Lawrence County, Mississippi Population 2018

Lawrence County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,643 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Mississippi is the 62nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,643400.32%
201612,603-200-1.56%
201612,8031311.03%
201512,672710.56%
201412,601250.20%
201312,576-90-0.71%
201212,666-58-0.46%
201112,724-182-1.41%
201012,9064483.60%
199012,458-60-0.48%
198012,5181,38112.40%
197011,1379229.03%
196010,215-2,424-19.18%
195012,639-1,344-9.61%
194013,9831,51212.12%
193012,471-192-1.52%
192012,663-417-3.19%
191013,080-2,023-13.39%
190015,1032,78522.61%
189012,3182,89830.76%
18809,4202,70040.18%
18706,720-2,493-27.06%
18609,2132,73542.22%
18506,4785589.43%
18405,92062711.85%
18305,2933777.67%
18204,9160.00%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,320
Black or African American4,164
Two or More Races88
Some Other Race25
American Indian and Alaska Native6

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

Lawrence 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

Lawrence County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1


Total

39.7


Male

40.5


Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,515 adults, (2,016 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Mississippi.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,427

51.00%

Male

6,176

49.00%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lawrence County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Male71%29%
Female67.1%32.9%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8592.5979.2
Married2,5413.0986.5
Non Family1,3491.0773.5
Female7623.5267.1
Male2073.0371

3.14

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Mississippi Households

Lawrence County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4775.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,27015.07%
High School Graduate3,02935.94%
Some College1,62819.31%
Associates Degree87810.42%
Bachelors Degree7779.22%
Graduate Degree3704.39%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7634,776804
Black2,5831,832319
Hispanic45353
Multiple Races271812
Other Race15159
Native American66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 60.00%.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,969$41,558$22,429
Less Than High School$19,719$23,977$
High School Grad$28,610$40,726$20,043
Some College$26,368$46,652$20,564
Bachelors Degree$37,000$46,672$31,450
Graduate Degree$55,903$$55,926

$29,969

Average Earnings

$41,558

Average Male

$22,429

Average Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

99.53% of Lawrence County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,1641,50236.07%
White8,2271,18314.38%
Multiple883944.32%
Hispanic812227.16%

21.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.29%

Male Poverty Rate

23.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 44.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is White, with 14.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.27%.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.46%
High School16.18%
Some College16.08%
Bachelors or Greater7.41%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.50%
Male Unemployed55.03%
Female Employed12.56%
Male Employed7.64%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Income

Lawrence County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,155$52,486
Families$46,744$61,518
Married Families$56,414$
Non Families$19,097$28,312

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence 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 55To64.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by War

623

Number of Veterans

579

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam202
First Gulf War114
Second Gulf War114
Korea61
World War II18

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64171
35 to 54160
65 to 74136
75+134
18 to 3422

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5047.83%
Black1133.76%
Hispanic2633.77%
2 or More616.67%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment Status

Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monticello15701552-18-1.15%
New Hebron447445-2-0.45%
Silver Creek210206-4-1.90%
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