Lawrence County, Mississippi Population 2019

Lawrence County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,631 with a growth rate of -1.26% 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
201812,455-176-1.39%
201712,631-161-1.26%
201612,7921200.95%
201512,672700.56%
201412,602260.21%
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
White8,345
Black or African American4,205
Two or More Races105
Asian4

Lawrence County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Lawrence County, Mississippi Median Age

40.4


Total

40.2


Male

40.6


Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,569 adults, (2,125 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Mississippi.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,509

51.42%

Male

6,150

48.58%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lawrence County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female70.3%29.7%
Male68.5%31.5%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8222.6379.2
Married2,4683.1686.4
Non Family1,4371.0872.7
Female7333.770.3
Male1843.2368.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4365.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,12713.38%
High School Graduate3,15537.46%
Some College1,58618.83%
Associates Degree95311.32%
Bachelors Degree7859.32%
Graduate Degree3804.51%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8004,920758
Black2,5521,883392
Multiple Races382413
Hispanic34282
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,155$46,341$24,038
Less Than High School$30,500$35,556$
High School Grad$30,473$37,917$21,268
Some College$30,000$51,274$21,884
Bachelors Degree$45,707$49,418$31,607
Graduate Degree$56,031$$55,877

$32,155

Average Earnings

$46,341

Average Male

$24,038

Average Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

99.22% of Lawrence County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,2051,29730.84%
White8,2631,13413.72%
Multiple1055754.29%
Hispanic681623.53%

19.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.40%

Male Poverty Rate

22.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 54.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is White, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.64%
High School16.67%
Some College12.21%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.56%
Male Unemployed53.38%
Female Employed13.00%
Male Employed5.62%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Income

Lawrence County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,432$54,663
Families$53,125$65,217
Married Families$62,450-
Non Families$19,627$29,003

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans

493

Number of Veterans

483

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam206
Second Gulf War82
Korea74
First Gulf War72
World War II18

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3705.74%
Black1163.78%
Hispanic1827.69%
2 or More718.42%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment Status

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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