Mississippi County, Arkansas Population 2018

Mississippi County, Arkansas's estimated population is 42,159 with a growth rate of -4.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mississippi County, Arkansas is the 17th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201742,159-2,040-4.62%
201644,1991,3143.06%
201642,885-832-1.90%
201543,717-515-1.16%
201444,232-444-0.99%
201344,676-861-1.89%
201245,537-474-1.03%
201146,011-380-0.82%
201046,391-11,134-19.36%
199057,525-1,992-3.35%
198059,517-2,543-4.10%
197062,060-8,114-11.56%
196070,174-12,201-14.81%
195082,3752,1582.69%
194080,21710,92815.77%
193069,28921,96946.43%
192047,32016,85255.31%
191030,46814,08485.96%
190016,3844,74940.82%
189011,6354,30358.69%
18807,3323,699101.82%
18703,633-262-6.73%
18603,8951,52764.48%
18502,36895867.94%
18401,4100.00%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,013
Black or African American15,404
Two or More Races837
Some Other Race788
Asian91
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33
American Indian and Alaska Native33

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mississippi County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mississippi County, Arkansas Median Age

35.9


Total

34


Male

37.7


Female

Mississippi County, Arkansas Adults

There are 32,265 adults, (5,923 of which are seniors) in Mississippi County, Arkansas.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mississippi County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

22,719

51.40%

Male

21,480

48.60%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Households and Families

Mississippi County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mississippi County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Male45.3%54.7%
Female37%63%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mississippi County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,8352.5856.8
Married6,8983.1876.1
Non Family5,6911.1846.8
Female3,3663.4237
Male8803.6745.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mississippi County, Arkansas Households

Mississippi County, Arkansas Education

Mississippi County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0477.28%
9th to 12th Grade3,45912.31%
High School Graduate10,34836.83%
Some College6,62523.58%
Associates Degree2,0707.37%
Bachelors Degree2,2237.91%
Graduate Degree1,3284.73%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,16514,7162,649
Black8,7346,991763
Hispanic82454775
Other Race33317420
Multiple Races24523253
Asian64643
Native American339
Islander3333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.63%.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,853$33,432$22,348
Less Than High School$19,261$24,475$11,490
High School Grad$25,911$30,435$19,259
Some College$26,709$35,573$20,863
Bachelors Degree$42,584$44,185$41,067
Graduate Degree$48,272$60,709$45,128

$27,853

Average Earnings

$33,432

Average Male

$22,348

Average Female

Mississippi County, Arkansas Language

Mississippi County, Arkansas Language by Age

Mississippi County, Arkansas Language

96.42% of Mississippi County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty

Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,1635,76838.04%
White25,5544,64918.19%
Hispanic1,68451730.70%
Other78829437.31%
Multiple83712615.05%
Asian7568.00%

25.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.44%

Male Poverty Rate

28.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mississippi County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Arkansas is Black, with 38.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Arkansas is Asian, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.79%.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.58%
High School17.69%
Some College15.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.41%
Male Unemployed27.52%
Female Employed13.38%
Male Employed9.34%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Income

Mississippi County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,003$48,636
Families$41,614$55,282
Married Families$55,885$70,457
Non Families$18,958$32,694

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marital Status

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mississippi County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by War

2,319

Number of Veterans

2,182

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam918
First Gulf War398
Korea313
Second Gulf War284
World War II81

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64603
35 to 54565
75+531
65 to 74477
18 to 34143

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7828.57%
Black4934.71%
Hispanic605.77%
2 or More226.43%
Asian1625.00%
Indian618.18%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mississippi County, Arkansas Employment Status

Mississippi County, Arkansas Employment by Age

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mississippi County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Mississippi County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mississippi County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Blytheville1562014375-1245-7.97%
Osceola77577086-671-8.65%
Gosnell35483225-323-9.10%
Manila33463220-126-3.77%
Leachville19931826-167-8.38%
Luxora11781075-103-8.74%
Wilson903855-48-5.32%
Keiser759687-72-9.49%
Joiner576528-48-8.33%
Dyess410376-34-8.29%
Etowah351322-29-8.26%
Dell223204-19-8.52%
Burdette191175-16-8.38%
Bassett173158-15-8.67%
Marie8477-7-8.33%
Birdsong4138-3-7.32%
Victoria3734-3-8.11%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990