Marion County, Mississippi Population 2018

Marion County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,069 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Mississippi is the 38th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,4663971.58%
201725,069-44-0.18%
201625,113-295-1.16%
201525,408-272-1.06%
201425,680-381-1.46%
201326,061-270-1.03%
201226,331-341-1.28%
201126,672-320-1.19%
201026,9921,4485.67%
199025,544-164-0.64%
198025,7082,83712.40%
197022,871-422-1.81%
196023,293-674-2.81%
195023,967-118-0.49%
194024,0854,16220.89%
193019,9232,77916.21%
192017,1441,5459.90%
191015,5992,09815.54%
190013,5013,96941.64%
18909,5322,63138.12%
18806,9012,69063.88%
18704,211-475-10.14%
18604,6862766.26%
18504,41058015.14%
18403,8301393.77%
18303,69157518.45%
18203,1160.00%

Marion County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,748
Black or African American8,183
Some Other Race183
Two or More Races149
Asian109
American Indian and Alaska Native78
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Marion County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Marion County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9


Total

38.2


Male

41.3


Female

Marion County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,440 adults, (4,283 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Mississippi.

Marion County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,045

51.23%

Male

12,421

48.77%

Marion County, Mississippi Households and Families

Marion County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Marion County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
Male87%13%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Female52%48%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6672.5678.6
Married4,6513.2790.8
Non Family3,0561.1271.6
Female1,4683.1252
Male4923.0387

3.14

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Mississippi Households

Marion County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0636.18%
9th to 12th Grade2,73115.88%
High School Graduate6,43237.40%
Some College3,15818.36%
Associates Degree1,5909.25%
Bachelors Degree1,5128.79%
Graduate Degree7114.13%

Marion County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,6808,9371,533
Black5,0704,101594
Hispanic277198
Other Race13578
Multiple Races727259
Asian646137
Native American4242
Islander1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 81.94%.

Marion County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,920$34,718$18,659
Less Than High School$17,944$21,430$14,525
High School Grad$27,793$31,856$18,264
Some College$29,124$43,024$20,217
Bachelors Degree$30,335$55,333$17,478
Graduate Degree$39,100$37,875$39,917

$26,920

Average Earnings

$34,718

Average Male

$18,659

Average Female

Marion County, Mississippi Language

Marion County, Mississippi Language by Age

Marion County, Mississippi Language

98.03% of Marion County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,8983,50844.42%
White16,0852,84017.66%
Hispanic361328.86%
Other1713218.71%
Multiple1361611.76%

25.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.48%

Male Poverty Rate

26.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Black, with 44.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 8.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.50%.

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.95%
High School22.97%
Some College15.57%
Bachelors or Greater10.21%

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.38%
Male Unemployed52.20%
Female Employed17.22%
Male Employed6.95%

Marion County, Mississippi Income

Marion County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,998$49,934
Families$39,503$58,975
Married Families$51,941$
Non Families$17,333$28,963

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Marion County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,143

Number of Veterans

1,056

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam348
First Gulf War255
Korea96
Second Gulf War92
World War II20

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+353
65 to 74269
35 to 54240
55 to 64198
18 to 3483

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8126.25%
Black3315.48%

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

15.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Employment Status

Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Age

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marion County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Columbia65826143-439-6.67%
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