Calhoun County, Mississippi Population 2024

12,471

Calhoun County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 12,471 with a growth rate of -1.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calhoun County, Mississippi is the 61st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 14,965 and has seen a growth of -16.67% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,696-155-1.31%
202811,851-155-1.29%
202712,006-155-1.27%
202612,161-155-1.26%
202512,316-155-1.24%
202412,471-155-1.23%
202312,626-155-1.21%
202212,781-155-1.2%
202112,936-286-2.16%
202013,222-1,143-7.96%
201914,365-55-0.38%
201814,420-86-0.59%
201714,506-46-0.32%
201614,552-84-0.57%
201514,636-59-0.4%
201414,695-12-0.08%
201314,707-121-0.82%
201214,828-75-0.5%
201114,903-62-0.41%
201014,965
199014,908-756-4.83%
198015,6641,0417.12%
197014,623-1,318-8.27%
196015,941-2,428-13.22%
195018,369-2,524-12.08%
194020,8932,81315.56%
193018,0801,2577.47%
192016,823-903-5.09%
191017,7261,2147.35%
190016,5121,82412.42%
189014,6881,1968.86%
188013,4922,93127.75%
187010,5611,04310.96%
18609,518-2,178-18.62%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.23% (-155)
County Website
Calhoun County
County Seat
2010 Population
14,965
Area
587 mi²
Density
21 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-16.67% (-2,494)
Founded
1852

Calhoun County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,44964.04%
Black or African American3,74628.39%
Other race7916%
Two or more races2071.57%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calhoun County, Mississippi Population by Race

Calhoun County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Calhoun County, Mississippi Median Age

42.8

Total

39.5

Male

45.6

Female

Calhoun County, Mississippi Adults

There are 10,208 adults, (2,588 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun County, Mississippi.

Calhoun County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female6,67050.56%
Male6,52349.44%

Calhoun County, Mississippi Population by Age

Calhoun County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,6412.2871.228.8
Married2,4882.9682.417.6
Non Family2,0591.1165.334.7
Female8673.1153.346.7
Male2272.3369.630.4
showing: 5 rows

2.92

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calhoun 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

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

Calhoun 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 white people with a rate of 82.6%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.61%.

Calhoun County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,451

Average Earnings

$44,750

Average Male

$30,224

Average Female

Calhoun County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calhoun County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calhoun County, Mississippi Language

94.55% of Calhoun County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 5.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.38% of the population.

Calhoun County, Mississippi Language

Calhoun County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,6621,06929.19%
White8,2461,01912.36%
Other79129737.55%
Hispanic85429033.96%
Multiple2064119.9%
showing: 5 rows

18.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.14%

Male Poverty Rate

21.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, Mississippi is Other, with 37.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, Mississippi is White, with 12.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.78%.

Calhoun County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.3%
High School14.96%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.6%
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Calhoun County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.96%
Male Unemployed13.93%
Female Employed11.86%
Male Employed4.94%
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Calhoun County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calhoun County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calhoun County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Calhoun County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calhoun 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 45-54.

Calhoun County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calhoun County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

393

Number of Veterans

380

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Calhoun County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Calhoun County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Calhoun County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Calhoun County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Calhoun County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calhoun County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calhoun 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

85.4%

Born in Calhoun County, Mississippi

96.23%

Native Born

3.77%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.23% of Calhoun County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.4% having been born in Mississippi. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calhoun County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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