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Starkville, Mississippi (MS) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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29.9% of Starkville, MS residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 34.4% greater than the poverty level of 19.6% across the entire state of Mississippi. Taking into account residents not living in families, 52.8% of high school graduates and 63.7% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 26.7% among disabled males and 34.6% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 87.1%. For comparison, it was 45.7% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Starkville, MS

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Starkville:

29.9%
Whole state:

19.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Starkville:

16.7%
Whole state:

8.3%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Starkville:

26.7%
Mississippi:

21.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 15.1% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Starkville:

13.5%
Mississippi:

30.7%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Starkville:

34.6%
Mississippi:

29.1%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 17.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Starkville:

18.0%
Mississippi:

32.0%

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

87.1%
Residents above poverty level:

45.7%

Poverty by age in Starkville, MS

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Starkville
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Starkville,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 7.7%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 19.0%6 to 11 years
  • 14.4%12 to 14 years
  • 16.5%15 years
  • 16.8%16 and 17 years
  • 58.0%18 to 24 years
  • 18.1%25 to 34 years
  • 10.4%35 to 44 years
  • 14.0%45 to 54 years
  • 14.7%55 to 64 years
  • 6.5%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Starkville
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Starkville,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 15.6%Under 5 years
  • 92.9%5 years
  • 31.4%6 to 11 years
  • 13.2%12 to 14 years
  • 34.3%15 years
  • 28.6%16 and 17 years
  • 71.9%18 to 24 years
  • 30.1%25 to 34 years
  • 28.4%35 to 44 years
  • 21.8%45 to 54 years
  • 18.4%55 to 64 years
  • 12.5%65 to 74 years
  • 9.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Starkville, MS
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Starkville,MS (% below half of poverty level)
  • 17.5%Under 5 years
  • 21.4%5 years
  • 11.4%6 to 11 years
  • 4.6%12 to 14 years
  • 24.8%15 years
  • 15.2%16 and 17 years
  • 40.4%18 to 24 years
  • 11.2%25 to 34 years
  • 5.3%35 to 44 years
  • 6.0%45 to 54 years
  • 3.0%55 to 64 years
  • 3.1%65 to 74 years
  • 5.9%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Starkville, MS

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Starkville, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Starkville, MS (%)
  • 28.3%White
  • 29.6%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 28.3%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 10.5%2+ races
  • 33.2%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Starkville, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Starkville, MS (absolute numbers)
  • 3,749White
  • 2,505Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 301Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 0Other race
  • 572+ races
  • 137Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 29.0%Below poverty level
  • 71.0%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 30.0%Below poverty level
  • 70.0%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Starkville, MS

Children below poverty level:
Starkville, Mississippi:

19.8%
State:

27.9%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Starkville:

52.8%
Mississippi:

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

63.7%
Mississippi:

51.7%
Poor families by family type
  • 31.0%Married-couple family
  • 6.1%Male, no wife present
  • 63.0%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Starkville not in families by work experience
  • 1.2%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 59.5%Worked part-time
  • 39.3%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 15.9%One full-time, other part-time
  • 14.2%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 21.9%Both worked part-time
  • 30.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 17.6%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 8.3%1995 to 1998
  • 5.8%1990 to 1994
  • 29.5%1980 to 1989
  • 18.9%1970 to 1979
  • 17.7%1960 to 1969
  • 6.8%1950 to 1959
  • 9.1%1940 to 1949
  • 3.8%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 3.6%1999 to 2000
  • 10.6%1995 to 1998
  • 8.1%1990 to 1994
  • 19.3%1980 to 1989
  • 24.9%1970 to 1979
  • 14.6%1960 to 1969
  • 11.4%1950 to 1959
  • 2.2%1940 to 1949
  • 5.2%1939 or earlier
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