Sledge, Mississippi Population 2021

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Sledge is a city located in Tunica County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 442, it is the 217th largest city in Mississippi and the 13841st largest city in the United States . Sledge is currently declining at a rate of -3.70% annually and its population has decreased by -18.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 545 in 2010. Sledge reached it's highest population of 541 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sledge has a population density of 850 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sledge is $38,456 with a poverty rate of 19.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $47,800. The median age in Sledge is 44.2 years, 36 years for males, and 52.4 years for females.

Sledge Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.50%
  • White: 10.50%
  • 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 Sledge, Mississippi is 442 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 493.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 545.

Sledge, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American40989.50%
White4810.50%
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Sledge Population by Race

Sledge Population Pyramid $2021

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Sledge Median Age

44.2


Total

36


Male

52.4


Female

Sledge Adults

There are 374 adults, (81 of whom are seniors) in Sledge.

Sledge Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sledge Sex Ratio

Female

235

51.42%

Male

222

48.58%

Sledge Population by Age

Sledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sledge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.6%11.4%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
All72.2%27.8%
Female58.7%41.3%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sledge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2052.2372.2
Non Family861.0274.4
Female753.1558.7
Married353.4388.6
Male91.44100

3.07

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Sledge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4112.35%
9th to 12th Grade5516.57%
High School Graduate11434.34%
Some College4714.16%
Associates Degree5015.06%
Bachelors Degree92.71%
Graduate Degree164.82%
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Sledge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sledge Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.43%.

Sledge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,865$28,750$23,958
Less Than 9th Grade$29,250$31,000$
High School Graduate$27,000$27,000$22,500
Some College$24,375$21,719$25,417
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$21,500$$

$25,865

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$23,958

Average Female

Sledge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sledge Language by Age

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Sledge Language

100.00% of Sledge residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Sledge Language

Sledge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4097317.85%
White481837.50%

19.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.47%

Male Poverty Rate

21.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sledge is White, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sledge is Black, with 17.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.16%.

Sledge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College23.71%
High School22.81%
Less Than 9th Grade12.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sledge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed21.05%
Female Employed18.02%
Male Employed8.42%

Sledge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sledge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,795$38,456
Families$51,875$53,142
Married Families$65,417-
Non Families$16,250$18,023
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Income by Household Type

Sledge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.8%

Male Marriage Rate

18.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sledge Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Sledge Marital Status by Race

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Sledge Marital Status

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2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Sledge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Sledge Veterans by Age

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Sledge Veterans by Race

Sledge Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sledge Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sledge Employment by Age

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Sledge Employment by Race

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Sledge 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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88.18%

Born in Sledge

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sledge residents were born in the United States, with 88.18% 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.

Sledge Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021442-17-3.70%
2020459-17-3.57%
2019476-17-3.45%
2018493-8-1.60%
2017501-10-1.96%
2016511-8-1.54%
2015519-10-1.89%
2014529-11-2.04%
2013540132.47%
2012527-6-1.13%
2011533-8-1.48%
20105410.00%

Sledge Population by Year