McComb, Mississippi Population 2024

11,726

McComb is a city located in Amite County, Lincoln County, and Pike County Mississippi. McComb has a 2024 population of 11,726. McComb is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -5.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,356 in 2020.

The average household income in McComb is $43,982 with a poverty rate of 32.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in McComb is 36.8 years, 37.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

McComb Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.71%
  • White: 23.88%
  • Other race: 1.19%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
995.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.1% (-630)
The current population of McComb, Mississippi is 11,726 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,356.

McComb, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American9,06373.71%
White2,93623.88%
Other race1461.19%
Two or more races960.78%
Asian330.27%
Native American210.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

McComb Population by Race

McComb Population Pyramid 2024

McComb Median Age

36.8

Total

37.3

Male

36.5

Female

McComb Adults

There are 9,081 adults, (2,209 of whom are seniors) in McComb.

McComb Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

McComb Sex Ratio

Female6,95856.59%
Male5,33743.41%

McComb Population by Age

McComb Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0242.3545.854.2
Non Family2,4511.0433.466.6
Female1,2733.7240.859.2
Married1,1503.3778.821.2
Male1504.374060

3.56

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

45.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McComb Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3043.77%
9th to 12th Grade7509.31%
High School Graduate3,12238.73%
Some College1,57919.59%
Associates Degree84510.48%
Bachelors Degree7339.09%
Graduate Degree7279.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McComb Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McComb Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black5,5374,785633
White2,3712,143813
Hispanic6810
Asian332614
2+ Races32300
Native American21210
Other Race2010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.42%.

McComb Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,351$37,013$29,063
Less Than 9th Grade$17,299$27,687$0
High School Graduate$26,359$33,693$23,000
Some College$38,582$45,703$30,875
Bachelors Degree$43,306$43,750$43,063
Graduate Degree$39,227$250,001$38,898

$33,351

Average Earnings

$37,013

Average Male

$29,063

Average Female

McComb Earnings by Educational Attainment

McComb Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McComb Language

97.99% of McComb residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

McComb Language

McComb Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,8363,25336.82%
White2,64235213.32%
Other146146100%
Hispanic19414675.26%
Native2121100%
Asian331133.33%

32.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.74%

Male Poverty Rate

33.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McComb

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in McComb is White, with 13.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.06%.

McComb Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.35%
High School25.93%
Some College23.1%
Bachelors or Greater18.5%

McComb Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.51%
Female Unemployed13.99%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed6.28%

McComb Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McComb Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$37,288$43,982
Families$39,630$52,007
Married Families$55,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,121$34,857

mean

median

Income by Household Type

McComb Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

McComb Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McComb 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 55-64.

McComb Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McComb Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

742

Number of Veterans

682

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam255
Second Gulf War193
First Gulf War84
Korea52
World War II0

McComb Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74249
55 to 64221
75+143
18 to 34110
35 to 5419

McComb Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black5418.56%
White1806.77%
Native American21100%

McComb Veterans by Race

McComb Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

McComb Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

McComb Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McComb Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McComb 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

80.05%

Born in McComb

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of McComb residents were born in the United States, with 80.05% having been born in Mississippi. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

McComb Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,938-158-1.42%
202811,096-157-1.4%
202711,253-158-1.38%
202611,411-157-1.36%
202511,568-158-1.35%
202411,726-157-1.32%
202311,883-158-1.31%
202212,041-178-1.46%
202112,219-137-1.11%
202012,356-640-4.92%
201912,9961190.92%
201812,8771641.29%
201712,7131471.17%
201612,5661251%
201512,441-76-0.61%
201412,517-31-0.25%
201312,548-99-0.78%
201212,647-149-1.16%
201112,796330.26%
201012,763-574-4.3%
200013,3371,74615.06%
199011,591-740-6%
198012,3313623.02%
197011,969-51-0.42%
196012,0201,61915.57%
195010,4015035.08%
19409,898-159-1.58%
193010,0572,28229.35%
19207,7751,53824.66%
19106,2371,76039.31%
19004,47700%
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McComb Population by Year