Poplarville, Mississippi Population 2024

2,804

Poplarville is a city located in Hancock County, Pearl River County, and Stone County Mississippi. Poplarville has a 2024 population of 2,804. It is also the county seat of Pearl River County. Poplarville is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,818 in 2020.

The average household income in Poplarville is $67,510 with a poverty rate of 22.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Poplarville is 22.1 years, 25.1 years for males, and 20.2 years for females.

Poplarville Demographics

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

  • White: 63.97%
  • Black or African American: 34.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
518.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.5% (-14)
The current population of Poplarville, Mississippi is 2,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,818.

Poplarville, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,80063.97%
Black or African American97834.75%
Two or more races291.03%
Native American70.25%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Poplarville Population by Race

Poplarville Population Pyramid 2024

Poplarville Median Age

22.1

Total

25.1

Male

20.2

Female

Poplarville Adults

There are 2,177 adults, (270 of whom are seniors) in Poplarville.

Poplarville Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Poplarville Sex Ratio

Female1,62357.68%
Male1,19142.32%

Poplarville Population by Age

Poplarville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6173.1852.247.8
Married2773.3263.536.5
Female1734.7532.967.1
Non Family1511.075545
Male163.6337.562.5

3.61

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Poplarville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1179.38%
9th to 12th Grade826.58%
High School Graduate30924.78%
Some College26521.25%
Associates Degree17213.79%
Bachelors Degree18014.43%
Graduate Degree1229.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Poplarville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poplarville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White801635207
Black41538295
Hispanic14140
2+ Races10100
Native American770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.84%.

Poplarville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,344$52,222$40,547
Less Than 9th Grade$45,781$46,875$0
High School Graduate$26,471$21,750$40,391
Some College$52,308$61,250$27,059
Bachelors Degree$36,406$0$48,281
Graduate Degree$69,083$85,104$68,167

$42,344

Average Earnings

$52,222

Average Male

$40,547

Average Female

Poplarville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poplarville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Poplarville Language

98.47% of Poplarville residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Poplarville Language

Poplarville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,29232325%
Black62710316.43%
Multiple211047.62%
Hispanic39717.95%

22.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.13%

Male Poverty Rate

22.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poplarville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poplarville is Multiple, with 47.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poplarville is Black, with 16.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.56%.

Poplarville Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.71%
High School28.34%
Some College20.75%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%

Poplarville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed72.04%
Female Employed14.33%
Male Employed3.09%
Female Unemployed0%

Poplarville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poplarville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$51,250$67,510
Families$62,679$78,136
Married Families$69,327$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,813$34,031

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Poplarville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.3%

Male Marriage Rate

18.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Poplarville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Poplarville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Poplarville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Poplarville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War30
Vietnam11
First Gulf War10
Korea0
World War II0

Poplarville Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3430
55 to 6414
65 to 7411
35 to 546
75+6

Poplarville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White503.93%
2+ Races1045.45%
Black70.8%

Poplarville Veterans by Race

Poplarville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poplarville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Poplarville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Poplarville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Poplarville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.83%

Born in Poplarville

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Poplarville residents were born in the United States, with 68.83% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Poplarville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,786-4-0.14%
20282,790-3-0.11%
20272,793-4-0.14%
20262,797-3-0.11%
20252,800-4-0.14%
20242,804-3-0.11%
20232,807-4-0.14%
20222,811200.72%
20212,791-27-0.96%
20202,818-77-2.66%
20192,895-16-0.55%
20182,911-33-1.12%
20172,944-2-0.07%
20162,946-18-0.61%
20152,964-4-0.13%
20142,968953.31%
20132,873672.39%
20122,806-37-1.3%
20112,843-31-1.08%
20102,87427310.5%
20002,601401.56%
19902,561-1-0.04%
19802,56200%

Poplarville Population by Year