|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belzoni is 1,875. Belzoni, Mississippi is the 7,836th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Belzoni was in 2000, when its population was 2,659. In 2000, Belzoni was the 6,276th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,836th largest city in the US. Belzoni is currently 29.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Belzoni has shrunk 29.4% since the year 2000. Belzoni, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7832||Sea Girt, New Jersey||1,877||-12.8%|
|7833||Beverly Hills, Texas||1,876||-11.2%|
|7835||Polkton, North Carolina||1,876||-4.3%|
|7837||Union City, Oklahoma||1,875||36.4%|
|7840||Roman Forest, Texas||1,874||37.7%|
The total voting age population of Belzoni, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,531. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.4% of the residents of Belzoni are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belzoni are 77.9% Black, 17.2% White and 5.0% Other. Additionally, 5.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belzoni, 27.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 47.6%. On a per-household basis, 18.1% of families are below the poverty line in Belzoni.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.4% of Belzoni residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.3% of Belzoni residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.3% have a bachelor's degree and 8.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belzoni residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belzoni is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belzoni, 27.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belzoni is $38,210.
In Belzoni, 66.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.5% of housing units in Belzoni.
Of all the housing units in Belzoni, 7.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Belzoni, 4.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belzoni is $720.
In Belzoni, 59.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.