West, Mississippi Population 2021

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West is a city located in Holmes County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 139, it is the 282nd largest city in Mississippi and the 17653rd largest city in the United States . West is currently declining at a rate of -3.47% annually and its population has decreased by -24.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 185 in 2010. West reached it's highest population of 185 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, West has a population density of 249 people per square mile.

The average household income in West is $57,717 with a poverty rate of 11.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $73,200. The median age in West is 51.9 years, 71.5 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

West Demographics

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

  • White: 61.34%
  • Black or African American: 36.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • 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 139 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 154.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 185.

West, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7361.34%
Black or African American4436.97%
Two or More Races21.68%
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West Population by Race

West Population Pyramid $2021

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West Median Age

51.9


Total

71.5


Male

43.9


Female

West Adults

There are 102 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in West.

West Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Sex Ratio

Female

75

63.03%

Male

44

36.97%

West Population by Age

West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
Female25%75%
Male0%0%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All532.2581.1
Married302.67100
Non Family15073.3
Female8325
Male00

2.74

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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West Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade33.00%
High School Graduate3535.00%
Some College2828.00%
Associates Degree11.00%
Bachelors Degree3030.00%
Graduate Degree33.00%
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West Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.00%.

West Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,375$42,708$16,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$17,054$$16,786
Some College$$$93,125
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,375

Average Earnings

$42,708

Average Male

$16,875

Average Female

West Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Language by Age

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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 Language

West Poverty by Race

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11.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

18.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West

The race most likely to be in poverty in West is Black, with 29.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West is White, with 1.37% 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 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.70%.

West Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.14%
Some College3.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

West Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.65%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$57,717
Families$65,833$73,595
Married Families$72,500-
Non Families$17,250$17,493
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Income by Household Type

West Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

72.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

90.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

West Marital Status by Race

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West Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

West Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
75+2
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

West Veterans by Age

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West Veterans by Race

West Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

West Employment by Age

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West Employment by Race

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West 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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83.19%

Born in West

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of West residents were born in the United States, with 83.19% 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.

West Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021139-5-3.47%
2020144-5-3.36%
2019149-5-3.25%
2018154-4-2.53%
2017158-3-1.86%
2016161-4-2.42%
2015165-2-1.20%
2014167-5-2.91%
2013172-2-1.15%
2012174-4-2.25%
2011178-7-3.78%
20101850.00%

West Population by Year