|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Yazoo City is 10,163. Yazoo City, Mississippi is the 3,117th largest city in the US.
Yazoo City is located entirely in Yazoo County.
The peak population of Yazoo City was in 1990, when its population was 12,866. In 1990, Yazoo City was the 1,997th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,117th largest city in the US. Yazoo City is currently 21.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Yazoo City has shrunk 16.4% since the year 2000. Yazoo City, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yazoo City has a population density of 1,159.1 people per square mile.
|3152||Bay St. Louis||10,009||-12.3%|
|3111||Waynesville, North Carolina||10,178||6.2%|
|3114||Fort Madison, Iowa||10,174||-12.5%|
|3115||Baker City, Oregon||10,170||3.3%|
|3117||Yazoo City, Mississippi||10,163||-16.4%|
|3122||Rainbow City, Alabama||10,154||19.9%|
The total voting age population of Yazoo City, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,718. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.5% of the residents of Yazoo City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Yazoo City are 85.4% Black, 11.7% White, 1.5% Two or more races, 1.1% Other, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Yazoo City, 44.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 63.4%. On a per-household basis, 39.0% of families are below the poverty line in Yazoo City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.6% of Yazoo City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.3% of Yazoo City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Yazoo City residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Yazoo City is 20.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Yazoo City, 20.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Yazoo City is $24,688.
In Yazoo City, 44.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.3% of housing units in Yazoo City.
Of all the housing units in Yazoo City, 9.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Yazoo City, 2.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Yazoo City is $625.
In Yazoo City, 63.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.