Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2018

Choctaw County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,278 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Mississippi is the 77th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,278-42-0.50%
20168,32040.05%
20168,316-51-0.61%
20158,367-16-0.19%
20148,383-72-0.85%
20138,455330.39%
20128,422-21-0.25%
20118,443-125-1.46%
20108,568-503-5.55%
19909,071750.83%
19808,9965566.59%
19708,440170.20%
19608,423-2,586-23.49%
195011,009-2,539-18.74%
194013,5481,2099.80%
193012,339-152-1.22%
192012,491-1,866-13.00%
191014,3571,32110.13%
190013,0362,18920.18%
189010,8471,81120.04%
18809,036-7,952-46.81%
187016,9881,2668.05%
186015,7224,32037.89%
185011,4025,39289.72%
18406,0100.00%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,637
Black or African American2,613
Two or More Races27
American Indian and Alaska Native21
Asian11
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6
Some Other Race5

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

Choctaw 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

Choctaw County, Mississippi Median Age

43


Total

42.4


Male

44


Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,406 adults, (1,597 of which are seniors) in Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,283

51.48%

Male

4,037

48.52%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households and Families

Choctaw County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Choctaw County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female51.1%48.9%
Male41.8%58.2%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1842.5773.6
Married1,4573.386.7
Non Family1,1381.0869.4
Female4913.751.1
Male983.3141.8

3.31

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households

Choctaw County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5108.95%
9th to 12th Grade5459.56%
High School Graduate2,05836.10%
Some College1,28422.52%
Associates Degree4257.45%
Bachelors Degree5459.56%
Graduate Degree3345.86%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0203,416797
Black1,6241,18361
Native American212110
Hispanic1313
Asian111111
Islander6
Multiple Races62
Other Race55

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 100.00%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,133$32,906$21,387
Less Than High School$19,360$19,390$
High School Grad$26,964$36,125$17,696
Some College$26,360$30,292$21,447
Bachelors Degree$31,490$63,654$27,069
Graduate Degree$43,482$51,211$36,875

$28,133

Average Earnings

$32,906

Average Male

$21,387

Average Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

99.41% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,5311,18746.90%
White5,53278014.10%
Multiple271555.56%
Islander66100.00%
Hispanic21523.81%
Other55100.00%

24.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.43%

Male Poverty Rate

27.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi is White, with 14.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.28%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.42%
Some College19.82%
High School16.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.73%
Female Unemployed37.89%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed6.11%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,953$45,064
Families$48,420$55,653
Married Families$59,889$
Non Families$17,266$25,202

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Choctaw 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.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by War

561

Number of Veterans

561

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam258
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War68
Korea67
World War II43

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+145
55 to 64141
65 to 74117
18 to 3480
35 to 5478

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4249.60%
Black1377.10%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

11.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment Status

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Age

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Choctaw County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ackerman15321469-63-4.11%
Mathiston 693666-27-3.90%
Weir459441-18-3.92%
French Camp174169-5-2.87%
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