Sumner, Mississippi Population 2024

240

Sumner is a city located in Tallahatchie County Mississippi. Sumner has a 2024 population of 240. Sumner is currently declining at a rate of -3.23% annually and its population has decreased by -12.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 274 in 2020.

The average household income in Sumner is $54,547 with a poverty rate of 27.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sumner is 33.1 years, 33.1 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Sumner Demographics

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

  • White: 48.23%
  • Black or African American: 47.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.81%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
436.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.41% (-34)
The current population of Sumner, Mississippi is 240 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 274.

Sumner, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17748.23%
Black or African American17647.96%
Two or more races143.81%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sumner Population by Race

Sumner Population Pyramid 2024

Sumner Median Age

33.1

Total

33.1

Male

32.5

Female

Sumner Adults

There are 268 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Sumner.

Sumner Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumner Sex Ratio

Female18149.32%
Male18650.68%

Sumner Population by Age

Sumner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1292.8453.546.5
Married492.7365.334.7
Non Family341.7644.155.9
Female283.9678.621.4
Male183.390100

3

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sumner Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade73.13%
9th to 12th Grade198.48%
High School Graduate5725.45%
Some College6227.68%
Associates Degree167.14%
Bachelors Degree5223.21%
Graduate Degree114.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sumner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black12310218
White999445
2+ Races220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.45%.

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,167$37,917$22,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,583$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$73,833$22,500
Graduate Degree$38,750$0$47,500

$34,167

Average Earnings

$37,917

Average Male

$22,750

Average Female

Sumner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sumner Language

93.6% of Sumner residents speak only English, while 6.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.4% of the population.

Sumner Language

Sumner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1766436.36%
White1612414.91%
Multiple141285.71%
Hispanic271244.44%

27.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.22%

Male Poverty Rate

38.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumner is Multiple, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumner is White, with 14.91% 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 40.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.6%.

Sumner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College38.46%
High School28.57%
Less Than 9th Grade23.08%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Sumner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed19.59%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sumner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,194$54,547
Families$58,897$59,925
Married Families$67,708$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,885$32,668

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sumner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sumner 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.

Sumner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sumner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War22
Vietnam22
First Gulf War7
Korea0
World War II0

Sumner Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7422
18 to 3415
35 to 544
55 to 643
75+0

Sumner Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2921.64%
White1310.83%
2+ Races214.29%

Sumner Veterans by Race

Sumner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

34.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sumner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sumner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sumner 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

81.47%

Born in Sumner

94.28%

Native Born

5.72%

Foreign Born

5.72%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.28% of Sumner residents were born in the United States, with 81.47% having been born in Mississippi. 5.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Sumner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029197-9-4.37%
2028206-8-3.74%
2027214-9-4.04%
2026223-8-3.46%
2025231-9-3.75%
2024240-8-3.23%
2023248-9-3.5%
2022257-8-3.02%
2021265-9-3.28%
202027451.86%
2019269-5-1.82%
2018274-4-1.44%
2017278-9-3.14%
2016287-6-2.05%
2015293-5-1.68%
2014298-8-2.61%
2013306-4-1.29%
2012310-5-1.59%
2011315-2-0.63%
201031700%

Sumner Population by Year