Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2018

Copiah County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,516 with a growth rate of -0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Copiah County, Mississippi is the 31st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,516-264-0.92%
201628,7801750.61%
201628,605-207-0.72%
201528,812-116-0.40%
201428,928470.16%
201328,881-141-0.49%
201229,022-262-0.89%
201129,284-152-0.52%
201029,4361,8446.68%
199027,5921,0894.11%
198026,5031,7547.09%
197024,749-2,302-8.51%
196027,051-3,442-11.29%
195030,493-3,481-10.25%
194033,9742,3607.47%
193031,6142,94210.26%
192028,672-7,242-20.16%
191035,9141,5194.42%
190034,3954,16213.77%
189030,2332,6819.73%
188027,5526,94433.70%
187020,6085,21033.84%
186015,3983,60430.56%
185011,7942,84031.72%
18408,9541,95327.90%
18307,0010.00%

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American14,848
White13,159
Some Other Race461
Two or More Races223
Asian86
American Indian and Alaska Native3

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

Copiah 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

Copiah County, Mississippi Median Age

38


Total

36.3


Male

39.2


Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,902 adults, (4,403 of which are seniors) in Copiah County, Mississippi.

Copiah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Copiah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,960

51.98%

Male

13,820

48.02%

Copiah County, Mississippi Households and Families

Copiah County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Copiah County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Female69.4%30.6%
Male64.5%35.5%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Copiah County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8512.8177.3
Married4,5113.3285.7
Non Family2,9221.1271.4
Female1,9703.9569.4
Male4483.5664.5

3.45

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Copiah County, Mississippi Households

Copiah County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5488.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,60413.87%
High School Graduate5,92031.54%
Some College4,17622.25%
Associates Degree2,10711.23%
Bachelors Degree1,7709.43%
Graduate Degree6453.44%

Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4028,1521,717
Black8,7996,169661
Hispanic438111
Other Race24167
Multiple Races13511615
Asian575722
Native American33

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 38.60%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,128$32,426$21,212
Less Than High School$15,920$19,250$15,545
High School Grad$23,053$30,447$16,472
Some College$30,892$45,000$22,462
Bachelors Degree$36,864$41,850$35,182
Graduate Degree$46,250$$50,417

$26,128

Average Earnings

$32,426

Average Male

$21,212

Average Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

Copiah County, Mississippi Language by Age

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

96.29% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,3565,57038.80%
White12,5521,86114.83%
Hispanic83143952.83%
Other46122248.16%
Multiple2238437.67%

28.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.31%

Male Poverty Rate

30.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 52.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is White, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.62%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.47%
High School25.74%
Some College19.88%
Bachelors or Greater8.78%

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.69%
Male Unemployed41.16%
Female Employed15.00%
Male Employed6.93%

Copiah County, Mississippi Income

Copiah County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,738$49,314
Families$42,104$57,535
Married Families$58,838$
Non Families$18,275$28,506

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Copiah County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,360

Number of Veterans

1,249

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam655
First Gulf War207
Korea195
World War II120
Second Gulf War82

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74482
75+373
55 to 64255
35 to 54196
18 to 3454

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9879.33%
Black3543.30%
2 or More168.12%
Indian3100.00%

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment Status

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Age

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

14.7%

Unemployment Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Copiah County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Crystal Springs50444889-155-3.07%
Hazlehurst40093883-126-3.14%
Wesson 19251891-34-1.77%
Beauregard332322-10-3.01%
Georgetown289281-8-2.77%
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