Attala County, Mississippi Population 2018

Attala County, Mississippi's estimated population is 18,477 with a growth rate of -0.48% 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
201718,7312541.37%
201718,477-89-0.48%
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
White10,142
Black or African American8,027
Two or More Races241
Some Other Race213
Asian82
American Indian and Alaska Native26

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

Attala County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Attala County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9


Total

39.1


Male

41


Female

Attala County, Mississippi Adults

There are 13,924 adults, (3,437 of whom are seniors) in Attala County, Mississippi.

Attala County, Mississippi Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Attala County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,871

52.70%

Male

8,860

47.30%

Attala County, Mississippi Households and Families

Attala County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Attala County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
Male76.5%23.5%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family63%37%
Female50.4%49.6%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Attala County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1742.5670.5
Married3,0823.285.4
Non Family2,1451.0563
Female1,5853.1950.4
Male3623.2776.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

3.3%

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 Grade9377.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,87515.09%
High School Graduate3,84330.93%
Some College3,02124.31%
Associates Degree1,2169.79%
Bachelors Degree1,0218.22%
Graduate Degree5134.13%

Attala County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2146,2681,108
Black4,8793,161323
Hispanic1799616
Multiple Races1248029
Other Race10126
Asian825853
Native American262121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 80.77%.

Attala County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,444$32,256$18,673
Less Than High School$17,953$21,250$9,545
High School Grad$24,011$33,275$14,920
Some College$25,098$38,594$17,865
Bachelors Degree$36,101$56,333$33,878
Graduate Degree$48,859$48,906$48,828

$25,444

Average Earnings

$32,256

Average Male

$18,673

Average Female

Attala County, Mississippi Language

Attala County, Mississippi Language by Age

Attala County, Mississippi Language

97.76% of Attala County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9383,24640.89%
White9,9027917.99%
Multiple24111547.72%
Hispanic3765113.56%
Native26519.23%
Asian8244.88%

22.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.84%

Male Poverty Rate

25.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Attala County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Attala County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 47.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Attala County, Mississippi is Asian, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.74%.

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.21%
Some College19.93%
High School15.61%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.18%
Male Unemployed40.22%
Female Employed11.74%
Male Employed10.29%

Attala County, Mississippi Income

Attala County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,815$52,608
Families$44,649$60,160
Married Families$54,700$
Non Families$18,725$33,477

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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


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

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,019

Number of Veterans

997

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam350
First Gulf War214
Second Gulf War95
Korea80
World War II66

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74344
75+245
55 to 64196
35 to 54160
18 to 3474

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7179.08%
Black2895.11%
2 or More139.77%

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Employment Status

Attala County, Mississippi Employment by Age

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

10.3%

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