Terry, Mississippi Population 2020

1,254

Terry is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,254, it is the 143rd largest city in Mississippi and the 9396th largest city in the United States. Terry is currently growing at a rate of 2.53% annually and its population has increased by 17.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,063 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Terry has a population density of 329 people per square mile.

The average household income in Terry is $59,322 with a poverty rate of 13.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $698 per month, and the median house value is $139,300. The median age in Terry is 39.4 years, 43.9 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.5 males.

Terry Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.88%
  • White: 26.12%
  • 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 Terry, Mississippi is 1,254, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,192.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,063.

Terry, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American99373.88%
White35126.12%

Terry Population Pyramid 2020

Terry Median Age

39.4


Total

43.9


Male

36


Female

Terry Adults

There are 1,012 adults, (159 of whom are seniors) in Terry.

Terry Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Terry Sex Ratio

Female

753

56.03%

Male

591

43.97%

Terry Households and Families

Terry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Terry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Female60.1%39.9%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4702.8677.4
Married2053.490.7
Female1433.2460.1
Non Family991.2169.7
Male232.78100

3.22

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Terry Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade232.61%
9th to 12th Grade627.03%
High School Graduate19722.34%
Some College19221.77%
Associates Degree869.75%
Bachelors Degree21224.04%
Graduate Degree11012.47%

Terry Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 42.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,330$41,750$25,000
Less Than High School$26,094$53,571$
High School Grad$27,946$31,806$
Some College$35,500$41,250$21,667
Bachelors Degree$34,417$51,750$33,333
Graduate Degree$52,941$53,750$44,766

$34,330

Average Earnings

$41,750

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Terry Language

Terry Language by Age

Terry Language

99.77% of Terry residents speak only English, while 0.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Terry Poverty

Terry Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black99314414.50%
White351329.12%

13.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.00%

Male Poverty Rate

14.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terry is Black, with 14.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terry is White, with 9.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Name Poverty
Some College15.47%
Bachelors or Greater12.42%
Less Than High School11.76%
High School6.09%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Male Employed4.51%
Female Employed4.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Terry Income

Terry Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,286$59,322
Families$60,972$62,687
Married Families$72,578-
Non Families$32,917$42,564

Terry Marital Status

Terry Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Terry Married by Age and Sex

Terry 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 45-54.

Terry Marital Status by Race

Terry Veterans

77

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Second Gulf War12
World War II10
First Gulf War7
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
55 to 6420
35 to 5415
75+14
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
Black517.07%
White268.93%

$Terry Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terry Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Terry 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

87.35%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Terry residents were born in the United States, with 87.35% 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
20201,254312.53%
20191,223312.60%
20181,192353.03%
20171,157312.75%
20161,126110.99%
20151,115-4-0.36%
20141,119161.45%
20131,10310.09%
20121,102161.47%
20111,086191.78%
20101,0670.00%