Sunflower, Mississippi Population 2024

862

Sunflower is a city located in Sunflower County Mississippi. Sunflower has a 2024 population of 862. Sunflower is currently declining at a rate of -2.82% annually and its population has decreased by -10.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 962 in 2020.

The average household income in Sunflower is $48,902 with a poverty rate of 48.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sunflower is 33.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Sunflower Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 83.39%
  • White: 15.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,422.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.4% (-100)
The current population of Sunflower, Mississippi is 862 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 962.

Sunflower, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American95483.39%
White17415.21%
Two or more races161.4%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sunflower Population by Race

Sunflower Population Pyramid 2024

Sunflower Median Age

33.4

Total

32.5

Male

36.6

Female

Sunflower Adults

There are 818 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Sunflower.

Sunflower Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunflower Sex Ratio

Female56949.74%
Male57550.26%

Sunflower Population by Age

Sunflower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4392.6146.553.5
Non Family1721.0329.770.3
Female1614.2739.860.2
Married782.2282.117.9
Male283.7589.310.7

3.56

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sunflower Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7610.76%
9th to 12th Grade13118.56%
High School Graduate20328.75%
Some College11215.86%
Associates Degree385.38%
Bachelors Degree9713.74%
Graduate Degree496.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sunflower Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunflower Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black55836475
White14013171
2+ Races840

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.71%.

Sunflower Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,500$46,136$32,045
Less Than 9th Grade$16,563$16,384$0
High School Graduate$0$50,000$9,922
Some College$0$58,913$16,607
Bachelors Degree$39,821$0$38,750
Graduate Degree$77,188$0$77,188

$34,500

Average Earnings

$46,136

Average Male

$32,045

Average Female

Sunflower Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunflower Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sunflower Language

99.81% of Sunflower residents speak only English, while 0.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Sunflower Language

Sunflower Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black94452655.72%
Multiple161275%
White174105.75%

48.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.91%

Male Poverty Rate

50.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunflower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunflower is Multiple, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunflower is White, with 5.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 66.41%.

Sunflower Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School51.23%
Less Than 9th Grade45.89%
Some College25.33%
Bachelors or Greater9.59%

Sunflower Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed25.66%

Sunflower Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunflower Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$23,295$48,902
Families$44,750$62,175
Married Families$86,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,354$25,670

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sunflower Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

12.8%

Male Marriage Rate

19.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunflower Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sunflower Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Sunflower Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sunflower Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Sunflower Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 746
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Sunflower Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black60.9%

Sunflower Veterans by Race

Sunflower Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunflower Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sunflower Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sunflower Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sunflower 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

93.01%

Born in Sunflower

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Sunflower residents were born in the United States, with 93.01% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Sunflower Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029737-25-3.28%
2028762-25-3.18%
2027787-25-3.08%
2026812-25-2.99%
2025837-25-2.9%
2024862-25-2.82%
2023887-25-2.74%
2022912-26-2.77%
2021938-24-2.49%
2020962-19-1.94%
2019981-28-2.78%
20181,009-20-1.94%
20171,029-22-2.09%
20161,051-24-2.23%
20151,075-15-1.38%
20141,090-17-1.54%
20131,107-25-2.21%
20121,132-17-1.48%
20111,149-10-0.86%
20101,15900%

Sunflower Population by Year