Adams County, Mississippi Population 2024

27,616

Adams County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 27,616 with a growth rate of -1.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Mississippi is the 31st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 32,581 and has seen a growth of -15.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,636-396-1.52%
202826,032-396-1.5%
202726,428-396-1.48%
202626,824-396-1.45%
202527,220-396-1.43%
202427,616-396-1.41%
202328,012-396-1.39%
202228,408-396-1.37%
202128,804-615-2.09%
202029,419-1,317-4.28%
201930,736-512-1.64%
201831,248-405-1.28%
201731,653490.16%
201631,604300.1%
201531,574-507-1.58%
201432,081-46-0.14%
201332,127-81-0.25%
201232,208-228-0.7%
201132,436-145-0.45%
201032,581
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%
192022,183-3,082-12.2%
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%
18004,660-20,976-81.82%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.41% (-396)
County Website
Adams County
County Seat
2010 Population
32,581
Area
462 mi²
Density
60 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-15.24% (-4,965)
Founded
1799

Adams County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15,70753.38%
White11,45238.92%
Other race1,2264.17%
Two or more races7192.44%
Asian2640.9%
Native American570.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams County, Mississippi Population by Race

Adams County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Adams County, Mississippi Median Age

41.5

Total

40.2

Male

43.3

Female

Adams County, Mississippi Adults

There are 23,057 adults, (5,971 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Mississippi.

Adams County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female15,55852.87%
Male13,86747.13%

Adams County, Mississippi Population by Age

Adams County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,6182.366535
Non Family4,8081.155941
Married4,1423.0284.515.5
Female2,2633.339.260.8
Male4054.8580.719.3
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Adams County, Mississippi 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

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

Adams County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.44%.

Adams County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,213

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$30,867

Average Female

Adams County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams County, Mississippi Language

90.93% of Adams County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 9.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.5% of the population.

Adams County, Mississippi Language

Adams County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,1796,09140.13%
White10,0879289.2%
Hispanic1,54638224.71%
Multiple70831544.49%
Other6949213.26%
showing: 5 rows

27.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.54%

Male Poverty Rate

29.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 44.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Mississippi is White, with 9.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.43%.

Adams County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.89%
High School27.02%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater10.69%
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Adams County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.34%
Male Unemployed38.45%
Female Employed17.19%
Male Employed7.8%
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Adams County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Adams County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,361

Number of Veterans

1,272

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

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Adams County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Adams County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Adams County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Adams County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Mississippi 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

77.11%

Born in Adams County, Mississippi

94.64%

Native Born

5.36%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.64% of Adams County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 77.11% having been born in Mississippi. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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