Adams County, Mississippi Population 2020

Adams County, Mississippi's estimated population is 30,902 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Mississippi is the 26th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202030,902-145-0.47%
201931,047-145-0.46%
201831,192-145-0.46%
201731,337-226-0.72%
201631,563-7-0.02%
201531,570-502-1.57%
201432,072-44-0.14%
201332,116-77-0.24%
201232,193-240-0.74%
201132,433-143-0.44%
201032,576-2,780-7.86%
199035,356-2,679-7.04%
198038,0357421.99%
197037,293-437-1.16%
196037,7305,47416.97%
195032,2565,01818.42%
194027,2383,67415.59%
193023,5641,3816.23%
192022,183-3,082-12.20%
191025,265-4,846-16.09%
190030,1114,08015.67%
189026,0313,38214.93%
188022,6493,56518.68%
187019,084-1,081-5.36%
186020,1651,5648.41%
185018,601-833-4.29%
184019,4344,49730.11%
183014,9372,86123.69%
182012,0762,07420.74%
181010,0025,342114.64%
18004,6600.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.47%
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Founded
1799
County Seat

Adams County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American17,85556.60%
White12,78240.52%
Two or More Races4271.35%
Some Other Race2250.71%
Asian1830.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.24%

Adams County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Adams County, Mississippi Median Age

41


Total

38.4


Male

44.4


Female

Adams County, Mississippi Adults

There are 24,943 adults, (5,586 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Mississippi.

Adams County, Mississippi Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,330

48.59%

Male

16,217

51.41%

Adams County, Mississippi Households and Families

Adams County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Male78.9%21.1%
All61.7%38.3%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female45.3%54.7%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3412.5561.7
Non Family4,2481.1254.5
Married3,8343.0979.9
Female2,8273.8745.3
Male4323.2378.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6937.54%
9th to 12th Grade3,15014.04%
High School Graduate7,75734.57%
Some College4,18918.67%
Associates Degree1,6497.35%
Bachelors Degree2,33910.42%
Graduate Degree1,6647.41%

Adams County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black11,8729,1321,827
White8,7937,4612,108
Hispanic1,51080136
Multiple Races21818348
Other Race20160
Asian88619
Native American5137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,854$28,511$25,636
Less Than High School$20,174$25,193$14,167
High School Grad$20,506$21,894$17,681
Some College$28,272$35,058$25,519
Bachelors Degree$33,384$39,211$32,404
Graduate Degree$37,145$40,313$36,735

$26,854

Average Earnings

$28,511

Average Male

$25,636

Average Female

Adams County, Mississippi Language

Adams County, Mississippi Language by Age

Adams County, Mississippi Language

91.87% of Adams County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 8.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.66% of the population.

Adams County, Mississippi Poverty

Adams County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,4487,43342.60%
White10,5121,74516.60%
Hispanic49136874.95%
Multiple37223964.25%
Asian16510060.61%
Native4545100.00%

34.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.97%

Male Poverty Rate

36.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Mississippi is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Mississippi is White, with 16.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.13%
High School27.14%
Some College25.34%
Bachelors or Greater11.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.14%
Male Unemployed52.51%
Female Employed19.99%
Male Employed11.90%

Adams County, Mississippi Income

Adams County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,203$46,533
Families$35,039$56,603
Married Families$59,347-
Non Families$20,351$29,193

Adams County, Mississippi Marital Status

Adams County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Adams County, Mississippi 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 55-64.

Adams County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Mississippi Veterans

1,552

Number of Veterans

1,441

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam599
First Gulf War147
Korea137
Second Gulf War126
World War II89
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74482
75+374
55 to 64354
35 to 54310
18 to 3432
Name Veterans % of Total
Black7755.72%
White7727.21%
Hispanic171.09%
2 or More51.79%

$Adams County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Mississippi Employment Status

45.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.51%

Born in Mississippi

92.56%

Native Born

7.44%

Foreign Born

6.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.56% of Adams County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 73.51% having been born in Mississippi. 6.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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