Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2019

Choctaw County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,272 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Mississippi is the 75th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,27860.07%
20178,272-26-0.31%
20168,298-72-0.86%
20158,370-16-0.19%
20148,386-73-0.86%
20138,459330.39%
20128,426-23-0.27%
20118,449-122-1.42%
20108,571-500-5.51%
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%

How Many People Live in Choctaw County, Mississippi?

8,272

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,681
Black or African American2,583
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Two or More Races29
Asian11
Some Other Race7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Choctaw County, Mississippi Median Age

44.3


Total

42.8


Male

45.4


Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,487 adults, (1,709 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,260

50.96%

Male

4,100

49.04%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households and Families

Choctaw County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Choctaw County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family72.2%27.8%
Male54.4%45.6%
Female50.4%49.6%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1982.5776.5
Married1,4603.3588.9
Non Family1,2291.0872.2
Female3953.750.4
Male1144.5654.4

3.41

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Choctaw County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5599.65%
9th to 12th Grade5168.90%
High School Graduate2,06335.60%
Some College1,19320.59%
Associates Degree4597.92%
Bachelors Degree64911.20%
Graduate Degree3566.14%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0743,513916
Black1,6261,12464
Native American43439
Hispanic29275
Asian111111
Other Race77
Islander6
Multiple Races62

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,072$32,170$26,125
Less Than High School$23,021$24,000$
High School Grad$29,508$37,118$14,038
Some College$23,068$19,856$28,316
Bachelors Degree$31,835$63,063$30,144
Graduate Degree$45,547$51,359$37,237

$29,072

Average Earnings

$32,170

Average Male

$26,125

Average Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

99.53% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4821,02841.42%
White5,55694016.92%
Multiple291758.62%
Hispanic37718.92%
Other77100.00%
Islander66100.00%

24.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.19%

Male Poverty Rate

25.70%

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 16.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.96%
High School19.07%
Some College16.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.77%
Male Unemployed26.74%
Female Employed10.02%
Male Employed8.87%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,542$47,638
Families$49,547$59,567
Married Families$62,351-
Non Families$18,304$28,018

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans

559

Number of Veterans

549

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
Second Gulf War84
First Gulf War81
Korea65
World War II46

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4269.50%
Black1336.95%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

10.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment Status

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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