Corinth, Mississippi Population 2021

14,646
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Corinth is a city located in Alcorn County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Alcorn County. With a 2020 population of 14,646, it is the 27th largest city in Mississippi and the 2354th largest city in the United States . Corinth is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,573 in 2010. Corinth reached it's highest population of 14,778 in 2011. Spanning over 30 miles, Corinth has a population density of 486 people per square mile.

The average household income in Corinth is $59,556 with a poverty rate of 17.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $123,300. The median age in Corinth is 38.8 years, 35.1 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Corinth Demographics

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

  • White: 69.72%
  • Black or African American: 24.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Corinth, Mississippi is 14,646 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,385.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,573.

Corinth, Mississippi Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,2391430.38%
202037,0961430.39%
201936,9531430.39%
201836,810-355-0.96%
201737,165-81-0.22%
201637,246-30-0.08%
201537,276220.06%
201437,254-27-0.07%
201337,281720.19%
201237,209-73-0.20%
201137,2821750.47%
201037,1070.00%

Corinth Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,15369.72%
Black or African American3,58324.61%
Two or More Races4983.42%
Some Other Race2541.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.49%
Asian30.02%
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Corinth Population by Race

Corinth Population Pyramid $2021

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Corinth Median Age

38.8


Total

35.1


Male

43.3


Female

Corinth Adults

There are 11,445 adults, (2,977 of whom are seniors) in Corinth.

Corinth Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Corinth Sex Ratio

Female

7,833

53.79%

Male

6,729

46.21%

Corinth Population by Age

Corinth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Corinth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All54.3%45.7%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Male41%59%
Female24.2%75.8%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Corinth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0872.3154.3
Non Family2,5321.1847.2
Married2,0782.8781.3
Female1,1093.4624.2
Male3683.441

3.04

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Corinth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6846.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,09610.90%
High School Graduate3,06630.48%
Some College2,09520.83%
Associates Degree7977.92%
Bachelors Degree1,45014.42%
Graduate Degree8708.65%
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Corinth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Corinth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3946,2982,033
Black2,2441,794171
Hispanic35510058
2+ Races1409570
Other Race126
Native American19
Asian33

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 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Corinth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,256$37,011$27,446
Less Than 9th Grade$23,482$25,663$20,294
High School Graduate$22,875$23,500$21,058
Some College$31,161$36,900$26,014
Bachelors Degree$37,827$38,880$35,313
Graduate Degree$63,667$75,987$62,806

$31,256

Average Earnings

$37,011

Average Male

$27,446

Average Female

Corinth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Corinth Language by Age

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Corinth Language

96.73% of Corinth residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Corinth Language

Corinth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5991,37614.33%
Black3,39567619.91%
Multiple49029860.82%
Hispanic59510517.65%
Other254124.72%

17.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.16%

Male Poverty Rate

18.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corinth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corinth is Multiple, with 60.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corinth is Other, with 4.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.76%.

Corinth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.57%
Some College15.46%
High School13.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%

Corinth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.12%
Male Unemployed45.64%
Female Employed8.95%
Male Employed4.29%

Corinth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Corinth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,460$59,556
Families$53,297$79,692
Married Families$76,406-
Non Families$19,248$30,169
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Income by Household Type

Corinth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Corinth Married by Age and Sex

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Corinth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Corinth Marital Status by Race

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Corinth Marital Status

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689

Number of Veterans

647

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War215
Vietnam154
Korea79
Second Gulf War63
World War II62

Corinth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54213
75+186
55 to 64136
65 to 74113
18 to 3441

Corinth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6017.08%
Black883.40%
Hispanic81.98%

Corinth Veterans by Race

Corinth Veterans by Education

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5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corinth Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Corinth Employment by Age

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Corinth Employment by Race

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Corinth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.91%

Born in Corinth

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Corinth residents were born in the United States, with 65.91% having been born in Mississippi. 1.30% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,646870.60%
202014,559870.60%
201914,472870.60%
201814,385-204-1.40%
201714,589-77-0.53%
201614,666-47-0.32%
201514,713-13-0.09%
201414,726-38-0.26%
201314,76410.01%
201214,763-15-0.10%
201114,7782011.38%
201014,5775230.37%
200014,0542,2341.75%
199011,820-1,360-1.08%
198013,1801,5991.30%
197011,5811280.11%
196011,4531,6681.59%
19509,7851,9672.27%
19407,8181,5982.31%
19306,2207221.24%
19205,4984780.91%
19105,0201,3593.21%
19003,6610.00%

Corinth Population by Year