Scooba, Mississippi Population 2020

677

Scooba is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 677, it is the 185th largest city in Mississippi and the 12031st largest city in the United States. Scooba is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -7.51% 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 273 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scooba is $31,397 with a poverty rate of 47.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $360 per month, and the median house value is $55,200. The median age in Scooba is 19.9 years, 19.8 years for males, and 19.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males.

Scooba Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.49%
  • White: 28.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 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 677, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 687.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 732.

Scooba, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American68271.49%
White27228.51%

Scooba Population Pyramid 2020

Scooba Median Age

19.9


Total

19.8


Male

19.9


Female

Scooba Adults

There are 799 adults, (115 of whom are seniors) in Scooba.

Scooba Age Dependency

39.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scooba Sex Ratio

Female

520

54.51%

Male

434

45.49%

Scooba Households and Families

Scooba Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scooba Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
Female50%50%
All47.3%52.7%
Non Family27.4%72.6%
Male0%100%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2012.5247.3
Non Family841.2627.4
Female623.5350
Married483.485.4
Male72.570

3.27

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

11.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scooba Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade259.36%
9th to 12th Grade4817.98%
High School Graduate7427.72%
Some College5018.73%
Associates Degree3312.36%
Bachelors Degree238.61%
Graduate Degree145.24%

Scooba Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,438$25,125$25,750
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,339$25,750$20,341
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$40,417$33,000$41,528
Graduate Degree$76,071$$

$25,438

Average Earnings

$25,125

Average Male

$25,750

Average Female

Scooba Language

Scooba Language by Age

Scooba Language

99.44% of Scooba residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Scooba Poverty

Scooba Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black36221158.29%
White1382518.12%

47.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.00%

Male Poverty Rate

45.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scooba

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scooba is Black, with 58.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scooba is White, with 18.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 57.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.79%
Some College30.12%
Bachelors or Greater13.51%
High School8.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed24.76%
Male Employed16.00%

Scooba Income

Scooba Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$20,125$31,397
Families$24,375$38,118
Married Families$53,125-
Non Families$12,857$18,271

Scooba Marital Status

Scooba Marital Status

Marriage Rates

13.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.6%

Male Marriage Rate

12.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Scooba Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Scooba Marital Status by Race

Scooba Veterans

31

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Korea5
Second Gulf War2
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+15
65 to 748
55 to 646
35 to 542
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2911.69%
Black20.36%

$Scooba Veterans by Education

9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scooba Employment Status

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

28%

Employment Rate

40.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scooba Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.35%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Scooba residents were born in the United States, with 79.35% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020677-5-0.73%
2019682-5-0.73%
2018687-5-0.72%
2017692-5-0.72%
2016697-6-0.85%
2015703-6-0.85%
2014709-5-0.70%
2013714-6-0.83%
2012720-1-0.14%
2011721-9-1.23%
20107300.00%