West, Mississippi Population 2020

152

West is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 152, it is the 281st largest city in Mississippi and the 17428th largest city in the United States. West is currently declining at a rate of -1.94% annually and its population has decreased by -17.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 185 in 2010. West reached it's highest population of 184 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, West has a population density of 273 people per square mile.

The average household income in West is $61,284 with a poverty rate of 26.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $82,500. The median age in West is 42 years, 61.4 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.6 males.

West Demographics

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

  • White: 78.03%
  • Black or African American: 20.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West, Mississippi is 152, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 158.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 185.

West, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13578.03%
Black or African American3620.81%
Two or More Races21.16%

West Population Pyramid 2020

West Median Age

42


Total

61.4


Male

38.5


Female

West Adults

There are 141 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in West.

West Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Sex Ratio

Female

102

58.96%

Male

71

41.04%

West Households and Families

West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All73.2%26.8%
Female63.6%36.4%
Non Family50%50%
Male0%100%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All563.0973.2
Married292.76100
Female112.8263.6
Non Family10050
Male68.670

2.83

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1512.71%
9th to 12th Grade2117.80%
High School Graduate3025.42%
Some College2521.19%
Associates Degree21.69%
Bachelors Degree2218.64%
Graduate Degree32.54%

West Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,667$36,250$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,313$$16,875
Some College$$$90,833
Bachelors Degree$40,833$37,500$
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,667

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$

Average Female

West Language

West Language by Age

West Language

100.00% of West residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

West Poverty

West Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1353425.19%
Black361233.33%

26.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.82%

Male Poverty Rate

43.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West

The race most likely to be in poverty in West is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West is White, with 25.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.89%
High School16.67%
Some College3.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed13.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Income

West Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,250$61,284
Families-$71,583
Married Families$103,750-
Non Families$15,000$13,910

West Marital Status

West Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Married by Age and Sex

West Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

West Marital Status by Race

West Veterans

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 743
75+1
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

$West Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

36.7%

Unemployment Rate

West 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

97.11%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of West residents were born in the United States, with 97.11% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020152-3-1.94%
2019155-3-1.90%
2018158-3-1.86%
2017161-3-1.83%
2016164-4-2.38%
2015168-2-1.18%
2014170-5-2.86%
2013175-2-1.13%
2012177-4-2.21%
2011181-3-1.63%
20101840.00%