Bolivar County, Mississippi Population 2019

Bolivar County, Mississippi's estimated population is 31,895 with a growth rate of -2.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bolivar County, Mississippi is the 26th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201831,333-562-1.76%
201731,895-736-2.26%
201632,631-648-1.95%
201533,279-543-1.61%
201433,822-164-0.48%
201333,986-11-0.03%
201233,9971930.57%
201133,804-301-0.88%
201034,105-7,770-18.56%
199041,875-4,090-8.90%
198045,965-3,444-6.97%
197049,409-5,055-9.28%
196054,464-8,540-13.55%
195063,004-4,570-6.76%
194067,574-3,477-4.89%
193071,05113,38223.20%
192057,6698,76417.92%
191048,90513,47838.04%
190035,4275,44718.17%
189029,98011,32860.73%
188018,6528,92091.66%
18709,732-739-7.06%
186010,4717,894306.33%
18502,5771,22190.04%
18401,3560.00%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American21,276
White10,875
Some Other Race505
Asian309
American Indian and Alaska Native91
Two or More Races65

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Bolivar County, Mississippi Median Age

35


Total

32.5


Male

37.5


Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Adults

There are 24,837 adults, (4,692 of whom are seniors) in Bolivar County, Mississippi.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolivar County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

17,508

52.86%

Male

15,613

47.14%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Households and Families

Bolivar County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bolivar County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Male48.3%51.7%
Female35.1%64.9%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2672.5755.4
Non Family4,4721.1951.6
Married3,9273.0777.8
Female3,2823.7335.1
Male5863.3648.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bolivar County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8708.85%
9th to 12th Grade3,18915.09%
High School Graduate5,14924.36%
Some College4,68522.17%
Associates Degree1,3976.61%
Bachelors Degree2,98614.13%
Graduate Degree1,8608.80%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,9269,0611,811
White7,4616,5472,773
Hispanic42916458
Other Race28072
Asian267261201
Multiple Races52521
Native American36102

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,468$31,146$22,919
Less Than High School$16,469$19,669$15,046
High School Grad$23,721$27,091$19,698
Some College$23,812$30,093$21,300
Bachelors Degree$31,886$41,370$26,681
Graduate Degree$53,347$70,909$43,431

$26,468

Average Earnings

$31,146

Average Male

$22,919

Average Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language by Age

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

96.65% of Bolivar County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,4589,50446.46%
White9,9831,77417.77%
Hispanic68136253.16%
Other50534768.71%
Native918189.01%
Asian3095116.50%
Multiple501020.00%

37.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.90%

Male Poverty Rate

40.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Native, with 89.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Asian, with 16.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.03%
High School34.70%
Some College27.28%
Bachelors or Greater12.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.14%
Male Unemployed54.22%
Female Employed23.05%
Male Employed14.77%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Income

Bolivar County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,468$43,889
Families$36,209$52,816
Married Families$61,101-
Non Families$18,303$26,702

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans

1,212

Number of Veterans

1,028

Male Veterans

184

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam316
Second Gulf War295
First Gulf War233
World War II83
Korea54

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black6994.55%
White5005.69%
Hispanic5211.21%
Other134.32%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

13.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Bolivar County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cleveland1233412101-233-1.89%
Shelby22292083-146-6.55%
Shaw 19471803-144-7.40%
Rosedale18711727-144-7.70%
Mound Bayou15331446-87-5.68%
Renova668734669.88%
Boyle650610-40-6.15%
Benoit480448-32-6.67%
Gunnison452422-30-6.64%
Merigold439410-29-6.61%
Duncan423401-22-5.20%
Beulah348325-23-6.61%
Pace274256-18-6.57%
Alligator208194-14-6.73%
Winstonville191178-13-6.81%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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