Washington County, Mississippi Population 2019

Washington County, Mississippi's estimated population is 46,202 with a growth rate of -2.09% 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
201845,063-1,139-2.47%
201746,202-984-2.09%
201647,186-779-1.62%
201547,965-1,047-2.14%
201449,012-650-1.31%
201349,662-354-0.71%
201250,016-433-0.86%
201150,449-647-1.27%
201051,096-16,839-24.79%
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%

How Many People Live in Washington County, Mississippi?

46,202

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American34,492
White12,442
Two or More Races385
Some Other Race317
Asian311
American Indian and Alaska Native55

Washington County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Washington County, Mississippi Median Age

36.7


Total

33.2


Male

38.5


Female

Washington County, Mississippi Adults

There are 35,319 adults, (6,750 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Mississippi.

Washington County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

25,482

53.09%

Male

22,520

46.91%

Washington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Washington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All54.5%45.5%
Non Family48%52%
Male48%52%
Female38.9%61.1%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2492.654.5
Non Family6,7471.1148
Married5,7023.1576.5
Female4,8383.8538.9
Male9623.5448

3.41

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4177.87%
9th to 12th Grade4,09013.32%
High School Graduate9,39030.58%
Some College6,73621.94%
Associates Degree2,2447.31%
Bachelors Degree3,57811.65%
Graduate Degree2,2527.33%

Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black20,71715,6803,169
White9,1837,9002,495
Hispanic39926129
Asian25821194
Other Race198142
Multiple Races18713947
Native American54458

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,241$32,485$23,836
Less Than High School$16,052$17,012$14,184
High School Grad$24,594$31,434$17,487
Some College$25,781$29,130$24,338
Bachelors Degree$35,037$44,500$30,191
Graduate Degree$51,349$92,708$42,438

$27,241

Average Earnings

$32,485

Average Male

$23,836

Average Female

Washington County, Mississippi Language

Washington County, Mississippi Language by Age

Washington County, Mississippi Language

97.69% of Washington County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black34,10613,99541.03%
White12,1471,88515.52%
Hispanic69712618.08%
Multiple3784511.90%
Native541935.19%
Other317154.73%

33.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.70%

Male Poverty Rate

36.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Black, with 41.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Other, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.27%
High School30.63%
Some College23.47%
Bachelors or Greater7.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.30%
Male Unemployed52.72%
Female Employed18.72%
Male Employed7.77%

Washington County, Mississippi Income

Washington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,387$48,205
Families$38,318$57,579
Married Families$61,770$81,565
Non Families$18,519$30,415

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans

2,035

Number of Veterans

1,877

Male Veterans

158

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam859
Second Gulf War357
First Gulf War269
Korea199
World War II5

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0614.34%
White8648.54%
Asian5018.80%
2 or More3314.93%
Indian2750.00%
Hispanic122.89%

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

19.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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