Vicksburg, Mississippi Population 2021

20,837
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Vicksburg is a city located in Warren County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Warren County. With a 2020 population of 20,837, it is the 20th largest city in Mississippi and the 1794th largest city in the United States . Vicksburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.92% annually and its population has decreased by -12.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,856 in 2010. Vicksburg reached it's highest population of 29,143 in 1960. Spanning over 35 miles, Vicksburg has a population density of 632 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vicksburg is $53,434 with a poverty rate of 30.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $108,500. The median age in Vicksburg is 35.5 years, 35.2 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Vicksburg Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.59%
  • White: 29.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.62%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Vicksburg, Mississippi is 20,837 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,061.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,856.

Vicksburg, Mississippi Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,957-712-1.62%
202044,669-712-1.59%
201945,381-712-1.57%
201846,093-589-1.28%
201746,682-276-0.59%
201646,958-523-1.11%
201547,481-460-0.97%
201447,941-348-0.73%
201348,289740.15%
201248,215-103-0.21%
201148,318-516-1.07%
201048,8340.00%

Vicksburg Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,09467.59%
White6,54229.29%
Two or More Races3611.62%
Asian1330.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.47%
Some Other Race890.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%
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Vicksburg Population by Race

Vicksburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Vicksburg Median Age

35.5


Total

35.2


Male

35.7


Female

Vicksburg Adults

There are 16,149 adults, (3,217 of whom are seniors) in Vicksburg.

Vicksburg Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Vicksburg Sex Ratio

Female

12,156

54.43%

Male

10,176

45.57%

Vicksburg Population by Age

Vicksburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vicksburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
All51.4%48.6%
Male47.4%52.6%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Female34.5%65.5%

51.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vicksburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9692.4251.4
Non Family4,1051.1443.9
Married2,5743.4776.7
Female1,9463.6434.5
Male3442.9847.4

3.46

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Vicksburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6934.86%
9th to 12th Grade1,54810.86%
High School Graduate4,07228.57%
Some College3,22022.59%
Associates Degree1,57511.05%
Bachelors Degree1,94713.66%
Graduate Degree1,1988.41%
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Vicksburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vicksburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black8,9317,1161,302
White4,8034,5131,587
Hispanic323257185
Asian1159558
Native American1058181
Other Race606021
2+ Races3812
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 77.14%.

Vicksburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,980$31,737$22,690
Less Than 9th Grade$13,811$15,427$9,826
High School Graduate$20,690$27,221$17,188
Some College$23,802$32,131$19,974
Bachelors Degree$48,021$60,729$45,552
Graduate Degree$53,525$63,472$49,868

$26,980

Average Earnings

$31,737

Average Male

$22,690

Average Female

Vicksburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vicksburg Language by Age

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Vicksburg Language

96.22% of Vicksburg residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Vicksburg Language

Vicksburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,8945,97540.12%
White5,9675078.50%
Hispanic61511418.54%
Multiple35810027.93%
Other827287.80%
Asian1302015.38%

30.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.21%

Male Poverty Rate

34.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vicksburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vicksburg is Other, with 87.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vicksburg is White, with 8.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.63%.

Vicksburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.28%
High School34.12%
Some College20.83%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%

Vicksburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.64%
Male Unemployed36.71%
Female Employed20.18%
Male Employed9.94%

Vicksburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vicksburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,072$53,434
Families$43,583$62,828
Married Families$71,154-
Non Families$23,438$41,460
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Income by Household Type

Vicksburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Vicksburg Married by Age and Sex

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Vicksburg 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 35-44.

Vicksburg Marital Status by Race

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Vicksburg Marital Status

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988

Number of Veterans

835

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam422
First Gulf War262
Second Gulf War160
Korea68
World War II24

Vicksburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74302
35 to 54269
55 to 64203
75+160
18 to 3454

Vicksburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5219.56%
Black4544.42%
Native American1312.38%

Vicksburg Veterans by Race

Vicksburg Veterans by Education

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11.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vicksburg Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Vicksburg Employment by Age

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Vicksburg Employment by Race

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Vicksburg 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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79.50%

Born in Vicksburg

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.26% of Vicksburg residents were born in the United States, with 79.50% having been born in Mississippi. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Vicksburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,837-408-1.92%
202021,245-408-1.88%
201921,653-408-1.85%
201822,061-359-1.60%
201722,420-217-0.96%
201622,637-318-1.39%
201522,955-279-1.20%
201423,234-191-0.82%
201323,425-23-0.10%
201223,448-106-0.45%
201123,554-315-1.32%
201023,869-2,538-1.01%
200026,4075,4992.36%
199020,908-4,526-1.94%
198025,434-44-0.02%
197025,478-3,665-1.34%
196029,1431,1950.42%
195027,9483,4881.34%
194024,4601,5170.64%
193022,9434,8712.42%
192018,072-2,742-1.40%
191020,8145,9803.45%
190014,8341,4611.04%
189013,3731,5591.25%
188011,814-629-0.52%
187012,4437,85210.48%
18604,5919132.24%
18503,6780.00%

Vicksburg Population by Year