George County, Mississippi Population 2019

George County, Mississippi's estimated population is 23,973 with a growth rate of 1.42% 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
201824,2502771.16%
201723,9733351.42%
201623,6382651.13%
201523,373580.25%
201423,3151080.47%
201323,2072981.30%
201222,909580.25%
201122,8512020.89%
201022,6495,97635.84%
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%

How Many People Live in George County, Mississippi?

23,973

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,987
Black or African American1,818
Two or More Races225
Asian201
Some Other Race197
American Indian and Alaska Native117

George County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

George County, Mississippi Median Age

36.5


Total

36


Male

37


Female

George County, Mississippi Adults

There are 17,281 adults, (3,345 of whom are seniors) in George County, Mississippi.

George County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

George County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,651

49.48%

Male

11,894

50.52%

George County, Mississippi Households and Families

George County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

George County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male97%3%
Married88.8%11.2%
All85.2%14.8%
Female83.3%16.7%
Non Family76.9%23.1%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2203.1985.2
Married4,2383.7988.8
Non Family2,1231.176.9
Female5575.8783.3
Male3024.5697

3.95

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

George County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9576.29%
9th to 12th Grade2,18114.33%
High School Graduate5,64937.13%
Some College3,26421.45%
Associates Degree1,3528.89%
Bachelors Degree1,0496.89%
Graduate Degree7645.02%

George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,44510,8591,732
Black1,17079959
Hispanic306125
Multiple Races1311319
Other Race12038
Native American117117
Asian898913

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 14.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,938$42,344$25,656
Less Than High School$27,970$28,035$22,163
High School Grad$30,931$43,621$21,366
Some College$31,175$48,640$23,531
Bachelors Degree$47,324$53,750$46,023
Graduate Degree$49,579$49,486$49,798

$31,938

Average Earnings

$42,344

Average Male

$25,656

Average Female

George County, Mississippi Language

George County, Mississippi Language by Age

George County, Mississippi Language

95.98% of George County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

George County, Mississippi Poverty

George County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3552,55912.57%
Black1,60739724.70%
Hispanic57430853.66%
Other19716382.74%
Native1177664.96%
Multiple2254520.00%

14.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.39%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in George County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is Other, with 82.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is White, with 12.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.80%
High School14.19%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.89%
Male Employed5.67%
Female Employed2.74%
Male Unemployed0.00%

George County, Mississippi Income

George County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,640$62,089
Families$57,142$70,102
Married Families$63,603-
Non Families$19,774$40,956

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

George County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

George County, Mississippi Veterans

1,185

Number of Veterans

1,102

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam407
First Gulf War228
Korea132
World War II61
Second Gulf War61

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0827.01%
2 or More6247.33%
Hispanic5312.10%
Black413.12%

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

George County, Mississippi Employment Status

48.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in George County, Mississippi

  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