Shannon, Mississippi Population 2024

1,476

Shannon is a city located in Chickasaw County, Lee County, Monroe County, and Pontotoc County Mississippi. Shannon has a 2024 population of 1,476. Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,492 in 2020.

The average household income in Shannon is $46,160 with a poverty rate of 23.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shannon is 36.3 years, 36.1 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Shannon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.57%
  • White: 31.81%
  • Other race: 7.1%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
364.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.07% (-16)
The current population of Shannon, Mississippi is 1,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,492.

Shannon, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American97458.57%
White52931.81%
Other race1187.1%
Two or more races422.53%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shannon Population by Race

Shannon Population Pyramid 2024

Shannon Median Age

36.3

Total

36.1

Male

36.8

Female

Shannon Adults

There are 1,222 adults, (257 of whom are seniors) in Shannon.

Shannon Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shannon Sex Ratio

Female91254.84%
Male75145.16%

Shannon Population by Age

Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7082.356436
Non Family3451.0855.744.3
Married2213.3580.519.5
Female1263.8753.246.8
Male1641000

3.41

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shannon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade333.15%
9th to 12th Grade14413.77%
High School Graduate35033.46%
Some College26225.05%
Associates Degree1009.56%
Bachelors Degree12511.95%
Graduate Degree323.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shannon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black62551368
White32229371
Hispanic714718
Other Race564018
2+ Races28160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 32.14%.

Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,188$40,694$38,250
Less Than 9th Grade$23,958$24,236$0
High School Graduate$37,639$40,833$34,821
Some College$40,042$53,438$35,227
Bachelors Degree$41,700$53,000$41,429
Graduate Degree$45,972$0$45,903

$39,188

Average Earnings

$40,694

Average Male

$38,250

Average Female

Shannon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shannon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shannon Language

93.34% of Shannon residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.39% of the population.

Shannon Language

Shannon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black97428629.36%
White4985911.85%
Other1182218.64%
Hispanic1232217.89%
Multiple421945.24%

23.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.97%

Male Poverty Rate

26.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shannon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shannon is Multiple, with 45.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shannon is White, with 11.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.59%.

Shannon Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.38%
Bachelors or Greater28.66%
Some College21.27%
High School6.57%

Shannon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed76.92%
Male Employed4.27%
Female Employed4.21%
Male Unemployed0%

Shannon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shannon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,125$46,160
Families$62,670$62,718
Married Families$67,563$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,677$26,790

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shannon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shannon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shannon 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.

Shannon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shannon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War7
Vietnam3
Korea0
World War II0

Shannon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6422
35 to 549
18 to 347
75+6
65 to 740

Shannon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black273.64%
White174.33%
Hispanic79.86%

Shannon Veterans by Race

Shannon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shannon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Shannon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shannon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shannon 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

87.97%

Born in Shannon

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.56% of Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 87.97% having been born in Mississippi. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shannon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,456-4-0.27%
20281,460-4-0.27%
20271,464-4-0.27%
20261,468-4-0.27%
20251,472-4-0.27%
20241,476-4-0.27%
20231,480-4-0.27%
20221,484-3-0.2%
20211,487-5-0.34%
20201,492-282-15.9%
20191,77410.06%
20181,77320.11%
20171,771-4-0.23%
20161,77520.11%
20151,77310.06%
20141,772-7-0.39%
20131,779-2-0.11%
20121,781110.62%
20111,770211.2%
20101,74900%

Shannon Population by Year