Washington County, Mississippi Population 2018

Washington County, Mississippi's estimated population is 46,221 with a growth rate of -5.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Mississippi is the 18th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201746,221-2,603-5.33%
201648,8241,6333.46%
201647,191-761-1.59%
201547,952-1,045-2.13%
201448,997-654-1.32%
201349,651-361-0.72%
201250,012-430-0.85%
201150,442-653-1.28%
201051,095-16,840-24.79%
199067,935-4,409-6.09%
198072,3441,7632.50%
197070,581-8,057-10.25%
196078,6388,13411.54%
195070,5042,9284.33%
194067,57613,26624.43%
193054,3103,2186.30%
192051,0922,1594.41%
191048,933-283-0.58%
190049,2168,80221.78%
189040,41415,04759.32%
188025,36710,79874.12%
187014,569-1,110-7.08%
186015,6797,29086.90%
18508,3891,10215.12%
18407,2875,311268.78%
18301,9760.00%

Washington County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American34,990
White12,883
Two or More Races366
Some Other Race269
Asian269
American Indian and Alaska Native47

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

Washington County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington County, Mississippi Median Age

36.4


Total

32.9


Male

38.3


Female

Washington County, Mississippi Adults

There are 35,837 adults, (6,640 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Mississippi.

Washington County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

25,904

53.06%

Male

22,920

46.94%

Washington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Washington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All55.6%44.4%
Male51.3%48.7%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female39.1%60.9%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,1482.6655.6
Non Family6,3591.1148.6
Married5,7323.1178.9
Female5,0923.939.1
Male9653.7151.3

3.42

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Mississippi Households

Washington County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6848.62%
9th to 12th Grade4,50214.47%
High School Graduate9,42230.27%
Some College6,71721.58%
Associates Degree2,0336.53%
Bachelors Degree3,79012.18%
Graduate Degree1,9746.34%

Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black20,83515,2063,210
White9,4758,0902,406
Hispanic40628924
Asian21716974
Multiple Races21117957
Other Race193144
Native American47407

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.10%.

Washington County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,226$31,854$22,747
Less Than High School$15,515$16,567$13,152
High School Grad$22,836$31,091$16,553
Some College$25,777$27,346$24,363
Bachelors Degree$35,132$42,721$30,517
Graduate Degree$51,019$77,763$41,667

$26,226

Average Earnings

$31,854

Average Male

$22,747

Average Female

Washington County, Mississippi Language

Washington County, Mississippi Language by Age

Washington County, Mississippi Language

97.65% of Washington County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black34,56314,72942.61%
White12,4571,96715.79%
Hispanic67012618.81%
Multiple3583710.34%
Native471940.43%
Asian26893.36%

34.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.24%

Male Poverty Rate

37.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Black, with 42.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Asian, with 3.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.57%.

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.49%
High School29.90%
Some College22.63%
Bachelors or Greater8.08%

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.69%
Female Unemployed47.58%
Female Employed21.15%
Male Employed8.02%

Washington County, Mississippi Income

Washington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,452$45,494
Families$35,599$52,468
Married Families$60,423$76,543
Non Families$17,988$30,609

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Washington 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.

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by War

2,227

Number of Veterans

2,079

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam808
Second Gulf War439
First Gulf War286
Korea214
World War II62

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64510
35 to 54509
65 to 74488
75+414
18 to 34306

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,1344.60%
White1,0099.64%
2 or More3715.42%
Indian2655.32%
Asian219.29%
Hispanic92.22%

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

16.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Employment Status

Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Age

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

19.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greenville3441031517-2893-8.41%
Leland44774104-373-8.33%
Hollandale27042496-208-7.69%
Metcalfe10671008-59-5.53%
Arcola368352-16-4.35%
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