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Clarksdale, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 17,011 (All urban)

Houses: 7,316 (6,037 occupied: 2,865 owner occupied, 3,208 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

33%

Housing density: 529 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $177,712.

Median contract rent in 2016: $259 (lower quartile is $144, upper quartile is $348)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $584


Median gross rent in Clarksdale, MS in 2016: $362

Housing units in Clarksdale with a mortgage: 1,386 (20 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,481

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $53,148

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $27,214

Median monthly housing costs: $581


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Clarksdale, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,918 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$66,918
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,335 - $106,601
Median year house/condo built: 1965

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,991
  • In family households: 14,295 (1,366 male householders, 2,661 female householders)
    1,745 spouses, 5,976 children (5,781 natural, 85 adopted, 110 stepchildren), 1,223 grandchildren, 369 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 444 other relatives, 360 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,301 (810 male householders (682 living alone)), 1,215 female householders (1,109 living alone)), 273 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 393

Size of family households: 1,585 2-persons, 961 3-persons, 775 4-persons, 491 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,798 1-person, 225 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

1,044 married couples with children.
2,529 single-parent households (79 men, 2,450 women).

98.1% of residents of Clarksdale speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 42% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (22% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 139 (0.8%)
(79.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 3572 bedrooms
  • 1,8403 bedrooms
  • 5024 bedrooms
  • 1315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

  • 455no bedroom
  • 2471 bedroom
  • 1,0362 bedrooms
  • 1,0953 bedrooms
  • 3544 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Clarksdale in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 108no vehicle
  • 1,0141 vehicle
  • 1,0462 vehicles
  • 5013 vehicles
  • 1154 vehicles
  • 755+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population

Cars and other vehicles available in Clarksdale in renter-occupied apartments

  • 723no vehicle
  • 1,7751 vehicle
  • 5702 vehicles
  • 753 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

  • 221 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 894 rooms
  • 4185 rooms
  • 8946 rooms
  • 7537 rooms
  • 3368 rooms
  • 3529+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

  • 4461 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 1653 rooms
  • 6144 rooms
  • 9515 rooms
  • 4336 rooms
  • 3467 rooms
  • 1738 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Clarksdale, MS household income distribution

  • Clarksdale, MS household income distribution
  • 1,107Less than $10,000
  • 580$10,000 to $14,999
  • 559$15,000 to $19,999
  • 370$20,000 to $24,999
  • 299$25,000 to $29,999
  • 424$30,000 to $34,999
  • 319$35,000 to $39,999
  • 392$40,000 to $44,999
  • 208$45,000 to $49,999
  • 402$50,000 to $59,999
  • 497$60,000 to $74,999
  • 345$75,000 to $99,999
  • 205$100,000 to $124,999
  • 64$125,000 to $149,999
  • 99$150,000 to $199,999
  • 54$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Clarksdale, MS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Clarksdale, MS
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 71$10,000 to $14,999
  • 34$15,000 to $19,999
  • 138$20,000 to $24,999
  • 147$25,000 to $29,999
  • 118$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$35,000 to $39,999
  • 351$40,000 to $49,999
  • 276$50,000 to $59,999
  • 229$60,000 to $69,999
  • 189$70,000 to $79,999
  • 189$80,000 to $89,999
  • 159$90,000 to $99,999
  • 248$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 114$150,000 to $174,999
  • 29$175,000 to $199,999
  • 72$200,000 to $249,999
  • 87$250,000 to $299,999
  • 65$300,000 to $399,999
  • 21$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Clarksdale, MS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Clarksdale, MS
  • 220Less than $100
  • 93$100 to $149
  • 223$150 to $199
  • 148$200 to $249
  • 172$250 to $299
  • 250$300 to $349
  • 148$350 to $399
  • 390$400 to $449
  • 248$450 to $499
  • 231$500 to $549
  • 417$550 to $599
  • 89$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 33$700 to $749
  • 88$800 to $899
  • 66$900 to $999
  • 17$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 65$2,000 to $2,499
  • 186No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 262010 or later
  • 572000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Clarksdale population
Clarksdale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 384
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,090
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,671
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 657
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 331
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 83
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 83
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 81
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 496
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 281
  • 90 or more minutes: 183
Clarksdale, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.9%
Number of people working at home: 113 (2.0% of all workers)

Clarksdale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,360 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 717 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (1%)
  • Walked: 203 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 113 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 443
 American: 346
 Irish: 205
 Italian: 162
 Scotch-Irish: 82
 German: 78
 Scottish: 45
 Cajun: 32
 Lebanese: 32
 African: 26
 Arab: 16
 Polish: 14
 French (except Basque): 7
 European: 6
 Swedish: 5
 British: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 81%Yemen
  • 13%Germany
  • 12%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Australia
  • 3%Hong Kong
  • 2%Syria
  • 0%Ireland

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,799
  • Other state: 2,046
  • Northeast: 96
  • Midwest: 828
  • South: 1,101
  • West: 33

87% of Clarksdale residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Mississippi.

Clarksdale:

86.9%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 184
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 100
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 121
  • 9th grade: 165
  • 10th grade: 122
  • 11th grade: 187
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 82
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,315
  • Less than 1 year of college: 190
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 689
  • Associate degree: 380
  • Bachelor's degree: 440
  • Master's degree: 129
  • Professional school degree: 59
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 109
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 55
  • 5th and 6th grade: 41
  • 7th and 8th grade: 104
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 205
  • 11th grade: 239
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 56
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,561
  • Less than 1 year of college: 396
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 947
  • Associate degree: 730
  • Bachelor's degree: 993
  • Master's degree: 285
  • Professional school degree: 110
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.1%Males
  • 21.5%Females
Clarksdale marital status for males
Clarksdale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,984
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 398
  • 3 or 4: 502
  • 5 to 9: 614
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 to 49: 353
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 223

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,867

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Clarksdale:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clarksdale
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.7%)
  • Electricity (20.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (57.9%)
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 131
Here:

6.4%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

7.7%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 187
Here:

19.7%
Mississippi:

9.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)