Mississippi County, Missouri Population 2018

Mississippi County, Missouri's estimated population is 13,586 with a growth rate of -3.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mississippi County, Missouri is the 74th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,586-526-3.73%
201614,1123752.73%
201613,737-206-1.48%
201513,943-213-1.50%
201414,156-2-0.01%
201314,158-102-0.72%
201214,260430.30%
201114,217-95-0.66%
201014,312-130-0.90%
199014,442-1,284-8.16%
198015,726-921-5.53%
197016,647-4,048-19.56%
196020,695-1,856-8.23%
195022,551-598-2.58%
194023,1497,38746.87%
193015,7622,90222.57%
192012,860-1,697-11.66%
191014,5572,72022.98%
190011,8371,70316.80%
189010,1348649.32%
18809,2704,28886.07%
18704,9821232.53%
18604,8591,73655.59%
18503,1230.00%

Mississippi County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,359
Black or African American3,348
Two or More Races277
American Indian and Alaska Native107
Some Other Race16
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Mississippi County, Missouri 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, Missouri Median Age

38.5


Total

37


Male

41.5


Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Adults

There are 10,937 adults, (2,328 of which are seniors) in Mississippi County, Missouri.

Mississippi County, Missouri Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mississippi County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

6,544

46.37%

Male

7,568

53.63%

Mississippi County, Missouri Households and Families

Mississippi County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mississippi County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female43.9%56.1%
Male37.3%62.7%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mississippi County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1252.4158.9
Married2,1992.9574
Non Family1,6321.1451.8
Female9433.3143.9
Male3512.5437.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mississippi County, Missouri Households

Mississippi County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,08911.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,59116.13%
High School Graduate3,85939.12%
Some College1,93519.61%
Associates Degree2652.69%
Bachelors Degree8128.23%
Graduate Degree3143.18%

Mississippi County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3305,4101,005
Black2,1681,56088
Multiple Races174846
Hispanic110706
Native American1077927
Other Race169
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 25.23%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,156$26,386$18,462
Less Than High School$10,994$11,521$10,524
High School Grad$23,038$28,163$18,468
Some College$24,631$25,632$22,993
Bachelors Degree$35,846$41,750$30,945
Graduate Degree$50,515$60,625$46,307

$22,156

Average Earnings

$26,386

Average Male

$18,462

Average Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Language

Mississippi County, Missouri Language by Age

Mississippi County, Missouri Language

99.53% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.40% of the population.

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3112,09122.46%
Black2,5791,51358.67%
Hispanic2298938.86%
Multiple1807441.11%
Native69710.14%

30.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.89%

Male Poverty Rate

35.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Black, with 58.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Native, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.76%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.76%
Some College26.62%
High School21.87%
Bachelors or Greater8.62%

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.44%
Male Unemployed57.54%
Female Employed23.14%
Male Employed11.86%

Mississippi County, Missouri Income

Mississippi County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,214$45,313
Families$34,776$53,517
Married Families$55,113$
Non Families$16,962$23,673

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Mississippi County, Missouri 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 35To44.

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by War

875

Number of Veterans

868

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam278
First Gulf War146
Korea110
Second Gulf War102
World War II33

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74216
35 to 54215
75+183
55 to 64162
18 to 3499

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7308.99%
Black1275.07%
2 or More189.73%

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment Status

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Age

49.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mississippi County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Charleston59475727-220-3.70%
East Prairie31763106-70-2.20%
Miner 984951-33-3.35%
Bertrand821775-46-5.60%
Wyatt319305-14-4.39%
Anniston232222-10-4.31%
Wilson City11511500.00%
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