Scooba, Mississippi Population 2024

713

Scooba is a city located in Kemper County and Noxubee County Mississippi. Scooba has a 2024 population of 713. Scooba is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 741 in 2020.

The average household income in Scooba is $51,437 with a poverty rate of 52.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scooba is 20.2 years, 20.2 years for males, and 20.1 years for females.

Scooba Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.25%
  • White: 32.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
287.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.78% (-28)
The current population of Scooba, Mississippi is 713 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 741.

Scooba, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American47566.25%
White23232.36%
Two or more races70.98%
Asian30.42%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Scooba Population by Race

Scooba Population Pyramid 2024

Scooba Median Age

20.2

Total

20.2

Male

20.1

Female

Scooba Adults

There are 635 adults, (54 of whom are seniors) in Scooba.

Scooba Age Dependency

23.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scooba Sex Ratio

Female31844.35%
Male39955.65%

Scooba Population by Age

Scooba Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1142.4545.654.4
Female523.2728.871.2
Non Family411.3251.248.8
Married202.57525
Male151000

3

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scooba Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42.34%
9th to 12th Grade6940.35%
High School Graduate2011.7%
Some College3721.64%
Associates Degree1911.11%
Bachelors Degree158.77%
Graduate Degree74.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scooba Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scooba Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black102485
White695017

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 72.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.64%.

Scooba Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$21,875$30,208$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Scooba Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scooba Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scooba Language

97.82% of Scooba residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Scooba Language

Scooba Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black19313569.95%
White841113.1%

52.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.25%

Male Poverty Rate

55.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scooba

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scooba is Black, with 69.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scooba is White, with 13.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 29.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.67%.

Scooba Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.32%
Some College46.43%
High School45%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Scooba Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70%
Female Employed46.27%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Scooba Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scooba Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$19,375$51,437
Families-$70,748
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,792$13,334

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scooba Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

6.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

6.3%

Male Marriage Rate

6.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Scooba Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scooba Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scooba Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scooba Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
Korea4
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Scooba Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 748
75+4
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Scooba Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White114.78%
Black10.25%

Scooba Veterans by Race

Scooba Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

58.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scooba Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

30.1%

Labor Force Participation

22.6%

Employment Rate

25%

Unemployment Rate

Scooba Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scooba Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scooba 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

82.98%

Born in Scooba

99.58%

Native Born

0.42%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.58% of Scooba residents were born in the United States, with 82.98% having been born in Mississippi. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scooba Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029678-7-1.02%
2028685-7-1.01%
2027692-7-1%
2026699-7-0.99%
2025706-7-0.98%
2024713-7-0.97%
2023720-7-0.96%
202272740.55%
2021723-18-2.43%
2020741558.02%
2019686-3-0.44%
2018689-2-0.29%
2017691-5-0.72%
2016696-6-0.85%
2015702-6-0.85%
2014708-3-0.42%
2013711-6-0.84%
201271700%
2011717-9-1.24%
201072600%

Scooba Population by Year