Sharkey County, Mississippi Population 2019

Sharkey County, Mississippi's estimated population is 4,423 with a growth rate of -2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sharkey County, Mississippi is the 81st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20184,377-46-1.04%
20174,423-93-2.06%
20164,516-51-1.12%
20154,567-46-1.00%
20144,613-65-1.39%
20134,678-108-2.26%
20124,786-89-1.83%
20114,875-11-0.23%
20104,886-2,180-30.85%
19907,066-898-11.28%
19807,964-973-10.89%
19708,937-1,801-16.77%
196010,738-2,165-16.78%
195012,903-2,530-16.39%
194015,4331,55611.21%
193013,877-313-2.21%
192014,190-1,504-9.58%
191015,6943,51628.87%
190012,1783,79645.29%
18908,3822,07632.92%
18806,3060.00%

How Many People Live in Sharkey County, Mississippi?

4,423

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American3,350
White1,245
Asian19
Some Other Race12
American Indian and Alaska Native5

Sharkey County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Sharkey County, Mississippi Median Age

39.6


Total

36.3


Male

41.7


Female

Sharkey County, Mississippi Adults

There are 3,478 adults, (752 of whom are seniors) in Sharkey County, Mississippi.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharkey County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

2,454

52.99%

Male

2,177

47.01%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Households and Families

Sharkey County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sharkey County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Female45.4%54.6%
Male40.3%59.7%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8092.4862.1
Non Family7231.0955.2
Married7063.1478.8
Female3134.245.4
Male672.6140.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sharkey County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2267.20%
9th to 12th Grade54817.46%
High School Graduate79425.30%
Some College70322.40%
Associates Degree1936.15%
Bachelors Degree48615.49%
Graduate Degree1885.99%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,0991,443264
White1,006891395
Hispanic289
Asian161615
Other Race129
Native American55

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 asian people with a rate of 93.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,037$28,293$25,465
Less Than High School$18,983$19,331$14,286
High School Grad$20,139$27,222$13,472
Some College$25,760$32,708$25,606
Bachelors Degree$35,653$46,625$35,397
Graduate Degree$38,173$$38,269

$26,037

Average Earnings

$28,293

Average Male

$25,465

Average Female

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language by Age

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language

99.57% of Sharkey County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3231,16635.09%
White1,17213311.35%
Asian191368.42%
Other12325.00%

29.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.05%

Male Poverty Rate

32.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi is Asian, with 68.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi is White, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.90%
High School33.16%
Some College13.79%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.24%
Male Unemployed25.62%
Female Employed19.91%
Male Employed11.27%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Income

Sharkey County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,033$43,104
Families$40,758$55,094
Married Families$49,565-
Non Families$19,142$24,840

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans

161

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War20
Korea10
World War II7

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White888.58%
Black733.02%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

14.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Sharkey County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rolling Fork21432025-118-5.51%
Anguilla725661-64-8.83%
Cary311285-26-8.36%
  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