Ruleville, Mississippi Population 2022

2,377
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Ruleville is a city located in Sunflower County Mississippi. Ruleville has a 2020 population of 2,377. Ruleville is currently declining at a rate of -2.46% annually and its population has decreased by -20.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,004 in 2010.

The average household income in Ruleville is $53,661 with a poverty rate of 29.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $505 per month, and the median house value is $87,100. 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 Rulevillewas:

  • Black or African American: 78.07%
  • White: 21.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • 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 2,377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,377.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,004.

Ruleville, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56121.44%
Black or African American2,04378.07%
Two or More Races130.50%
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Ruleville Population by Race

Ruleville Population Pyramid 2022

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Ruleville Median Age

37.4


Total

29.7


Male

46.3


Female

Ruleville Adults

There are 2,120 adults, (464 of whom are seniors) in Ruleville.

Ruleville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruleville Sex Ratio

Female

1,348

51.51%

Male

1,269

48.49%

Ruleville Population by Age

Ruleville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruleville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married74.8%25.2%
All56.4%43.6%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female42.9%57.1%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ruleville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0052.4256.4
Married2583.2974.8
Male133.23100
Female2943.4642.9
Non Family4401.1953.4

3.3

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Ruleville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade955.15%
9th to 12th Grade24113.06%
High School Graduate67736.67%
Some College39321.29%
Associates Degree1075.80%
Bachelors Degree1729.32%
Graduate Degree1618.72%
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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
White430397117
Black1,3851,095216
Hispanic3118
2+ Races13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.21%.

Ruleville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,150$28,787$32,563
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,625$22,298$15,179
Some College$32,250$$26,136
Bachelors Degree$49,250$65,147$48,875
Graduate Degree$46,375$111,029$44,464

$31,150

Average Earnings

$28,787

Average Male

$32,563

Average Female

Ruleville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruleville Language by Age

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Ruleville Language

99.10% of Ruleville residents speak only English, while 0.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Ruleville Language

Ruleville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,96670235.71%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1313100.00%
Hispanic311341.94%

29.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.02%

Male Poverty Rate

25.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruleville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruleville is Black, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruleville is Hispanic, with 41.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.13%.

Ruleville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.56%
High School41.95%
Some College15.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ruleville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.56%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.51%
Female Unemployed70.45%

Ruleville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruleville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,815$58,399
Families$48,164$62,173
Married Families$69,722-
Non Families$20,417$39,698
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Income by Household Type

Ruleville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

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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97

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War4
Vietnam37
Korea
World War II

Ruleville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3434
35 to 544
55 to 6427
65 to 7432
75+

Ruleville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White71.41%
Black905.59%

Ruleville Veterans by Race

Ruleville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruleville Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

11%

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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95.19%

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 95.19% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,3320.00%
19903,245-87-0.26%
20003,234-11-0.03%
20103,004-230-0.74%
20112,985-19-0.63%
20122,945-40-1.34%
20132,868-77-2.61%
20142,820-48-1.67%
20152,779-41-1.45%
20162,719-60-2.16%
20172,666-53-1.95%
20182,617-49-1.84%
20192,557-60-2.29%
20202,497-60-2.35%
20212,437-60-2.40%
20222,377-60-2.46%

Ruleville Population by Year