Lowndes County, Mississippi Population 2019

Lowndes County, Mississippi's estimated population is 59,189 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lowndes County, Mississippi is the 12th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201858,930-259-0.44%
201759,189-369-0.62%
201659,558-137-0.23%
201559,695-118-0.20%
201459,81320.00%
201359,8112050.34%
201259,606-7-0.01%
201159,613-183-0.31%
201059,7964880.82%
199059,3082,0043.50%
198057,3047,60415.30%
197049,7003,0616.56%
196046,6398,78723.21%
195037,8522,6077.40%
194035,2455,25817.53%
193029,9872,3558.52%
192027,632-3,071-10.00%
191030,7031,6085.53%
190029,0952,0487.57%
189027,047-1,197-4.24%
188028,244-2,258-7.40%
187030,5026,87729.11%
186023,6254,08120.88%
185019,5445,03134.67%
184014,51311,340357.39%
18303,1730.00%

How Many People Live in Lowndes County, Mississippi?

59,189

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,099
Black or African American25,925
Two or More Races681
Asian596
Some Other Race125
American Indian and Alaska Native119
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Lowndes County, Mississippi Median Age

36.6


Total

35


Male

38


Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Adults

There are 45,284 adults, (8,635 of whom are seniors) in Lowndes County, Mississippi.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

31,027

52.10%

Male

28,531

47.90%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lowndes County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lowndes County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All61.3%38.7%
Male51.7%48.3%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female37.7%62.3%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,6302.5661.3
Married10,2333.1178.8
Non Family7,1771.1751.3
Female4,1253.4237.7
Male1,0953.2351.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lowndes County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1725.54%
9th to 12th Grade3,8389.79%
High School Graduate12,04530.71%
Some College8,19020.88%
Associates Degree3,7169.47%
Bachelors Degree5,83614.88%
Graduate Degree3,4268.73%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,89619,8976,542
Black16,03712,2552,186
Hispanic681560287
Asian365288161
Multiple Races18013766
Native American979020
Other Race785050
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 64.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,324$40,816$25,731
Less Than High School$21,536$22,392$18,281
High School Grad$27,429$33,004$20,400
Some College$27,738$40,548$22,665
Bachelors Degree$44,611$60,371$36,475
Graduate Degree$55,102$66,447$46,897

$32,324

Average Earnings

$40,816

Average Male

$25,731

Average Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

95.35% of Lowndes County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,2058,74734.70%
White30,2853,06710.13%
Hispanic1,18224020.30%
Multiple68117425.55%
Native1161512.93%

21.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.05%

Male Poverty Rate

23.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is Black, with 34.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is White, with 10.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.45%
High School18.35%
Some College13.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.84%
Male Unemployed43.09%
Female Employed10.52%
Male Employed5.72%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,198$58,376
Families$54,866$67,944
Married Families$74,001-
Non Families$23,285$35,480

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Lowndes 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.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans

4,649

Number of Veterans

4,026

Male Veterans

623

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,671
First Gulf War1,418
Second Gulf War1,236
Korea234
World War II88

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,90411.88%
Black1,6528.69%
Asian4710.47%
Hispanic375.39%
2 or More3618.46%
Indian108.40%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lowndes County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Columbus2518224561-621-2.47%
Caledonia1041105090.86%
Crawford64165091.40%
Artesia441429-12-2.72%
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