Yazoo City, Mississippi Population 2021

10,779
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Yazoo City is a city located in Yazoo County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Yazoo County. With a 2020 population of 10,779, it is the 39th largest city in Mississippi and the 2947th largest city in the United States . Yazoo City is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.47% 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 1,096 people per square mile.

The average household income in Yazoo City is $38,221 with a poverty rate of 44.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $70,900. The median age in Yazoo City is 31.4 years, 30.1 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Yazoo City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.39%
  • White: 11.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Yazoo City, Mississippi is 10,779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,914.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,403.

Yazoo City, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,44785.39%
White1,29811.73%
Two or More Races1711.55%
Some Other Race1241.12%
Asian160.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.06%
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Yazoo City Population by Race

Yazoo City Population Pyramid $2021

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Yazoo City Median Age

31.4


Total

30.1


Male

34.3


Female

Yazoo City Adults

There are 7,780 adults, (1,276 of whom are seniors) in Yazoo City.

Yazoo City Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo City Sex Ratio

Female

5,445

49.22%

Male

5,618

50.78%

Yazoo City Population by Age

Yazoo City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yazoo City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
Non Family52%48%
All44.7%55.3%
Male25.5%74.5%
Female22%78%

44.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yazoo City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6702.8644.7
Non Family1,6201.1352
Female1,1964.7322
Married6463.8374.6
Male2082.5125.5

4.02

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Yazoo City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5668.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,15617.25%
High School Graduate2,57538.42%
Some College1,28719.20%
Associates Degree3875.77%
Bachelors Degree5468.15%
Graduate Degree1862.77%
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Yazoo City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yazoo City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,4634,025407
White1,091902318
Hispanic84227
2+ Races63237
Other Race55
Asian99
Native American77

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 29.15%.

Yazoo City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,314$25,675$20,241
Less Than 9th Grade$19,213$16,954$19,931
High School Graduate$21,376$27,675$15,268
Some College$25,417$35,795$20,787
Bachelors Degree$28,967$30,865$28,478
Graduate Degree$54,955$100,347$54,196

$22,314

Average Earnings

$25,675

Average Male

$20,241

Average Female

Yazoo City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yazoo City Language by Age

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Yazoo City Language

98.08% of Yazoo City residents speak only English, while 1.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Yazoo City Language

Yazoo City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,0134,26047.27%
White1,09620818.98%
Hispanic13813194.93%
Other124124100.00%
Multiple1717845.61%

44.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.44%

Male Poverty Rate

48.04%

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 18.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.67%.

Yazoo City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.14%
High School39.88%
Some College20.38%
Bachelors or Greater11.67%

Yazoo City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.49%
Male Unemployed57.30%
Female Employed26.73%
Male Employed17.26%

Yazoo City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yazoo City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,688$38,221
Families$27,075$40,467
Married Families$57,917-
Non Families$22,628$32,727
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Income by Household Type

Yazoo City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.7%

Male Marriage Rate

19.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Yazoo City Married by Age and Sex

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Yazoo City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Yazoo City Marital Status by Race

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Yazoo City Marital Status

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346

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam127
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War40
Korea27
World War II18

Yazoo City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64117
65 to 7479
75+52
35 to 5449
18 to 3449

Yazoo City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2413.73%
White988.27%
Hispanic78.33%
2+ Races711.11%

Yazoo City Veterans by Race

Yazoo City Veterans by Education

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18.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo City Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

20.5%

Unemployment Rate

Yazoo City Employment by Age

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Yazoo City Employment by Race

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Yazoo City 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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92.28%

Born in Yazoo City

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Yazoo City residents were born in the United States, with 92.28% having been born in Mississippi. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yazoo City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,779-45-0.42%
202010,824-45-0.41%
201910,869-45-0.41%
201810,914-183-1.65%
201711,097-49-0.44%
201611,146-102-0.91%
201511,248-113-0.99%
201411,361-106-0.92%
201311,467-165-1.42%
201211,632-11-0.09%
201111,6431851.61%
201011,458-3,092-2.36%
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%

Yazoo City Population by Year