Leflore County, Mississippi Population 2018

Leflore County, Mississippi's estimated population is 29,223 with a growth rate of -4.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leflore County, Mississippi is the 29th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,223-1,277-4.19%
201630,5007732.60%
201629,727-467-1.55%
201530,194-491-1.60%
201430,685-52-0.17%
201330,737-51-0.17%
201230,788-1,262-3.94%
201132,050-366-1.13%
201032,416-4,925-13.19%
199037,341-4,184-10.08%
198041,525-586-1.39%
197042,111-5,031-10.67%
196047,142-4,671-9.02%
195051,813-1,593-2.98%
194053,406-100-0.19%
193053,50616,25043.62%
192037,2569662.66%
191036,29012,45652.26%
190023,8346,96541.29%
189016,8696,62364.64%
188010,2460.00%

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American22,219
White7,504
Some Other Race348
Asian251
Two or More Races178

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

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Leflore County, Mississippi Median Age

32.8


Total

30.6


Male

34.8


Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Adults

There are 22,052 adults, (3,904 of which are seniors) in Leflore County, Mississippi.

Leflore County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Leflore County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

16,377

53.70%

Male

14,123

46.30%

Leflore County, Mississippi Households and Families

Leflore County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leflore County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.6%30.4%
All50.6%49.4%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Male46.5%53.5%
Female36.8%63.2%

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leflore County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6712.7250.6
Non Family4,1871.0946.7
Married3,1103.3569.6
Female3,0004.2236.8
Male3743.6446.5

3.67

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leflore County, Mississippi Households

Leflore County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,90510.30%
9th to 12th Grade2,26112.23%
High School Graduate6,24433.76%
Some College3,89721.07%
Associates Degree7153.87%
Bachelors Degree2,21011.95%
Graduate Degree1,2626.82%

Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,5389,4191,856
White5,3114,5201,502
Hispanic37616329
Other Race16667
Asian15013487
Multiple Races14111427

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.00%.

Leflore County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,880$34,464$24,375
Less Than High School$17,131$25,909$12,270
High School Grad$23,330$26,593$18,734
Some College$28,069$29,913$24,384
Bachelors Degree$40,726$50,865$31,275
Graduate Degree$44,570$54,464$41,759

$28,880

Average Earnings

$34,464

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

Leflore County, Mississippi Language by Age

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

96.56% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,16610,39349.10%
White6,82791913.46%
Hispanic71627538.41%
Other33818755.33%
Asian25113754.58%
Multiple1784123.03%

40.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.66%

Male Poverty Rate

43.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is Other, with 55.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.16%.

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.24%
High School38.91%
Some College24.00%
Bachelors or Greater13.49%

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.55%
Male Unemployed57.70%
Female Employed20.49%
Male Employed8.93%

Leflore County, Mississippi Income

Leflore County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,356$40,030
Families$29,728$45,503
Married Families$61,058$
Non Families$16,718$29,948

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

25.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Leflore 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.

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by War

834

Number of Veterans

784

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam319
Korea97
World War II70
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War49

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+256
65 to 74249
55 to 64165
35 to 54142
18 to 3422

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black4793.08%
White3405.70%
Asian159.20%

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

20.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment Status

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Age

47.2%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Leflore County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greenwood1615214415-1737-10.75%
Itta Bena20481931-117-5.71%
Sidon509484-25-4.91%
Schlater310295-15-4.84%
Morgan City255242-13-5.10%
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