Poplarville, Mississippi Population 2021

2,863
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Poplarville is a city located in Pearl River County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Pearl River County. With a 2020 population of 2,863, it is the 84th largest city in Mississippi and the 6390th largest city in the United States . Poplarville is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,894 in 2010. Poplarville reached it's highest population of 2,977 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, Poplarville has a population density of 528 people per square mile.

The average household income in Poplarville is $53,347 with a poverty rate of 21.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $545 per month, and the median house value is $116,600. The median age in Poplarville is 22.1 years, 25.7 years for males, and 20.6 years for females.

Poplarville Demographics

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

  • White: 64.89%
  • Black or African American: 31.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Poplarville, Mississippi is 2,863 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,917.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,894.

Poplarville, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,90264.89%
Black or African American91731.29%
Two or More Races923.14%
Some Other Race200.68%
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Poplarville Population by Race

Poplarville Population Pyramid $2021

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Poplarville Median Age

22.1


Total

25.7


Male

20.6


Female

Poplarville Adults

There are 2,230 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Poplarville.

Poplarville Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Poplarville Sex Ratio

Female

1,686

57.52%

Male

1,245

42.48%

Poplarville Population by Age

Poplarville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Poplarville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.4%32.6%
Male59.1%40.9%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female33%67%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Poplarville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7332.954.2
Married3403.9167.4
Non Family2341.0844.4
Female1152.9833
Male444.4859.1

3.63

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Poplarville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade946.79%
9th to 12th Grade1047.51%
High School Graduate33524.21%
Some College34024.57%
Associates Degree17312.50%
Bachelors Degree20414.74%
Graduate Degree1349.68%
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Poplarville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poplarville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White910800298
Black40232340
2+ Races5849
Hispanic1414
Other Race44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.75%.

Poplarville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,010$41,506$25,608
Less Than 9th Grade$5,795$6,477$
High School Graduate$22,893$21,000$23,958
Some College$33,750$42,844$24,509
Bachelors Degree$50,320$45,625$51,293
Graduate Degree$72,292$77,031$

$34,010

Average Earnings

$41,506

Average Male

$25,608

Average Female

Poplarville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poplarville Language by Age

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Poplarville Language

99.30% of Poplarville residents speak only English, while 0.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Poplarville Language

Poplarville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black65219930.52%
White1,37819614.22%
Multiple854856.47%
Other201680.00%
Hispanic241041.67%

21.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.36%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poplarville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poplarville is Other, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poplarville is White, with 14.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.99%.

Poplarville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School36.48%
Less Than 9th Grade31.33%
Some College18.27%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Poplarville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed38.89%
Female Employed15.98%
Male Employed13.44%

Poplarville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poplarville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,045$53,347
Families$45,042$64,117
Married Families$59,167-
Non Families$15,556$26,486
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Income by Household Type

Poplarville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

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 Marital Status

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124

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War27
Vietnam24
Korea9
World War II

Poplarville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5463
65 to 7420
75+18
55 to 6413
18 to 3410

Poplarville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White825.82%
2+ Races2332.86%
Black192.57%

Poplarville Veterans by Race

Poplarville Veterans by Education

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13.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poplarville Veterans by Education

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45.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Poplarville Employment by Age

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Poplarville Employment by Race

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Poplarville 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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73.35%

Born in Poplarville

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Poplarville residents were born in the United States, with 73.35% having been born in Mississippi. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Poplarville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,863-18-0.62%
20202,881-18-0.62%
20192,899-18-0.62%
20182,917-33-1.12%
20172,950-3-0.10%
20162,953-17-0.57%
20152,970-7-0.24%
20142,977943.26%
20132,883672.38%
20122,816-36-1.26%
20112,852-31-1.08%
20102,8832821.03%
20002,601400.16%
19902,561-1-0.00%
19802,5620.00%

Poplarville Population by Year