Poverty in Louisville, Mississippi

What is the poverty rate in Louisville, Mississippi?
The poverty rate in Louisville is 37.6%. One out of every 2.7 residents of Louisville lives in poverty.

How many people in Louisville, Mississippi live in poverty?
2,328 of 6,192 Louisville residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Louisville compare to the rest of Mississippi?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Mississippi is 21.5%, meaning Louisville 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

Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

3,824

55.0% 25.2% 60.5%

White

2,145

9.5% 10.3% 33.9%

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

55.0% of Black residents of Louisville, Mississippi live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Louisville, Mississippi is dramatically higher than the national average of 25.2%. 2,102 of 3,824 black Mississippians live below the poverty line. Approximately 60.5% of the total population of Louisville, Mississippi are black.

9.5% of White residents of Louisville, Mississippi live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Louisville, Mississippi is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 203 of 2,145 white Mississippians live below the poverty line. Approximately 33.9% of the total population of Louisville, Mississippi are white.

Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Louisville, Mississippi is 33.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Louisville, Mississippi is 41.4%.

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

Female residents of Louisville, Mississippi are meaningfully(25%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

939 of 2,836 males in Louisville live below the poverty line.

1,389 of 3,356 females in Louisville live below the poverty line.

Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Louisville can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 52.6%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 31.1%.

Poverty for younger ages in Louisville is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 63.7%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 68.6%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Louisville can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 53.3%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 46.4%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 32.9%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Louisville, Mississippi have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

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

Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

60.5%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

62.8%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

49.7%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

34.6%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

17.6%

75 to 84 Years Old

25.6%

Over 85 Years Old

13.9%

Louisville, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Louisville, Mississippi born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Louisville, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 38.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Louisville, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Louisville, Mississippi born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Louisville, Mississippi who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 6,104 residents of Louisville, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 2,328 (38.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 88 residents of Louisville, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Louisville, Mississippi

The poverty rate in Louisville is 37.6%.
Louisville is in Winston County.
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Louisville 37.6%

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