Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population 2018

Lauderdale County, Mississippi's estimated population is 76,155 with a growth rate of -3.88% 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
201776,155-3,078-3.88%
201679,2332,0052.60%
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
White43,076
Black or African American33,691
Two or More Races1,120
Asian625
Some Other Race568
American Indian and Alaska Native118
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander35

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

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Median Age

37.4


Total

35.2


Male

39.6


Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Adults

There are 60,138 adults, (11,964 of which are seniors) in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

40,803

51.50%

Male

38,430

48.50%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male71.1%28.9%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female42.7%57.3%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,6892.5664.5
Married12,3453.2183
Non Family10,2711.1653.6
Female5,7183.4642.7
Male1,3553.2971.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.2%

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 Grade2,4854.75%
9th to 12th Grade4,7529.08%
High School Graduate16,35431.25%
Some College12,95224.75%
Associates Degree5,73410.96%
Bachelors Degree6,46912.36%
Graduate Degree3,5956.87%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,27927,7827,431
Black20,37915,8292,238
Hispanic808718127
Asian496461226
Multiple Races40334386
Other Race28521030
Native American7065
Islander3535

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 45.56%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,615$35,543$23,897
Less Than High School$19,516$21,399$14,441
High School Grad$23,854$28,261$18,060
Some College$26,345$34,016$22,236
Bachelors Degree$45,755$60,759$37,083
Graduate Degree$50,112$60,268$46,655

$28,615

Average Earnings

$35,543

Average Male

$23,897

Average Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

96.70% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31,81312,67539.84%
White40,9204,36310.66%
Multiple1,02122421.94%
Hispanic1,62517310.65%
Asian6208012.90%
Other5686411.27%
Native833744.58%

23.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.13%

Male Poverty Rate

26.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Native, with 44.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.17%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.42%
High School19.27%
Some College19.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.25%
Male Unemployed28.50%
Female Employed16.15%
Male Employed7.39%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,399$54,554
Families$46,548$64,333
Married Families$66,333$82,620
Non Families$22,443$33,078

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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 35To44.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by War

5,610

Number of Veterans

5,078

Male Veterans

532

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,859
First Gulf War1,116
Second Gulf War897
Korea500
World War II255

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,497
55 to 641,380
75+1,203
65 to 741,099
18 to 34431

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,98211.78%
Black1,4956.20%
2 or More11928.00%
Hispanic625.83%
Other143.80%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment Status

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Age

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

9%

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