Amite County, Mississippi Population 2018

Amite County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,447 with a growth rate of -1.93% 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
201712,447-245-1.93%
201612,6922622.11%
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
White7,312
Black or African American5,332
Two or More Races27
Asian18
American Indian and Alaska Native3

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

Amite County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Amite County, Mississippi Median Age

46.1


Total

42.3


Male

49.3


Female

Amite County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,976 adults, (2,653 of which are seniors) in Amite County, Mississippi.

Amite County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Amite County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,390

50.35%

Male

6,302

49.65%

Amite County, Mississippi Households and Families

Amite County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Amite County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
Non Family86.3%13.7%
All84.9%15.1%
Female71.1%28.9%
Male64.2%35.8%

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amite County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9572.5484.9
Married2,1453.4188.8
Non Family2,0421.0686.3
Female6644.0271.1
Male1064.0364.2

3.52

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade7998.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,36614.78%
High School Graduate3,52338.11%
Some College1,67618.13%
Associates Degree7548.16%
Bachelors Degree6637.17%
Graduate Degree4645.02%

Amite County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4224,409694
Black3,7922,644424
Asian18189
Multiple Races106
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 50.00%.

Amite County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,340$31,721$17,379
Less Than High School$15,592$23,403$11,974
High School Grad$23,785$32,004$14,214
Some College$25,529$31,826$21,920
Bachelors Degree$36,472$39,592$
Graduate Degree$27,778$25,938$29,167

$24,340

Average Earnings

$31,721

Average Male

$17,379

Average Female

Amite County, Mississippi Language

Amite County, Mississippi Language by Age

Amite County, Mississippi Language

98.43% of Amite County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2842,10539.84%
White7,2161,40719.50%
Multiple27414.81%
Hispanic3538.57%
Native33100.00%

27.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.27%

Male Poverty Rate

30.63%

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 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.33%.

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.73%
Some College23.67%
High School20.27%
Bachelors or Greater19.84%

Amite County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.51%
Female Unemployed32.28%
Female Employed21.36%
Male Employed15.24%

Amite County, Mississippi Income

Amite County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,334$41,757
Families$39,976$52,390
Married Families$48,390$
Non Families$16,984$25,002

Amite County, Mississippi Marital Status

Amite County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by War

570

Number of Veterans

550

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam246
Korea67
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War36
World War II35

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74262
55 to 64127
75+109
35 to 5449
18 to 3423

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4617.80%
Black1082.68%
2 or More110.00%

Amite County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

21.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amite County, Mississippi Employment Status

Amite County, Mississippi Employment by Age

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

10.6%

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