Lincoln County, Mississippi Population 2019

Lincoln County, Mississippi's estimated population is 34,320 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Mississippi is the 23rd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201834,205-115-0.34%
201734,320-53-0.15%
201634,373-151-0.44%
201534,524-215-0.62%
201434,739110.03%
201334,728-120-0.34%
201234,848-22-0.06%
201134,870-31-0.09%
201034,9014,62315.27%
199030,2781040.34%
198030,1743,97615.18%
197026,198-561-2.10%
196026,759-1,140-4.09%
195027,8993931.43%
194027,5061,1494.36%
193026,3571,7056.92%
192024,652-3,945-13.80%
191028,5977,04532.69%
190021,5523,64020.32%
189017,9124,36532.22%
188013,5473,36333.02%
187010,1840.00%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,567
Black or African American10,641
Asian254
Two or More Races76
American Indian and Alaska Native4

Lincoln County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Lincoln County, Mississippi Median Age

37.8


Total

36.6


Male

39.5


Female

Lincoln County, Mississippi Adults

There are 26,068 adults, (5,479 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Mississippi.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,047

52.25%

Male

16,495

47.75%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lincoln County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
Male80.1%19.9%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Female47.2%52.8%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8062.6474.9
Married6,2393.1286.8
Non Family3,7761.1269.7
Female2,1013.6247.2
Male6903.7180.1

3.23

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8863.84%
9th to 12th Grade2,1999.54%
High School Graduate8,46636.74%
Some College5,03721.86%
Associates Degree3,00813.05%
Bachelors Degree2,1669.40%
Graduate Degree1,2835.57%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,05914,2572,505
Black6,6635,439811
Asian171116
Hispanic138138133
Multiple Races383828
Native American4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 96.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,599$41,009$24,516
Less Than High School$16,842$14,688$20,540
High School Grad$26,353$31,960$19,193
Some College$32,515$45,319$25,588
Bachelors Degree$42,304$54,688$38,343
Graduate Degree$50,703$62,083$42,804

$30,599

Average Earnings

$41,009

Average Male

$24,516

Average Female

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language

98.92% of Lincoln County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,3804,03138.83%
White22,9313,87416.89%
Hispanic3699826.56%
Native44100.00%

23.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.53%

Male Poverty Rate

26.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi is White, with 16.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.03%
High School22.70%
Some College16.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.75%
Male Unemployed31.90%
Female Employed12.33%
Male Employed7.23%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Income

Lincoln County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,308$53,376
Families$47,436$63,099
Married Families$61,934-
Non Families$20,377$29,214

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans

1,650

Number of Veterans

1,561

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam578
First Gulf War243
Second Gulf War238
Korea197
World War II26

Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2937.17%
Black3574.58%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Employment Status

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brookhaven1251312359-154-1.23%
Wesson 19251891-34-1.77%
  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