Alcorn County, Mississippi Population 2018

Alcorn County, Mississippi's estimated population is 37,210 with a growth rate of -0.27% 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
201737,210-99-0.27%
201637,309690.19%
201637,240-10-0.03%
201537,250150.04%
201437,235-39-0.10%
201337,274730.20%
201237,201-68-0.18%
201137,2691660.45%
201037,1035,38116.96%
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%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,596
Black or African American4,310
Two or More Races744
Some Other Race471
American Indian and Alaska Native96
Asian92

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

Alcorn County, Mississippi 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

Alcorn County, Mississippi Median Age

39.7


Total

37.4


Male

42.5


Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Adults

There are 28,392 adults, (6,343 of which are seniors) in Alcorn County, Mississippi.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcorn County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,955

50.81%

Male

18,354

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
Married82.9%17.1%
All68.1%31.9%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male49.3%50.7%
Female46.7%53.3%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alcorn County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7762.4968.1
Married7,1793.0382.9
Non Family4,7111.1858.1
Female2,0813.3646.7
Male8053.1849.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alcorn County, Mississippi Households

Alcorn County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8177.21%
9th to 12th Grade2,87111.40%
High School Graduate8,79434.91%
Some College5,39121.40%
Associates Degree2,1478.52%
Bachelors Degree2,56010.16%
Graduate Degree1,6096.39%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,81017,9323,791
Black2,7232,101304
Hispanic44833551
Other Race234155
Multiple Races1361055
Asian63199
Native American262614

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 native american people with a rate of 53.85%.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,441$33,116$24,168
Less Than High School$21,835$22,500$14,224
High School Grad$20,706$26,230$15,957
Some College$31,671$38,968$25,620
Bachelors Degree$35,745$46,765$32,053
Graduate Degree$53,625$69,042$49,508

$29,441

Average Earnings

$33,116

Average Male

$24,168

Average Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language by Age

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

97.28% of Alcorn County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,7075,37717.51%
Black4,0271,34533.40%
Multiple74433845.43%
Hispanic1,14623820.77%
Other47118038.22%
Asian923538.04%
Native962728.13%

19.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.91%

Male Poverty Rate

20.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 45.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi is White, with 17.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.56%.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.05%
High School21.49%
Some College10.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.83%
Male Unemployed45.69%
Female Employed11.19%
Male Employed7.63%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,892$49,274
Families$45,394$57,757
Married Families$54,585$
Non Families$20,976$28,835

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,899

Number of Veterans

1,732

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam726
First Gulf War414
Korea225
Second Gulf War157
World War II92

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74563
35 to 54420
75+409
55 to 64319
18 to 34188

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7707.24%
Black1273.86%
2 or More21.32%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment Status

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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