Nicholson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4516491
Median age31.436.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%42%43%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Nicholson, MS has a population of 2,775 and is the 9,196th largest city in the United States. The population density is 451 per sq mi which is 605% higher than the Mississippi average and 398% higher than the national average. The median age in Nicholson is 31 which is approximately 14% lower than the Mississippi average of 37. In Nicholson, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 44% of Nicholson residents were born in Mississippi, 55% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Nicholson is 605% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Nicholson is 14% lower than Mississippi.
  • In Nicholson 86.45% of the population is White.
  • In Nicholson 12.90% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Nicholson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Nicholson population breakdown by race

      Black or African American12.90%37.51%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
      Mixed race0.65%1.18%3.06%
      Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
      In Nicholson, 4.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Nicholson, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).