Sardis, Mississippi Population 2021

1,563
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Sardis is a city located in Panola County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,563, it is the 120th largest city in Mississippi and the 8559th largest city in the United States . Sardis is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -8.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,703 in 2010. Sardis reached it's highest population of 1,695 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Sardis has a population density of 782 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sardis is $44,974 with a poverty rate of 14.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $628 per month, and the median house value is $71,900. The median age in Sardis is 40 years, 37.7 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Sardis Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.74%
  • White: 31.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sardis, Mississippi is 1,563 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,590.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,703.

Sardis, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,24866.74%
White59731.93%
Two or More Races170.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.43%
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Sardis Population by Race

Sardis Population Pyramid $2021

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Sardis Median Age

40


Total

37.7


Male

46.1


Female

Sardis Adults

There are 1,536 adults, (466 of whom are seniors) in Sardis.

Sardis Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sardis Sex Ratio

Female

980

52.41%

Male

890

47.59%

Sardis Population by Age

Sardis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sardis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All65.1%34.9%
Female62%38%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Male50%50%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sardis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7762.3465.1
Non Family2831.1451.2
Married2532.5886.2
Female1843.5262
Male563.4650

2.86

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Sardis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1198.83%
9th to 12th Grade15011.13%
High School Graduate43432.20%
Some College32123.81%
Associates Degree1198.83%
Bachelors Degree14410.68%
Graduate Degree614.53%
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Sardis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sardis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black813631112
White48742088
Hispanic2355
2+ Races1715
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.74%.

Sardis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,223$30,563$21,637
Less Than 9th Grade$28,269$$
High School Graduate$22,098$32,031$20,714
Some College$25,346$27,328$19,904
Bachelors Degree$41,908$52,969$41,711
Graduate Degree$37,639$$29,844

$26,223

Average Earnings

$30,563

Average Male

$21,637

Average Female

Sardis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sardis Language by Age

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Sardis Language

96.94% of Sardis residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Sardis Language

Sardis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,20522919.00%
White510193.73%
Multiple17952.94%

14.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sardis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sardis is Multiple, with 52.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sardis is White, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.01%.

Sardis Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School26.21%
Less Than 9th Grade24.47%
Some College8.41%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%

Sardis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed4.71%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sardis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sardis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$44,974
Families$39,570$49,881
Married Families$44,107-
Non Families$20,417$29,489
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Income by Household Type

Sardis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sardis Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Sardis Marital Status by Race

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Sardis Marital Status

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76

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War15
Korea12
Second Gulf War6
World War II3

Sardis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7437
75+24
35 to 548
55 to 647
18 to 34

Sardis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6511.73%
Black111.15%
Hispanic512.50%

Sardis Veterans by Race

Sardis Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sardis Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sardis Employment by Age

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Sardis Employment by Race

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Sardis 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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80.43%

Born in Sardis

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Sardis residents were born in the United States, with 80.43% having been born in Mississippi. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sardis Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,563-9-0.57%
20201,572-9-0.57%
20191,581-9-0.57%
20181,590-12-0.75%
20171,602-17-1.05%
20161,619-9-0.55%
20151,628-21-1.27%
20141,649-8-0.48%
20131,657-11-0.66%
20121,668-10-0.60%
20111,678-17-1.00%
20101,6950.00%

Sardis Population by Year