Thaxton, Mississippi Population 2021

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Thaxton is a city located in Pontotoc County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 696, it is the 184th largest city in Mississippi and the 11911th largest city in the United States . Thaxton is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 8.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 643 in 2010. Thaxton reached it's highest population of 696 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Thaxton has a population density of 67 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thaxton is $75,218 with a poverty rate of 9.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Thaxton is 33 years, 31.3 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Thaxton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.72%
  • Two or more races: 6.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.20%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thaxton, Mississippi is 696 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 681.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 643.

Thaxton, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67289.72%
Two or More Races506.68%
Black or African American243.20%
Some Other Race30.40%
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Thaxton Population by Race

Thaxton Population Pyramid $2021

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Thaxton Median Age

33


Total

31.3


Male

34


Female

Thaxton Adults

There are 519 adults, (86 of whom are seniors) in Thaxton.

Thaxton Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Thaxton Sex Ratio

Female

380

50.73%

Male

369

49.27%

Thaxton Population by Age

Thaxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thaxton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
Non Family85.3%14.7%
All71.3%28.7%
Male29.2%70.8%
Female6.3%93.8%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thaxton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2512.9871.3
Married1613.0287.6
Non Family34085.3
Female323.976.3
Male244.2529.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Thaxton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.23%
9th to 12th Grade4710.73%
High School Graduate12227.85%
Some College10824.66%
Associates Degree4810.96%
Bachelors Degree6414.61%
Graduate Degree4810.96%
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Thaxton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thaxton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White403355106
Black1717
2+ Races12126
Hispanic66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Thaxton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,964$32,375$31,591
Less Than 9th Grade$30,625$30,625$
High School Graduate$17,500$19,000$14,688
Some College$30,682$32,500$30,682
Bachelors Degree$42,143$63,125$
Graduate Degree$52,917$63,750$51,827

$31,964

Average Earnings

$32,375

Average Male

$31,591

Average Female

Thaxton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thaxton Language by Age

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Thaxton Language

99.57% of Thaxton residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Thaxton Language

Thaxton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple503162.00%
White658223.34%
Hispanic30826.67%
Black24729.17%

9.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thaxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thaxton is Multiple, with 62.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thaxton is White, with 3.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.55%.

Thaxton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.02%
Less Than 9th Grade4.17%
Some College3.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%

Thaxton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.85%
Female Employed11.03%
Male Employed3.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Thaxton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thaxton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,063$75,218
Families$60,662$69,927
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families-$95,129
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Income by Household Type

Thaxton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Thaxton Married by Age and Sex

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Thaxton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Thaxton Marital Status by Race

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Thaxton Marital Status

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33

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam23
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Thaxton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7413
55 to 648
18 to 347
35 to 543
75+2

Thaxton Veterans by Age

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Thaxton Veterans by Race

Thaxton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thaxton Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Thaxton Employment by Age

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Thaxton Employment by Race

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Thaxton 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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84.91%

Born in Thaxton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Thaxton residents were born in the United States, with 84.91% 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.

Thaxton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169650.72%
202069150.73%
201968650.73%
201868130.44%
201767830.44%
2016675142.12%
201566120.30%
201465910.15%
201365881.23%
2012650111.72%
2011639-5-0.78%
20106440.00%

Thaxton Population by Year