Sledge, Mississippi Population 2020

482

Sledge is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 482, it is the 208th largest city in Mississippi and the 13487th largest city in the United States. Sledge is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -11.56% 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 927 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sledge is $33,743 with a poverty rate of 18.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $46,600. The median age in Sledge is 42.1 years, 37.9 years for males, and 48.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

Sledge Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.00%
  • White: 10.00%
  • 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 482, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 492.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 545.

Sledge, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American36090.00%
White4010.00%

Sledge Population Pyramid 2020

Sledge Median Age

42.1


Total

37.9


Male

48.5


Female

Sledge Adults

There are 327 adults, (56 of whom are seniors) in Sledge.

Sledge Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sledge Sex Ratio

Female

203

50.75%

Male

197

49.25%

Sledge Households and Families

Sledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sledge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Non Family79.7%20.3%
All74%26%
Female59.7%40.3%
Male0%0%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1772.2674
Non Family791.0479.7
Female623.3259.7
Married363.1186.1
Male00

3.21

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sledge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade268.78%
9th to 12th Grade6120.61%
High School Graduate8227.70%
Some College5719.26%
Associates Degree4715.88%
Bachelors Degree93.04%
Graduate Degree144.73%

Sledge Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$26,875$25,417
Less Than High School$18,750$18,750$22,500
High School Grad$30,000$41,000$28,500
Some College$24,500$24,000$26,250
Bachelors Degree$35,000$$
Graduate Degree$20,750$$21,500

$26,250

Average Earnings

$26,875

Average Male

$25,417

Average Female

Sledge Language

Sledge Language by Age

Sledge Language

99.74% of Sledge residents speak only English, while 0.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

Sledge Poverty

Sledge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3605916.39%
White401435.00%

18.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.24%

Male Poverty Rate

20.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sledge is White, with 35.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sledge is Black, with 16.39% 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 37.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.52%.

Name Poverty
High School20.73%
Less Than High School20.69%
Some College20.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed32.14%
Female Employed15.05%
Male Employed8.89%

Sledge Income

Sledge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,221$33,743
Families$41,786$47,537
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$14,875$16,632

Sledge Marital Status

Sledge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

19.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.8%

Male Marriage Rate

17.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sledge Married by Age and Sex

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

Sledge Veterans

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3
World War II2
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543
75+2
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

$Sledge Veterans by Education

40.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sledge Employment Status

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

17.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sledge 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

87.50%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sledge residents were born in the United States, with 87.50% 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
2020482-5-1.03%
2019487-5-1.02%
2018492-11-2.19%
2017503-5-0.98%
2016508-10-1.93%
2015518-12-2.26%
2014530-10-1.85%
2013540142.66%
2012526-7-1.31%
2011533-8-1.48%
20105410.00%