Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wiggins is 4,541. Wiggins, Mississippi is the 5,012th largest city in the US.
The current population of Wiggins (4,541) is it's peak population.
Wiggins has grown 17.4% since the 2000. Wiggins, Mississippi is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Wiggins, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,368. The voting age population is 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Wiggins are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wiggins are 69.2% White, 27.9% Black and 2.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wiggins, 23.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.2%. On a per-household basis, 12.8% of families are below the poverty line in Wiggins.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.3% of Wiggins residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.0% of Wiggins residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wiggins residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wiggins is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wiggins, 11.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wiggins is $39,919.
In Wiggins, 51.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.4% of housing units in Wiggins.
Of all the housing units in Wiggins, 7.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Wiggins, 12.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wiggins is $686.
In Wiggins, 57.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5002||Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey||4,551||-14.3%|
|5008||Canastota, New York||4,544||2.7%|
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