Jefferson County, Mississippi Population 2019

Jefferson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 7,233 with a growth rate of -1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Mississippi is the 79th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,106-127-1.76%
20177,233-78-1.07%
20167,311-190-2.53%
20157,501-78-1.03%
20147,579-74-0.97%
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%

How Many People Live in Jefferson County, Mississippi?

7,233

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,448
White983
Asian32

Jefferson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Jefferson County, Mississippi Median Age

34.9


Total

34.1


Male

36.6


Female

Jefferson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 5,606 adults, (1,084 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

3,792

50.81%

Male

3,671

49.19%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jefferson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Male68.2%31.8%
All65.3%34.7%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family52.4%47.6%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4532.8665.3
Non Family8711.0352.4
Female6934.2759.3
Married6563.0487.7
Male2335.0168.2

3.79

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade59712.06%
9th to 12th Grade67913.71%
High School Graduate1,87237.81%
Some College91018.38%
Associates Degree2635.31%
Bachelors Degree2444.93%
Graduate Degree3867.80%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,2293,023407
White681611223
Asian3232
Hispanic99

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 white people with a rate of 32.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,953$26,838$21,429
Less Than High School$25,491$$
High School Grad$17,115$17,172$
Some College$16,694$$16,048
Bachelors Degree$45,478$46,581$22,692
Graduate Degree$46,993$$47,344

$22,953

Average Earnings

$26,838

Average Male

$21,429

Average Female

Jefferson County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jefferson County, Mississippi Language

99.16% of Jefferson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Jefferson County, Mississippi Poverty

Jefferson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

47.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.98%

Male Poverty Rate

53.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Mississippi is Black, with 53.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Mississippi is Black, with 53.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.16%
High School48.44%
Some College31.93%
Bachelors or Greater7.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed84.42%
Male Unemployed64.41%
Female Employed16.22%
Male Employed5.25%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Income

Jefferson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,779$39,024
Families$22,140$42,164
Married Families$66,806-
Non Families$14,949$31,253

Jefferson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jefferson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

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

Jefferson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans

249

Number of Veterans

236

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War61
Vietnam53
Second Gulf War33
Korea26
World War II

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1803.69%
White699.91%

Jefferson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

26.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Mississippi Employment Status

35.1%

Labor Force Participation

31.7%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Jefferson 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