Scooba, Mississippi Population 2021

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Scooba is a city located in Kemper County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 670, it is the 185th largest city in Mississippi and the 12063rd largest city in the United States . Scooba is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -8.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 732 in 2010. Scooba reached it's highest population of 730 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Scooba has a population density of 270 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scooba is $30,222 with a poverty rate of 52.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $388 per month, and the median house value is $60,000. The median age in Scooba is 19.9 years, 19.9 years for males, and 19.8 years for females.

Scooba Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 70.16%
  • White: 29.04%
  • Asian: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Scooba, Mississippi is 670 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 694.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 732.

Scooba, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American61670.16%
White25529.04%
Asian70.80%
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Scooba Population by Race

Scooba Population Pyramid $2021

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Scooba Median Age

19.9


Total

19.9


Male

19.8


Female

Scooba Adults

There are 725 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Scooba.

Scooba Age Dependency

37

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Scooba Sex Ratio

Female

477

54.33%

Male

401

45.67%

Scooba Population by Age

Scooba Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scooba Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All42.9%57.1%
Female35.2%64.8%
Non Family32.1%67.9%
Male0%100%

42.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scooba Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1912.3542.9
Non Family841.3132.1
Female543.5635.2
Married412.8887.8
Male122.420

3.02

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Scooba Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade177.62%
9th to 12th Grade3716.59%
High School Graduate4821.52%
Some College5223.32%
Associates Degree3917.49%
Bachelors Degree2410.76%
Graduate Degree62.69%
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Scooba Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scooba Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.47%.

Scooba Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$25,341$28,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,682$26,591$
Some College$$$21,250
Bachelors Degree$40,833$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,250

Average Earnings

$25,341

Average Male

$28,250

Average Female

Scooba Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scooba Language by Age

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Scooba Language

98.41% of Scooba residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Scooba Language

Scooba Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black30720867.75%
White1332317.29%

52.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

55.21%

Male Poverty Rate

50.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scooba

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scooba is Black, with 67.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scooba is White, with 17.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 65.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.87%.

Scooba Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.52%
Some College34.07%
Bachelors or Greater20.00%
High School16.67%

Scooba Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed27.27%
Male Employed19.35%

Scooba Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scooba Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,443$30,222
Families$22,841$40,273
Married Families$60,250-
Non Families$12,500$13,379
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Income by Household Type

Scooba Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

11.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

13.5%

Male Marriage Rate

10.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Scooba Married by Age and Sex

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Scooba Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Scooba Marital Status by Race

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Scooba Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
Korea5
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Scooba Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+17
55 to 649
65 to 746
35 to 54
18 to 34

Scooba Veterans by Age

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Scooba Veterans by Race

Scooba Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scooba Veterans by Education

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46.4%

Labor Force Participation

25.6%

Employment Rate

44.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scooba Employment by Age

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Scooba Employment by Race

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Scooba 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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73.69%

Born in Scooba

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Scooba residents were born in the United States, with 73.69% having been born in Mississippi. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scooba Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021670-8-1.18%
2020678-8-1.17%
2019686-8-1.15%
2018694-1-0.14%
2017695-5-0.71%
2016700-6-0.85%
2015706-6-0.84%
2014712-5-0.70%
2013717-5-0.69%
201272210.14%
2011721-9-1.23%
20107300.00%

Scooba Population by Year