Walthall County, Mississippi Population 2019

Walthall County, Mississippi's estimated population is 14,523 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walthall County, Mississippi is the 58th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,465-58-0.40%
201714,523-38-0.26%
201614,561-46-0.31%
201514,607-243-1.64%
201414,850-11-0.07%
201314,861-216-1.43%
201215,077-303-1.97%
201115,380-25-0.16%
201015,4051,0537.34%
199014,3525914.29%
198013,7611,26110.09%
197012,500-1,012-7.49%
196013,512-2,051-13.18%
195015,563-1,971-11.24%
194017,5343,66326.41%
193013,8714163.09%
192013,4550.00%

Walthall County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,789
Black or African American6,713
Asian68
Two or More Races64
Some Other Race36

Walthall County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Walthall County, Mississippi Median Age

40.3


Total

37.8


Male

42.6


Female

Walthall County, Mississippi Adults

There are 11,137 adults, (2,671 of whom are seniors) in Walthall County, Mississippi.

Walthall County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walthall County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

7,484

51.02%

Male

7,186

48.98%

Walthall County, Mississippi Households and Families

Walthall County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walthall County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.9%8.1%
Non Family91.5%8.5%
Married91.3%8.7%
All89.4%10.6%
Female78.1%21.9%

89.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9032.4689.4
Married2,5143.1991.3
Non Family2,2721.0891.5
Female8833.9278.1
Male2342.5691.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walthall County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5956.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,32913.71%
High School Graduate4,36845.05%
Some College1,51315.60%
Associates Degree8919.19%
Bachelors Degree5555.72%
Graduate Degree4454.59%

Walthall County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6634,739665
Black3,9042,952321
Asian5829
Hispanic56377
Multiple Races15157
Other Race94

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 46.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,032$33,435$21,257
Less Than High School$26,922$31,086$11,935
High School Grad$26,092$35,412$21,528
Some College$27,684$32,483$17,277
Bachelors Degree$39,079$44,583$36,861
Graduate Degree$40,833$$41,667

$28,032

Average Earnings

$33,435

Average Male

$21,257

Average Female

Walthall County, Mississippi Language

Walthall County, Mississippi Language by Age

Walthall County, Mississippi Language

98.53% of Walthall County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty

Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,6202,42036.56%
White7,4901,30617.44%
Asian681826.47%
Hispanic821417.07%
Multiple641320.31%

26.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.36%

Male Poverty Rate

28.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi is Black, with 36.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.25%
High School24.17%
Some College14.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.12%
Male Unemployed50.72%
Female Employed13.91%
Male Employed11.43%

Walthall County, Mississippi Income

Walthall County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,077$48,226
Families$40,485$57,674
Married Families$53,479-
Non Families$14,299$31,519

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Walthall County, Mississippi Marriage

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

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans

591

Number of Veterans

591

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam253
Second Gulf War92
Korea59
First Gulf War40
World War II23

Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3715.97%
Black2134.41%
2 or More746.67%

Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

6.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Employment Status

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Walthall County, Mississippi

  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