Attala County, Mississippi Population 2018

Attala County, Mississippi's estimated population is 18,477 with a growth rate of -3.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Attala County, Mississippi is the 50th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,477-608-3.19%
201619,0855192.80%
201618,566-105-0.56%
201518,671-153-0.81%
201418,824-293-1.53%
201319,117-32-0.17%
201219,149-240-1.24%
201119,389-99-0.51%
201019,4881,0075.45%
199018,481-1,384-6.97%
198019,8652951.51%
197019,570-1,765-8.27%
196021,335-5,317-19.95%
195026,652-3,575-11.83%
194030,2274,19216.10%
193026,0351,2044.85%
192024,831-4,020-13.93%
191028,8512,6039.92%
190026,2484,03518.17%
189022,2132,22511.13%
188019,9885,21235.27%
187014,7766074.28%
186014,1693,17828.91%
185010,9916,688155.43%
18404,3030.00%

Attala County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,489
Black or African American8,169
Two or More Races258
Some Other Race106
Asian58
American Indian and Alaska Native5

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

Attala 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

Attala County, Mississippi Median Age

40.6


Total

39.6


Male

41.5


Female

Attala County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,218 adults, (3,645 of which are seniors) in Attala County, Mississippi.

Attala County, Mississippi Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Attala County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

10,089

52.86%

Male

8,996

47.14%

Attala County, Mississippi Households and Families

Attala County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Attala County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male75.4%24.6%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female53.5%46.5%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Attala County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2682.5872.6
Married3,1093.1486.4
Non Family2,2161.0666.7
Female1,6223.3553.5
Male3213.6675.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Attala County, Mississippi Households

Attala County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0308.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,88314.92%
High School Graduate3,75729.77%
Some College2,94823.36%
Associates Degree1,1389.02%
Bachelors Degree1,1419.04%
Graduate Degree7255.74%

Attala County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,4536,4301,400
Black4,9443,131393
Hispanic18112418
Multiple Races805927
Asian585146
Other Race5727
Native American5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 87.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.31%.

Attala County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,805$32,164$18,743
Less Than High School$14,596$20,159$8,452
High School Grad$24,788$35,179$15,609
Some College$25,519$37,528$17,210
Bachelors Degree$37,404$54,402$33,500
Graduate Degree$46,612$48,182$46,061

$25,805

Average Earnings

$32,164

Average Male

$18,743

Average Female

Attala County, Mississippi Language

Attala County, Mississippi Language by Age

Attala County, Mississippi Language

98.25% of Attala County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,0823,25440.26%
White10,1901,16111.39%
Multiple25814756.98%
Hispanic3718222.10%
Asian58712.07%
Native55100.00%

24.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.58%

Male Poverty Rate

27.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Attala County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Attala County, Mississippi is White, with 11.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.57%.

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.95%
High School20.35%
Some College19.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.97%
Male Unemployed45.79%
Female Employed13.16%
Male Employed9.23%

Attala County, Mississippi Income

Attala County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,018$51,192
Families$42,530$59,655
Married Families$53,232$
Non Families$18,662$30,791

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Attala 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 45To54.

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,142

Number of Veterans

1,102

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam417
First Gulf War229
Korea129
Second Gulf War96
World War II43

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74333
55 to 64289
75+270
35 to 54173
18 to 3477

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White85510.43%
Black2784.80%
2 or More98.26%

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Employment Status

Attala County, Mississippi Employment by Age

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Attala County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Attala County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kosciusko73997139-260-3.51%
Ethel418404-14-3.35%
McCool135130-5-3.70%
Sallis134129-5-3.73%
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