Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population 2018

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi's estimated population is 11,314 with a growth rate of -3.88% 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
201711,314-457-3.88%
201611,7713072.68%
201611,464-176-1.51%
201511,640-182-1.54%
201411,822-131-1.10%
201311,953-121-1.00%
201212,074-95-0.78%
201112,169-302-2.42%
201012,471-1,580-11.24%
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%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American7,209
White4,513
Some Other Race28
Two or More Races21

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

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Median Age

43.1


Total

39.7


Male

45.7


Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,287 adults, (2,284 of which are seniors) in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,066

51.53%

Male

5,705

48.47%

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
Married91.9%8.1%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female67.2%32.8%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9032.3777.2
Non Family1,8601.1570.7
Married1,7182.9391.9
Female1,0983.3267.2
Male2273.5168.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Households

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4755.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,17814.41%
High School Graduate3,10137.94%
Some College1,57819.31%
Associates Degree6517.96%
Bachelors Degree7679.38%
Graduate Degree4245.19%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,6773,512573
White3,4542,972618
Hispanic2828
Other Race2828
Multiple Races159

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 other race people with a rate of 17.89%.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,500$31,142$19,537
Less Than High School$11,025$11,250$10,391
High School Grad$20,571$30,634$15,588
Some College$26,324$39,030$21,605
Bachelors Degree$38,118$37,963$38,188
Graduate Degree$39,353$29,500$40,607

$22,500

Average Earnings

$31,142

Average Male

$19,537

Average Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

99.35% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, 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
Black7,0912,93841.43%
White4,4031,06124.10%
Multiple20630.00%

34.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.61%

Male Poverty Rate

39.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is Black, with 41.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is White, with 24.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.37%.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.82%
High School26.64%
Some College22.18%
Bachelors or Greater10.75%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed75.50%
Female Unemployed68.45%
Female Employed18.79%
Male Employed7.28%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,429$38,344
Families$30,603$46,577
Married Families$49,489$
Non Families$16,581$23,333

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by War

734

Number of Veterans

680

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam204
First Gulf War161
Second Gulf War136
Korea74
World War II23

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54278
75+182
65 to 74136
55 to 6489
18 to 3449

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black3676.73%
White3679.67%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

22.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment Status

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Age

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

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