Corinth, Mississippi Population 2024

14,016

Corinth is a city located in Alcorn County and Tishomingo County Mississippi. Corinth has a 2024 population of 14,016. It is also the county seat of Alcorn County. Corinth is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -4.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,608 in 2020.

The average household income in Corinth is $70,647 with a poverty rate of 21.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Corinth is 42.1 years, 37.6 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Corinth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Corinth was:

  • White: 73.45%
  • Black or African American: 17.05%
  • Two or more races: 4.92%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
30.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
464.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.05% (-592)
The current population of Corinth, Mississippi is 14,016 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,608.

Corinth, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,66573.45%
Black or African American2,47517.05%
Two or more races7154.92%
Other race4973.42%
Native American1220.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander440.3%
Asian20.01%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Corinth Population by Race

Corinth Population Pyramid 2024

Corinth Median Age

42.1

Total

37.6

Male

46.6

Female

Corinth Adults

There are 11,720 adults, (3,254 of whom are seniors) in Corinth.

Corinth Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Corinth Sex Ratio

Female7,52351.81%
Male6,99748.19%

Corinth Population by Age

Corinth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2632.2150.349.7
Non Family2,8331.332.967.1
Married2,1372.8984.415.6
Female1,0123.1931.468.6
Male2812.6935.664.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Corinth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7667.52%
9th to 12th Grade1,18411.62%
High School Graduate2,95228.97%
Some College2,08320.44%
Associates Degree6576.45%
Bachelors Degree1,56815.39%
Graduate Degree9799.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Corinth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Corinth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,7206,6722,220
Black1,8131,180151
Hispanic3568821
2+ Races344260134
Other Race2317219
Native American44180
Asian222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Corinth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,627$42,681$36,258
Less Than 9th Grade$27,947$28,394$0
High School Graduate$27,788$31,799$14,567
Some College$37,026$41,125$27,813
Bachelors Degree$51,360$79,773$42,754
Graduate Degree$74,990$0$74,583

$40,627

Average Earnings

$42,681

Average Male

$36,258

Average Female

Corinth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Corinth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Corinth Language

95.87% of Corinth residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Corinth Language

Corinth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,1851,69916.68%
Black2,2621,00844.56%
Multiple68129643.47%
Other480285.83%
Hispanic690284.06%
Asian22100%

21.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.92%

Male Poverty Rate

22.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corinth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corinth is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corinth is Hispanic, with 4.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.28%.

Corinth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.33%
High School22.41%
Some College19.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Corinth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed78.24%
Female Unemployed64.94%
Female Employed15.47%
Male Employed1.87%

Corinth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Corinth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$40,546$70,647
Families$56,471$94,427
Married Families$86,463$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,123$40,488

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Corinth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Corinth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Corinth 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 35-44.

Corinth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Corinth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

840

Number of Veterans

744

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War155
Vietnam152
Korea107
Second Gulf War84
World War II0

Corinth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+292
55 to 64206
35 to 54188
65 to 74128
18 to 3426

Corinth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7758.72%
Black522.51%
2+ Races112.42%
Hispanic71.96%
Asian2100%

Corinth Veterans by Race

Corinth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corinth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Corinth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Corinth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Corinth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.6%

Born in Corinth

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Corinth residents were born in the United States, with 62.6% having been born in Mississippi. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Corinth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,276-148-1.1%
202813,424-148-1.09%
202713,572-148-1.08%
202613,720-148-1.07%
202513,868-148-1.06%
202414,016-148-1.04%
202314,164-148-1.03%
202214,312-139-0.96%
202114,451-157-1.07%
202014,608790.54%
201914,529960.67%
201814,433-194-1.33%
201714,627-59-0.4%
201614,686-51-0.35%
201514,737-10-0.07%
201414,747-35-0.24%
201314,78240.03%
201214,778-10-0.07%
201114,7882041.4%
201014,5845303.77%
200014,0542,23418.9%
199011,820-1,360-10.32%
198013,1801,59913.81%
197011,5811281.12%
196011,4531,66817.05%
19509,7851,96725.16%
19407,8181,59825.69%
19306,22072213.13%
19205,4984789.52%
19105,0201,35937.12%
19003,66100%
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Corinth Population by Year