Kosciusko, Mississippi Population 2024

6,765

Kosciusko is a city located in Attala County, Leake County, Neshoba County, and Winston County Mississippi. Kosciusko has a 2024 population of 6,765. It is also the county seat of Attala County. Kosciusko is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,079 in 2020.

The average household income in Kosciusko is $81,911 with a poverty rate of 28.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kosciusko is 36.2 years, 32.9 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Kosciusko Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.38%
  • White: 44.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
897.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.44% (-314)
The current population of Kosciusko, Mississippi is 6,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,079.

Kosciusko, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,69652.38%
White3,10544.01%
Two or more races2343.32%
Native American210.3%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Kosciusko Population by Race

Kosciusko Population Pyramid 2024

Kosciusko Median Age

36.2

Total

32.9

Male

36.9

Female

Kosciusko Adults

There are 5,137 adults, (1,361 of whom are seniors) in Kosciusko.

Kosciusko Age Dependency

86.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kosciusko Sex Ratio

Female3,97956.39%
Male3,07743.61%

Kosciusko Population by Age

Kosciusko Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5452.6356.443.6
Non Family1,0561.1350.849.2
Married7593.1885.214.8
Female6254.392575
Male1053.1992.47.6

3.58

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kosciusko Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2164.85%
9th to 12th Grade3036.8%
High School Graduate1,62636.51%
Some College90420.3%
Associates Degree51811.63%
Bachelors Degree57512.91%
Graduate Degree3116.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black2,1951,791237
White2,1762,071613
2+ Races827236
Hispanic353535

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

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

Kosciusko Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,240$49,145$26,988
Less Than 9th Grade$12,014$0$0
High School Graduate$26,517$46,579$22,944
Some College$28,632$49,423$27,845
Bachelors Degree$33,068$71,563$31,361
Graduate Degree$94,541$120,671$77,083

$29,240

Average Earnings

$49,145

Average Male

$26,988

Average Female

Kosciusko Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kosciusko Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kosciusko Language

99.5% of Kosciusko residents speak only English, while 0.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Kosciusko Language

Kosciusko Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,6281,32636.55%
White2,70047517.59%
Hispanic1124540.18%
Native2121100%
Multiple234104.27%

28.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.19%

Male Poverty Rate

37.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kosciusko

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kosciusko is Multiple, with 4.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.18%.

Kosciusko Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.62%
High School27.89%
Some College21.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%

Kosciusko Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65%
Female Employed25.06%
Male Unemployed8.47%
Male Employed4.34%

Kosciusko Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kosciusko Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$33,719$81,911
Families$51,382$107,008
Married Families$109,851$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,825$42,268

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kosciusko Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kosciusko Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kosciusko 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.

Kosciusko Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kosciusko Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

424

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam113
Second Gulf War111
First Gulf War96
Korea62
World War II10

Kosciusko Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+141
18 to 34111
65 to 7473
35 to 5453
55 to 6446

Kosciusko Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2179.14%
Black2077.81%

Kosciusko Veterans by Race

Kosciusko Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kosciusko Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kosciusko Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kosciusko Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kosciusko 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

82.95%

Born in Kosciusko

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Kosciusko residents were born in the United States, with 82.95% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kosciusko Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,372-79-1.22%
20286,451-78-1.19%
20276,529-79-1.2%
20266,608-78-1.17%
20256,686-79-1.17%
20246,765-78-1.14%
20236,843-79-1.14%
20226,922-81-1.16%
20217,003-76-1.07%
20207,0793795.66%
20196,700-86-1.27%
20186,786-88-1.28%
20176,874-46-0.66%
20166,920-62-0.89%
20156,982-75-1.06%
20147,057-117-1.63%
20137,174-32-0.44%
20127,206-98-1.34%
20117,304-56-0.76%
20107,360-12-0.16%
20007,3723865.53%
19906,986-429-5.79%
19807,4151492.05%
19707,2664666.85%
19606,800470.7%
19506,7532,46257.38%
19404,2911,05432.56%
19303,23700%
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Kosciusko Population by Year