Sunflower County, Mississippi Population 2018

Sunflower County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,981 with a growth rate of -5.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sunflower County, Mississippi is the 36th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,981-1,443-5.26%
201627,4241,0353.92%
201626,389-513-1.91%
201526,902-496-1.81%
201427,398-508-1.82%
201327,906-498-1.75%
201228,404-111-0.39%
201128,515-468-1.61%
201028,983-3,884-11.82%
199032,867-1,977-5.67%
198034,844-2,203-5.95%
197037,047-8,703-19.02%
196045,750-10,281-18.35%
195056,031-4,976-8.16%
194061,007-5,357-8.07%
193066,36419,99043.11%
192046,37417,58761.09%
191028,78712,70378.98%
190016,0846,70071.40%
18909,3844,723101.33%
18804,661-354-7.06%
18705,015-4-0.08%
18605,0193,917355.44%
18501,1020.00%

Sunflower County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American20,228
White6,906
Some Other Race104
Two or More Races103
American Indian and Alaska Native58
Asian25

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

Sunflower 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

Sunflower County, Mississippi Median Age

34.5


Total

33.3


Male

35.9


Female

Sunflower County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,979 adults, (3,181 of which are seniors) in Sunflower County, Mississippi.

Sunflower County, Mississippi Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunflower County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,074

47.67%

Male

14,350

52.33%

Sunflower County, Mississippi Households and Families

Sunflower County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sunflower County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All56.6%43.4%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female43.7%56.3%
Male41.3%58.7%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunflower County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5072.7656.6
Non Family2,7681.1752.2
Married2,6483.4676.8
Female2,5193.6643.7
Male5723.2641.3

3.46

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sunflower County, Mississippi Households

Sunflower County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7119.58%
9th to 12th Grade3,19117.87%
High School Graduate5,29529.65%
Some College3,91321.91%
Associates Degree1,2216.84%
Bachelors Degree1,7109.58%
Graduate Degree8154.56%

Sunflower County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,5488,6101,546
White5,0794,191967
Hispanic21912515
Multiple Races58419
Other Race5431
Native American25
Asian23223

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.04%.

Sunflower County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,512$28,112$21,980
Less Than High School$16,377$16,922$15,779
High School Grad$23,344$30,664$18,676
Some College$22,910$25,755$21,810
Bachelors Degree$30,662$41,012$29,556
Graduate Degree$45,260$66,711$41,326

$24,512

Average Earnings

$28,112

Average Male

$21,980

Average Female

Sunflower County, Mississippi Language

Sunflower County, Mississippi Language by Age

Sunflower County, Mississippi Language

98.56% of Sunflower County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Sunflower County, Mississippi Poverty

Sunflower County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,5017,36042.05%
White5,47961811.28%
Hispanic41512931.08%
Multiple991414.14%
Asian21523.81%

34.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.97%

Male Poverty Rate

36.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunflower County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunflower County, Mississippi is Black, with 42.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunflower County, Mississippi is White, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.75%.

Sunflower County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.26%
High School30.70%
Some College24.93%
Bachelors or Greater6.37%

Sunflower County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.36%
Male Unemployed41.50%
Female Employed19.76%
Male Employed14.04%

Sunflower County, Mississippi Income

Sunflower County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,126$42,949
Families$32,679$49,953
Married Families$58,936$
Non Families$19,301$26,130

Sunflower County, Mississippi Marital Status

Sunflower County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunflower County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Sunflower County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Sunflower County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Sunflower County, Mississippi Veterans

Sunflower County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,066

Number of Veterans

991

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam358
Second Gulf War149
First Gulf War147
World War II65
Korea58

Sunflower County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64274
35 to 54260
75+246
65 to 74190
18 to 3496

Sunflower County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5349.17%
Black5123.43%
2 or More1418.18%
Asian626.09%

Sunflower County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunflower County, Mississippi Employment Status

Sunflower County, Mississippi Employment by Age

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

19.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sunflower County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Sunflower County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sunflower County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Indianola106189655-963-9.07%
Ruleville30072727-280-9.31%
Moorhead24052215-190-7.90%
Shaw 19471803-144-7.40%
Drew19271731-196-10.17%
Sunflower11591049-110-9.49%
Inverness1019927-92-9.03%
Doddsville9889-9-9.18%
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