Alcorn County, Mississippi Population 2024

33,754

Alcorn County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 33,754 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alcorn County, Mississippi is the 22nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 37,109 and has seen a growth of -9.04% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,629-225-0.68%
202832,854-225-0.68%
202733,079-225-0.68%
202633,304-225-0.67%
202533,529-225-0.67%
202433,754-225-0.66%
202333,979-225-0.66%
202234,204-225-0.65%
202134,429-298-0.86%
202034,727-2,316-6.25%
201937,0431660.45%
201836,877-339-0.91%
201737,216-50-0.13%
201637,266-36-0.1%
201537,302260.07%
201437,276-23-0.06%
201337,299750.2%
201237,224-68-0.18%
201137,2921830.49%
201037,109
199031,722-1,314-3.98%
198033,0365,85721.55%
197027,1791,8977.5%
196025,282-1,876-6.91%
195027,1581890.7%
194026,9693,31614.02%
193023,6532,28410.69%
192021,3693,21017.68%
191018,1593,17221.17%
190014,9871,87214.27%
189013,115-1,157-8.11%
188014,2723,84136.82%
187010,431-22,198-68.03%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.66% (-225)
County Website
Alcorn County
County Seat
2020 Population
34,727
Area
400 mi²
Density
84 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.8% (-973)
Founded
1870

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,21781.28%
Black or African American3,3579.67%
Two or more races2,0065.78%
Other race8302.39%
Asian1390.4%
Native American1240.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander440.13%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population by Race

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Alcorn County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1

Total

38.2

Male

41.7

Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Adults

There are 26,824 adults, (6,406 of whom are seniors) in Alcorn County, Mississippi.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcorn County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female17,80651.29%
Male16,91148.71%

Alcorn County, Mississippi Population by Age

Alcorn County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,9752.4365.934.1
Married6,1043.1286.913.1
Non Family5,0581.2250.549.5
Female2,2613.1745.454.6
Male5522.958.341.7
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alcorn 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

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

Alcorn 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.17%.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,867

Average Earnings

$42,367

Average Male

$29,459

Average Female

Alcorn County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

97.34% of Alcorn County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Language

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27,5083,75013.63%
Black3,0811,27141.25%
Multiple1,97065032.99%
Hispanic1,1781028.66%
Asian1395338.13%
Other812283.45%
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17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

19.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi is Black, with 41.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alcorn County, Mississippi is Other, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.91%.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.58%
High School16.45%
Some College13.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%
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Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed60.77%
Female Unemployed59.4%
Female Employed9.79%
Male Employed2.15%
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Alcorn County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alcorn County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alcorn 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.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alcorn County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,484

Number of Veterans

1,328

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

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Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alcorn County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alcorn 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

66.68%

Born in Alcorn County, Mississippi

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Alcorn County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 66.68% having been born in Mississippi. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alcorn County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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