Port Gibson, Mississippi Population 2021

1,266
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Port Gibson is a city located in Claiborne County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Claiborne County. With a 2020 population of 1,266, it is the 140th largest city in Mississippi and the 9351st largest city in the United States . Port Gibson is currently declining at a rate of -1.78% annually and its population has decreased by -19.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,567 in 2010. Port Gibson reached it's highest population of 1,562 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Port Gibson has a population density of 721 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Gibson is $45,551 with a poverty rate of 37.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $81,300. The median age in Port Gibson is 35.6 years, 32.6 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Port Gibson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.43%
  • White: 11.37%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Port Gibson, Mississippi is 1,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,335.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,567.

Port Gibson, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,31588.43%
White16911.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.13%
Some Other Race10.07%
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Port Gibson Population by Race

Port Gibson Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Gibson Median Age

35.6


Total

32.6


Male

47.1


Female

Port Gibson Adults

There are 1,149 adults, (317 of whom are seniors) in Port Gibson.

Port Gibson Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Gibson Sex Ratio

Female

723

48.62%

Male

764

51.38%

Port Gibson Population by Age

Port Gibson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Gibson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.2%39.8%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
All48.9%51.1%
Male28.2%71.8%
Female24.8%75.2%

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Gibson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5542.6648.9
Non Family2641.1159.1
Female1334.7424.8
Married1183.6560.2
Male393.128.2

3.92

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Port Gibson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade798.09%
9th to 12th Grade11611.87%
High School Graduate22523.03%
Some College18218.63%
Associates Degree363.68%
Bachelors Degree21221.70%
Graduate Degree12713.00%
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Port Gibson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Gibson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black837646272
White13513164
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%.

Port Gibson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,321$40,239$24,324
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,045$23,393$16,528
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$36,071$41,518$24,330
Graduate Degree$50,682$$

$27,321

Average Earnings

$40,239

Average Male

$24,324

Average Female

Port Gibson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Gibson Language by Age

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Port Gibson Language

99.71% of Port Gibson residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Port Gibson Language

Port Gibson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,30755842.69%
Hispanic4125.00%
Other11100.00%

37.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.32%

Male Poverty Rate

39.36%

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 Hispanic, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.06%.

Port Gibson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.92%
High School36.00%
Some College23.85%
Bachelors or Greater12.09%

Port Gibson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed27.06%
Male Employed13.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Port Gibson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Gibson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,625$45,551
Families$25,375$43,194
Married Families$49,375-
Non Families-$45,809
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Income by Household Type

Port Gibson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.8%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Gibson Married by Age and Sex

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Port Gibson 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 55-64.

Port Gibson Marital Status by Race

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Port Gibson Marital Status

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102

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War37
Vietnam15
Korea2
World War II

Port Gibson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5434
18 to 3434
55 to 6419
65 to 7411
75+4

Port Gibson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black908.93%
White128.70%

Port Gibson Veterans by Race

Port Gibson Veterans by Education

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15.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Gibson Veterans by Education

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41.3%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Port Gibson Employment by Age

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Port Gibson Employment by Race

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Port Gibson 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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87.90%

Born in Port Gibson

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Port Gibson residents were born in the United States, with 87.90% having been born in Mississippi. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Port Gibson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,266-23-1.78%
20201,289-23-1.75%
20191,312-23-1.72%
20181,335-16-1.18%
20171,351-42-3.02%
20161,393-17-1.21%
20151,410-12-0.84%
20141,422-19-1.32%
20131,441-29-1.97%
20121,470-90-5.77%
20111,560-2-0.13%
20101,5620.00%

Port Gibson Population by Year