Shaw, Mississippi Population 2022

1,595
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Shaw is a city located in Bolivar County Mississippi. Shaw has a 2020 population of 1,595. Shaw is currently declining at a rate of -1.85% annually and its population has decreased by -17.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,944 in 2010.

The average household income in Shaw is $32,833 with a poverty rate of 44.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $515 per month, and the median house value is $58,400. 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 Shawwas:

  • Black or African American: 90.59%
  • White: 6.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shaw, Mississippi is 1,595 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,595.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,944.

Shaw, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1316.70%
Black or African American1,77190.59%
Two or More Races532.71%
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Shaw Population by Race

Shaw Population Pyramid 2022

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Shaw Median Age

33


Total

27.9


Male

38.2


Female

Shaw Adults

There are 1,385 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Shaw.

Shaw Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shaw Sex Ratio

Female

1,197

61.23%

Male

758

38.77%

Shaw Population by Age

Shaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
All56%44%
Male55.3%44.7%
Female40.3%59.7%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shaw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7812.556
Married1982.6776.8
Male763.2555.3
Female2983.2640.3
Non Family209058.9

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Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Shaw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade806.66%
9th to 12th Grade25521.21%
High School Graduate31426.12%
Some College22018.30%
Associates Degree1099.07%
Bachelors Degree1058.74%
Graduate Degree1199.90%
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Shaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races535333
Hispanic535333
White464122
Black1,103773169

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.26%.

Shaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,380$27,125$19,688
Less Than 9th Grade$21,875$31,250$17,813
High School Graduate$19,318$35,893$16,477
Some College$13,882$22,500$13,487
Bachelors Degree$$57,917$
Graduate Degree$56,071$$53,958

$23,380

Average Earnings

$27,125

Average Male

$19,688

Average Female

Shaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shaw Language by Age

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Shaw Language

96.29% of Shaw residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Shaw Language

Shaw Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13110882.44%
Black1,77175842.80%
OtherNaN%

44.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.42%

Male Poverty Rate

46.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shaw is White, with 82.44% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.69%.

Shaw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.39%
High School36.62%
Some College33.74%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%

Shaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.55%
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Employed13.56%
Female Unemployed77.27%

Shaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shaw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,550$37,083
Families$32,361$41,870
Married Families$57,500-
Non Families$14,508$22,258
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Income by Household Type

Shaw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

21.1%

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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27

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War6
Vietnam3
Korea
World War II

Shaw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 54
55 to 6414
65 to 74
75+3

Shaw Veterans by Age

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Shaw Veterans by Race

Shaw Veterans by Education

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22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shaw Veterans by Education

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44.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

11.1%

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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93.76%

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 93.76% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9440.00%
20111,925-19-0.98%
20121,916-9-0.47%
20131,902-14-0.73%
20141,872-30-1.58%
20151,837-35-1.87%
20161,798-39-2.12%
20171,751-47-2.61%
20181,715-36-2.06%
20191,685-30-1.75%
20201,655-30-1.78%
20211,625-30-1.81%
20221,595-30-1.85%

Shaw Population by Year