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Mount Olive, Mississippi (MS) Poverty Rate Data
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30.7% of Mount Olive, MS residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 35.6% greater than the poverty level of 19.8% across the entire state of Mississippi. Taking into account residents not living in families, 35.6% of high school graduates and 64.5% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 25.3% among disabled males and 39.8% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 57.3%. For comparison, it was 13.4% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Mount Olive, MS

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Mount Olive:

30.7%
Whole state:

19.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Mount Olive:

23.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Mount Olive:

25.3%
Mississippi:

21.6%
Disability rate in this town among poor males (it is 21.1% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Mount Olive:

26.3%
Mississippi:

30.7%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Mount Olive:

39.8%
Mississippi:

29.1%
Disability rate in this town among poor females (it is 25.9% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Mount Olive:

25.7%
Mississippi:

32.0%

Renting rate in this town among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

57.3%
Residents above poverty level:

13.4%

Poverty by age in Mount Olive, MS

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Mount Olive
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Mount Olive,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 88.9%Under 5 years
  • 12.5%5 years
  • 25.0%6 to 11 years
  • 54.3%12 to 14 years
  • 29.4%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 2.4%45 to 54 years
  • 6.1%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 20.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Mount Olive
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Mount Olive,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 35.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 38.3%6 to 11 years
  • 72.2%12 to 14 years
  • 63.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 62.3%18 to 24 years
  • 25.8%25 to 34 years
  • 11.9%35 to 44 years
  • 8.9%45 to 54 years
  • 22.2%55 to 64 years
  • 28.6%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Mount Olive, MS
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Mount Olive,MS (% below half of poverty level)
  • 36.4%Under 5 years
  • 21.7%5 years
  • 22.2%6 to 11 years
  • 9.8%12 to 14 years
  • 13.0%15 years
  • 14.7%16 and 17 years
  • 22.4%18 to 24 years
  • 11.3%25 to 34 years
  • 9.7%35 to 44 years
  • 12.1%45 to 54 years
  • 10.5%55 to 64 years
  • 8.6%65 to 74 years
  • 5.4%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Mount Olive, MS

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Mount Olive, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Mount Olive, MS (%)
  • 3.0%White
  • 57.0%Black
  • 100.0%2+ races
  • 0.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Mount Olive, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Mount Olive, MS (absolute numbers)
  • 13White
  • 262Black
  • 32+ races
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 27.7%Below poverty level
  • 72.3%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Mount Olive, MS

Children below poverty level:
Mount Olive, Mississippi:

47.7%
State:

26.7%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Mount Olive:

35.6%
Mississippi:

24.4%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Mount Olive:

64.5%
Mississippi:

51.7%
Poor families by family type
  • 4.5%Married-couple family
  • 0.0%Male, no wife present
  • 95.5%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Mount Olive not in families by work experience
  • 0.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 21.7%Worked part-time
  • 78.3%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 18.2%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 9.1%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 18.2%Both worked part-time
  • 36.4%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 18.2%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 6.0%1999 to 2000
  • 18.0%1995 to 1998
  • 4.0%1990 to 1994
  • 8.0%1980 to 1989
  • 24.0%1970 to 1979
  • 12.0%1960 to 1969
  • 8.0%1950 to 1959
  • 12.0%1940 to 1949
  • 8.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.0%1999 to 2000
  • 6.0%1995 to 1998
  • 1.5%1990 to 1994
  • 7.0%1980 to 1989
  • 24.4%1970 to 1979
  • 17.9%1960 to 1969
  • 14.4%1950 to 1959
  • 7.0%1940 to 1949
  • 20.9%1939 or earlier
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