Mississippi County, Missouri Population 2024

10,806

Mississippi County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 10,806 with a growth rate of -3.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mississippi County, Missouri is the 80th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 14,333 and has seen a growth of -24.61% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,601-441-4.88%
20289,042-441-4.65%
20279,483-441-4.44%
20269,924-441-4.25%
202510,365-441-4.08%
202410,806-441-3.92%
202311,247-441-3.77%
202211,688-441-3.64%
202112,129-1-0.01%
202012,130-1,078-8.16%
201913,208-161-1.2%
201813,369-246-1.81%
201713,615-140-1.02%
201613,755-229-1.64%
201513,984-213-1.5%
201414,19780.06%
201314,189-99-0.69%
201214,288470.33%
201114,241-92-0.64%
201014,333
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%
190011,8371,70316.8%
189010,1348649.32%
18809,2704,28886.07%
18704,9821232.53%
18604,8591,73655.59%
18503,123-5,478-63.69%
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2024 Growth Rate
-3.92% (-441)
County Website
Mississippi County
County Seat
2010 Population
14,333
Area
412 mi²
Density
26 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-24.61% (-3,527)
Founded
February 14, 1845

Mississippi County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,80071.52%
Black or African American2,97024.14%
Two or more races5254.27%
Asian90.07%
Native American10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mississippi County, Missouri Population by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Mississippi County, Missouri Median Age

42.1

Total

40.4

Male

43.5

Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Adults

There are 9,580 adults, (2,267 of whom are seniors) in Mississippi County, Missouri.

Mississippi County, Missouri Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mississippi County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female5,77846.96%
Male6,52753.04%

Mississippi County, Missouri Population by Age

Mississippi County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6122.3459.940.1
Married1,994376.423.6
Non Family1,5871.115248
Female7753.1442.357.7
Male2562.523466
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Mississippi County, Missouri 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 white people with a rate of 16.78%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,497

Average Earnings

$38,218

Average Male

$30,603

Average Female

Mississippi County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mississippi County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mississippi County, Missouri Language

98.66% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Mississippi County, Missouri Language

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,0021,50818.85%
Black2,17881937.6%
Multiple50618436.36%
Hispanic1284938.28%
showing: 4 rows

23.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.75%

Male Poverty Rate

24.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 38.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mississippi County, Missouri is White, with 18.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.93%.

Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.4%
High School20.27%
Some College7.93%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%
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Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.78%
Male Unemployed35.34%
Female Employed10.57%
Male Employed7.81%
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Mississippi County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mississippi County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mississippi County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

499

Number of Veterans

465

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Age

count

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Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mississippi County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mississippi County, Missouri 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

81.93%

Born in Mississippi County, Missouri

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Mississippi County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 81.93% having been born in Missouri. 0.44% 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

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