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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Myrtle is 483. Myrtle, Mississippi is the 13,321st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Myrtle was in 2000, when its population was 533. In 2000, Myrtle was the 13,093rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,321st largest city in the US. Myrtle is currently 9.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Myrtle has shrunk 9.3% since the year 2000. Myrtle, Mississippi's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13315||Big Sandy, Tennessee||483||-6.7%|
|13316||Bowdle, South Dakota||483||-14.9%|
|13325||Burlington Junction, Missouri||482||-23.6%|
The total voting age population of Myrtle, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 410. The voting age population is 40.7% male and 59.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.6% of the residents of Myrtle are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Myrtle are 80.6% White, 15.6% Black and 3.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Myrtle, 31.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 60.0%. On a per-household basis, 21.0% of families are below the poverty line in Myrtle.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.6% of Myrtle residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.1% of Myrtle residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.7% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Myrtle residents aged 5 and older, 3.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Myrtle is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Myrtle, 18.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Myrtle is $40,547.
In Myrtle, 64.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.1% of housing units in Myrtle.
Of all the housing units in Myrtle, 10.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Myrtle, 6.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Myrtle is $669.
In Myrtle, 60.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.