Jefferson County, Mississippi Population 2018

Jefferson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 7,262 with a growth rate of -3.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Mississippi is the 80th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,262-266-3.53%
20167,5282062.81%
20167,322-177-2.36%
20157,499-78-1.03%
20147,577-76-0.99%
20137,653-26-0.34%
20127,679861.13%
20117,593-128-1.66%
20107,721-932-10.77%
19908,653-528-5.75%
19809,181-114-1.23%
19709,295-847-8.35%
196010,142-1,164-10.30%
195011,306-2,663-19.06%
194013,969-322-2.25%
193014,291-1,655-10.38%
192015,946-2,275-12.49%
191018,221-3,071-14.42%
190021,2922,34512.38%
189018,9471,6339.43%
188017,3143,46625.03%
187013,848-1,501-9.78%
186015,3492,15616.34%
185013,1931,54313.24%
184011,6501,89519.43%
18309,7552,93342.99%
18206,8222,82170.51%
18104,0011,06136.09%
18002,9400.00%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,488
White1,003
Asian37

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

Jefferson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jefferson County, Mississippi Median Age

36.3


Total

33.9


Male

37.5


Female

Jefferson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 5,766 adults, (1,046 of which are seniors) in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

3,796

50.43%

Male

3,732

49.57%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jefferson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All58.8%41.2%
Male57.5%42.5%
Female50.9%49.1%
Non Family48.1%51.9%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4572.8858.8
Non Family9331.0748.1
Female6874.350.9
Married6253.2483.7
Male2125.2357.5

3.91

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Mississippi Households

Jefferson County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4469.03%
9th to 12th Grade61412.44%
High School Graduate1,77635.97%
Some College89718.17%
Associates Degree3246.56%
Bachelors Degree3406.89%
Graduate Degree54010.94%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,0933,095717
White797735163
Asian3737
Hispanic1010

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 20.45%.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,491$22,400$19,954
Less Than High School$25,382$22,382$
High School Grad$17,135$25,227$
Some College$16,909$$16,763
Bachelors Degree$21,714$$19,547
Graduate Degree$30,509$21,270$34,659

$21,491

Average Earnings

$22,400

Average Male

$19,954

Average Female

Jefferson County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jefferson County, Mississippi Language

99.02% of Jefferson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Poverty

Jefferson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

39.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.40%

Male Poverty Rate

47.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Mississippi is Black, with 45.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Mississippi is Black, with 45.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.61%.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.45%
High School33.19%
Some College29.71%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed38.05%
Female Employed12.66%
Male Employed4.99%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Income

Jefferson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,773$36,376
Families$30,515$38,783
Married Families$55,664$
Non Families$16,952$31,095

Jefferson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jefferson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.3%

Male Marriage Rate

27.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans by War

370

Number of Veterans

336

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam134
First Gulf War93
Korea56
Second Gulf War38
World War II

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+115
35 to 5498
55 to 6496
65 to 7443
18 to 3418

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black2234.55%
White14717.69%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

25.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Mississippi Employment Status

Jefferson County, Mississippi Employment by Age

38.7%

Labor Force Participation

34.1%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Jefferson County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jefferson County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fayette15911527-64-4.02%
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