Bolivar County, Mississippi Population 2024

27,750

Bolivar County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 27,750 with a growth rate of -2.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bolivar County, Mississippi is the 30th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 34,104 and has seen a growth of -18.63% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,700-810-3.3%
202824,510-810-3.2%
202725,320-810-3.1%
202626,130-810-3.01%
202526,940-810-2.92%
202427,750-810-2.84%
202328,560-810-2.76%
202229,370-810-2.68%
202130,180-647-2.1%
202030,8271130.37%
201930,714-440-1.41%
201831,154-568-1.79%
201731,722-811-2.49%
201632,533-700-2.11%
201533,233-591-1.75%
201433,824-162-0.48%
201333,986-16-0.05%
201234,0021950.58%
201133,807-297-0.87%
201034,104
199041,875-4,090-8.9%
198045,965-3,444-6.97%
197049,409-5,055-9.28%
196054,464-8,540-13.55%
195063,004-4,570-6.76%
194067,574-3,477-4.89%
193071,05113,38223.2%
192057,6698,76417.92%
191048,90513,47838.04%
190035,4275,44718.17%
189029,98011,32860.73%
188018,6528,92091.66%
18709,732-739-7.06%
186010,4717,894306.33%
18502,5771,22190.04%
18401,356-22,344-94.28%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.84% (-810)
County Website
Bolivar County
2010 Population
34,104
Area
877 mi²
Density
32 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-18.63% (-6,354)
Founded
1836

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American19,40663.24%
White9,53331.06%
Two or more races1,0533.43%
Other race4461.45%
Asian2460.8%
Native American40.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Bolivar County, Mississippi Median Age

36.6

Total

34.5

Male

38.9

Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Adults

There are 23,172 adults, (5,031 of whom are seniors) in Bolivar County, Mississippi.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolivar County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female16,22652.87%
Male14,46247.13%

Bolivar County, Mississippi Population by Age

Bolivar County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,7042.4959.640.4
Non Family4,4641.295248
Married3,7973.2181.318.7
Female2,6023.1240.159.9
Male8413.6262.437.6
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bolivar 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

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

Bolivar 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 64.4%.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,569

Average Earnings

$41,977

Average Male

$27,436

Average Female

Bolivar County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

97.11% of Bolivar County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Language

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black17,9087,50241.89%
White8,8531,40615.88%
Multiple1,02214213.89%
Native44100%
Hispanic65920.3%
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31.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.09%

Male Poverty Rate

35.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 0.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.25%.

Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.78%
High School34.1%
Some College26.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.7%
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Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.08%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed14.36%
Male Employed7.59%
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Bolivar County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bolivar County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bolivar County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

901

Number of Veterans

726

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bolivar County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bolivar 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

84.64%

Born in Bolivar County, Mississippi

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Bolivar County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.64% having been born in Mississippi. 1.28% 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

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