Yazoo County, Mississippi Population 2019

Yazoo County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,478 with a growth rate of 1.98% 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
201828,248-230-0.81%
201728,4785531.98%
201627,9255101.86%
201527,415-390-1.40%
201427,805-193-0.69%
201327,998-338-1.19%
201228,336640.23%
201128,2721380.49%
201028,1342,62810.30%
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 American15,672
White10,529
Two or More Races644
Some Other Race449
Asian105
American Indian and Alaska Native97

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Yazoo County, Mississippi Median Age

35.7


Total

35.3


Male

36.6


Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,629 adults, (3,563 of whom are seniors) in Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,650

46.01%

Male

14,846

53.99%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Households and Families

Yazoo County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yazoo County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female40.8%59.2%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6422.7161.9
Non Family2,9351.1257.7
Married2,9133.1884.6
Female2,3314.0340.8
Male4633.2252.7

3.43

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yazoo County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5918.73%
9th to 12th Grade2,70914.87%
High School Graduate6,56236.02%
Some College3,53319.39%
Associates Degree1,2186.69%
Bachelors Degree1,5978.77%
Graduate Degree1,0075.53%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,7197,1751,059
White7,2546,0231,397
Hispanic1,029591122
Other Race33213454
Multiple Races28816659
Native American9751
Asian484826

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 54.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,589$24,511$24,693
Less Than High School$19,189$20,563$16,269
High School Grad$21,839$24,558$18,203
Some College$26,895$25,656$27,471
Bachelors Degree$32,097$36,375$31,667
Graduate Degree$51,150$$51,979

$24,589

Average Earnings

$24,511

Average Male

$24,693

Average Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language by Age

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

94.06% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 5.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.40% of the population.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,7246,43546.89%
White8,6311,57318.23%
Hispanic62050381.13%
Multiple53322442.03%
Other204204100.00%

36.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.83%

Male Poverty Rate

37.92%

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 18.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.50%
High School33.75%
Some College17.32%
Bachelors or Greater11.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.22%
Female Unemployed61.50%
Female Employed17.58%
Male Employed9.68%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,330$46,157
Families$37,527$55,488
Married Families$64,724-
Non Families$15,959$26,675

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

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

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans

1,425

Number of Veterans

1,328

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam347
Second Gulf War273
First Gulf War140
Korea95
World War II52

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7939.34%
Black5985.28%
Hispanic453.88%
2 or More3411.81%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

16.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment Status

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

15.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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