Port Gibson, Mississippi Population 2020

1,272

Port Gibson is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,272, it is the 142nd largest city in Mississippi and the 9341st largest city in the United States. Port Gibson is currently declining at a rate of -2.90% annually and its population has decreased by -18.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,567 in 2010. Port Gibson reached it's highest population of 1,561 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Port Gibson has a population density of 724 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Gibson is $38,899 with a poverty rate of 44.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $74,800. The median age in Port Gibson is 32.7 years, 28.6 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.3 males.

Port Gibson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 91.47%
  • White: 8.30%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Port Gibson, Mississippi is 1,272, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,348.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,567.

Port Gibson, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,55491.47%
White1418.30%
Some Other Race20.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.12%

Port Gibson Population Pyramid 2020

Port Gibson Median Age

32.7


Total

28.6


Male

39.3


Female

Port Gibson Adults

There are 1,293 adults, (292 of whom are seniors) in Port Gibson.

Port Gibson Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Gibson Sex Ratio

Female

840

49.44%

Male

859

50.56%

Port Gibson Households and Families

Port Gibson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Port Gibson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.9%33.1%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
All49.5%50.5%
Male44.2%55.8%
Female33%67%

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5922.8549.5
Non Family2341.1154.7
Female1854.5633
Married1213.566.9
Male523.0844.2

3.8

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Port Gibson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade716.53%
9th to 12th Grade12111.12%
High School Graduate30227.76%
Some College22420.59%
Associates Degree565.15%
Bachelors Degree17616.18%
Graduate Degree13812.68%

Port Gibson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black963775255
White12011656
Hispanic333
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,066$30,515$24,143
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,536$22,054$16,125
Some College$16,806$$19,167
Bachelors Degree$35,670$$24,940
Graduate Degree$42,344$40,469$51,250

$25,066

Average Earnings

$30,515

Average Male

$24,143

Average Female

Port Gibson Language

Port Gibson Language by Age

Port Gibson Language

99.68% of Port Gibson residents speak only English, while 0.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Port Gibson Poverty

Port Gibson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,54473147.34%
White138139.42%
Hispanic5240.00%
Other22100.00%

44.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.33%

Male Poverty Rate

44.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Gibson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Gibson is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Gibson is White, with 9.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.82%.

Name Poverty
Some College43.57%
High School35.10%
Less Than High School27.60%
Bachelors or Greater11.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.00%
Female Employed25.61%
Male Employed20.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Port Gibson Income

Port Gibson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,904$38,899
Families$24,022$38,073
Married Families$46,250-
Non Families$17,054$37,439

Port Gibson Marital Status

Port Gibson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.0%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Gibson Married by Age and Sex

Port Gibson 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.

Port Gibson Marital Status by Race

Port Gibson Veterans

88

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War27
Vietnam21
Korea12
World War II
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425
35 to 5424
55 to 6417
75+14
65 to 748
Name Veterans % of Total
Black796.79%
White97.20%

$Port Gibson Veterans by Education

21.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Gibson Employment Status

40%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Port Gibson 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

88.29%

Born in Mississippi

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.41% of Port Gibson residents were born in the United States, with 88.29% having been born in Mississippi. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,272-38-2.90%
20191,310-38-2.82%
20181,348-15-1.10%
20171,363-38-2.71%
20161,401-16-1.13%
20151,417-10-0.70%
20141,427-16-1.11%
20131,443-30-2.04%
20121,473-86-5.52%
20111,559-2-0.13%
20101,5610.00%