Mississippi County, Missouri Population 2022

Mississippi County, Missouri's estimated population is 12,221 with a growth rate of -1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mississippi County, Missouri is the 75th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 14,358 and has seen a growth of -14.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,1230.00%
18604,8591,73655.59%
18704,9821232.53%
18809,2704,28886.07%
189010,1348649.32%
190011,8371,70316.80%
191014,5572,72022.98%
192012,860-1,697-11.66%
193015,7622,90222.57%
194023,1497,38746.87%
195022,551-598-2.58%
196020,695-1,856-8.23%
197016,647-4,048-19.56%
198015,726-921-5.53%
199014,442-1,284-8.16%
201014,358-84-0.58%
201114,180-178-1.24%
201214,002-178-1.26%
201313,824-178-1.27%
201413,646-178-1.29%
201513,468-178-1.30%
201613,290-178-1.32%
201713,112-178-1.34%
201812,934-178-1.36%
201912,756-178-1.38%
202012,577-179-1.40%
202112,399-178-1.42%
202212,221-178-1.44%
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Mississippi County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,64272.34%
Black or African American3,38025.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native740.56%
Asian50.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.05%
Two or More Races2211.66%
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Mississippi County, Missouri Population by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Mississippi County, Missouri Median Age

41


Total

38.6


Male

43.4


Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Adults

There are 10,536 adults, (2,450 of whom are seniors) in Mississippi County, Missouri.

Mississippi County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mississippi County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

6,067

45.52%

Male

7,261

54.48%

Mississippi County, Missouri Population by Age

Mississippi County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mississippi County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male40.4%59.6%
Female30.5%69.5%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mississippi County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9982.3360.6
Married2,2252.9776.9
Male4112.5640.4
Female7902.7230.5
Non Family1,5721.1657.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Mississippi County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8258.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,35414.14%
High School Graduate4,11542.97%
Some College1,63917.11%
Associates Degree4514.71%
Bachelors Degree7808.14%
Graduate Degree4134.31%
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Mississippi County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mississippi County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8345,4661,113
Black2,3251,71279
2+ Races1641021
Asian55
Islander66
Native American6545
Hispanic234112

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.29%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,786$36,141$26,597
Less Than 9th Grade$20,843$21,184$
High School Graduate$29,907$34,183$25,328
Some College$34,583$48,077$27,669
Bachelors Degree$38,664$39,572$24,712
Graduate Degree$45,734$57,750$45,321

$30,786

Average Earnings

$36,141

Average Male

$26,597

Average Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mississippi County, Missouri Language by Age

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Mississippi County, Missouri Language

98.12% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Mississippi County, Missouri Language

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,5201,16946.39%
White8,6781,47517.00%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2858931.23%
Multiple156148.97%

23.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.25%

Male Poverty Rate

25.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Black, with 46.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Multiple, with 8.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.54%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.48%
High School24.89%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater6.35%

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.46%
Male Unemployed60.51%
Female Employed10.31%
Female Unemployed55.28%

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mississippi County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,354$48,709
Families$40,625$55,297
Married Families$54,685-
Non Families$17,939$32,671
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Income by Household Type

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Mississippi County, Missouri 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 35-44.

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

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656

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War134
Vietnam247
Korea45
World War II

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34132
35 to 54109
55 to 64133
65 to 74155
75+127

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5326.96%
Black1234.73%
Asian120.00%

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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43.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Mississippi County, Missouri 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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78.14%

Born in Mississippi County, Missouri

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 78.14% having been born in Missouri. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mississippi County, Missouri Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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