Amite County, Mississippi Population 2019

Amite County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,447 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Amite County, Mississippi is the 64th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,447170.14%
201612,430-116-0.92%
201512,546-52-0.41%
201412,598-252-1.96%
201312,850-81-0.63%
201212,931-202-1.54%
201113,13330.02%
201013,130-198-1.49%
199013,328-41-0.31%
198013,369-394-2.86%
197013,763-1,810-11.62%
196015,573-3,688-19.15%
195019,261-2,631-12.02%
194021,8922,18011.06%
193019,7127523.97%
192018,960-3,994-17.40%
191022,9542,24610.85%
190020,7082,51013.79%
189018,1984,19429.95%
188014,0043,03127.62%
187010,973-1,363-11.05%
186012,3362,64227.25%
18509,6941831.92%
18409,5111,57719.88%
18307,9341,08115.77%
18206,8532,10344.27%
18104,7500.00%

Amite County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,237
Black or African American5,277
Asian34
Two or More Races23
American Indian and Alaska Native3

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Amite County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Amite County, Mississippi Median Age

46.4


Total

43.7


Male

48.4


Female

Amite County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,931 adults, (2,699 of whom are seniors) in Amite County, Mississippi.

Amite County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Amite County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,441

51.22%

Male

6,133

48.78%

Amite County, Mississippi Households and Families

Amite County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Amite County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All85.8%14.2%
Non Family84.1%15.9%
Male80%20%
Female70.3%29.7%

85.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amite County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9942.585.8
Married2,2393.3892.5
Non Family1,9391.0684.1
Female6863.5670.3
Male1303.1280

3.35

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Amite County, Mississippi Households

Amite County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6647.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,30113.98%
High School Graduate3,62338.94%
Some College1,72618.55%
Associates Degree7598.16%
Bachelors Degree7968.56%
Graduate Degree4354.68%

Amite County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5204,535793
Black3,7392,759412
Asian343426
Multiple Races88
Hispanic33
Native American33

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 76.47%.

Amite County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,642$32,070$19,716
Less Than High School$16,266$16,989$13,261
High School Grad$26,802$33,618$16,522
Some College$29,452$38,958$22,358
Bachelors Degree$30,125$38,750$21,654
Graduate Degree$36,364$37,778$36,136

$26,642

Average Earnings

$32,070

Average Male

$19,716

Average Female

Amite County, Mississippi Language

Amite County, Mississippi Language by Age

Amite County, Mississippi Language

98.14% of Amite County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2391,75433.48%
White7,1391,08915.25%
Hispanic29310.34%
Native33100.00%

22.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.96%

Male Poverty Rate

26.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amite County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amite County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.86%.

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School24.57%
Less Than High School21.90%
Bachelors or Greater18.40%
Some College16.14%

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.72%
Male Unemployed30.98%
Female Employed19.30%
Male Employed7.32%

Amite County, Mississippi Income

Amite County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,129$46,305
Families$43,383$58,910
Married Families$51,250$
Non Families$16,651$24,603

Amite County, Mississippi Marital Status

Amite County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Amite County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Amite County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Amite County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by War

518

Number of Veterans

493

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam194
Second Gulf War42
First Gulf War40
World War II34
Korea29

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74250
55 to 64123
75+85
35 to 5431
18 to 3429

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3886.60%
Black1293.22%
2 or More112.50%

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

17.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amite County, Mississippi Employment Status

Amite County, Mississippi Employment by Age

50%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Amite County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Amite County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Amite County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Centreville 16831542-141-8.38%
Gloster960898-62-6.46%
Liberty726688-38-5.23%
Crosby 318294-24-7.55%
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