Mississippi County, Missouri Population 2021

Mississippi County, Missouri's estimated population is 12,752 with a growth rate of -1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mississippi County, Missouri is the 77th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 14,330 and has seen a growth of -11.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,752-214-1.65%
202012,966-214-1.62%
201913,180-214-1.60%
201813,394-200-1.47%
201713,594-144-1.05%
201613,738-227-1.63%
201513,965-210-1.48%
201414,17510.01%
201314,174-100-0.70%
201214,274400.28%
201114,234-96-0.67%
201014,330-112-0.78%
199014,442-1,284-8.16%
198015,726-921-5.53%
197016,647-4,048-19.56%
196020,695-1,856-8.23%
195022,551-598-2.58%
194023,1497,38746.87%
193015,7622,90222.57%
192012,860-1,697-11.66%
191014,5572,72022.98%
190011,8371,70316.80%
189010,1348649.32%
18809,2704,28886.07%
18704,9821232.53%
18604,8591,73655.59%
18503,1230.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.65% (-214)
County Website
Founded
February 14, 1845
County Seat
2010 Population
14,330
Growth Since 2010
-11.01% (-1,578)
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Mississippi County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,91373.03%
Black or African American3,37724.88%
Two or More Races1320.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native1220.90%
Some Other Race150.11%
Asian90.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.04%
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Mississippi County, Missouri Population by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Mississippi County, Missouri Median Age

41.4


Total

38.6


Male

43.5


Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Adults

There are 10,716 adults, (2,388 of whom are seniors) in Mississippi County, Missouri.

Mississippi County, Missouri Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mississippi County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

6,147

45.29%

Male

7,427

54.71%

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
Female29.3%70.7%
Male37.4%62.6%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Married75.4%24.6%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mississippi County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0262.3659.7
Married2,3092.8875.4
Non Family1,3891.1660.1
Female8842.5829.3
Male4442.9337.4

2.73

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Mississippi County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9219.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,44314.82%
High School Graduate4,07341.84%
Some College1,80818.57%
Associates Degree3653.75%
Bachelors Degree7137.32%
Graduate Degree4114.22%
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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
White7,0665,3691,029
Black2,2811,73493
Hispanic215126
Native American11596
2+ Races79612
Other Race1515
Asian99
Islander66

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 14.56%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,041$32,308$25,599
Less Than 9th Grade$12,459$$12,300
High School Graduate$26,531$32,848$23,092
Some College$29,236$41,055$27,442
Bachelors Degree$43,341$43,945$42,386
Graduate Degree$46,415$58,047$45,801

$28,041

Average Earnings

$32,308

Average Male

$25,599

Average Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mississippi County, Missouri Language by Age

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Mississippi County, Missouri Language

98.50% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Mississippi County, Missouri Language

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9391,65418.50%
Black2,5381,20547.48%
Hispanic27812846.04%
Multiple682435.29%
Native42614.29%

25.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.55%

Male Poverty Rate

25.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Black, with 47.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Native, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.63%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.40%
High School25.41%
Some College14.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.04%
Male Unemployed64.63%
Female Employed15.25%
Male Employed10.93%

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$35,357$50,405
Families$39,879$56,866
Married Families$54,491-
Non Families$21,320$31,246
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Income by Household Type

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

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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713

Number of Veterans

673

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam245
Second Gulf War151
First Gulf War140
Korea58
World War II

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74165
55 to 64145
35 to 54144
18 to 34143
75+116

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5577.05%
Black1535.98%
Asian333.33%

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

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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77.49%

Born in Mississippi County, Missouri

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 77.49% having been born in Missouri. 0.87% 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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