Rolling Fork, Mississippi Population 2021

1,885
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Rolling Fork is a city located in Sharkey County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Sharkey County. With a 2020 population of 1,885, it is the 104th largest city in Mississippi and the 7831st largest city in the United States . Rolling Fork is currently declining at a rate of -1.15% annually and its population has decreased by -12.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,143 in 2010. Rolling Fork reached it's highest population of 2,130 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Rolling Fork has a population density of 1,335 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rolling Fork is $43,480 with a poverty rate of 25.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $478 per month, and the median house value is $69,100. The median age in Rolling Fork is 42.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Rolling Fork Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.98%
  • White: 21.49%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Rolling Fork, Mississippi is 1,885 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,951.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,143.

Rolling Fork, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,64077.98%
White45221.49%
Some Other Race60.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.24%
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Rolling Fork Population by Race

Rolling Fork Population Pyramid $2021

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Rolling Fork Median Age

42.9


Total

35.2


Male

48


Female

Rolling Fork Adults

There are 1,646 adults, (397 of whom are seniors) in Rolling Fork.

Rolling Fork Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rolling Fork Sex Ratio

Female

1,144

54.40%

Male

959

45.60%

Rolling Fork Population by Age

Rolling Fork Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rolling Fork Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All56.1%43.9%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female20.3%79.7%
Male0%100%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rolling Fork Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8572.356.1
Non Family3591.0844.3
Married3202.6389.7
Female1724.2420.3
Male62.170

3.18

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Rolling Fork Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade614.39%
9th to 12th Grade20214.54%
High School Graduate42430.53%
Some College34724.98%
Associates Degree584.18%
Bachelors Degree20114.47%
Graduate Degree966.91%
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Rolling Fork Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rolling Fork Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black982821167
White396300130
Other Race6
Native American55

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 white people with a rate of 32.83%.

Rolling Fork Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,583$38,167$26,479
Less Than 9th Grade$$$25,000
High School Graduate$18,816$40,134$14,208
Some College$29,667$73,125$28,708
Bachelors Degree$31,677$55,781$30,884
Graduate Degree$$30,833$73,750

$27,583

Average Earnings

$38,167

Average Male

$26,479

Average Female

Rolling Fork Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rolling Fork Language by Age

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Rolling Fork Language

100.00% of Rolling Fork residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Rolling Fork Language

Rolling Fork Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,59749030.68%
White39382.04%
Other66100.00%

25.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.95%

Male Poverty Rate

25.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rolling Fork

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rolling Fork is White, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.58%.

Rolling Fork Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School36.66%
Less Than 9th Grade30.30%
Some College6.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%

Rolling Fork Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.06%
Female Employed12.74%
Male Employed5.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rolling Fork Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rolling Fork Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,996$43,480
Families$36,371$60,774
Married Families$65,556-
Non Families$14,047$19,489
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Income by Household Type

Rolling Fork Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rolling Fork Married by Age and Sex

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Rolling Fork Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rolling Fork Marital Status by Race

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Rolling Fork Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War10
World War II8
Vietnam8
Korea

Rolling Fork Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5456
75+8
65 to 744
55 to 644
18 to 34

Rolling Fork Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black544.45%
White184.27%

Rolling Fork Veterans by Race

Rolling Fork Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rolling Fork Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

20.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rolling Fork Employment by Age

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Rolling Fork Employment by Race

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Rolling Fork 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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93.49%

Born in Rolling Fork

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Rolling Fork residents were born in the United States, with 93.49% 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 Asia.

Rolling Fork Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,885-22-1.15%
20201,907-22-1.14%
20191,929-22-1.13%
20181,951-15-0.76%
20171,966-40-1.99%
20162,006-21-1.04%
20152,027-20-0.98%
20142,047-24-1.16%
20132,071-16-0.77%
20122,087-41-1.93%
20112,128-2-0.09%
20102,1300.00%

Rolling Fork Population by Year