Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population 2018

Lauderdale County, Mississippi's estimated population is 76,155 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lauderdale County, Mississippi is the 8th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201778,2212,0662.71%
201776,155-1,073-1.39%
201677,228-1,047-1.34%
201578,275-938-1.18%
201479,213-1,023-1.27%
201380,236-17-0.02%
201280,253-373-0.46%
201180,6262040.25%
201080,4224,8676.44%
199075,555-1,730-2.24%
198077,28510,19815.20%
197067,087-32-0.05%
196067,1192,9484.59%
195064,1715,92410.17%
194058,2475,49910.43%
193052,7486,85114.93%
192045,897-1,022-2.18%
191046,9198,76922.99%
190038,1508,48928.62%
189029,6618,16037.95%
188021,5018,03959.72%
187013,4621491.12%
186013,3134,59652.72%
18508,7173,35962.69%
18405,3580.00%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,612
Black or African American33,518
Two or More Races966
Asian525
Some Other Race449
American Indian and Alaska Native126
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander25

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Median Age

37.7


Total

35.5


Male

39.8


Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Adults

There are 59,501 adults, (12,264 of whom are seniors) in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

40,219

51.42%

Male

38,002

48.58%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All65.6%34.4%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family56%44%
Female43.6%56.4%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,8922.5165.6
Married12,7923.1882.8
Non Family10,4261.1656
Female5,2453.3143.6
Male1,4293.3662.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4654.74%
9th to 12th Grade4,7339.10%
High School Graduate15,95730.68%
Some College12,63224.29%
Associates Degree5,75311.06%
Bachelors Degree6,55112.60%
Graduate Degree3,9137.52%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,90827,4387,696
Black20,46615,9372,337
Hispanic848730122
Asian446404215
Multiple Races33329980
Other Race26319140
Native American827745
Islander2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 54.88%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,430$36,879$24,721
Less Than High School$20,682$25,506$11,555
High School Grad$25,530$30,490$19,551
Some College$27,140$35,184$22,435
Bachelors Degree$46,875$60,924$39,647
Graduate Degree$51,439$64,969$48,231

$30,430

Average Earnings

$36,879

Average Male

$24,721

Average Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

96.96% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31,73711,95737.68%
White39,9733,5979.00%
Hispanic1,68025215.00%
Multiple95522623.66%
Asian5227313.98%
Other4496514.48%
Native1093229.36%

21.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.02%

Male Poverty Rate

24.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Black, with 37.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is White, with 9.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.22%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.52%
Some College17.59%
High School16.94%
Bachelors or Greater4.34%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.88%
Male Unemployed33.21%
Female Employed14.13%
Male Employed6.85%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,340$58,405
Families$50,440$68,783
Married Families$68,673$87,104
Non Families$23,506$35,839

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Lauderdale 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.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by War

5,169

Number of Veterans

4,774

Male Veterans

395

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,690
First Gulf War1,139
Second Gulf War987
Korea477
World War II249

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,357
55 to 641,271
75+1,213
65 to 741,019
18 to 34309

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,60110.80%
Black1,4445.98%
2 or More8826.27%
Hispanic857.80%
Other216.75%
Indian1514.29%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment Status

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Meridian4114939113-2036-4.95%
Marion14791555765.14%
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