Raleigh, Mississippi Population 2020

1,452
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Raleigh is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,452, it is the 128th largest city in Mississippi and the 8825th largest city in the United States. Raleigh is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually but its population has decreased by -0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,462 in 2010. Raleigh reached it's highest population of 1,460 in 2011. Spanning over 5 miles, Raleigh has a population density of 285 people per square mile.

The average household income in Raleigh is $47,256 with a poverty rate of 32.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $441 per month, and the median house value is $91,000. The median age in Raleigh is 38.8 years, 46.8 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.4 males.

Raleigh Demographics

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

  • White: 51.74%
  • Black or African American: 48.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Raleigh, Mississippi is 1,452, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,420.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,462.

Raleigh, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72951.74%
Black or African American68048.26%
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Raleigh Population Pyramid 2020

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Raleigh Median Age

38.8


Total

46.8


Male

37.2


Female

Raleigh Adults

There are 1,092 adults, (303 of whom are seniors) in Raleigh.

Raleigh Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Raleigh Sex Ratio

Female

808

57.35%

Male

601

42.65%

Raleigh Households and Families

Raleigh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Raleigh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.2%3.8%
All77.1%22.9%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family63.1%36.9%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4802.7577.1
Married1853.0396.2
Non Family1681.2463.1
Female1234.3766.7
Male43.75100

3.57

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Raleigh Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11511.75%
9th to 12th Grade10710.93%
High School Graduate36737.49%
Some College12712.97%
Associates Degree14614.91%
Bachelors Degree707.15%
Graduate Degree474.80%
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Raleigh Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White51941588
Black45033229
Hispanic1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.96%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,306$43,250$20,789
Less Than High School$33,295$34,091$
High School Grad$30,250$41,583$21,339
Some College$23,606$48,036$17,424
Bachelors Degree$42,308$51,250$41,625
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,306

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$20,789

Average Female

Raleigh Language

Raleigh Language by Age

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Raleigh Language

98.86% of Raleigh residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Raleigh Poverty

Raleigh Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black64332049.77%
White66811417.07%

32.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.55%

Male Poverty Rate

43.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raleigh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raleigh is Black, with 49.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raleigh is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.82%
Some College28.89%
High School10.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed23.40%
Male Unemployed11.11%
Male Employed1.80%

Raleigh Income

Raleigh Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,167$47,256
Families$41,563$55,670
Married Families$67,188-
Non Families$20,000$31,632
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Raleigh Marital Status

Raleigh Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Raleigh Married by Age and Sex

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Raleigh 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 45-54.

Raleigh Marital Status by Race

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Raleigh Veterans

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II26
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam11
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
75+33
35 to 5412
65 to 747
18 to 343
55 to 64
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Name Veterans % of Total
White529.27%
Black30.56%

Raleigh Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raleigh Employment Status

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43.5%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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90.42%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Raleigh residents were born in the United States, with 90.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,452161.11%
20191,436161.13%
20181,420-7-0.49%
20171,427161.13%
20161,411-13-0.91%
20151,424-10-0.70%
20141,43430.21%
20131,431-13-0.90%
20121,444-16-1.10%
20111,46060.41%
20101,4540.00%