Terry, Mississippi Population 2021

1,297
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Terry is a city located in Hinds County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,297, it is the 138th largest city in Mississippi and the 9255th largest city in the United States . Terry is currently growing at a rate of 2.77% annually and its population has increased by 22.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,063 in 2010. Terry reached it's highest population of 1,297 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Terry has a population density of 340 people per square mile.

The average household income in Terry is $81,332 with a poverty rate of 18.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $151,800. The median age in Terry is 37.7 years, 40.8 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Terry Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.07%
  • White: 28.93%
  • 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 1,297 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American91471.07%
White37228.93%
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Terry Population by Race

Terry Population Pyramid $2021

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Terry Median Age

37.7


Total

40.8


Male

37.1


Female

Terry Adults

There are 948 adults, (175 of whom are seniors) in Terry.

Terry Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Terry Sex Ratio

Female

695

54.04%

Male

591

45.96%

Terry Population by Age

Terry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Terry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.5%4.5%
All78.8%21.2%
Female66.4%33.6%
Non Family60.4%39.6%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Terry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4492.8678.8
Married1993.2795.5
Female1373.3966.4
Non Family1011.4460.4
Male122.25100

3.2

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Terry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade354.29%
9th to 12th Grade587.11%
High School Graduate16820.59%
Some College16720.47%
Associates Degree8510.42%
Bachelors Degree16520.22%
Graduate Degree13816.91%
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Terry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Terry Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.11%.

Terry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,750$50,234$30,104
Less Than 9th Grade$51,607$53,472$
High School Graduate$31,181$35,250$28,750
Some College$23,563$40,139$14,464
Bachelors Degree$44,375$67,768$33,482
Graduate Degree$46,250$$43,947

$36,750

Average Earnings

$50,234

Average Male

$30,104

Average Female

Terry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Terry Language by Age

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Terry Language

99.67% of Terry residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Terry Language

Terry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black88815016.89%
White3728322.31%

18.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.07%

Male Poverty Rate

19.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terry is White, with 22.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terry is Black, with 16.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.12%.

Terry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.35%
Some College18.65%
High School17.26%
Bachelors or Greater13.86%

Terry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Male Employed10.47%
Female Employed6.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Terry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Terry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,295$81,332
Families$59,167$90,632
Married Families$69,083-
Non Families$45,938$45,595
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Income by Household Type

Terry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Terry Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Terry Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
World War II12
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War9
Korea

Terry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7427
55 to 6424
35 to 5415
75+12
18 to 345

Terry Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black578.85%
White268.55%

Terry Veterans by Race

Terry Veterans by Education

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9.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terry Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Terry Employment by Age

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Terry Employment by Race

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Terry 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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87.79%

Born in Terry

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Terry residents were born in the United States, with 87.79% 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.

Terry Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,297352.77%
20201,262352.85%
20191,227352.94%
20181,192353.03%
20171,157312.75%
20161,126110.99%
20151,115-4-0.36%
20141,119161.45%
20131,1030.00%
20121,103171.57%
20111,086191.78%
20101,0670.00%

Terry Population by Year