Leflore County, Mississippi Population 2019

Leflore County, Mississippi's estimated population is 29,324 with a growth rate of -1.59% 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
201828,919-405-1.38%
201729,324-475-1.59%
201629,799-462-1.53%
201530,261-455-1.48%
201430,716-36-0.12%
201330,752-48-0.16%
201230,800-1,267-3.95%
201132,067-351-1.08%
201032,418-4,923-13.18%
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%

How Many People Live in Leflore County, Mississippi?

29,324

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American22,053
White7,386
Some Other Race268
Asian216
Two or More Races190

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Leflore County, Mississippi Median Age

33.1


Total

30.3


Male

35


Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,726 adults, (3,935 of whom are seniors) in Leflore County, Mississippi.

Leflore County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Leflore County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

16,100

53.47%

Male

14,013

46.53%

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%31%
Male50%50%
All49.1%50.9%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female33.8%66.2%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4772.7449.1
Non Family4,0801.0944.8
Married3,0993.3869
Female2,9004.2233.8
Male3983.7450

3.71

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leflore County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8069.97%
9th to 12th Grade2,13811.80%
High School Graduate6,42735.47%
Some College3,74220.65%
Associates Degree7594.19%
Bachelors Degree2,06911.42%
Graduate Degree1,1796.51%

Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,4669,4481,742
White4,9904,3521,441
Hispanic386141
Multiple Races16913435
Other Race15862
Asian1029430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,368$37,700$23,874
Less Than High School$16,825$25,313$12,396
High School Grad$25,448$34,125$18,657
Some College$28,451$30,578$24,102
Bachelors Degree$36,557$50,882$30,226
Graduate Degree$47,865$56,725$40,000

$29,368

Average Earnings

$37,700

Average Male

$23,874

Average Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

Leflore County, Mississippi Language by Age

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

96.82% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,14510,47849.55%
White6,46568510.60%
Hispanic74424332.66%
Asian21615270.37%
Other25812849.61%
Multiple1904624.21%

40.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.38%

Male Poverty Rate

44.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is Asian, with 70.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is White, with 10.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.42%
High School37.49%
Some College25.19%
Bachelors or Greater12.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.99%
Male Unemployed63.45%
Female Employed21.43%
Male Employed7.97%

Leflore County, Mississippi Income

Leflore County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,210$40,093
Families$30,352$45,918
Married Families$59,509-
Non Families$16,018$29,725

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans

763

Number of Veterans

715

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam308
Korea76
First Gulf War66
Second Gulf War65
World War II58

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black4362.82%
White3195.50%
Asian87.84%

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

21.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment Status

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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