Sledge, Mississippi Population 2022

425
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Sledge is a city located in Tunica County Mississippi. Sledge has a 2020 population of 425. Sledge is currently declining at a rate of -3.85% annually and its population has decreased by -21.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 541 in 2010.

The average household income in Sledge is $38,456 with a poverty rate of 16.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $48,000. 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 Sledgewas:

  • Black or African American: 92.21%
  • White: 7.79%
  • 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 425 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 425.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 541.

Sledge, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White427.79%
Black or African American49792.21%
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Sledge Population by Race

Sledge Population Pyramid 2022

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Sledge Median Age

28


Total

24.5


Male

32.5


Female

Sledge Adults

There are 377 adults, (68 of whom are seniors) in Sledge.

Sledge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sledge Sex Ratio

Female

288

53.43%

Male

251

46.57%

Sledge Population by Age

Sledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sledge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
All57.7%42.3%
Married50.9%49.1%
Female48.7%51.3%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sledge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2082.5957.7
Married553.5850.9
Male71.43100
Female763.4248.7
Non Family701.0368.6

3.38

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Sledge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade299.80%
9th to 12th Grade5016.89%
High School Graduate10134.12%
Some College3210.81%
Associates Degree5819.59%
Bachelors Degree93.04%
Graduate Degree175.74%
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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 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.00%.

Sledge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,750$25,938$22,500
Less Than 9th Grade$29,375$31,250$22,500
High School Graduate$20,455$$20,568
Some College$29,375$21,000$30,938
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$22,917$$22,188

$23,750

Average Earnings

$25,938

Average Male

$22,500

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
White421945.24%
Black4976913.88%
OtherNaN%

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sledge is White, with 45.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sledge is Other, with NaN% 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 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.51%.

Sledge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.19%
High School21.78%
Some College26.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Sledge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.35%
Male Unemployed8.33%
Female Employed12.03%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Sledge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sledge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$39,039
Families$41,813$49,608
Married Families$42,344-
Non Families$16,136$18,066
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Income by Household Type

Sledge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

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 20-34.

Sledge Marital Status by Race

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Sledge Marital Status

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2

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

Sledge Veterans by War

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

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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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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92.21%

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 92.21% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105410.00%
2011533-8-1.48%
2012527-6-1.13%
2013540132.47%
2014529-11-2.04%
2015519-10-1.89%
2016511-8-1.54%
2017501-10-1.96%
2018493-8-1.60%
2019476-17-3.45%
2020459-17-3.57%
2021442-17-3.70%
2022425-17-3.85%

Sledge Population by Year