What is the current population of Myrtle?

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.

What was the peak population of Myrtle?

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.

How quickly is Myrtle shrinking?

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.

What is the voting age population of Myrtle, Mississippi?

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.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 7.6% of the residents of Myrtle are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Myrtle, Mississippi?

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.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 49.6% of Myrtle residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Myrtle, Mississippi residents?

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.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

What is the unemployment rate in Myrtle, Mississippi?

The unemployment rate in Myrtle is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi residents work for the government?

In Myrtle, 18.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Myrtle, Mississippi?

The median household income in Myrtle is $40,547.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Myrtle, Mississippi?

In Myrtle, 64.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Myrtle, Mississippi?

Renters occupy 35.1% of housing units in Myrtle.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Myrtle, 10.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Myrtle, Mississippi housing units were built after 2000?

In Myrtle, 6.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Myrtle, Mississippi?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Myrtle is $669.

What percentage of households in Myrtle, Mississippi have broadband internet?

In Myrtle, 60.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Myrtle Population By Year

Population Graph For Myrtle
Year Population Rank in US
2021 483 13,321
2020 483 13,310
2019 498 13,354
2018 506 13,269
2017 505 13,287
2016 499 13,342
2015 502 13,321
2014 496 13,383
2013 497 13,371
2012 492 13,434
2011 493 13,438
2010 490 13,463
2000 533 13,093
1990 358 14,490

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
13311 Rolette, North Dakota 484 -10.0%
13312 Ulen, Minnesota 484 -8.8%
13313 Alba, Texas 483 11.8%
13314 Avoca, Arkansas 483 13.9%
13315 Big Sandy, Tennessee 483 -6.7%
13316 Bowdle, South Dakota 483 -14.9%
13317 Eolia, Missouri 483 11.2%
13318 Hoboken, Georgia 483 4.0%
13319 Kiester, Minnesota 483 -10.3%
13320 Markleville, Indiana 483 21.9%
13321 Myrtle, Mississippi 483 -9.3%
13322 Salesville, Arkansas 483 10.0%
13323 Sidell, Illinois 483 -22.5%
13324 Woodson, Illinois 483 -13.7%
13325 Burlington Junction, Missouri 482 -23.6%
13326 Cobb, Wisconsin 482 9.2%
13327 Ellsworth, Minnesota 482 -10.4%
13328 Franklin, West Virginia 482 -45.3%
13329 Hanover, Michigan 482 13.4%
13330 Lanesboro, Pennsylvania 482 -17.8%
13331 Manokotak, Alaska 482 20.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
10411 Derma 954 -18.9%
10450 Prentiss 947 -17.8%
10504 Jonestown 936 -44.8%
10521 Sunflower 933 -29.9%
10611 Ecru 914 -4.2%
10672 Brooksville 902 -23.5%
10705 Pickens 896 -31.6%
10738 Mount Olive 889 -5.8%
10744 Gloster 887 -17.0%
10776 Woodville 883 -24.9%
10779 Richton 882 -15.1%
10814 De Kalb 872 -9.9%
10826 Friars Point 870 -40.9%
10829 Stonewall 870 -24.0%
10857 Burnsville 862 -16.6%
10918 Mathiston 852 18.3%
10941 Plantersville 848 -33.6%
10980 Inverness 839 -26.7%
11085 Blue Mountain 816 21.6%
11139 Duck Hill 806 2.9%
11163 Coffeeville 802 -14.3%
11183 Metcalfe 798 -28.3%
11252 Bude 787 -24.1%
11273 Maben 784 -2.0%
11454 Vaiden 754 -7.8%
11725 Algoma 713 40.0%
11763 Walnut 706 -6.4%
11795 Thaxton 700 25.2%
11813 Renova 697 12.6%
11822 New Houlka 695 -2.2%
11941 Beaumont 675 -31.0%
12085 Scooba 654 3.9%
12214 Heidelberg 634 -24.1%
12222 Utica 633 -34.3%
12231 Sandersville 632 -19.6%
12263 Crenshaw 626 -31.7%
12309 Isola 619 -18.7%
12334 Kilmichael 614 -25.3%
12394 Sherman 604 9.8%
12477 Polkville 594 -8.7%
12530 Liberty 587 -6.9%
12666 Crowder 562 -26.5%
12710 New Augusta 558 -21.9%
13014 Boyle 521 -32.4%
13040 Smithville 517 -41.3%
13109 Ashland 508 -11.9%
13207 Hickory Flat 497 -11.8%
13225 Hatley 494 4.0%
13233 Enterprise 493 4.2%
13276 Anguilla 487 -45.9%
13321 Myrtle 483 -9.3%
13347 Walnut Grove 481 -4.3%
13361 Tremont 479 22.5%
13406 Roxie 474 -16.6%
13411 Dumas 473 4.4%
13418 Courtland 472 2.6%
13427 Lake 471 15.7%
13475 Oakland 466 -21.1%
13538 State Line 458 -17.1%
13689 Falkner 441 -18.0%
13705 Weir 440 -20.2%
13729 Meadville 437 -15.7%
13733 Blue Springs 436 200.6%
13746 Jumpertown 435 6.6%
13773 Bolton 432 -31.3%
13889 Crawford 421 -35.8%
13935 Potts Camp 417 -15.7%
13997 Hickory 410 -17.8%
13998 Soso 410 8.4%
14032 North Carrollton 407 -17.6%
14053 Shubuta 405 -37.7%
14148 Mayersville 396 -50.0%
14180 Shuqualak 393 -29.8%
14254 Noxapater 385 -8.1%
14267 Taylor 384 40.1%
14269 Abbeville 383 -9.2%
14319 New Hebron 380 -14.7%
14356 Webb 377 -35.4%
14362 Glen 376 31.0%
14399 Osyka 373 -23.4%
14413 D'Lo 371 -5.8%
14418 Merigold 371 -43.7%
14432 Tishomingo 370 16.3%
14475 Sledge 364 -30.7%
14516 Benoit 359 -41.0%
14636 Carrollton 347 -14.9%
14696 Puckett 342 -0.2%
14701 Ethel 341 -26.3%
14889 McLain 323 -46.5%
14932 Bentonia 318 -36.4%
14943 Mize 318 11.5%
15092 Snow Lake Shores 305 2.0%
15095 Artesia 304 -38.9%
15107 Sidon 304 -50.8%
15157 Seminary 299 -10.4%
15197 Arcola 294 -47.5%
15215 Gunnison 292 -53.7%
15268 Toccopola 288 1.0%
15301 Beauregard 285 7.1%
15328 Lyon 283 -32.1%
15430 Rienzi 276 -16.3%
15443 Louin 275 -18.3%
15458 Chunky 273 -20.6%
15479 Duncan 272 -52.7%
15596 Pope 264 9.0%
15617 Sebastopol 263 12.8%
15633 Cruger 261 -42.0%
15656 Sumner 260 -35.8%
15730 Georgetown 254 -26.1%
15848 Beulah 244 -48.3%

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