Jasper County, Mississippi Population 2019

Jasper County, Mississippi's estimated population is 16,556 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jasper County, Mississippi is the 55th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,428-128-0.77%
201716,556-25-0.15%
201616,581330.20%
201516,548170.10%
201416,531410.25%
201316,490-66-0.40%
201216,556-297-1.76%
201116,853-157-0.92%
201017,010-104-0.61%
199017,114-151-0.87%
198017,2651,2717.95%
197015,994-915-5.41%
196016,909-2,003-10.59%
195018,912-572-2.94%
194019,4848504.56%
193018,6341260.68%
192018,508100.05%
191018,4983,10420.16%
190015,3946094.12%
189014,7852,65921.93%
188012,1261,24211.41%
187010,884-123-1.12%
186011,0074,82377.99%
18506,1842,22656.24%
18403,9580.00%

How Many People Live in Jasper County, Mississippi?

16,556

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American8,947
White7,459
Two or More Races93
Some Other Race47
American Indian and Alaska Native1

Jasper County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Jasper County, Mississippi Median Age

40.8


Total

39.8


Male

42.5


Female

Jasper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,738 adults, (3,090 of whom are seniors) in Jasper County, Mississippi.

Jasper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jasper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

8,539

51.60%

Male

8,008

48.40%

Jasper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jasper County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jasper County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All84.1%15.9%
Male78.4%21.6%
Non Family76.1%23.9%
Female74.2%25.8%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8172.4284.1
Married3,4932.8592.3
Non Family1,6311.0376.1
Female1,3362.9474.2
Male3572.5778.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jasper County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4183.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,36912.18%
High School Graduate4,19137.28%
Some College2,61023.22%
Associates Degree1,0859.65%
Bachelors Degree1,0139.01%
Graduate Degree5554.94%

Jasper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,7734,688529
White5,4584,7571,039
Multiple Races99
Native American1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,225$36,201$25,409
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,787$38,330$20,706
Some College$27,359$31,734$25,887
Bachelors Degree$35,052$49,167$30,974
Graduate Degree$43,284$46,500$42,065

$30,225

Average Earnings

$36,201

Average Male

$25,409

Average Female

Jasper County, Mississippi Language

Jasper County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jasper County, Mississippi Language

99.73% of Jasper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

Jasper County, Mississippi Poverty

Jasper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9212,71830.47%
White7,42599413.39%
Other4747100.00%
Multiple9366.45%
Native11100.00%

22.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.54%

Male Poverty Rate

22.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jasper County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jasper County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.83%
High School19.58%
Some College16.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.06%
Female Unemployed22.45%
Male Employed10.46%
Female Employed8.40%

Jasper County, Mississippi Income

Jasper County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,271$50,478
Families$43,792$57,197
Married Families$54,693-
Non Families$14,845$27,169

Jasper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jasper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jasper County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Jasper 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.

Jasper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jasper County, Mississippi Veterans

1,088

Number of Veterans

1,058

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam391
First Gulf War232
Second Gulf War149
Korea56
World War II35

Jasper County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White62410.32%
Black4616.95%
2 or More333.33%

Jasper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jasper County, Mississippi Employment Status

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Jasper County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bay Springs17941738-56-3.12%
Heidelberg712684-28-3.93%
Louin277268-9-3.25%
Montrose140136-4-2.86%
  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