Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2019

Copiah County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,548 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Copiah County, Mississippi is the 32nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,543-5-0.02%
201728,548-115-0.40%
201628,663-206-0.71%
201528,869-111-0.38%
201428,980360.12%
201328,944-103-0.35%
201229,047-229-0.78%
201129,276-157-0.53%
201029,4331,8416.67%
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 American14,915
White12,980
Some Other Race463
Two or More Races325
Asian65

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Copiah County, Mississippi Median Age

38.2


Total

36.7


Male

39


Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,954 adults, (4,575 of whom are seniors) in Copiah County, Mississippi.

Copiah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Copiah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,986

52.13%

Male

13,762

47.87%

Copiah County, Mississippi Households and Families

Copiah County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Copiah County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family74%26%
Female71.8%28.2%
Male59.9%40.1%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7782.8377.9
Married4,4103.3785.1
Non Family2,9301.1274
Female2,0043.9771.8
Male4343.6759.9

3.49

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Copiah County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5218.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,53513.42%
High School Graduate5,80730.73%
Some College4,25222.50%
Associates Degree2,26912.01%
Bachelors Degree1,8069.56%
Graduate Degree7063.74%

Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3468,1331,723
Black8,9646,458751
Hispanic460875
Other Race30040
Multiple Races15512914
Asian494919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,916$35,949$22,889
Less Than High School$20,255$25,812$16,547
High School Grad$25,520$27,168$17,409
Some College$35,024$50,515$22,391
Bachelors Degree$37,857$46,250$32,175
Graduate Degree$51,771$$54,408

$28,916

Average Earnings

$35,949

Average Male

$22,889

Average Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

Copiah County, Mississippi Language by Age

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

96.60% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,3714,84133.69%
White12,4521,65113.26%
Hispanic85031236.71%
Other46320444.06%
Multiple3258425.85%

24.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.65%

Male Poverty Rate

26.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Other, with 44.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is White, with 13.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.24%
High School20.36%
Some College19.62%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.01%
Male Unemployed45.84%
Female Employed14.46%
Male Employed5.79%

Copiah County, Mississippi Income

Copiah County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,046$50,463
Families$45,366$58,078
Married Families$63,566-
Non Families$20,929$30,685

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans

1,249

Number of Veterans

1,157

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam587
First Gulf War205
Korea188
Second Gulf War118
World War II47

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9168.74%
Black3222.97%
2 or More114.68%

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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