Yazoo City, Mississippi Population 2020

10,607

Yazoo City is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 10,607, it is the 41st largest city in Mississippi and the 2969th largest city in the United States. Yazoo City is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -6.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,403 in 2010. Yazoo City reached it's highest population of 14,550 in 2000. Spanning over 10 miles, Yazoo City has a population density of 1,078 people per square mile.

The average household income in Yazoo City is $36,070 with a poverty rate of 42.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $68,300. The median age in Yazoo City is 31.1 years, 28.6 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Yazoo City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 83.06%
  • White: 10.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Other race: 2.52%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Yazoo City, Mississippi is 10,607, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,825.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,403.

Yazoo City, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,20083.06%
White1,21110.93%
Two or More Races3523.18%
Some Other Race2792.52%
Asian180.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.14%

Yazoo City Population Pyramid 2020

Yazoo City Median Age

31.1


Total

28.6


Male

33.4


Female

Yazoo City Adults

There are 7,587 adults, (1,340 of whom are seniors) in Yazoo City.

Yazoo City Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo City Sex Ratio

Female

5,741

51.83%

Male

5,335

48.17%

Yazoo City Households and Families

Yazoo City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yazoo City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
All43.3%56.7%
Female28.8%71.2%
Male28.4%71.6%

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8992.7143.3
Non Family1,6121.0945.7
Female1,3564.1928.8
Married7163.4770
Male2152.9128.4

3.66

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yazoo City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5037.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,27819.46%
High School Graduate2,31035.17%
Some College1,25219.06%
Associates Degree4386.67%
Bachelors Degree5308.07%
Graduate Degree2573.91%

Yazoo City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,1973,820485
White1,001848280
Hispanic2267022
Multiple Races1796222
Other Race134
Native American1616
Asian1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,464$25,576$20,965
Less Than High School$18,032$16,548$19,144
High School Grad$20,948$25,927$14,830
Some College$27,790$31,383$24,063
Bachelors Degree$32,214$37,353$30,227
Graduate Degree$53,603$$53,529

$22,464

Average Earnings

$25,576

Average Male

$20,965

Average Female

Yazoo City Language

Yazoo City Language by Age

Yazoo City Language

96.81% of Yazoo City residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Yazoo City Poverty

Yazoo City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,8504,09646.28%
Hispanic34031893.53%
Other279279100.00%
White990646.46%
Multiple352318.81%

42.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.68%

Male Poverty Rate

45.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yazoo City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yazoo City is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yazoo City is White, with 6.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.97%
High School39.70%
Some College18.07%
Bachelors or Greater12.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.42%
Male Unemployed55.99%
Female Employed21.64%
Male Employed15.80%

Yazoo City Income

Yazoo City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,970$36,070
Families$26,086$37,413
Married Families$53,393-
Non Families$20,504$30,945

Yazoo City Marital Status

Yazoo City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.7%

Male Marriage Rate

19.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Yazoo City Married by Age and Sex

Yazoo City 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.

Yazoo City Marital Status by Race

Yazoo City Veterans

361

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War65
Korea39
First Gulf War33
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64106
75+77
65 to 7476
35 to 5466
18 to 3436
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2544.09%
White858.13%
Hispanic229.73%
2 or More2212.29%

$Yazoo City Veterans by Education

20.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo City Employment Status

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

20.7%

Unemployment Rate

Yazoo City 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

90.50%

Born in Mississippi

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.51% of Yazoo City residents were born in the United States, with 90.50% having been born in Mississippi. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,607-109-1.02%
201910,716-109-1.01%
201810,825-135-1.23%
201710,960-109-0.98%
201611,069-119-1.06%
201511,188-116-1.03%
201411,304-105-0.92%
201311,409-161-1.39%
201211,570-5-0.04%
201111,5751831.61%
201011,392-3,158-2.42%
200014,5502,1231.59%
199012,4273350.27%
198012,0924040.34%
197011,6884520.40%
196011,2361,4901.43%
19509,7462,4882.99%
19407,2581,6792.67%
19305,5793350.62%
19205,244-1,552-2.56%
19106,7961,8523.23%
19004,9441,6584.17%
18903,2867442.60%
18802,5420.00%