Lowndes County, Mississippi Population 2018

Lowndes County, Mississippi's estimated population is 59,186 with a growth rate of -1.00% 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
201759,186-599-1.00%
201659,7853250.55%
201659,460-114-0.19%
201559,574-205-0.34%
201459,779-12-0.02%
201359,7911960.33%
201259,59540.01%
201159,591-204-0.34%
201059,7954870.82%
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%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,205
Black or African American26,031
Two or More Races591
Asian552
Some Other Race274
American Indian and Alaska Native119
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lowndes County, Mississippi Median Age

36.9


Total

35.2


Male

38.4


Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Adults

There are 45,496 adults, (8,489 of which are seniors) in Lowndes County, Mississippi.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

31,224

52.23%

Male

28,561

47.77%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lowndes County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lowndes County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All61.2%38.8%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family51%49%
Female35.8%64.2%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lowndes County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,8212.5561.2
Married10,3493.1278.7
Non Family7,3511.1651
Female4,0783.4135.8
Male1,0433.2758.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lowndes County, Mississippi Households

Lowndes County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3095.87%
9th to 12th Grade3,9339.99%
High School Graduate11,91630.28%
Some College8,78422.32%
Associates Degree3,5979.14%
Bachelors Degree5,57414.16%
Graduate Degree3,2438.24%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,11220,0236,225
Black15,88811,9771,961
Hispanic710584319
Asian396318205
Multiple Races210172115
Other Race1477167
Native American928238
Islander44

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 islander people with a rate of 54.76%.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,743$40,370$22,908
Less Than High School$18,676$22,336$12,207
High School Grad$25,200$31,975$18,256
Some College$26,160$40,284$20,377
Bachelors Degree$42,422$60,116$34,172
Graduate Degree$52,310$69,669$43,623

$30,743

Average Earnings

$40,370

Average Male

$22,908

Average Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language by Age

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

94.87% of Lowndes County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,2898,93135.32%
White30,6213,44511.25%
Hispanic1,14529125.41%
Other27414051.09%
Multiple5839916.98%
Native1191714.29%

21.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.57%

Male Poverty Rate

25.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is Other, with 51.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is White, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.07%.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.61%
High School19.09%
Some College14.66%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.61%
Male Unemployed40.80%
Female Employed14.56%
Male Employed7.55%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,219$55,402
Families$52,076$65,045
Married Families$70,441$
Non Families$21,491$33,004

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by War

4,950

Number of Veterans

4,409

Male Veterans

541

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,723
First Gulf War1,276
Second Gulf War1,253
Korea398
World War II119

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,371
55 to 641,162
65 to 741,080
75+686
18 to 34651

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,22313.11%
Black1,6048.48%
2 or More6027.27%
Asian5010.33%
Hispanic243.45%
Indian1310.92%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment Status

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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