Kemper County, Mississippi Population 2018

Kemper County, Mississippi's estimated population is 9,883 with a growth rate of -2.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kemper County, Mississippi is the 71st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,883-245-2.42%
201610,1281741.75%
20169,954-56-0.56%
201510,010-238-2.32%
201410,248-69-0.67%
201310,317-94-0.90%
201210,4111031.00%
201110,308-163-1.56%
201010,4711151.11%
199010,3562082.05%
198010,148-85-0.83%
197010,233-2,044-16.65%
196012,277-3,616-22.75%
195015,893-5,974-27.32%
194021,867-14-0.06%
193021,8812,26211.53%
192019,619-729-3.58%
191020,348-144-0.70%
190020,4922,53114.09%
189017,9612,24214.26%
188015,7192,79921.66%
187012,9201,23810.60%
186011,682-835-6.67%
185012,5174,85463.34%
18407,6630.00%

Kemper County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,106
White3,596
American Indian and Alaska Native379
Two or More Races47

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

Kemper 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

Kemper County, Mississippi Median Age

41.1


Total

39.4


Male

42


Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 8,001 adults, (1,722 of which are seniors) in Kemper County, Mississippi.

Kemper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kemper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,197

51.31%

Male

4,931

48.69%

Kemper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Kemper County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kemper County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.5%7.5%
Married84.1%15.9%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Female70.7%29.3%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kemper County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5522.5878.5
Non Family1,3881.1476.2
Married1,2653.0784.1
Female7533.8970.7
Male1465.2392.5

3.44

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kemper County, Mississippi Households

Kemper County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4566.65%
9th to 12th Grade1,06715.57%
High School Graduate2,10930.78%
Some College1,85427.06%
Associates Degree5868.55%
Bachelors Degree5157.52%
Graduate Degree2653.87%

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,0113,059437
White2,5452,083329
Native American23412510
Hispanic5858
Multiple Races444

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,541$26,270$20,716
Less Than High School$14,783$$13,000
High School Grad$21,575$24,323$20,275
Some College$25,924$36,333$20,769
Bachelors Degree$25,428$$25,987
Graduate Degree$51,607$79,375$48,000

$24,541

Average Earnings

$26,270

Average Male

$20,716

Average Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

Kemper County, Mississippi Language by Age

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

96.91% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5192,26841.09%
White3,1382909.24%
Native37915641.16%
Hispanic1234133.33%

29.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.97%

Male Poverty Rate

35.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is Native, with 41.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is White, with 9.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.25%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.82%
High School25.15%
Some College18.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.08%
Male Unemployed31.71%
Female Employed21.83%
Male Employed9.08%

Kemper County, Mississippi Income

Kemper County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,925$38,176
Families$38,667$46,814
Married Families$46,475$
Non Families$16,522$23,198

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Kemper County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by War

505

Number of Veterans

470

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam220
First Gulf War51
Korea48
World War II30
Second Gulf War25

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64209
75+126
35 to 5492
65 to 7478
18 to 34

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black2805.94%
White2257.43%

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment Status

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Age

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kemper County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
De Kalb11391045-94-8.25%
Scooba732697-35-4.78%
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