Ruleville, Mississippi Population 2021

2,437
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Ruleville is a city located in Sunflower County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,437, it is the 87th largest city in Mississippi and the 6910th largest city in the United States . Ruleville is currently declining at a rate of -2.40% annually and its population has decreased by -18.96% 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 968 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruleville is $53,661 with a poverty rate of 34.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $499 per month, and the median house value is $91,500. The median age in Ruleville is 36.9 years, 31 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Ruleville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.46%
  • White: 23.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.15%
  • 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 2,437 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,617.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,007.

Ruleville, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,04076.46%
White62423.39%
Two or More Races40.15%
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Ruleville Population by Race

Ruleville Population Pyramid $2021

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Ruleville Median Age

36.9


Total

31


Male

43


Female

Ruleville Adults

There are 2,101 adults, (394 of whom are seniors) in Ruleville.

Ruleville Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruleville Sex Ratio

Female

1,386

51.95%

Male

1,282

48.05%

Ruleville Population by Age

Ruleville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruleville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married69.1%30.9%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
All52.5%47.5%
Female34.4%65.6%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ruleville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9862.5252.5
Non Family4651.253.5
Female2763.8434.4
Married2303.669.1
Male152.67100

3.59

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Ruleville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1045.73%
9th to 12th Grade18610.24%
High School Graduate63034.69%
Some College47326.05%
Associates Degree1136.22%
Bachelors Degree18810.35%
Graduate Degree1226.72%
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Ruleville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruleville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3641,097187
White432409123
Hispanic1616
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.47%.

Ruleville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,175$29,594$30,544
Less Than 9th Grade$14,271$14,010$
High School Graduate$27,875$28,458$
Some College$30,724$33,487$19,792
Bachelors Degree$48,194$65,529$39,875
Graduate Degree$48,750$110,972$44,464

$30,175

Average Earnings

$29,594

Average Male

$30,544

Average Female

Ruleville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruleville Language by Age

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Ruleville Language

99.52% of Ruleville residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Ruleville Language

Ruleville Poverty by Race

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34.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.76%

Male Poverty Rate

33.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruleville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruleville is Black, with 44.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruleville is Black, with 44.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.47%.

Ruleville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.02%
High School42.68%
Some College30.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%

Ruleville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.70%
Male Unemployed26.42%
Male Employed19.25%
Female Employed17.22%

Ruleville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruleville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,188$53,661
Families$41,576$54,899
Married Families$71,058-
Non Families$16,563$41,293
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Income by Household Type

Ruleville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ruleville Marital Status by Race

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Ruleville Marital Status

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90

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War43
Vietnam27
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea

Ruleville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
55 to 6424
65 to 7423
35 to 5414
75+

Ruleville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black744.65%
White163.16%

Ruleville Veterans by Race

Ruleville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruleville Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

14.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ruleville Employment by Age

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Ruleville Employment by Race

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Ruleville 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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91.90%

Born in Ruleville

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ruleville residents were born in the United States, with 91.90% 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.

Ruleville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,437-60-2.40%
20202,497-60-2.35%
20192,557-60-2.29%
20182,617-49-1.84%
20172,666-53-1.95%
20162,719-60-2.16%
20152,779-41-1.45%
20142,820-48-1.67%
20132,868-77-2.61%
20122,945-40-1.34%
20112,985-19-0.63%
20103,004-230-0.74%
20003,234-11-0.03%
19903,245-87-0.26%
19803,3320.00%

Ruleville Population by Year