Shaw, Mississippi Population 2020

1,623

Shaw is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,623, it is the 121st largest city in Mississippi and the 8422nd largest city in the United States. Shaw is currently declining at a rate of -2.76% annually and its population has decreased by -16.85% 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 1,458 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shaw is $33,808 with a poverty rate of 48.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $500 per month, and the median house value is $59,800. The median age in Shaw is 35.7 years, 35.9 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.9 males.

Shaw Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.71%
  • White: 9.29%
  • 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 1,623, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,57290.71%
White1619.29%

Shaw Population Pyramid 2020

Shaw Median Age

35.7


Total

35.9


Male

35.6


Female

Shaw Adults

There are 1,255 adults, (250 of whom are seniors) in Shaw.

Shaw Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Shaw Sex Ratio

Female

985

56.84%

Male

748

43.16%

Shaw Households and Families

Shaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All58.4%41.6%
Female49.3%50.7%
Male48.9%51.1%
Non Family45.2%54.8%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6582.6358.4
Female2253.6449.3
Non Family2191.1445.2
Married1693.0189.9
Male453.5148.9

3.32

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shaw Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade827.45%
9th to 12th Grade24222.00%
High School Graduate25523.18%
Some College23121.00%
Associates Degree595.36%
Bachelors Degree14112.82%
Graduate Degree908.18%

Shaw Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 73.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,036$36,591$18,650
Less Than High School$22,143$$11,964
High School Grad$19,420$$18,417
Some College$13,831$$14,435
Bachelors Degree$$55,469$
Graduate Degree$39,821$2,500$40,000

$23,036

Average Earnings

$36,591

Average Male

$18,650

Average Female

Shaw Language

Shaw Language by Age

Shaw Language

97.93% of Shaw residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Shaw Poverty

Shaw Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,55672746.72%
White16110162.73%

48.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.00%

Male Poverty Rate

46.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shaw is White, with 62.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shaw is Black, with 46.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.16%
High School45.10%
Some College30.00%
Bachelors or Greater12.12%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed90.00%
Female Unemployed75.68%
Female Employed14.58%
Male Employed7.81%

Shaw Income

Shaw Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$20,857$33,808
Families$26,953$40,523
Married Families$66,625-
Non Families$13,750$19,332

Shaw Marital Status

Shaw Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

23.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Shaw Married by Age and Sex

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

Shaw Veterans

54

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War6
World War II2
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7415
55 to 6414
18 to 3413
75+12
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
Black443.81%
White1010.10%

$Shaw Veterans by Education

37.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shaw Employment Status

43.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shaw Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

94.11%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shaw residents were born in the United States, with 94.11% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,623-46-2.76%
20191,669-46-2.68%
20181,715-36-2.06%
20171,751-46-2.56%
20161,797-40-2.18%
20151,837-35-1.87%
20141,872-30-1.58%
20131,902-14-0.73%
20121,916-10-0.52%
20111,926-18-0.93%
20101,9440.00%