Simpson County, Mississippi Population 2019

Simpson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 26,942 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Simpson County, Mississippi is the 35th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,758-184-0.68%
201726,942-49-0.18%
201626,991-175-0.64%
201527,166-342-1.24%
201427,508-18-0.07%
201327,5261090.40%
201227,417200.07%
201127,397-125-0.45%
201027,5223,56914.90%
199023,9535122.18%
198023,4413,49417.52%
197019,947-507-2.48%
196020,454-1,365-6.26%
195021,819-205-0.93%
194022,0241,1275.39%
193020,8972,78815.40%
192018,1099085.28%
191017,2014,40134.38%
190012,8002,66226.26%
189010,1382,13026.60%
18808,0082,29040.05%
18705,718-362-5.95%
18606,0801,34628.43%
18504,7341,35440.06%
18403,38070026.12%
18302,6800.00%

How Many People Live in Simpson County, Mississippi?

26,942

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,878
Black or African American9,944
Two or More Races292
Asian62
Some Other Race36
American Indian and Alaska Native3

Simpson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Simpson County, Mississippi Median Age

38.9


Total

36


Male

42.3


Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,486 adults, (4,409 of whom are seniors) in Simpson County, Mississippi.

Simpson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,981

51.37%

Male

13,234

48.63%

Simpson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Simpson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Simpson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All79%21%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Female63.6%36.4%
Male63.4%36.6%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3222.8579
Married4,4333.3688.2
Non Family2,6751.2576.3
Female1,8153.5463.6
Male3994.7563.4

3.39

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Simpson County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3977.69%
9th to 12th Grade2,36713.03%
High School Graduate6,40135.24%
Some College3,95821.79%
Associates Degree1,6308.97%
Bachelors Degree1,5518.54%
Graduate Degree8584.72%

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,83510,0182,047
Black5,9514,120295
Multiple Races24618063
Hispanic84504
Asian4327
Other Race1616
Native American33

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 multiple races people with a rate of 25.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,049$33,560$24,670
Less Than High School$20,356$24,771$14,956
High School Grad$28,457$32,397$21,618
Some College$27,274$31,856$24,468
Bachelors Degree$39,954$60,461$38,173
Graduate Degree$48,942$61,023$43,036

$30,049

Average Earnings

$33,560

Average Male

$24,670

Average Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

Simpson County, Mississippi Language by Age

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

98.75% of Simpson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,7054,05341.76%
White16,4773,02518.36%
Multiple29212041.10%
Hispanic1002828.00%
Other361644.44%

27.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.69%

Male Poverty Rate

28.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is Other, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is White, with 18.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.88%
High School21.31%
Some College16.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.03%
Female Unemployed50.80%
Female Employed13.18%
Male Employed11.93%

Simpson County, Mississippi Income

Simpson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,591$50,651
Families$42,271$58,967
Married Families$52,114-
Non Families$17,927$27,075

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Simpson County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans

1,482

Number of Veterans

1,361

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam527
First Gulf War380
Second Gulf War265
Korea102
World War II55

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0868.29%
Black3504.97%
2 or More4617.83%
Hispanic54.46%

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment Status

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Simpson County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Magee44274315-112-2.53%
Mendenhall25042457-47-1.88%
D'Lo452447-5-1.11%
Braxton183179-4-2.19%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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