Sunflower, Mississippi Population 2021

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Sunflower is a city located in Sunflower County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 922, it is the 162nd largest city in Mississippi and the 10647th largest city in the United States . Sunflower is currently declining at a rate of -2.95% annually and its population has decreased by -20.45% 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 1,521 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunflower is $38,072 with a poverty rate of 43.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $479 per month, and the median house value is $62,300. The median age in Sunflower is 32.4 years, 28 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Sunflower Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.83%
  • White: 21.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sunflower, Mississippi is 922 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,006.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,159.

Sunflower, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American87477.83%
White24121.46%
Two or More Races80.71%
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Sunflower Population by Race

Sunflower Population Pyramid $2021

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Sunflower Median Age

32.4


Total

28


Male

36.9


Female

Sunflower Adults

There are 761 adults, (98 of whom are seniors) in Sunflower.

Sunflower Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunflower Sex Ratio

Female

613

54.59%

Male

510

45.41%

Sunflower Population by Age

Sunflower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunflower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
Male52.9%47.1%
All47.6%52.4%
Female41.6%58.4%
Non Family29.5%70.5%

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunflower Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4242.6547.6
Female1543.9741.6
Non Family1461.0429.5
Married1072.7480.4
Male173.9452.9

3.37

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Sunflower Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade659.80%
9th to 12th Grade11717.65%
High School Graduate16524.89%
Some College16424.74%
Associates Degree416.18%
Bachelors Degree8312.52%
Graduate Degree284.22%
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Sunflower Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunflower Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black48134062
White17414149
2+ Races8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.16%.

Sunflower Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,250$41,125$27,396
Less Than 9th Grade$41,250$41,667$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$39,194$50,227$
Bachelors Degree$30,682$$30,455
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,250

Average Earnings

$41,125

Average Male

$27,396

Average Female

Sunflower Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunflower Language by Age

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Sunflower Language

99.36% of Sunflower residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Sunflower Language

Sunflower Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black86646553.70%
White241197.88%

43.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.22%

Male Poverty Rate

46.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunflower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunflower is Black, with 53.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunflower is White, with 7.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.64%.

Sunflower Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School55.76%
Less Than 9th Grade50.55%
Some College34.15%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

Sunflower Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed19.53%
Male Employed0.00%

Sunflower Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunflower Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,000$38,072
Families$40,326$48,800
Married Families$62,019-
Non Families$8,810$16,429
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Income by Household Type

Sunflower Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

25.7%

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 55-64.

Sunflower Marital Status by Race

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Sunflower Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War

Sunflower Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747
18 to 347
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54

Sunflower Veterans by Age

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Sunflower Veterans by Race

Sunflower Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunflower Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

14.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sunflower Employment by Age

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Sunflower Employment by Race

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Sunflower 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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91.18%

Born in Sunflower

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sunflower residents were born in the United States, with 91.18% 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.

Sunflower Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021922-28-2.95%
2020950-28-2.86%
2019978-28-2.78%
20181,006-21-2.04%
20171,027-23-2.19%
20161,050-23-2.14%
20151,073-17-1.56%
20141,090-18-1.62%
20131,108-24-2.12%
20121,132-17-1.48%
20111,149-10-0.86%
20101,1590.00%

Sunflower Population by Year