Chickasaw County, Mississippi Population 2024

16,490

Chickasaw County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 16,490 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chickasaw County, Mississippi is the 53rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 17,436 and has seen a growth of -5.43% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,685-161-1.02%
202815,846-161-1.01%
202716,007-161-1%
202616,168-161-0.99%
202516,329-161-0.98%
202416,490-161-0.97%
202316,651-161-0.96%
202216,812-161-0.95%
202116,973-105-0.61%
202017,078520.31%
201917,026130.08%
201817,013-87-0.51%
201717,100-108-0.63%
201617,208-181-1.04%
201517,389-10-0.06%
201417,399180.1%
201317,381-116-0.66%
201217,497
201117,497610.35%
201017,436
199018,0852321.3%
198017,8531,0486.24%
197016,805-86-0.51%
196016,891-2,060-10.87%
195018,951-2,476-11.56%
194021,4275922.84%
193020,835-1,377-6.2%
192022,212-634-2.78%
191022,8462,95414.85%
190019,89210.01%
189019,8911,98611.09%
188017,905-1,994-10.02%
187019,8993,47321.14%
186016,426570.35%
185016,36913,414453.94%
18402,955-12,730-81.16%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.97% (-161)
County Website
Chickasaw County
2010 Population
17,436
Area
502 mi²
Density
33 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.43% (-946)
Founded
1836

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,55750.26%
Black or African American7,51744.16%
Other race5763.38%
Two or more races3391.99%
Asian300.18%
Native American50.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Population by Race

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Median Age

39.3

Total

38.1

Male

41.1

Female

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,801 adults, (3,151 of whom are seniors) in Chickasaw County, Mississippi.

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female8,75451.42%
Male8,27048.58%

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Population by Age

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7672.4467.832.2
Married2,8313.0585.114.9
Non Family2,2801.0662.937.1
Female1,1853.5340.659.4
Male4712.756.543.5
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chickasaw 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

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

Chickasaw 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 60%.

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,596

Average Earnings

$45,871

Average Male

$28,980

Average Female

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Language

96.04% of Chickasaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.49% of the population.

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Language

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black7,3442,72337.08%
White8,0101,48018.48%
Multiple33915144.54%
Hispanic859404.66%
Other57620.35%
showing: 5 rows

26.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.36%

Male Poverty Rate

30.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chickasaw County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chickasaw County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 44.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chickasaw County, Mississippi is Other, with 0.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.19%.

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.45%
High School23%
Less Than 9th Grade22.35%
Bachelors or Greater12.72%
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Chickasaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.46%
Female Unemployed44.07%
Female Employed13.67%
Male Employed4.34%
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Chickasaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chickasaw 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.

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

451

Number of Veterans

336

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

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Chickasaw County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Chickasaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Chickasaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

46.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chickasaw 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

84.04%

Born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

2.18%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Chickasaw County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.04% having been born in Mississippi. 2.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chickasaw County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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