Bolivar County, Mississippi Population 2022

Bolivar County, Mississippi's estimated population is 29,167 with a growth rate of -1.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bolivar County, Mississippi is the 28th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 34,106 and has seen a growth of -14.48% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18401,3560.00%
18502,5771,22190.04%
186010,4717,894306.33%
18709,732-739-7.06%
188018,6528,92091.66%
189029,98011,32860.73%
190035,4275,44718.17%
191048,90513,47838.04%
192057,6698,76417.92%
193071,05113,38223.20%
194067,574-3,477-4.89%
195063,004-4,570-6.76%
196054,464-8,540-13.55%
197049,409-5,055-9.28%
198045,965-3,444-6.97%
199041,875-4,090-8.90%
201034,106-7,769-18.55%
201133,807-299-0.88%
201233,9971900.56%
201333,979-18-0.05%
201433,818-161-0.47%
201533,230-588-1.74%
201632,549-681-2.05%
201731,718-831-2.55%
201831,115-603-1.90%
201930,628-487-1.57%
202030,141-487-1.59%
202129,654-487-1.62%
202229,167-487-1.64%
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Bolivar County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,10132.32%
Black or African American20,06864.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.15%
Asian2350.75%
Some Other Race4961.59%
Two or More Races3070.98%
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Bolivar County, Mississippi Population by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Median Age

36


Total

34.1


Male

38.5


Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Adults

There are 23,520 adults, (4,876 of whom are seniors) in Bolivar County, Mississippi.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolivar County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

16,548

52.95%

Male

14,705

47.05%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population by Age

Bolivar County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
Male56.9%43.1%
All56%44%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female30.6%69.4%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bolivar County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1142.4756
Married4,2923.0478.2
Male7052.9856.9
Female2,7203.3330.6
Non Family4,3971.3149.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2886.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,63912.97%
High School Graduate4,97024.43%
Some College4,26920.99%
Associates Degree2,0139.90%
Bachelors Degree2,92514.38%
Graduate Degree2,23911.01%
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Bolivar County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bolivar County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian191191150
White7,0316,2083,031
2+ Races13711852
Hispanic428299111
Other Race33223149
Black12,5159,5731,804
Native American468

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.53%.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,180$36,053$23,397
Less Than 9th Grade$16,935$20,784$12,955
High School Graduate$22,692$30,009$14,739
Some College$22,722$27,717$21,768
Bachelors Degree$34,883$44,631$26,093
Graduate Degree$63,945$76,322$54,577

$28,180

Average Earnings

$36,053

Average Male

$23,397

Average Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

97.15% of Bolivar County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native463882.61%
Black18,8717,79641.31%
White9,3781,25913.43%
Other24NaN%
Multiple280124.29%
Hispanic667243.60%

31.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.58%

Male Poverty Rate

34.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Native, with 82.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 3.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.86%.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.81%
High School33.40%
Some College24.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.70%
Male Unemployed42.53%
Female Employed15.11%
Female Unemployed63.70%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bolivar County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,412$54,134
Families$42,035$62,417
Married Families$63,829-
Non Families$18,697$37,504
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Income by Household Type

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Bolivar 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.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,093

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War140
First Gulf War421
Vietnam247
Korea36
World War II96

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 54348
55 to 64248
65 to 74186
75+274

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4715.78%
Black6044.14%
2+ Races1810.98%
Hispanic439.29%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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12.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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48.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Bolivar 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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83.75%

Born in Bolivar County, Mississippi

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Bolivar County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.75% having been born in Mississippi. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bolivar 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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