Yazoo County, Mississippi Population 2018

Yazoo County, Mississippi's estimated population is 27,057 with a growth rate of -2.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yazoo County, Mississippi is the 34th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,057-662-2.39%
201627,7195131.89%
201627,206-205-0.75%
201527,411-400-1.44%
201427,811-183-0.65%
201327,994-342-1.21%
201228,336720.25%
201128,2641330.47%
201028,1312,62510.29%
199025,506-1,843-6.74%
198027,349450.16%
197027,304-4,349-13.74%
196031,653-4,059-11.37%
195035,712-4,379-10.92%
194040,0912,8297.59%
193037,2621130.30%
192037,149-9,523-20.40%
191046,6722,7246.20%
190043,9487,55420.76%
189036,3942,5497.53%
188033,84516,56695.87%
187017,279-5,094-22.77%
186022,3737,95555.17%
185014,4183,93837.58%
184010,4803,93060.00%
18306,5500.00%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American16,376
White10,499
Two or More Races334
Some Other Race301
Asian135
American Indian and Alaska Native74

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

Yazoo 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

Yazoo County, Mississippi Median Age

35.6


Total

34.6


Male

37.6


Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,983 adults, (3,465 of which are seniors) in Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,422

44.81%

Male

15,297

55.19%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Households and Families

Yazoo County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yazoo County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All60.3%39.7%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male41.2%58.8%
Female39%61%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yazoo County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7542.7260.3
Non Family2,9721.0955.7
Married2,9423.285
Female2,3254.0839
Male5153.241.2

3.42

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yazoo County, Mississippi Households

Yazoo County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4717.92%
9th to 12th Grade2,87015.45%
High School Graduate7,14338.46%
Some College3,68419.84%
Associates Degree1,0165.47%
Bachelors Degree1,4817.97%
Graduate Degree9064.88%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black10,1587,399904
White7,3256,1281,339
Hispanic91755995
Other Race26116741
Multiple Races21314039
Asian808044
Native American7438

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 55.00%.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,077$22,500$23,821
Less Than High School$17,193$18,763$15,256
High School Grad$21,382$23,750$16,888
Some College$24,770$21,779$27,002
Bachelors Degree$35,870$40,114$35,731
Graduate Degree$50,655$48,472$51,213

$23,077

Average Earnings

$22,500

Average Male

$23,821

Average Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language by Age

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

95.10% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,3686,40744.59%
White8,9401,63518.29%
Hispanic948287.23%
Other6868100.00%
Multiple2196127.85%

34.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.81%

Male Poverty Rate

37.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi is White, with 18.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.58%.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.58%
High School32.06%
Some College17.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.54%
Female Unemployed58.93%
Female Employed16.89%
Male Employed7.45%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,560$44,465
Families$35,860$53,333
Married Families$60,599$
Non Families$16,093$24,958

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Yazoo 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.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,404

Number of Veterans

1,276

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam354
Second Gulf War243
First Gulf War199
Korea102
World War II55

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64400
35 to 54349
65 to 74310
18 to 34183
75+162

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8149.63%
Black5524.65%
Hispanic616.37%
2 or More2612.21%
Other124.43%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

20.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment Status

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Age

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

17.9%

Unemployment Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Yazoo County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Yazoo City1140211180-222-1.95%
Bentonia440423-17-3.86%
Eden10399-4-3.88%
Satartia5553-2-3.64%
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