Ruleville, Mississippi Population 2020

2,511
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Ruleville is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,511, it is the 87th largest city in Mississippi and the 6803rd largest city in the United States. Ruleville is currently declining at a rate of -2.11% annually and its population has decreased by -16.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,007 in 2010. Ruleville reached it's highest population of 3,332 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Ruleville has a population density of 997 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruleville is $53,393 with a poverty rate of 39.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $88,100. The median age in Ruleville is 36.7 years, 31.2 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males.

Ruleville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.07%
  • White: 19.75%
  • Two or more races: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ruleville, Mississippi is 2,511, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,619.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,007.

Ruleville, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,17780.07%
White53719.75%
Two or More Races50.18%
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Ruleville Population Pyramid 2020

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Ruleville Median Age

36.7


Total

31.2


Male

42


Female

Ruleville Adults

There are 2,101 adults, (374 of whom are seniors) in Ruleville.

Ruleville Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruleville Sex Ratio

Female

1,456

53.55%

Male

1,263

46.45%

Ruleville Households and Families

Ruleville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruleville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.2%35.8%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
All49%51%
Female36.1%63.9%
Male28.8%71.2%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9342.7149
Non Family3751.1754.4
Female2994.0936.1
Married2013.6464.2
Male592.4228.8

3.62

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ruleville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1257.24%
9th to 12th Grade20812.04%
High School Graduate52830.57%
Some College43525.19%
Associates Degree1428.22%
Bachelors Degree19311.18%
Graduate Degree965.56%
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Ruleville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3361,020166
White378361123
Hispanic181810
Multiple Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 55.56%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,530$30,563$30,481
Less Than High School$15,595$14,643$
High School Grad$30,263$$30,987
Some College$32,422$34,861$18,333
Bachelors Degree$38,000$$39,167
Graduate Degree$43,281$$

$30,530

Average Earnings

$30,563

Average Male

$30,481

Average Female

Ruleville Language

Ruleville Language by Age

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Ruleville Language

99.56% of Ruleville residents speak only English, while 0.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Ruleville Poverty

Ruleville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,07695646.05%
White446368.07%

39.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.88%

Male Poverty Rate

40.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruleville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruleville is Black, with 46.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruleville is White, with 8.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.12%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.61%
High School35.48%
Some College32.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.63%
Male Unemployed40.19%
Female Employed23.55%
Male Employed18.48%

Ruleville Income

Ruleville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,100$53,393
Families$42,022$54,211
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$16,806$37,911
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Ruleville Marital Status

Ruleville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

20.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.3%

Male Marriage Rate

20.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruleville Married by Age and Sex

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Ruleville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ruleville Marital Status by Race

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Ruleville Veterans

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107

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War64
Vietnam23
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3452
55 to 6425
65 to 7413
35 to 5412
75+5
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black704.32%
White377.79%

Ruleville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruleville Employment Status

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

17.9%

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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92.17%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ruleville residents were born in the United States, with 92.17% 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
20202,511-54-2.11%
20192,565-54-2.06%
20182,619-48-1.80%
20172,667-54-1.98%
20162,721-58-2.09%
20152,779-42-1.49%
20142,821-48-1.67%
20132,869-77-2.61%
20122,946-37-1.24%
20112,983-23-0.77%
20103,006-228-0.73%
20003,234-11-0.03%
19903,245-87-0.26%
19803,3320.00%