Yazoo City SnackAbility

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Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
3
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
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Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8

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Yazoo City, Mississippi Info Snack

Yazoo City is a U.S. city in Yazoo County, Mississippi. It was named after the Yazoo River, which, in turn was named by the French explorer Robert La Salle in 1682 as "Rivière des Yazous" in reference to the Yazoo tribe living near the river's mouth. It is the county seat of Yazoo County and the principal city of the Yazoo City Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Jackson–Yazoo City Combined Statistical Area. According to the 2010 census, the population was 11,403.
Population
11,076
Unemployment
20.7%
Poverty
42.6%
Median Home
$68,300
Median Income
$23,970
Median Rent
$607

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Population over time in Yazoo City

Year Population % Change
2017 11,076 -1.0%
2016 11,189 -1.3%
2015 11,336 -0.7%
2014 11,421 -0.4%
2013 11,462 -0.2%
2012 11,483 -0.4%
2011 11,524 -0.1%
2010 11,540 -0.9%
2009 11,645 -

Race / Ethnicity in Yazoo City

White
10.6% (1,178)
African American
82.7% (9,161)
American Indian
0.1% (16)
Asian
0.2% (18)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.0% (330)
Hispanic
3.4% (373)
Race Yazoo City MS USA
White 10.6% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 82.7% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.4% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Yazoo City, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
21.6% (239,757)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.3% (114,197)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.0% (232,371)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (119,878)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (156,524)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.5% (138,627)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.8% (53,121)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.9% (31,816)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (13,351)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (7,954)
Income Yazoo City MS USA
Less than $10,000 21.6% 1023.7% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.3% 690.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.0% 1289.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 1142.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 1407.1% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.5% 1686.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.8% 1120.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.9% 1037.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 331.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 269.3% 697.9%

Gender in Yazoo City

Female
51.8% (5,741)
Male
48.2% (5,334)
Gender Yazoo City MS USA
Female 51.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yazoo City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (886)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (2,104)
High School / GED
35.0% (3,876)
Some College
19.0% (2,104)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (775)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (886)
Master's Degree
3.0% (332)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (110)
Education Yazoo City MS USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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