Shannon, Mississippi Population 2021

1,761
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Shannon is a city located in Lee County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,761, it is the 113th largest city in Mississippi and the 8097th largest city in the United States . Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,753 in 2010. Shannon reached it's highest population of 1,781 in 2012. Spanning over 4 miles, Shannon has a population density of 435 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shannon is $41,316 with a poverty rate of 28.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $502 per month, and the median house value is $85,100. The median age in Shannon is 31.7 years, 31.5 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Shannon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.41%
  • White: 36.32%
  • Other race: 2.27%
  • 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 1,761 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,764.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,753.

Shannon, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,13661.41%
White67236.32%
Some Other Race422.27%
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Shannon Population by Race

Shannon Population Pyramid $2021

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Shannon Median Age

31.7


Total

31.5


Male

32.2


Female

Shannon Adults

There are 1,291 adults, (220 of whom are seniors) in Shannon.

Shannon Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shannon Sex Ratio

Female

980

52.97%

Male

870

47.03%

Shannon Population by Age

Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shannon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.2%20.8%
Married73.7%26.3%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female48.4%51.6%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shannon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7002.6459.4
Non Family2841.0151.4
Married2134.0873.7
Female1553.348.4
Male483.7979.2

3.69

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Shannon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade454.12%
9th to 12th Grade24222.18%
High School Graduate33230.43%
Some College25523.37%
Associates Degree938.52%
Bachelors Degree988.98%
Graduate Degree262.38%
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Shannon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black64543747
White39934058
Hispanic472719
Other Race271919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 70.37%.

Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,066$30,150$21,979
Less Than 9th Grade$20,781$22,045$13,750
High School Graduate$23,750$24,479$16,827
Some College$30,921$34,531$21,875
Bachelors Degree$32,344$$35,625
Graduate Degree$33,750$$

$26,066

Average Earnings

$30,150

Average Male

$21,979

Average Female

Shannon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shannon Language by Age

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Shannon Language

97.09% of Shannon residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Shannon Language

Shannon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,13640535.65%
White65210816.56%
Hispanic621930.65%
Other421945.24%

28.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.31%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shannon

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shannon is White, with 16.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.15%.

Shannon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater31.45%
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School21.08%
Some College18.97%

Shannon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed54.76%
Female Unemployed52.94%
Male Employed15.02%
Female Employed12.23%

Shannon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shannon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,019$41,316
Families$44,688$53,138
Married Families$57,434-
Non Families$21,207$22,670
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Income by Household Type

Shannon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

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 Marital Status

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39

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War13
Vietnam8
Korea3
World War II

Shannon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
65 to 749
35 to 548
18 to 348
55 to 644

Shannon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White347.41%
Hispanic817.02%
Black50.62%

Shannon Veterans by Race

Shannon Veterans by Education

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23.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shannon Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shannon Employment by Age

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Shannon Employment by Race

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Shannon 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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88.05%

Born in Shannon

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.89% of Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 88.05% having been born in Mississippi. 1.46% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,761-1-0.06%
20201,762-1-0.06%
20191,763-1-0.06%
20181,764-2-0.11%
20171,766-5-0.28%
20161,77130.17%
20151,768-2-0.11%
20141,770-7-0.39%
20131,777-4-0.22%
20121,781110.62%
20111,770211.20%
20101,7490.00%

Shannon Population by Year