Alcorn County, Mississippi Population 2019

Alcorn County, Mississippi's estimated population is 37,203 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alcorn County, Mississippi is the 20th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201836,925-278-0.75%
201737,203-46-0.12%
201637,249-24-0.06%
201537,273230.06%
201437,250-28-0.08%
201337,278750.20%
201237,203-72-0.19%
201137,2751690.46%
201037,1065,38416.97%
199031,722-1,314-3.98%
198033,0365,85721.55%
197027,1791,8977.50%
196025,282-1,876-6.91%
195027,1581890.70%
194026,9693,31614.02%
193023,6532,28410.69%
192021,3693,21017.68%
191018,1593,17221.17%
190014,9871,87214.27%
189013,115-1,157-8.11%
188014,2723,84136.82%
187010,4310.00%

How Many People Live in Alcorn County, Mississippi?

37,203

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,710
Black or African American4,374
Two or More Races708
Some Other Race310
Asian107
American Indian and Alaska Native33

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Alcorn County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1


Total

37.7


Male

42.7


Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Adults

There are 28,411 adults, (6,505 of whom are seniors) in Alcorn County, Mississippi.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcorn County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,897

50.74%

Male

18,345

49.26%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Households and Families

Alcorn County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alcorn County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female48.7%51.3%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6752.570.2
Married7,2323.184.4
Non Family5,0061.1559.5
Female1,7903.6548.7
Male6473.1453.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alcorn County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8957.51%
9th to 12th Grade2,95811.73%
High School Graduate8,45433.51%
Some College5,69022.55%
Associates Degree2,2118.76%
Bachelors Degree2,2829.05%
Graduate Degree1,7386.89%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,78617,8103,692
Black2,8012,207262
Hispanic48529557
Other Race13880
Multiple Races88527
Asian75189
Native American1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,542$35,189$24,526
Less Than High School$19,607$21,220$17,978
High School Grad$21,553$28,597$15,945
Some College$31,439$39,270$25,633
Bachelors Degree$36,875$50,072$33,438
Graduate Degree$57,667$75,871$50,884

$30,542

Average Earnings

$35,189

Average Male

$24,526

Average Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language by Age

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

97.15% of Alcorn County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,5935,05916.54%
Black4,1921,32731.66%
Multiple70845163.70%
Hispanic1,11431428.19%
Other31015048.39%
Asian1073532.71%
Native3333100.00%

19.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.28%

Male Poverty Rate

19.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi is White, with 16.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.33%
High School21.25%
Some College13.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.72%
Female Unemployed54.20%
Female Employed9.45%
Male Employed8.27%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,919$51,195
Families$46,298$61,463
Married Families$57,823-
Non Families$23,195$30,322

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans

1,825

Number of Veterans

1,764

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam734
First Gulf War369
Korea239
World War II72
Second Gulf War72

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6926.88%
Black1313.90%
2 or More21.50%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment Status

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Alcorn County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Corinth14573148182451.68%
Farmington2186218930.14%
Glen412410-2-0.49%
Rienzi317315-2-0.63%
Kossuth209208-1-0.48%
  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