Sardis, Mississippi Population 2024

1,645

Sardis is a city located in Panola County Mississippi. Sardis has a 2024 population of 1,645. Sardis is currently declining at a rate of -1.5% annually and its population has decreased by -5.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,747 in 2020.

The average household income in Sardis is $46,143 with a poverty rate of 33.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sardis is 46 years, 49.4 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Sardis Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.16%
  • White: 40.41%
  • Other race: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
822.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.84% (-102)
The current population of Sardis, Mississippi is 1,645 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,747.

Sardis, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,26158.16%
White87640.41%
Other race130.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.51%
Two or more races70.32%
Native American00%
Asian00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Sardis Population by Race

Sardis Population Pyramid 2024

Sardis Median Age

46

Total

49.4

Male

40

Female

Sardis Adults

There are 1,812 adults, (483 of whom are seniors) in Sardis.

Sardis Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sardis Sex Ratio

Female98245.3%
Male1,18654.7%

Sardis Population by Age

Sardis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8772.3955.144.9
Non Family4881.0558.241.8
Married1863.1175.824.2
Female1485.223.676.4
Male554.3141.858.2

3.87

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sardis Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16010.38%
9th to 12th Grade35723.15%
High School Graduate42127.3%
Some College35422.96%
Associates Degree986.36%
Bachelors Degree875.64%
Graduate Degree654.22%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sardis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sardis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black85954023
White656459129
Islander11110
Other Race990
Hispanic990
2+ Races760

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.66%.

Sardis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$24,931$31,442$23,077
Less Than 9th Grade$33,092$31,429$0
High School Graduate$20,333$21,500$14,167
Some College$28,092$43,375$22,237
Bachelors Degree$34,205$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$24,931

Average Earnings

$31,442

Average Male

$23,077

Average Female

Sardis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sardis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sardis Language

98.37% of Sardis residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Sardis Language

Sardis Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,20553144.07%
White83213716.47%
Other1313100%
Hispanic1313100%
Multiple7457.14%

33.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.16%

Male Poverty Rate

29.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sardis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sardis is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sardis is White, with 16.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.67%.

Sardis Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School41.99%
Some College40.09%
Less Than 9th Grade24.68%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Sardis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed93.55%
Female Employed31.42%
Male Employed22.96%
Female Unemployed0%

Sardis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sardis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$32,863$46,143
Families$54,010$67,270
Married Families$61,071$-999,999,999
Non Families$13,500$28,436

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sardis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

23.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sardis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sardis 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 55-64.

Sardis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sardis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War27
Vietnam25
First Gulf War21
Korea8
World War II0

Sardis Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5419
75+17
18 to 3412
65 to 748
55 to 645

Sardis Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White557.53%
Black60.57%

Sardis Veterans by Race

Sardis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sardis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.5%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sardis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sardis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sardis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.38%

Born in Sardis

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sardis residents were born in the United States, with 85.38% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sardis Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,517-26-1.69%
20281,543-25-1.59%
20271,568-26-1.63%
20261,594-25-1.54%
20251,619-26-1.58%
20241,645-25-1.5%
20231,670-26-1.53%
20221,696-27-1.57%
20211,723-24-1.37%
20201,74719412.49%
20191,553-13-0.83%
20181,566-12-0.76%
20171,578-19-1.19%
20161,597-8-0.5%
20151,605-21-1.29%
20141,626-8-0.49%
20131,634-10-0.61%
20121,644-11-0.66%
20111,655-17-1.02%
20101,67200%

Sardis Population by Year