Sardis, Mississippi Population 2020

1,553
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Sardis is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,553, it is the 124th largest city in Mississippi and the 8587th largest city in the United States. Sardis is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -8.81% 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 777 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sardis is $41,632 with a poverty rate of 21.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $73,200. The median age in Sardis is 31 years, 28.3 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

Sardis Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.29%
  • White: 26.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.49%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sardis, Mississippi is 1,553, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,591.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,703.

Sardis, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,62372.29%
White60526.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.49%
Two or More Races60.27%
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Sardis Population Pyramid 2020

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Sardis Median Age

31


Total

28.3


Male

35.6


Female

Sardis Adults

There are 1,537 adults, (378 of whom are seniors) in Sardis.

Sardis Age Dependency

93.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sardis Sex Ratio

Female

1,127

50.20%

Male

1,118

49.80%

Sardis Households and Families

Sardis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sardis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male65.9%34.1%
Married65.5%34.5%
All57.2%42.8%
Female57%43%
Non Family46.1%53.9%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7692.8557.2
Married2873.5865.5
Non Family2411.1546.1
Female2003.6957
Male413.6165.9

3.55

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sardis Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1188.59%
9th to 12th Grade24517.84%
High School Graduate40729.64%
Some College27720.17%
Associates Degree1118.08%
Bachelors Degree15010.92%
Graduate Degree654.73%
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Sardis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black856615113
White48037599
Hispanic2033
Islander1111
Multiple Races66

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 white people with a rate of 20.63%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,038$31,146$25,833
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,458$36,333$30,398
Some College$25,379$26,917$19,444
Bachelors Degree$41,161$36,364$42,054
Graduate Degree$29,167$$28,750

$29,038

Average Earnings

$31,146

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Sardis Language

Sardis Language by Age

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Sardis Language

97.46% of Sardis residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Sardis Poverty

Sardis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,60644027.40%
White522203.83%

21.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.24%

Male Poverty Rate

23.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sardis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sardis is Black, with 27.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sardis is White, with 3.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.02%
High School15.40%
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Employed10.77%
Female Employed3.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sardis Income

Sardis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,042$41,632
Families$41,111$45,048
Married Families$46,181-
Non Families$20,694$28,441
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Sardis Marital Status

Sardis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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 Veterans

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79

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea14
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War7
World War II3
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7438
75+25
35 to 5411
55 to 645
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6010.95%
Black191.95%
Hispanic39.38%

Sardis Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sardis Employment Status

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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83.07%

Born in Mississippi

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.71% of Sardis residents were born in the United States, with 83.07% having been born in Mississippi. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,553-19-1.21%
20191,572-19-1.19%
20181,591-11-0.69%
20171,602-19-1.17%
20161,621-8-0.49%
20151,629-22-1.33%
20141,651-6-0.36%
20131,657-10-0.60%
20121,667-11-0.66%
20111,678-17-1.00%
20101,6950.00%