Clarke County, Mississippi Population 2019

Clarke County, Mississippi's estimated population is 15,823 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clarke County, Mississippi is the 57th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201815,604-219-1.38%
201715,823-81-0.51%
201615,904-125-0.78%
201516,029-250-1.54%
201416,279-141-0.86%
201316,420-111-0.67%
201216,531-165-0.99%
201116,696-35-0.21%
201016,731-582-3.36%
199017,3133682.17%
198016,9451,89612.60%
197015,049-1,444-8.76%
196016,493-2,869-14.82%
195019,362-1,234-5.99%
194020,5969174.66%
193019,6791,7529.77%
192017,927-3,703-17.12%
191021,6303,88921.92%
190017,7411,91512.10%
189015,8268055.36%
188015,0217,516100.15%
18707,505-3,266-30.32%
186010,7715,29496.66%
18505,4772,49183.42%
18402,9860.00%

How Many People Live in Clarke County, Mississippi?

15,823

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,266
Black or African American5,650
Two or More Races88
Some Other Race69
American Indian and Alaska Native16

Clarke County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Clarke County, Mississippi Median Age

41.8


Total

40.6


Male

42.7


Female

Clarke County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,408 adults, (3,063 of whom are seniors) in Clarke County, Mississippi.

Clarke County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarke County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

8,514

52.92%

Male

7,575

47.08%

Clarke County, Mississippi Households and Families

Clarke County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clarke County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All83%17%
Non Family79.3%20.7%
Male72.2%27.8%
Female64%36%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3652.5283
Married3,1033.192.3
Non Family2,0461.0879.3
Female9793.5964
Male2372.9572.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clarke County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5775.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,76315.87%
High School Graduate3,87234.86%
Some College2,39821.59%
Associates Degree1,0249.22%
Bachelors Degree9938.94%
Graduate Degree4814.33%

Clarke County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3876,1381,189
Black3,5932,532264
Hispanic81517
Multiple Races404014
Other Race3636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 35.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,446$38,125$24,443
Less Than High School$22,138$29,076$15,529
High School Grad$29,292$38,963$19,453
Some College$31,682$39,125$24,601
Bachelors Degree$35,504$53,681$35,161
Graduate Degree$49,542$43,533$53,300

$31,446

Average Earnings

$38,125

Average Male

$24,443

Average Female

Clarke County, Mississippi Language

Clarke County, Mississippi Language by Age

Clarke County, Mississippi Language

99.47% of Clarke County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6171,71230.48%
White10,1161,24912.35%

18.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi is Black, with 30.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi is White, with 12.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.74%
Some College13.03%
High School12.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.04%
Male Unemployed48.39%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed4.84%

Clarke County, Mississippi Income

Clarke County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,626$49,635
Families$50,922$60,211
Married Families$63,619-
Non Families$18,875$26,048

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarke County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Clarke 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 35-44.

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans

900

Number of Veterans

840

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam302
First Gulf War229
Second Gulf War172
Korea149
World War II87

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6678.17%
Black2024.86%
Other3186.11%
Hispanic2935.80%

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

10.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarke County, Mississippi Employment Status

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Clarke County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Quitman23232189-134-5.77%
Stonewall10881021-67-6.16%
Enterprise526499-27-5.13%
Shubuta441418-23-5.22%
Pachuta261248-13-4.98%
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