Kosciusko, Mississippi Population 2020

6,755
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Kosciusko is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 6,755, it is the 54th largest city in Mississippi and the 4022nd largest city in the United States. Kosciusko is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -8.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,402 in 2010. Kosciusko reached it's highest population of 7,415 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Kosciusko has a population density of 896 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kosciusko is $51,221 with a poverty rate of 35.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $497 per month, and the median house value is $86,500. The median age in Kosciusko is 36.8 years, 37.9 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.5 males.

Kosciusko Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.34%
  • White: 44.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kosciusko, Mississippi is 6,755, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,837.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,402.

Kosciusko, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,71253.34%
White3,11444.75%
Two or More Races921.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.43%
Some Other Race110.16%
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Kosciusko Population Pyramid 2020

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Kosciusko Median Age

36.8


Total

37.9


Male

36


Female

Kosciusko Adults

There are 5,046 adults, (1,157 of whom are seniors) in Kosciusko.

Kosciusko Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kosciusko Sex Ratio

Female

4,012

57.65%

Male

2,947

42.35%

Kosciusko Households and Families

Kosciusko Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kosciusko Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male73.7%26.3%
Married71.1%28.9%
All46.6%53.4%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Female29.5%70.5%

46.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7122.4446.6
Female8752.9829.5
Non Family8651.0836.2
Married8583.2971.1
Male1142.3373.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kosciusko Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2565.71%
9th to 12th Grade74416.60%
High School Graduate1,33129.70%
Some College1,08224.15%
Associates Degree3718.28%
Bachelors Degree49611.07%
Graduate Degree2014.49%
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Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2612,092469
Black2,1271,303191
Multiple Races525214
Native American302323
Hispanic1111
Other Race1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 76.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,390$31,925$17,736
Less Than High School$$20,977$9,722
High School Grad$24,635$34,327$13,250
Some College$22,434$41,858$17,662
Bachelors Degree$30,673$$25,852
Graduate Degree$64,531$52,446$72,500

$23,390

Average Earnings

$31,925

Average Male

$17,736

Average Female

Kosciusko Language

Kosciusko Language by Age

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Kosciusko Language

99.07% of Kosciusko residents speak only English, while 0.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Kosciusko Poverty

Kosciusko Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6251,94353.60%
White2,88738413.30%
Multiple921415.22%
Hispanic33721.21%
Native30723.33%

35.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.74%

Male Poverty Rate

42.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kosciusko

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kosciusko is Black, with 53.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kosciusko is White, with 13.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.51%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.72%
High School29.13%
Some College26.42%
Bachelors or Greater10.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed85.28%
Male Unemployed54.65%
Female Employed25.65%
Male Employed8.07%

Kosciusko Income

Kosciusko Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,968$51,221
Families$29,854$61,497
Married Families$56,419-
Non Families$21,049$27,348
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Kosciusko Marital Status

Kosciusko Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kosciusko Married by Age and Sex

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Kosciusko Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Kosciusko Marital Status by Race

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Kosciusko Veterans

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334

Number of Veterans

334

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam123
First Gulf War97
World War II41
Korea32
Second Gulf War14
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7497
75+94
35 to 5483
55 to 6460
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White25210.43%
Black682.68%
2 or More1426.92%

Kosciusko Veterans by Education

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18.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kosciusko Employment Status

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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85.59%

Born in Mississippi

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.84% of Kosciusko residents were born in the United States, with 85.59% having been born in Mississippi. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,755-41-0.60%
20196,796-41-0.60%
20186,837-67-0.97%
20176,904-41-0.59%
20166,945-59-0.84%
20157,004-69-0.98%
20147,073-115-1.60%
20137,188-29-0.40%
20127,217-96-1.31%
20117,313-53-0.72%
20107,366-6-0.01%
20007,3723860.54%
19906,986-429-0.59%
19807,4151490.20%
19707,2664660.67%
19606,800470.07%
19506,7532,4624.64%
19404,2911,0542.86%
19303,2370.00%