Poverty in Jonestown, Mississippi

What is the poverty rate in Jonestown, Mississippi?
The poverty rate in Jonestown is 48.1%. One out of every 2.1 residents of Jonestown lives in poverty.

How many people in Jonestown, Mississippi live in poverty?
646 of 1,342 Jonestown residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Jonestown compare to the rest of Mississippi?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Mississippi is 21.5%, meaning Jonestown has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Mississippi.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Jonestown, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

1,342

48.1% 25.2% 99.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in Jonestown, Mississippi By Race?

48.1% of Black residents of Jonestown, Mississippi live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Jonestown, Mississippi is dramatically higher than the national average of 25.2%. 646 of 1,342 black Mississippians live below the poverty line. Approximately 99.5% of the total population of Jonestown, Mississippi are black.

Jonestown, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Jonestown, Mississippi?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Jonestown, Mississippi is 44.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Jonestown, Mississippi is 50.7%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Jonestown, Mississippi

Female residents of Jonestown, Mississippi are moderately(12%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

266 of 592 males in Jonestown live below the poverty line.

380 of 750 females in Jonestown live below the poverty line.

Jonestown, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Jonestown, Mississippi?

Jonestown, Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Jonestown, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

69.1%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

62.2%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

51.0%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

45.1%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

31.9%

75 to 84 Years Old

50.0%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Poverty Rate in Jonestown, Mississippi

The poverty rate in Jonestown is 48.1%.
Jonestown is in Coahoma County.
Mississippi Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Clarksdale 36.4%
Friars Point 56.9%
Jonestown 48.1%

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