Sledge, Mississippi Population 2024

321

Sledge is a city located in Quitman County and Tunica County Mississippi. Sledge has a 2024 population of 321. Sledge is currently declining at a rate of -3.6% annually and its population has decreased by -13.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 371 in 2020.

The average household income in Sledge is $45,002 with a poverty rate of 25.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sledge is 38.6 years, 23.9 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Sledge Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.84%
  • White: 7.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.41%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
600.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.48% (-50)
The current population of Sledge, Mississippi is 321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 371.

Sledge, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American33689.84%
White297.75%
Two or more races92.41%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sledge Population by Race

Sledge Population Pyramid 2024

Sledge Median Age

38.6

Total

23.9

Male

48.8

Female

Sledge Adults

There are 281 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Sledge.

Sledge Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sledge Sex Ratio

Female22259.36%
Male15240.64%

Sledge Population by Age

Sledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1652.2770.329.7
Female72356.943.1
Non Family601.037525
Married263.1588.511.5
Male721000

2.96

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sledge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade146.48%
9th to 12th Grade188.33%
High School Graduate7434.26%
Some College3415.74%
Associates Degree3214.81%
Bachelors Degree3214.81%
Graduate Degree125.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sledge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sledge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black18315134
White292910
2+ Races440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.48%.

Sledge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,917$33,000$25,833
Less Than 9th Grade$0$33,750$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$11,953
Bachelors Degree$36,333$0$36,333
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$27,917

Average Earnings

$33,000

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Sledge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sledge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sledge Language

97.58% of Sledge residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Sledge Language

Sledge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3368124.11%
Multiple99100%
White29620.69%

25.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.29%

Male Poverty Rate

23.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sledge is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sledge is White, with 20.69% 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 24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.55%.

Sledge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College36.36%
High School35.14%
Less Than 9th Grade18.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Sledge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.26%
Male Employed9.59%

Sledge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sledge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$36,042$45,002
Families$45,859$55,670
Married Families$53,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,667$26,152

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sledge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.2%

Male Marriage Rate

15.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sledge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sledge 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.

Sledge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sledge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Sledge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 741
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Sledge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races125%

Sledge Veterans by Race

Sledge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sledge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sledge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sledge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sledge 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

93.58%

Born in Sledge

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sledge residents were born in the United States, with 93.58% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sledge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029258-13-4.8%
2028271-12-4.24%
2027283-13-4.39%
2026296-12-3.9%
2025308-13-4.05%
2024321-12-3.6%
2023333-13-3.76%
2022346-10-2.81%
2021356-15-4.04%
2020371-107-22.38%
2019478-15-3.04%
2018493-9-1.79%
2017502-9-1.76%
2016511-8-1.54%
2015519-10-1.89%
2014529-11-2.04%
2013540132.47%
2012527-6-1.13%
2011533-8-1.48%
201054100%

Sledge Population by Year