Sunflower, Mississippi Population 2020

965
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Sunflower is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 965, it is the 161st largest city in Mississippi and the 10467th largest city in the United States. Sunflower is currently declining at a rate of -2.13% annually and its population has decreased by -16.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,159 in 2010. Sunflower reached it's highest population of 1,159 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sunflower has a population density of 1,592 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunflower is $33,804 with a poverty rate of 41.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $484 per month, and the median house value is $61,700. The median age in Sunflower is 32.9 years, 25.7 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.8 males.

Sunflower Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 81.17%
  • White: 18.83%
  • 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 Sunflower, Mississippi is 965, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,007.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,159.

Sunflower, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American94081.17%
White21818.83%
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Sunflower Population Pyramid 2020

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Sunflower Median Age

32.9


Total

25.7


Male

35.8


Female

Sunflower Adults

There are 784 adults, (100 of whom are seniors) in Sunflower.

Sunflower Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunflower Sex Ratio

Female

644

55.61%

Male

514

44.39%

Sunflower Households and Families

Sunflower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunflower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
Male66.7%33.3%
All52.6%47.4%
Female44.2%55.8%
Non Family28.8%71.2%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4262.7252.6
Female1544.1244.2
Non Family1321.1628.8
Married1102.5689.1
Male302.9766.7

3.31

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sunflower Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8913.03%
9th to 12th Grade11516.84%
High School Graduate18426.94%
Some College14120.64%
Associates Degree476.88%
Bachelors Degree8111.86%
Graduate Degree263.81%
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Sunflower Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.19%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,692$38,478$26,600
Less Than High School$$53,125$
High School Grad$23,611$23,333$25,179
Some College$38,142$38,152$38,125
Bachelors Degree$27,885$$27,273
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,692

Average Earnings

$38,478

Average Male

$26,600

Average Female

Sunflower Language

Sunflower Language by Age

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Sunflower Language

99.82% of Sunflower residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

Sunflower Poverty

Sunflower Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black94047650.64%
White21883.67%

41.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.46%

Male Poverty Rate

48.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunflower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunflower is Black, with 50.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunflower is White, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.15%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School60.29%
High School48.37%
Some College30.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed96.97%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed22.78%
Male Employed0.00%

Sunflower Income

Sunflower Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,714$33,804
Families$37,059$42,736
Married Families$70,833-
Non Families$8,250$10,567
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Sunflower Marital Status

Sunflower Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

23.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunflower Married by Age and Sex

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Sunflower Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sunflower Marital Status by Race

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Sunflower Veterans

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38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War18
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6414
35 to 5411
65 to 748
18 to 345
75+
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Sunflower Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunflower Employment Status

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

20.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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91.62%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sunflower residents were born in the United States, with 91.62% 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
2020965-21-2.13%
2019986-21-2.09%
20181,007-21-2.04%
20171,028-21-2.00%
20161,049-25-2.33%
20151,074-16-1.47%
20141,090-17-1.54%
20131,107-24-2.12%
20121,131-17-1.48%
20111,148-11-0.95%
20101,1590.00%