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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Olive is 889. Mount Olive, Mississippi is the 10,738th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mount Olive was in 2010, when its population was 982. In 2010, Mount Olive was the 10,391st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,738th largest city in the US. Mount Olive is currently 9.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Mount Olive has shrunk 5.8% since the year 2000. Mount Olive, Mississippi's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10736||Plain Dealing, Louisiana||890||-18.1%|
|10738||Mount Olive, Mississippi||889||-5.8%|
|10741||Loch Lloyd, Missouri||888||140.6%|
|10742||Point Hope, Alaska||888||17.6%|
The total voting age population of Mount Olive, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 872. The voting age population is 36.8% male and 63.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.0% of the residents of Mount Olive are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Olive are 65.1% Black, 34.4% White and 0.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Olive, 29.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 48.8%. On a per-household basis, 31.1% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Olive.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.6% of Mount Olive residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.7% of Mount Olive residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.8% have a bachelor's degree and 13.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Olive residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Olive is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Olive, 25.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mount Olive is $47,679.
In Mount Olive, 62.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.0% of housing units in Mount Olive.
Of all the housing units in Mount Olive, 20.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Olive, 23.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Olive is $572.
In Mount Olive, 49.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.