Marion County, Mississippi Population 2018

Marion County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,069 with a growth rate of -2.87% 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
201725,069-741-2.87%
201625,8106972.78%
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
White16,991
Black or African American8,323
Two or More Races166
Some Other Race160
Asian108
American Indian and Alaska Native62

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

Marion 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

Marion County, Mississippi Median Age

39.8


Total

39.1


Male

40.8


Female

Marion County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,641 adults, (4,259 of which are seniors) in Marion County, Mississippi.

Marion County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,256

51.36%

Male

12,554

48.64%

Marion County, Mississippi Households and Families

Marion County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family74.3%25.7%
Male73.1%26.9%
Female51.9%48.1%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6592.676.4
Married4,7563.1886.2
Non Family2,7351.1274.3
Female1,6033.1751.9
Male5653.2273.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

3.9%

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 Grade1,1926.85%
9th to 12th Grade2,66715.33%
High School Graduate6,48037.24%
Some College3,16418.18%
Associates Degree1,6819.66%
Bachelors Degree1,4168.14%
Graduate Degree8024.61%

Marion County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,8279,1771,534
Black5,1664,008536
Hispanic26522551
Other Race15012651
Multiple Races736451
Asian484646
Native American3636

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 95.83%.

Marion County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,688$35,288$17,626
Less Than High School$16,004$21,174$14,257
High School Grad$27,397$32,328$18,265
Some College$26,777$37,885$17,305
Bachelors Degree$34,167$47,604$17,917
Graduate Degree$42,857$49,605$36,852

$26,688

Average Earnings

$35,288

Average Male

$17,626

Average Female

Marion County, Mississippi Language

Marion County, Mississippi Language by Age

Marion County, Mississippi Language

98.39% of Marion County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,0773,80947.16%
White16,2803,00118.43%
Multiple1532013.07%
Hispanic350102.86%
Other160106.25%

27.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.22%

Male Poverty Rate

29.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Black, with 47.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.25%.

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.40%
High School21.33%
Some College20.13%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.50%
Male Unemployed51.67%
Female Employed19.31%
Male Employed8.45%

Marion County, Mississippi Income

Marion County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,914$51,064
Families$40,787$60,501
Married Families$52,627$
Non Families$14,663$25,359

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,410

Number of Veterans

1,317

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam395
First Gulf War321
Second Gulf War139
Korea94
World War II46

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+438
35 to 54297
65 to 74296
55 to 64257
18 to 34122

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9667.34%
Black4357.11%
2 or More912.33%

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

16.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Employment Status

Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Age

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

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