Kemper County, Mississippi Population 2019

Kemper County, Mississippi's estimated population is 10,119 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kemper County, Mississippi is the 68th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201810,027-92-0.91%
201710,119760.76%
201610,043-73-0.72%
201510,116-114-1.11%
201410,230-73-0.71%
201310,303-94-0.90%
201210,3971041.01%
201110,293-165-1.58%
201010,4581020.98%
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%

How Many People Live in Kemper County, Mississippi?

10,119

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American6,078
White3,617
American Indian and Alaska Native378
Two or More Races9

Kemper County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Kemper County, Mississippi Median Age

41.7


Total

40.8


Male

43.5


Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 8,026 adults, (1,845 of whom are seniors) in Kemper County, Mississippi.

Kemper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kemper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,112

50.70%

Male

4,970

49.30%

Kemper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Kemper County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kemper County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.7%6.3%
Married88.5%11.5%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family72.5%27.5%
Female59.2%40.8%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6952.4676.4
Non Family1,4361.1672.5
Married1,3542.8188.5
Female7633.7459.2
Male1425.4393.7

3.22

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kemper County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4406.36%
9th to 12th Grade94313.64%
High School Graduate2,28032.98%
Some College1,69424.50%
Associates Degree6519.42%
Bachelors Degree5758.32%
Graduate Degree3314.79%

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,0403,212506
White2,5622,103376
Native American23814220
Hispanic7070
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,092$25,316$18,892
Less Than High School$15,179$$15,588
High School Grad$17,340$22,991$16,000
Some College$25,833$32,010$21,625
Bachelors Degree$25,750$$26,563
Graduate Degree$62,594$89,844$48,611

$23,092

Average Earnings

$25,316

Average Male

$18,892

Average Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

Kemper County, Mississippi Language by Age

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

97.66% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5112,49745.31%
White3,1012829.09%
Native3788321.96%
Hispanic1404330.71%

31.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.77%

Male Poverty Rate

38.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is Black, with 45.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is White, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.59%
High School27.65%
Some College22.29%
Bachelors or Greater1.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.18%
Female Employed26.11%
Male Unemployed21.05%
Male Employed7.87%

Kemper County, Mississippi Income

Kemper County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,016$40,749
Families$37,545$50,567
Married Families$47,454-
Non Families$17,321$23,747

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans

425

Number of Veterans

401

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam213
First Gulf War48
Korea29
Second Gulf War16
World War II10

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2367.67%
Black1894.01%

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment Status

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Kemper County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
De Kalb11391045-94-8.25%
Scooba732697-35-4.78%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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