Alcorn County, Mississippi Population 2020

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 Percentage
White31,58984.96%
Black or African American4,33211.65%
Two or More Races7972.14%
Some Other Race3310.89%
Asian980.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.09%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Alcorn County, Mississippi Median Age

39.7


Total

37.5


Male

42.3


Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Adults

There are 28,417 adults, (6,605 of whom are seniors) in Alcorn County, Mississippi.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcorn County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,893

50.81%

Male

18,287

49.19%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Households and Families

Alcorn County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alcorn County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Male60.3%39.7%
Female45.3%54.7%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5022.5271.1
Married6,8923.1785.4
Non Family4,8581.1663.4
Female2,1203.345.3
Male6323.360.3

3.15

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alcorn County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9367.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,74410.86%
High School Graduate8,22932.58%
Some College5,78522.90%
Associates Degree2,4279.61%
Bachelors Degree2,56410.15%
Graduate Degree1,5766.24%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,77017,8653,764
Black2,9042,348272
Hispanic50532371
Other Race14993
Multiple Races473828
Asian401210
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 multiple races people with a rate of 59.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,890$36,928$25,607
Less Than High School$20,120$22,833$14,409
High School Grad$24,788$30,000$18,683
Some College$30,804$40,295$25,018
Bachelors Degree$37,284$46,436$31,697
Graduate Degree$61,932$75,591$54,625

$30,890

Average Earnings

$36,928

Average Male

$25,607

Average Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language by Age

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

96.99% of Alcorn County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,4304,25113.97%
Black4,0651,12627.70%
Multiple78752566.71%
Hispanic1,15029625.74%
Other33114142.60%
Asian983333.67%
Native3333100.00%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.92%

Male Poverty Rate

18.19%

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 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.62%
High School16.46%
Some College14.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,180$52,866
Families$48,662$63,098
Married Families$61,473-
Non Families$23,412$31,265

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

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

1,696

Number of Veterans

1,670

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam702
First Gulf War378
Korea218
Second Gulf War91
World War II78

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5136.16%
Black1825.36%
Hispanic101.36%
2 or More10.65%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment Status

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.51%

Born in Mississippi

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.27% of Alcorn County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 68.51% having been born in Mississippi. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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