Pike County, Mississippi Population 2019

Pike County, Mississippi's estimated population is 39,602 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Mississippi is the 19th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201839,563-39-0.10%
201739,602-36-0.09%
201639,638-289-0.72%
201539,927-30-0.08%
201439,95780.02%
201339,949-146-0.36%
201240,095-343-0.85%
201140,438-10-0.02%
201040,4483,5669.67%
199036,8827091.96%
198036,1734,41713.91%
197031,756-3,307-9.43%
196035,063-74-0.21%
195035,1371350.39%
194035,0022,8018.70%
193032,2013,47612.10%
192028,725-8,547-22.93%
191037,2729,72735.31%
190027,5456,34229.91%
189021,2034,51527.06%
188016,6885,38547.64%
187011,3031681.51%
186011,1353,77551.29%
18507,3601,20919.66%
18406,15174913.87%
18305,40296421.72%
18204,4380.00%

Pike County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American21,194
White17,788
Two or More Races276
American Indian and Alaska Native191
Asian187
Some Other Race122
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Pike County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Pike County, Mississippi Median Age

37


Total

34.8


Male

38.9


Female

Pike County, Mississippi Adults

There are 29,046 adults, (6,317 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Mississippi.

Pike County, Mississippi Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

20,873

52.49%

Male

18,890

47.51%

Pike County, Mississippi Households and Families

Pike County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pike County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
Male76.9%23.1%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female48.2%51.8%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9622.5968.4
Married5,9323.0484.2
Non Family5,5221.1460.2
Female2,7334.3448.2
Male7753.2976.9

3.35

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pike County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4655.79%
9th to 12th Grade3,41713.51%
High School Graduate8,75934.63%
Some College5,10420.18%
Associates Degree2,5139.94%
Bachelors Degree2,56310.13%
Graduate Degree1,4715.82%

Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,4759,3101,212
White12,33410,7152,682
Hispanic21921583
Asian1368239
Other Race9490
Multiple Races784618
Native American504218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 98.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,161$33,009$21,439
Less Than High School$17,456$28,447$13,580
High School Grad$25,542$30,453$16,908
Some College$28,254$37,500$21,386
Bachelors Degree$40,917$65,598$31,549
Graduate Degree$41,554$41,917$40,703

$28,161

Average Earnings

$33,009

Average Male

$21,439

Average Female

Pike County, Mississippi Language

Pike County, Mississippi Language by Age

Pike County, Mississippi Language

96.61% of Pike County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,7589,52245.87%
White16,7692,73616.32%
Native18114177.90%
Asian1763017.05%
Hispanic613233.75%

32.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.74%

Male Poverty Rate

36.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Native, with 77.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.78%
High School33.98%
Some College22.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.06%
Male Unemployed50.27%
Female Employed20.33%
Male Employed7.72%

Pike County, Mississippi Income

Pike County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,949$43,623
Families$40,768$51,130
Married Families$55,051-
Non Families$16,096$28,834

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Pike 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 45-54.

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans

1,990

Number of Veterans

1,841

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam820
First Gulf War267
Second Gulf War214
Korea182
World War II88

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1078.01%
Black8795.96%
2 or More43.45%

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

17.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Pike County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
McComb1278912811220.17%
Magnolia24202330-90-3.72%
Summit17051651-54-3.17%
Osyka440427-13-2.95%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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