Shannon, Mississippi Population 2020

1,765
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Shannon is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,765, it is the 116th largest city in Mississippi and the 8096th largest city in the United States. Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually but its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,753 in 2010. Shannon reached it's highest population of 1,783 in 2012. Spanning over 4 miles, Shannon has a population density of 436 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shannon is $43,514 with a poverty rate of 29.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $502 per month, and the median house value is $86,500. The median age in Shannon is 31.5 years, 31.3 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.1 males.

Shannon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.51%
  • White: 35.45%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Shannon, Mississippi is 1,765, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,773.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,753.

Shannon, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,16462.51%
White66035.45%
Some Other Race382.04%
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Shannon Population Pyramid 2020

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Shannon Median Age

31.5


Total

31.3


Male

35.1


Female

Shannon Adults

There are 1,328 adults, (189 of whom are seniors) in Shannon.

Shannon Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shannon Sex Ratio

Female

908

48.76%

Male

954

51.24%

Shannon Households and Families

Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shannon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
Male65.2%34.8%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female26.5%73.5%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6932.6957.7
Non Family2591.0154.1
Married2364.0977.1
Female1323.2726.5
Male663.0965.2

3.63

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shannon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade504.50%
9th to 12th Grade20718.62%
High School Graduate35131.56%
Some College29326.35%
Associates Degree1109.89%
Bachelors Degree797.10%
Graduate Degree221.98%
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Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black68749038
White40135048
Hispanic241515
Other Race241515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 62.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,161$32,375$19,333
Less Than High School$20,694$22,375$15,893
High School Grad$23,571$31,250$
Some College$29,107$43,438$18,167
Bachelors Degree$35,417$$36,389
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,161

Average Earnings

$32,375

Average Male

$19,333

Average Female

Shannon Language

Shannon Language by Age

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Shannon Language

98.11% of Shannon residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Shannon Poverty

Shannon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,16443937.71%
White6609213.94%
Hispanic381539.47%
Other381539.47%

29.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.20%

Male Poverty Rate

30.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shannon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shannon is Other, with 39.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shannon is White, with 13.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.62%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.52%
Bachelors or Greater25.74%
High School20.23%
Some College17.62%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.72%
Male Unemployed52.17%
Male Employed16.52%
Female Employed12.33%

Shannon Income

Shannon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,972$43,514
Families$41,875$54,126
Married Families$58,077-
Non Families$23,616$24,553
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Shannon Marital Status

Shannon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shannon Married by Age and Sex

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Shannon 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 45-54.

Shannon Marital Status by Race

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Shannon Veterans

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34

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam7
Korea4
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5412
75+11
65 to 748
55 to 643
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White245.47%
Black101.16%

Shannon Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shannon Employment Status

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

11.6%

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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89.74%

Born in Mississippi

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.71% of Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 89.74% having been born in Mississippi. 1.29% 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
20201,765-4-0.23%
20191,769-4-0.23%
20181,7730.00%
20171,773-4-0.23%
20161,77720.11%
20151,7750.00%
20141,775-6-0.34%
20131,781-2-0.11%
20121,783110.62%
20111,772231.32%
20101,7490.00%