Bolivar County, Mississippi Population 2018

Bolivar County, Mississippi's estimated population is 31,945 with a growth rate of -4.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bolivar County, Mississippi is the 25th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,945-1,670-4.97%
201633,6159813.01%
201632,634-617-1.86%
201533,251-552-1.63%
201433,803-171-0.50%
201333,974-14-0.04%
201233,9881940.57%
201133,794-305-0.89%
201034,099-7,776-18.57%
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 American21,634
White11,054
Some Other Race486
Asian289
Two or More Races78
American Indian and Alaska Native74

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

Bolivar 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

Bolivar County, Mississippi Median Age

34.9


Total

33.1


Male

37.3


Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Adults

There are 25,178 adults, (4,706 of which are seniors) in Bolivar County, Mississippi.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolivar County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

17,842

53.08%

Male

15,773

46.92%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Households and Families

Bolivar County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bolivar County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All53.3%46.7%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Male47.7%52.3%
Female36.3%63.7%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bolivar County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5982.5453.3
Non Family4,6321.2149.4
Married3,9033.1174.1
Female3,5123.5236.3
Male5513.4147.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bolivar County, Mississippi Households

Bolivar County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,18810.25%
9th to 12th Grade3,18914.94%
High School Graduate5,37125.16%
Some College4,68921.97%
Associates Degree1,3216.19%
Bachelors Degree2,87813.48%
Graduate Degree1,7088.00%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black13,0088,9861,683
White7,5616,5722,663
Hispanic42010951
Asian289244181
Other Race27318
Multiple Races68666
Native American2622

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 62.63%.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,125$32,039$22,041
Less Than High School$22,911$24,438$15,265
High School Grad$22,336$26,758$18,115
Some College$23,791$30,535$21,012
Bachelors Degree$33,803$39,756$26,670
Graduate Degree$48,659$61,366$42,566

$26,125

Average Earnings

$32,039

Average Male

$22,041

Average Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language by Age

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

96.80% of Bolivar County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,7899,68446.58%
White10,1351,84218.17%
Hispanic67839157.67%
Other48337277.02%
Asian2899432.53%
Native747297.30%
Multiple651421.54%

37.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.39%

Male Poverty Rate

40.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Native, with 97.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is White, with 18.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.67%.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.74%
High School32.43%
Some College29.46%
Bachelors or Greater11.86%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.96%
Male Unemployed53.22%
Female Employed26.24%
Male Employed15.52%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Income

Bolivar County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,457$42,568
Families$35,556$51,374
Married Families$62,049$75,542
Non Families$18,075$26,174

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,169

Number of Veterans

1,057

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam341
Second Gulf War216
First Gulf War192
World War II132
Korea65

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54305
65 to 74288
75+212
18 to 34188
55 to 64176

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black6314.07%
White5255.85%
Hispanic5110.71%
Other134.59%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

17.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment Status

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Age

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

14.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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