George County, Mississippi Population 2018

George County, Mississippi's estimated population is 24,094 with a growth rate of 3.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. George County, Mississippi is the 39th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201724,0947813.35%
201623,313-402-1.70%
201623,7153061.31%
201523,409990.42%
201423,3101110.48%
201323,1992931.28%
201222,906610.27%
201122,8451970.87%
201022,6485,97535.84%
199016,6731,3769.00%
198015,2972,83822.78%
197012,4591,36112.26%
196011,0981,08610.85%
195010,0121,30815.03%
19408,7041,18115.70%
19307,5231,95935.21%
19205,564-1,035-15.68%
19106,5990.00%

George County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,833
Black or African American1,630
Two or More Races296
Asian287
Some Other Race215
American Indian and Alaska Native52

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

George 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

George County, Mississippi Median Age

36.8


Total

36.4


Male

37.5


Female

George County, Mississippi Adults

There are 17,158 adults, (3,287 of which are seniors) in George County, Mississippi.

George County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

George County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,577

49.66%

Male

11,736

50.34%

George County, Mississippi Households and Families

George County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

George County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.1%5.9%
Married91.3%8.7%
All85.9%14.1%
Female76.2%23.8%
Non Family75.9%24.1%

85.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

George County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4103.0885.9
Married4,3963.5391.3
Non Family1,9241.175.9
Female7495.3176.2
Male3413.5894.1

3.69

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

George County, Mississippi Households

George County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8205.42%
9th to 12th Grade2,16414.29%
High School Graduate6,06040.02%
Some College3,00819.87%
Associates Degree1,1087.32%
Bachelors Degree1,2988.57%
Graduate Degree6844.52%

George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,41110,9791,815
Black1,178772147
Hispanic248102
Other Race13751
Multiple Races1281287
Asian12512513
Native American5252

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 13.53%.

George County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,717$46,250$24,105
Less Than High School$25,739$26,818$19,595
High School Grad$32,338$45,750$21,050
Some College$31,749$50,385$21,492
Bachelors Degree$48,702$52,150$46,477
Graduate Degree$49,323$48,373$57,019

$33,717

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$24,105

Average Female

George County, Mississippi Language

George County, Mississippi Language by Age

George County, Mississippi Language

96.08% of George County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

George County, Mississippi Poverty

George County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2903,16515.60%
Black1,40244431.67%
Hispanic49927354.71%
Other21517179.53%
Multiple29616254.73%
Native5252100.00%

17.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.62%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in George County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is White, with 15.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.20%.

George County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.06%
High School14.50%
Some College10.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%

George County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.74%
Male Unemployed11.16%
Male Employed4.25%
Female Employed3.53%

George County, Mississippi Income

George County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,313$59,946
Families$57,114$67,198
Married Families$65,065$
Non Families$21,645$36,937

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

George County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

George 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 55To64.

George County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

George County, Mississippi Veterans

George County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,138

Number of Veterans

1,074

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam357
First Gulf War196
Korea113
World War II64
Second Gulf War46

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54424
75+288
65 to 74263
55 to 64163
18 to 34

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9806.38%
Black14211.00%
2 or More1612.50%

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

5.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

George County, Mississippi Employment Status

George County, Mississippi Employment by Age

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

George County, Mississippi Employment by Race

George County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in George County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lucedale292330431204.11%
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