Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population 2018

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi's estimated population is 49,799 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is the 15th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201749,7993750.76%
201649,424-155-0.31%
201649,579990.20%
201549,4804560.93%
201449,024-52-0.11%
201349,0762680.55%
201248,8081,0872.28%
201147,721-17-0.04%
201047,7389,36324.40%
199038,3752,3576.54%
198036,0187,26625.27%
197028,7522,5779.85%
196026,1751,6066.54%
195024,5692,41810.92%
194022,1513,03215.86%
193019,1192,24713.32%
192016,872-2,804-14.25%
191019,676-507-2.51%
190020,1832,48914.07%
189017,6941,71610.74%
188015,9781,0877.30%
187014,8911,91414.75%
186012,9773,80641.50%
18509,1714,895114.48%
18404,2760.00%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,642
Black or African American18,276
Asian1,465
Two or More Races685
Some Other Race305
American Indian and Alaska Native51

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

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20%25% Male Population0%5%10%15%20%25% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Median Age

25.2


Total

23.9


Male

26.4


Female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Adults

There are 40,725 adults, (4,992 of which are seniors) in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Age Dependency

38.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

24,545

49.66%

Male

24,879

50.34%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Households and Families

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All52.1%47.9%
Female36%64%
Non Family35.5%64.5%
Male33.1%66.9%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1092.5752.1
Non Family8,1401.7235.5
Married6,1883.1681.4
Female2,1293.9136
Male6523.3133.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Households

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0614.26%
9th to 12th Grade2,2348.97%
High School Graduate5,11920.55%
Some College4,19316.83%
Associates Degree1,8457.41%
Bachelors Degree5,32121.36%
Graduate Degree5,13620.62%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,96313,2627,537
Black9,5047,1342,002
Asian786754596
Hispanic434226106
Multiple Races255255230
Other Race22129
Native American303016

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 90.20%.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,669$36,791$27,318
Less Than High School$18,750$20,811$15,250
High School Grad$23,860$30,264$17,978
Some College$25,753$33,021$20,898
Bachelors Degree$32,441$41,944$30,811
Graduate Degree$53,998$67,917$44,141

$31,669

Average Earnings

$36,791

Average Male

$27,318

Average Female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language by Age

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language

94.27% of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 5.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,7786,83540.74%
White24,4866,68227.29%
Asian1,42647433.24%
Multiple62521935.04%
Hispanic70013719.57%
Other2662910.90%
Native301446.67%

32.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.19%

Male Poverty Rate

35.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is Native, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is Other, with 10.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.09%.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.44%
High School27.25%
Some College20.25%
Bachelors or Greater8.61%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.26%
Male Unemployed61.76%
Female Employed21.83%
Male Employed16.21%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Income

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,431$54,035
Families$55,993$75,439
Married Families$79,303$
Non Families$18,211$28,984

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Oktibbeha 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 45To54.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by War

2,065

Number of Veterans

1,756

Male Veterans

309

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam662
Second Gulf War457
First Gulf War334
Korea185
World War II79

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54541
65 to 74540
75+362
55 to 64345
18 to 34277

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5436.21%
Black4433.22%
2 or More499.66%
Indian3058.82%
Hispanic162.04%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

11.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment Status

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment by Age

55%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Starkville239092557016616.95%
Maben 877864-13-1.48%
Sturgis26426510.38%
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