Attala County, Mississippi Population 2022

Attala County, Mississippi's estimated population is 17,712 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Attala County, Mississippi is the 52nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 19,485 and has seen a growth of -9.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18404,3030.00%
185010,9916,688155.43%
186014,1693,17828.91%
187014,7766074.28%
188019,9885,21235.27%
189022,2132,22511.13%
190026,2484,03518.17%
191028,8512,6039.92%
192024,831-4,020-13.93%
193026,0351,2044.85%
194030,2274,19216.10%
195026,652-3,575-11.83%
196021,335-5,317-19.95%
197019,570-1,765-8.27%
198019,8652951.51%
199018,481-1,384-6.97%
201019,4851,0045.43%
201119,385-100-0.51%
201219,145-240-1.24%
201319,110-35-0.18%
201418,820-290-1.52%
201518,665-155-0.82%
201618,551-114-0.61%
201718,467-84-0.45%
201818,328-139-0.75%
201918,174-154-0.84%
202018,020-154-0.85%
202117,866-154-0.85%
202217,712-154-0.86%
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Attala County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,79153.48%
Black or African American7,89343.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.08%
Asian380.21%
Some Other Race2991.63%
Two or More Races2721.49%
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Attala County, Mississippi Population by Race

Attala County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Attala County, Mississippi Median Age

39.7


Total

38.8


Male

41.4


Female

Attala County, Mississippi Adults

There are 13,691 adults, (3,539 of whom are seniors) in Attala County, Mississippi.

Attala County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Attala County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,612

52.50%

Male

8,696

47.50%

Attala County, Mississippi Population by Age

Attala County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Attala County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.4%5.6%
Married90.9%9.1%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female49.1%50.9%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Attala County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8902.6173.4
Married3,0433.0790.9
Male3913.0294.4
Female1,4043.749.1
Non Family2,0521.159.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Attala County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8977.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,64613.63%
High School Graduate3,78731.35%
Some College2,68722.25%
Associates Degree1,22710.16%
Bachelors Degree1,28510.64%
Graduate Degree5504.55%
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Attala County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Attala County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American151515
Asian381515
Hispanic1987640
White6,9616,2311,346
2+ Races18412716
Black4,7053,072403
Other Race13636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Attala County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,436$40,018$23,090
Less Than 9th Grade$21,406$26,414$12,375
High School Graduate$24,982$39,038$18,833
Some College$27,283$40,536$23,808
Bachelors Degree$37,672$47,212$30,750
Graduate Degree$65,278$85,352$58,542

$28,436

Average Earnings

$40,018

Average Male

$23,090

Average Female

Attala County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Attala County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Attala County, Mississippi Language

97.93% of Attala County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Attala County, Mississippi Language

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,8132,97338.05%
Multiple27210237.50%
Asian381128.95%
White9,5211,10911.65%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic374225.88%

23.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.45%

Male Poverty Rate

26.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Attala County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Attala County, Mississippi is Black, with 38.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Attala County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.44%.

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.33%
High School16.59%
Some College19.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.37%
Male Unemployed42.28%
Female Employed16.69%
Female Unemployed62.25%

Attala County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Attala County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,631$56,857
Families$46,004$64,595
Married Families$62,586-
Non Families$18,253$36,712
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Income by Household Type

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Attala County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Attala County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,034

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War159
First Gulf War291
Vietnam313
Korea67
World War II68

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3492
35 to 54231
55 to 64164
65 to 74271
75+276

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6688.71%
Black3526.31%
2+ Races146.14%
Hispanic208.44%

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Attala County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Attala County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Attala County, Mississippi 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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85.68%

Born in Attala County, Mississippi

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Attala County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.68% having been born in Mississippi. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Attala County, Mississippi 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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