Walnut Grove, Mississippi Population 2021

1,675
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Walnut Grove is a city located in Leake County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,675, it is the 115th largest city in Mississippi and the 8296th largest city in the United States . Walnut Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -12.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,911 in 2010. Walnut Grove reached it's highest population of 1,976 in 2013. Spanning over 2 miles, Walnut Grove has a population density of 1,037 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walnut Grove is $47,183 with a poverty rate of 35.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $66,700. The median age in Walnut Grove is 31.4 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.7 years for females.

Walnut Grove Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.80%
  • White: 24.20%
  • 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 Walnut Grove, Mississippi is 1,675 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,672.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,911.

Walnut Grove, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American68375.80%
White21824.20%
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Walnut Grove Population by Race

Walnut Grove Population Pyramid $2021

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Walnut Grove Median Age

31.4


Total

30.6


Male

31.7


Female

Walnut Grove Adults

There are 657 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Walnut Grove.

Walnut Grove Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Grove Sex Ratio

Female

353

39.18%

Male

548

60.82%

Walnut Grove Population by Age

Walnut Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walnut Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.1%41.9%
Male44.4%55.6%
All42.1%57.9%
Female41.3%58.8%
Non Family30.5%69.5%

42.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walnut Grove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2422.942.1
Non Family821.1630.5
Female804.6841.3
Married623.0358.1
Male182.4444.4

3.45

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Walnut Grove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade122.15%
9th to 12th Grade11520.65%
High School Graduate19134.29%
Some College12322.08%
Associates Degree6010.77%
Bachelors Degree213.77%
Graduate Degree356.28%
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Walnut Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3542362
White18517654
Hispanic1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.19%.

Walnut Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,222$19,000$39,022
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$25,648$$25,987
Some College$$$38,938
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,222

Average Earnings

$19,000

Average Male

$39,022

Average Female

Walnut Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Grove Language by Age

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Walnut Grove Language

97.70% of Walnut Grove residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Walnut Grove Language

Walnut Grove Poverty by Race

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35.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.71%

Male Poverty Rate

41.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut Grove is Black, with 45.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut Grove is Black, with 45.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.84%.

Walnut Grove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.27%
Some College23.02%
High School4.67%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%

Walnut Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.50%
Female Employed12.28%
Male Employed5.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Walnut Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,132$47,183
Families-$59,142
Married Families$93,654-
Non Families$14,821$19,507
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Income by Household Type

Walnut Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Grove Married by Age and Sex

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Walnut Grove 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 20-34.

Walnut Grove Marital Status by Race

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Walnut Grove Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Walnut Grove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7415
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Walnut Grove Veterans by Age

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Walnut Grove Veterans by Race

Walnut Grove Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Grove Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

16.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Grove Employment by Age

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Walnut Grove Employment by Race

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Walnut Grove 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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86.24%

Born in Walnut Grove

98.00%

Native Born

2.00%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.00% of Walnut Grove residents were born in the United States, with 86.24% having been born in Mississippi. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walnut Grove Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,67510.06%
20201,67410.06%
20191,67310.06%
20181,672-5-0.30%
20171,677311.88%
20161,646231.42%
20151,623-297-15.47%
20141,920-56-2.83%
20131,97622813.04%
20121,748392.28%
20111,709-195-10.24%
20101,9040.00%

Walnut Grove Population by Year