Kosciusko, Mississippi Population 2021

6,552
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Kosciusko is a city located in Attala County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Attala County. With a 2020 population of 6,552, it is the 55th largest city in Mississippi and the 4100th largest city in the United States . Kosciusko is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -11.48% 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 869 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kosciusko is $53,196 with a poverty rate of 36.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $471 per month, and the median house value is $97,200. The median age in Kosciusko is 36.1 years, 36.5 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Kosciusko Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.95%
  • White: 43.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kosciusko, Mississippi is 6,552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,804.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,402.

Kosciusko, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,69853.95%
White3,00043.76%
Two or More Races1171.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.36%
Some Other Race150.22%
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Kosciusko Population by Race

Kosciusko Population Pyramid $2021

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Kosciusko Median Age

36.1


Total

36.5


Male

33.6


Female

Kosciusko Adults

There are 4,987 adults, (1,159 of whom are seniors) in Kosciusko.

Kosciusko Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kosciusko Sex Ratio

Female

3,958

57.74%

Male

2,897

42.26%

Kosciusko Population by Age

Kosciusko Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kosciusko Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92%8%
Married71.8%28.2%
All46.9%53.1%
Non Family36%64%
Female26.4%73.6%

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kosciusko Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6452.4746.9
Non Family9251.136
Married8163.2271.8
Female7793.2526.4
Male1252.7292

3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Kosciusko Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2996.76%
9th to 12th Grade71116.09%
High School Graduate1,36430.86%
Some College96721.88%
Associates Degree3838.67%
Bachelors Degree49911.29%
Graduate Degree1974.46%
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Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1771,336214
White2,1311,979450
2+ Races726315
Native American251717
Hispanic1515
Other Race1515

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 68.00%.

Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,489$27,378$18,775
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$23,534$
High School Graduate$21,990$27,371$
Some College$24,154$41,979$20,066
Bachelors Degree$22,222$55,278$19,779
Graduate Degree$66,071$85,087$65,536

$23,489

Average Earnings

$27,378

Average Male

$18,775

Average Female

Kosciusko Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kosciusko Language by Age

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Kosciusko Language

99.42% of Kosciusko residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Kosciusko Language

Kosciusko Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6201,90752.68%
White2,77842615.33%
Multiple1172017.09%
Native25832.00%

36.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.15%

Male Poverty Rate

44.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kosciusko

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kosciusko is Black, with 52.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kosciusko is White, with 15.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.31%.

Kosciusko Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.10%
High School30.87%
Some College23.64%
Bachelors or Greater12.13%

Kosciusko Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed81.91%
Male Unemployed59.41%
Female Employed28.18%
Male Employed6.88%

Kosciusko Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kosciusko Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,632$53,196
Families$31,211$65,516
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$20,755$28,136
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Income by Household Type

Kosciusko Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

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 Marital Status

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377

Number of Veterans

367

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam140
First Gulf War89
Korea48
World War II39
Second Gulf War15

Kosciusko Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+131
65 to 74106
35 to 5474
55 to 6466
18 to 34

Kosciusko Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27211.70%
Black903.53%
2+ Races1520.83%

Kosciusko Veterans by Race

Kosciusko Veterans by Education

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20.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kosciusko Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

13.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kosciusko Employment by Age

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Kosciusko Employment by Race

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Kosciusko 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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83.98%

Born in Kosciusko

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Kosciusko residents were born in the United States, with 83.98% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kosciusko Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,552-84-1.27%
20206,636-84-1.25%
20196,720-84-1.23%
20186,804-82-1.19%
20176,886-46-0.66%
20166,932-61-0.87%
20156,993-73-1.03%
20147,066-118-1.64%
20137,184-31-0.43%
20127,215-97-1.33%
20117,312-57-0.77%
20107,369-3-0.00%
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%

Kosciusko Population by Year