Sharkey County, Mississippi Population 2018

Sharkey County, Mississippi's estimated population is 4,435 with a growth rate of -4.87% 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
20174,435-227-4.87%
20164,6621282.82%
20164,534-29-0.64%
20154,563-47-1.02%
20144,610-67-1.43%
20134,677-108-2.26%
20124,785-89-1.83%
20114,874-12-0.25%
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%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American3,442
White1,189
Asian19
Some Other Race8
American Indian and Alaska Native4

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

Sharkey County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Sharkey County, Mississippi Median Age

38.7


Total

36.2


Male

40.3


Female

Sharkey County, Mississippi Adults

There are 3,492 adults, (699 of which are seniors) in Sharkey County, Mississippi.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharkey County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

2,514

53.93%

Male

2,148

46.07%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Households and Families

Sharkey County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sharkey County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All57.8%42.2%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female39.6%60.4%
Male31.3%68.7%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharkey County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8042.5157.8
Non Family6151.1255.8
Married5893.0180.1
Female4853.6739.6
Male1152.5231.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sharkey County, Mississippi Households

Sharkey County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2327.60%
9th to 12th Grade54117.73%
High School Graduate86328.28%
Some College67722.18%
Associates Degree1605.24%
Bachelors Degree43814.35%
Graduate Degree1414.62%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,0811,398200
White947859370
Hispanic186
Asian12129
Other Race86
Native American44

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 75.00%.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,414$27,455$22,969
Less Than High School$17,531$18,702$11,757
High School Grad$22,346$28,911$20,625
Some College$25,022$26,875$22,240
Bachelors Degree$32,857$47,039$29,256
Graduate Degree$59,375$66,429$43,750

$25,414

Average Earnings

$27,455

Average Male

$22,969

Average Female

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language by Age

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language

99.41% of Sharkey County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, 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
Black3,4141,25536.76%
White1,11817215.38%
Asian19631.58%
Other8225.00%

31.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.60%

Male Poverty Rate

33.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi is Black, with 36.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi is White, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.27%.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.74%
High School30.56%
Some College14.81%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.54%
Male Unemployed32.65%
Male Employed19.26%
Female Employed17.22%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Income

Sharkey County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,878$39,796
Families$36,074$45,924
Married Families$50,602$
Non Families$21,683$26,513

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by War

198

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam89
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War23
World War II9
Korea9

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 6453
18 to 3453
65 to 7448
35 to 5426
75+18

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1234.95%
White757.64%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment Status

Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment by Age

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

23.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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