Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population 2019

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi's estimated population is 11,321 with a growth rate of -1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is the 66th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,234-87-0.77%
201711,321-129-1.13%
201611,450-193-1.66%
201511,643-182-1.54%
201411,825-129-1.08%
201311,954-121-1.00%
201212,075-95-0.78%
201112,170-302-2.42%
201012,472-1,579-11.24%
199014,0512051.48%
198013,8469107.03%
197012,936-604-4.46%
196013,540-1,960-12.65%
195015,500-369-2.33%
194015,8691,58811.12%
193014,2811,52611.96%
192012,755-105-0.82%
191012,8600.00%

How Many People Live in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi?

11,321

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American7,175
White4,428
Two or More Races18
Some Other Race18

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Median Age

43.6


Total

40.8


Male

46.4


Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,229 adults, (2,357 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,968

51.28%

Male

5,671

48.72%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All74.9%25.1%
Male74.2%25.8%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female63.7%36.3%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7982.474.9
Married1,7912.9587.5
Non Family1,7471.2168.6
Female1,0393.1363.7
Male2213.8574.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5476.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,42517.55%
High School Graduate2,90535.78%
Some College1,44317.78%
Associates Degree5837.18%
Bachelors Degree7929.76%
Graduate Degree4235.21%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,7103,472583
White3,3682,646632
Hispanic2727
Other Race1818
Multiple Races131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,971$35,104$20,696
Less Than High School$18,906$22,107$15,026
High School Grad$23,259$38,194$16,219
Some College$26,607$35,313$21,646
Bachelors Degree$38,321$36,810$38,936
Graduate Degree$40,086$$40,721

$24,971

Average Earnings

$35,104

Average Male

$20,696

Average Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

99.37% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,0172,69338.38%
White4,31199223.01%
Multiple171270.59%

32.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.62%

Male Poverty Rate

34.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is White, with 23.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.68%
High School27.49%
Some College18.81%
Bachelors or Greater8.48%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,736$39,416
Families$32,105$48,262
Married Families$50,059-
Non Families$16,129$20,623

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson Davis 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.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans

767

Number of Veterans

698

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War229
Vietnam175
First Gulf War107
Korea70
World War II28

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black4087.45%
White3599.65%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

16.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment Status

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Prentiss1086982-104-9.58%
Bassfield244222-22-9.02%
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