Sunflower is a town in Sunflower County, Mississippi. The population was 1,159 at the 2010 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 696 people, 229 households, and 166 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,719.3 people per square mile (671.8/km2). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 597.8 per square mile (233.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 27.87% White, 71.26% African American, 0.43% Asian, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.14% of the population.
There were 229 households, out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 25.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.69.
In the town, the population was spread out, with 30.7% under the age of 18, 14.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 15.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older.