West, Mississippi Population 2024

130

West is a city located in Attala County, Carroll County, and Holmes County Mississippi. West has a 2024 population of 130. West is currently declining at a rate of -3.7% annually and its population has decreased by -14.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 152 in 2020.

The average household income in West is $73,664 with a poverty rate of 1.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West is 27.5 years, 40.5 years for males, and 27.4 years for females.

West Demographics

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

  • White: 50%
  • Black or African American: 50%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
233.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-14.47% (-22)
The current population of West, Mississippi is 130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 152.

West, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10050%
Black or African American10050%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

West Population by Race

West Population Pyramid 2024

West Median Age

27.5

Total

40.5

Male

27.4

Female

West Adults

There are 190 adults, (17 of whom are seniors) in West.

West Age Dependency

15.6

Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

5.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Sex Ratio

Female13065%
Male7035%

West Population by Age

West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All474.2674.525.5
Married183.331000
Male118.3663.636.4
Non Family1009010
Female84.7512.587.5

4.3

Average Family Size

4.26

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade96%
9th to 12th Grade2718%
High School Graduate4832%
Some College3322%
Associates Degree42.67%
Bachelors Degree2718%
Graduate Degree21.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black815411
White696018

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.09%.

West Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$22,768$0$21,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$58,221$53,750$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$22,625$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$22,768

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

West Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Language

100% of West residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

West Language

West Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10022%
Black10011%

1.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

2.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West

The race most likely to be in poverty in West is White, with 2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West is Black, with 1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.04%.

West Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College5.41%
High School2.08%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

West Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

West Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$75,938$73,664
Families$68,750$67,446
Married Families$82,857$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,125$23,060

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

20.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West 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 45-54.

West Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam4
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

West Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 744
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

West Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White44.44%

West Veterans by Race

West Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

82.1%

Labor Force Participation

82.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

West Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79%

Born in West

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of West residents were born in the United States, with 79% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029102-6-5.56%
2028108-5-4.42%
2027113-6-5.04%
2026119-5-4.03%
2025124-6-4.62%
2024130-5-3.7%
2023135-6-4.26%
2022141-6-4.08%
2021147-5-3.29%
202015232.01%
2019149-5-3.25%
2018154-2-1.28%
2017156-5-3.11%
2016161-4-2.42%
2015165-4-2.37%
2014169-3-1.74%
2013172-2-1.15%
2012174-4-2.25%
2011178-7-3.78%
201018500%

West Population by Year