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Starkville Demographics

Demographics for the City of Starkville, Mississippi: Population, housing, and business statistics.

Population Quick Facts

  • 2012 estimate: 24,360
  • 2010 population: 23,888
  • Percent change: 2.0%

Housing Quick Facts

  • 2010 housing units: 11,767
  • Homeownership rate (2007-2011): 37.6%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units (2007-2011): $126.500
  • Median household income (2007-2011): $26,635

Business Quick  Facts

  • Total number of firms (2007): 1,868
  • Retail sales (2007) ($1,000): 352,713
  • Retail sales per capita (2007): $14,894

Age Distribution in Starkville (2010)

Age GroupPercentage of Population
< 5 years6.3%
< 18 years18.8%
65 years or older9.4%
Data from United States Census http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/28/2870240.html

Sex Distribution in Starkville (2010)

SexPercentage of Population
Male49.5%
Female50.5%
Data from U.S. Census http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/28/2870240.html

Race Distribution in Starkville (2010)

RacePercentage of Population
White59.6%
Black or African American34.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%
Asian3.7%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander0.1%
Two or more races1.3%
Hispanic or Latino1.8%
White not Hispanic or Latino58.5%
Data from United States Census http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/28/2870240.html

Housing Tenure in Starkville. 5-Year Estimate (2007-2011)

Type of HousingEstimatePercent
Total housing units11,567
Occupied housing units10,34689.4%
Owner-occupied3,88937.6%
Renter-occupied6,45762.4%
Source: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk

Housing Value in Starkville. 5 Year Estimates (2007-2011)

House ValueEstimatePercent
Less than $50k62816.1%
$50k - $99,99977820.0%
$100k - $149,99990923.4%
$150k - $199,99956814.6%
$200k - $299,99970618.2%
$300k - $499,9992436.2%
$500k - $999,999571.5%
$1,000,000 or more00
Median value $126,500
Source: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk

Household Income and Benefits (in 2011 inflation-adjusted dollars). 5-year Estimate (2007-2011)

Household IncomeEstimatePercent
Less than $10,0002,30322.3%
$10,000 - $14,9991,39913.5%
$15,000 - $24,9991,31412.7%
$25,000 - $34,9991,0229.9%
$35,000 - $49,9991,24912.1%
$50,000 - $74,9991,17911.4%
$75,000 - $99,9997977.7%
$100,000 - $149,9996516.3%
$150,000 - $199,9992312.2%
$200,000 or more2011.9%
Median household income$26,635
Mean household income$43,282
Source: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk

Educational Attainment of Population Aged 25 and Older in Starkville. 5-year Estimate (2009-2011)

Educational AttainmentEstimatePercent
Population 25 years and over11,950
Less than 9th grade4754.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8066.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,02116.9%
Some college, no degree2,19818.4%
Associate's degree7966.7%
Bachelor's degree2,99225.0%
Graduate or professional degree2,66222.3%
Source: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk