Simpson County, Mississippi Population 2018

Simpson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 26,947 with a growth rate of -1.22% 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
201726,947-332-1.22%
201627,2792991.11%
201626,980-160-0.59%
201527,140-350-1.27%
201427,490-29-0.11%
201327,5191060.39%
201227,413210.08%
201127,392-134-0.49%
201027,5263,57314.92%
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%

Simpson County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,111
Black or African American9,659
Two or More Races312
American Indian and Alaska Native101
Some Other Race91
Asian5

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

Simpson 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

Simpson County, Mississippi Median Age

37.9


Total

35.6


Male

42.1


Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,405 adults, (4,283 of which are seniors) in Simpson County, Mississippi.

Simpson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,970

51.21%

Male

13,309

48.79%

Simpson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Simpson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Simpson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
Male67.5%32.5%
Female61.2%38.8%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Simpson County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4182.8279.4
Married4,5143.3889.2
Non Family2,7321.2276.4
Female1,6463.6161.2
Male5263.9267.5

3.42

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Simpson County, Mississippi Households

Simpson County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2566.94%
9th to 12th Grade2,28712.65%
High School Graduate6,85737.91%
Some College3,76420.81%
Associates Degree1,6168.94%
Bachelors Degree1,4988.28%
Graduate Degree8084.47%

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,8089,9671,963
Black5,8014,293323
Hispanic2521235
Multiple Races21715215
Other Race7171
Native American3535
Asian55

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 16.62%.

Simpson County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,840$34,259$24,382
Less Than High School$20,324$28,762$15,593
High School Grad$28,331$33,156$19,950
Some College$27,442$32,273$25,107
Bachelors Degree$42,065$56,181$38,888
Graduate Degree$45,486$50,500$43,669

$29,840

Average Earnings

$34,259

Average Male

$24,382

Average Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

Simpson County, Mississippi Language by Age

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

98.06% of Simpson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3973,74639.86%
White16,4863,21919.53%
Multiple31218559.29%
Hispanic46414932.11%
Other917178.02%

27.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.17%

Male Poverty Rate

28.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is Other, with 78.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is White, with 19.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.85%.

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.97%
High School22.40%
Some College18.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.37%
Female Unemployed47.03%
Male Employed13.03%
Female Employed12.13%

Simpson County, Mississippi Income

Simpson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,285$49,847
Families$42,089$58,726
Married Families$54,891$
Non Families$17,122$25,945

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,511

Number of Veterans

1,410

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam482
Second Gulf War350
First Gulf War344
Korea90
World War II70

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74362
35 to 54349
75+333
55 to 64313
18 to 34154

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1368.61%
Black3024.41%
Hispanic5820.42%
Other4969.01%
2 or More2410.30%

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

18.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment Status

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Age

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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