Mississippi County, Arkansas Population 2024

37,534

Mississippi County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 37,534 with a growth rate of -1.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mississippi County, Arkansas is the 20th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 46,350 and has seen a growth of -19.02% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202934,129-681-1.96%
202834,810-681-1.92%
202735,491-681-1.88%
202636,172-681-1.85%
202536,853-681-1.81%
202437,534-681-1.78%
202338,215-681-1.75%
202238,896-681-1.72%
202139,577-967-2.39%
202040,544-173-0.42%
201940,717-522-1.27%
201841,239-854-2.03%
201742,093-770-1.8%
201642,863-829-1.9%
201543,692-511-1.16%
201444,203-439-0.98%
201344,642-857-1.88%
201245,499-489-1.06%
201145,988-362-0.78%
201046,350
199057,525-1,992-3.35%
198059,517-2,543-4.1%
197062,060-8,114-11.56%
196070,174-12,201-14.81%
195082,3752,1582.69%
194080,21710,92815.77%
193069,28921,96946.43%
192047,32016,85255.31%
191030,46814,08485.96%
190016,3844,74940.82%
189011,6354,30358.69%
18807,3323,699101.82%
18703,633-262-6.73%
18603,8951,52764.48%
18502,36895867.94%
18401,410-32,719-95.87%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.78% (-681)
County Website
Mississippi County
2010 Population
46,350
Area
901 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-19.02% (-8,816)
Founded
November 1, 1833

Mississippi County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,53058.3%
Black or African American14,03734.78%
Two or more races1,9814.91%
Other race5691.41%
Asian1640.41%
Native American600.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mississippi County, Arkansas Population by Race

Mississippi County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Mississippi County, Arkansas Median Age

37

Total

34.9

Male

38.7

Female

Mississippi County, Arkansas Adults

There are 29,855 adults, (6,043 of whom are seniors) in Mississippi County, Arkansas.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mississippi County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female20,52450.85%
Male19,83749.15%

Mississippi County, Arkansas Population by Age

Mississippi County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,0052.6460.239.8
Married6,1953.288416
Non Family5,1281.2148.851.2
Female2,8383.6629.170.9
Male8443.1558.341.7
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mississippi County, Arkansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mississippi County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mississippi County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.07%.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,828

Average Earnings

$43,234

Average Male

$31,453

Average Female

Mississippi County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mississippi County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mississippi County, Arkansas Language

96.09% of Mississippi County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 3.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Language

Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black13,8594,54632.8%
White22,2793,11513.98%
Hispanic1,81554730.14%
Multiple1,78251428.84%
Asian1646740.85%
Other4876112.53%
Islander2020100%
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21.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.35%

Male Poverty Rate

25.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mississippi County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Arkansas is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Arkansas is Other, with 12.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.88%.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.56%
High School18.01%
Some College13.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%
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Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.58%
Male Unemployed23.72%
Female Employed12.68%
Male Employed5.87%
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Mississippi County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mississippi County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mississippi County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mississippi County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,854

Number of Veterans

1,614

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

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Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mississippi County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mississippi County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mississippi County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mississippi County, Arkansas 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

72.71%

Born in Mississippi County, Arkansas

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Mississippi County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 72.71% having been born in Arkansas. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mississippi County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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