32-1.11%
20102,8862851.05%
20002,601400.16%
19902,561-1-0.00%
19802,5620.00%