Shaw, Mississippi Population 2021

1,625
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Shaw is a city located in Bolivar County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,625, it is the 118th largest city in Mississippi and the 8409th largest city in the United States . Shaw is currently declining at a rate of -1.81% annually and its population has decreased by -16.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,952 in 2010. Shaw reached it's highest population of 1,944 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Shaw has a population density of 1,460 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shaw is $32,833 with a poverty rate of 49.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $60,700. The median age in Shaw is 31.8 years, 26.5 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Shaw Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 94.66%
  • White: 5.34%
  • 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 Shaw, Mississippi is 1,625 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,952.

Shaw, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,89794.66%
White1075.34%
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Shaw Population by Race

Shaw Population Pyramid $2021

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Shaw Median Age

31.8


Total

26.5


Male

36


Female

Shaw Adults

There are 1,362 adults, (265 of whom are seniors) in Shaw.

Shaw Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Shaw Sex Ratio

Female

1,156

57.68%

Male

848

42.32%

Shaw Population by Age

Shaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All56.4%43.6%
Non Family54%46%
Female46.5%53.5%
Male34.5%65.5%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shaw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7372.7256.4
Female3033.4846.5
Married1902.8781.1
Non Family189054
Male553.9134.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Shaw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade836.89%
9th to 12th Grade24220.10%
High School Graduate34928.99%
Some College22318.52%
Associates Degree917.56%
Bachelors Degree13110.88%
Graduate Degree857.06%
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Shaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shaw Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 78.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.27%.

Shaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,040$24,464$18,871
Less Than 9th Grade$18,889$22,679$15,893
High School Graduate$19,542$$18,359
Some College$14,107$9,886$17,917
Bachelors Degree$$56,250$16,094
Graduate Degree$40,250$$39,444

$20,040

Average Earnings

$24,464

Average Male

$18,871

Average Female

Shaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shaw Language by Age

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Shaw Language

95.99% of Shaw residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

Shaw Language

Shaw Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,89792748.87%
White1076762.62%

49.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.65%

Male Poverty Rate

49.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shaw is White, with 62.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shaw is Black, with 48.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.38%.

Shaw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.38%
Some College41.40%
High School34.38%
Bachelors or Greater13.89%

Shaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed91.67%
Female Unemployed75.00%
Female Employed15.36%
Male Employed13.53%

Shaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shaw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,265$32,833
Families$26,364$36,997
Married Families$41,667-
Non Families$15,268$19,102
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Income by Household Type

Shaw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.5%

Male Marriage Rate

22.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Shaw Married by Age and Sex

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Shaw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Shaw Marital Status by Race

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Shaw Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
Vietnam7
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea

Shaw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6419
18 to 3411
75+8
65 to 74
35 to 54

Shaw Veterans by Age

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Shaw Veterans by Race

Shaw Veterans by Education

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28.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shaw Veterans by Education

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41.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.4%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shaw Employment by Age

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Shaw Employment by Race

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Shaw 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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95.01%

Born in Shaw

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shaw residents were born in the United States, with 95.01% 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.

Shaw Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,625-30-1.81%
20201,655-30-1.78%
20191,685-30-1.75%
20181,715-36-2.06%
20171,751-47-2.61%
20161,798-39-2.12%
20151,837-35-1.87%
20141,872-30-1.58%
20131,902-14-0.73%
20121,916-9-0.47%
20111,925-19-0.98%
20101,9440.00%

Shaw Population by Year