Smith County, Mississippi Population 2019

Smith County, Mississippi's estimated population is 16,081 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Mississippi is the 56th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,002-79-0.49%
201716,0811360.85%
201615,945-132-0.82%
201516,077-135-0.83%
201416,212-19-0.12%
201316,231-109-0.67%
201216,340-189-1.14%
201116,529280.17%
201016,5011,70311.51%
199014,798-279-1.85%
198015,0771,51611.18%
197013,561-742-5.19%
196014,303-2,437-14.56%
195016,740-2,663-13.72%
194019,4039985.42%
193018,4052,22713.77%
192016,178-425-2.56%
191016,6033,54827.18%
190013,0552,42022.76%
189010,6352,54731.49%
18808,08896213.50%
18707,126-512-6.70%
18607,6383,56787.62%
18504,0712,110107.60%
18401,9610.00%

Smith County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,241
Black or African American3,809
Two or More Races53
Asian7
Some Other Race4

Smith County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Smith County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1


Total

39.4


Male

41.6


Female

Smith County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,160 adults, (2,867 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Mississippi.

Smith County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

8,276

51.36%

Male

7,838

48.64%

Smith County, Mississippi Households and Families

Smith County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smith County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All81%19%
Non Family75.3%24.7%
Male66.6%33.4%
Female64.7%35.3%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8502.7481
Married3,1263.2289.4
Non Family1,6651.175.3
Female7603.9164.7
Male2993.7966.6

3.35

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smith County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8227.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,32012.22%
High School Graduate4,57042.30%
Some College2,07319.19%
Associates Degree8267.65%
Bachelors Degree7747.16%
Graduate Degree4183.87%

Smith County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4336,9991,073
Black2,2861,581100
Hispanic70675
Multiple Races777
Asian777
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,101$40,556$23,005
Less Than High School$19,308$22,250$12,214
High School Grad$30,136$42,580$21,415
Some College$40,333$49,151$24,221
Bachelors Degree$32,389$43,864$30,893
Graduate Degree$45,208$90,000$36,111

$31,101

Average Earnings

$40,556

Average Male

$23,005

Average Female

Smith County, Mississippi Language

Smith County, Mississippi Language by Age

Smith County, Mississippi Language

99.45% of Smith County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Smith County, Mississippi Poverty

Smith County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,9261,88015.76%
Black3,77398826.19%
Multiple533973.58%
Asian77100.00%

18.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.48%

Male Poverty Rate

20.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Mississippi is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Mississippi is White, with 15.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.44%
High School12.73%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.55%
Male Unemployed15.68%
Male Employed8.23%
Female Employed6.91%

Smith County, Mississippi Income

Smith County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,697$55,175
Families$51,312$65,544
Married Families$56,484-
Non Families$17,389$27,850

Smith County, Mississippi Marital Status

Smith County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Smith 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 35-44.

Smith County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Smith County, Mississippi Veterans

1,063

Number of Veterans

977

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam517
Korea104
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War47
World War II44

Smith County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8939.50%
Black1706.21%
Hispanic67.89%

Smith County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Mississippi Employment Status

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Smith County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Raleigh14581416-42-2.88%
Taylorsville13491286-63-4.67%
Polkville833803-30-3.60%
Mize340327-13-3.82%
Sylvarena109105-4-3.67%
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