Raleigh, Mississippi Population 2021

1,397
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Raleigh is a city located in Smith County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Smith County. With a 2020 population of 1,397, it is the 130th largest city in Mississippi and the 8987th largest city in the United States . Raleigh is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,462 in 2010. Raleigh reached it's highest population of 1,456 in 2011. Spanning over 5 miles, Raleigh has a population density of 274 people per square mile.

The average household income in Raleigh is $42,167 with a poverty rate of 26.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $421 per month, and the median house value is $91,700. The median age in Raleigh is 47.3 years, 46.5 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Raleigh Demographics

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

  • White: 50.95%
  • Black or African American: 49.05%
  • 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 1,397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,418.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,462.

Raleigh, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58750.95%
Black or African American56549.05%
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Raleigh Population by Race

Raleigh Population Pyramid $2021

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Raleigh Median Age

47.3


Total

46.5


Male

47.7


Female

Raleigh Adults

There are 950 adults, (293 of whom are seniors) in Raleigh.

Raleigh Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Raleigh Sex Ratio

Female

621

53.91%

Male

531

46.09%

Raleigh Population by Age

Raleigh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Raleigh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.9%2.1%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female50%50%
Male0%0%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Raleigh Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4352.4569.4
Non Family1801.2659.4
Married141397.9
Female1143.6450
Male00

3.29

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Raleigh Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11612.50%
9th to 12th Grade11512.39%
High School Graduate34336.96%
Some College10511.31%
Associates Degree13914.98%
Bachelors Degree646.90%
Graduate Degree464.96%
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Raleigh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Raleigh Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White46535382
Black45633728
Hispanic77

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 17.63%.

Raleigh Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,298$40,500$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$26,667$26,667$
High School Graduate$24,479$$22,500
Some College$$53,750$23,103
Bachelors Degree$41,974$51,250$41,563
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,298

Average Earnings

$40,500

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Raleigh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Raleigh Language by Age

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Raleigh Language

98.76% of Raleigh residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Raleigh Language

Raleigh Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black52219637.55%
White5358816.45%

26.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.70%

Male Poverty Rate

31.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raleigh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raleigh is Black, with 37.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raleigh is White, with 16.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.99%.

Raleigh Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.92%
Some College22.92%
High School15.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Raleigh Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Male Employed5.13%
Female Employed0.00%

Raleigh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Raleigh Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,094$42,167
Families$39,271$49,810
Married Families$61,964-
Non Families$17,097$31,338
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Income by Household Type

Raleigh Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

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 Marital Status

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57

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II34
Vietnam8
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War5
Korea

Raleigh Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+37
65 to 748
35 to 545
55 to 644
18 to 343

Raleigh Veterans by Age

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Raleigh Veterans by Race

Raleigh Veterans by Education

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8.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raleigh Veterans by Education

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40.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Raleigh Employment by Age

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Raleigh Employment by Race

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Raleigh 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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92.53%

Born in Raleigh

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Raleigh residents were born in the United States, with 92.53% 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.

Raleigh Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,397-7-0.50%
20201,404-7-0.50%
20191,411-7-0.49%
20181,418-1-0.07%
20171,419130.92%
20161,406-11-0.78%
20151,417-12-0.84%
20141,42930.21%
20131,426-12-0.83%
20121,438-18-1.24%
20111,45650.34%
20101,4510.00%

Raleigh Population by Year