Vicksburg, Mississippi Population 2020

21,744

Vicksburg is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 21,744, it is the 19th largest city in Mississippi and the 1730th largest city in the United States. Vicksburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -8.85% 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 659 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vicksburg is $47,112 with a poverty rate of 30.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $101,100. The median age in Vicksburg is 35.6 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males.

Vicksburg Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.50%
  • White: 28.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Vicksburg, Mississippi is 21,744, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,136.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,856.

Vicksburg, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202053,924-627-1.16%
201954,551-627-1.15%
201855,178-627-1.14%
201755,805-354-0.63%
201656,159-562-1.00%
201556,721-391-0.69%
201457,112-322-0.56%
201357,434-135-0.24%
201257,569-526-0.91%
201158,095-320-0.55%
201058,4150.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,32767.50%
White6,56328.90%
Two or More Races4461.96%
Asian1540.68%
Some Other Race1170.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.04%

Vicksburg Population Pyramid 2020

Vicksburg Median Age

35.6


Total

34.3


Male

36.3


Female

Vicksburg Adults

There are 16,396 adults, (3,252 of whom are seniors) in Vicksburg.

Vicksburg Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Vicksburg Sex Ratio

Female

12,251

53.95%

Male

10,455

46.05%

Vicksburg Households and Families

Vicksburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vicksburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All50.7%49.3%
Male44.5%55.5%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Female34.9%65.1%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2402.3950.7
Non Family4,0481.1342.9
Married2,7313.4575.3
Female2,0973.3634.9
Male3642.944.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vicksburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7595.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,49010.30%
High School Graduate4,38230.29%
Some College3,18121.99%
Associates Degree1,3819.55%
Bachelors Degree1,99013.76%
Graduate Degree1,2838.87%

Vicksburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,0827,2461,367
White4,8594,6241,730
Hispanic271253156
Asian153739
Native American906262
Other Race747420
Multiple Races619
Islander99

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 68.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,929$30,701$25,070
Less Than High School$15,010$15,853$13,887
High School Grad$21,183$25,126$18,443
Some College$24,951$31,529$20,259
Bachelors Degree$47,826$49,500$47,426
Graduate Degree$53,718$62,679$48,496

$26,929

Average Earnings

$30,701

Average Male

$25,070

Average Female

Vicksburg Language

Vicksburg Language by Age

Vicksburg Language

96.00% of Vicksburg residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Vicksburg Poverty

Vicksburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,0955,84838.74%
White6,0655438.95%
Multiple44318942.66%
Hispanic59513522.69%
Other1119282.88%
Asian1524328.29%

30.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.53%

Male Poverty Rate

34.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vicksburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vicksburg is Other, with 82.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vicksburg is White, with 8.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.29%
High School32.46%
Some College21.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.54%
Male Unemployed27.88%
Female Employed17.57%
Male Employed11.07%

Vicksburg Income

Vicksburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,191$47,112
Families$41,075$56,894
Married Families$66,719-
Non Families$22,817$33,429

Vicksburg Marital Status

Vicksburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Vicksburg Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Vicksburg Marital Status by Race

Vicksburg Veterans

1,039

Number of Veterans

885

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam422
First Gulf War291
Second Gulf War220
Korea94
World War II29

$Vicksburg Veterans by Education

11.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vicksburg Employment Status

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Vicksburg 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

79.01%

Born in Mississippi

96.99%

Native Born

3.01%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.99% of Vicksburg residents were born in the United States, with 79.01% having been born in Mississippi. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,744-196-0.89%
201921,940-196-0.89%
201822,136-346-1.54%
201722,482-196-0.86%
201622,678-307-1.34%
201522,985-265-1.14%
201423,250-189-0.81%
201323,439-18-0.08%
201223,457-102-0.43%
201123,559-312-1.31%
201023,871-2,536-1.00%
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%