|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Starkville is 24,657. Starkville, Mississippi is the 1,581st largest city in the US.
Starkville is located entirely in Oktibbeha County.
The current population of Starkville (24,657) is it's peak population.
Starkville has grown 12.0% since the 2000. Starkville, Mississippi's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Starkville has a population density of 936.4 people per square mile.
|1575||Oak Harbor, Washington||24,709||24.7%|
|1577||Auburn Hills, Michigan||24,686||22.5%|
|1578||Simpsonville, South Carolina||24,685||66.3%|
|1580||North Augusta, South Carolina||24,675||39.0%|
|1585||Watertown, New York||24,575||-7.6%|
The total voting age population of Starkville, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 19,332. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.7% of the residents of Starkville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Starkville are 58.0% White, 35.0% Black, 4.2% Asian, 2.0% Two or more races, 0.6% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Starkville, 29.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.5%. On a per-household basis, 18.2% of families are below the poverty line in Starkville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.3% of Starkville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.5% of Starkville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 47.3% have a bachelor's degree and 25.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Starkville residents aged 5 and older, 6.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Starkville is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Starkville, 36.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Starkville is $35,048.
In Starkville, 42.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.3% of housing units in Starkville.
Of all the housing units in Starkville, 3.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Starkville, 22.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Starkville is $776.
In Starkville, 79.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.