Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2020

Choctaw County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,290 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Mississippi is the 75th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,29060.07%
20198,28460.07%
20188,27860.07%
20178,272-26-0.31%
20168,298-72-0.86%
20158,370-16-0.19%
20148,386-73-0.86%
20138,459330.39%
20128,426-23-0.27%
20118,449-122-1.42%
20108,571-500-5.51%
19909,071750.83%
19808,9965566.59%
19708,440170.20%
19608,423-2,586-23.49%
195011,009-2,539-18.74%
194013,5481,2099.80%
193012,339-152-1.22%
192012,491-1,866-13.00%
191014,3571,32110.13%
190013,0362,18920.18%
189010,8471,81120.04%
18809,036-7,952-46.81%
187016,9881,2668.05%
186015,7224,32037.89%
185011,4025,39289.72%
18406,0100.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.07%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,63167.67%
Black or African American2,59631.20%
Two or More Races350.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.28%
Asian150.18%
Some Other Race130.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.10%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Choctaw County, Mississippi Median Age

44


Total

41.9


Male

46.2


Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,477 adults, (1,740 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,147

49.84%

Male

4,174

50.16%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households and Families

Choctaw County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Choctaw County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Female65.9%34.1%
Male47.9%52.1%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1642.5876.4
Married1,4113.387
Non Family1,2901.0870.2
Female3464.5865.9
Male1174.4947.9

3.52

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Choctaw County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4968.55%
9th to 12th Grade63811.00%
High School Graduate2,20137.95%
Some College95416.45%
Associates Degree4868.38%
Bachelors Degree62510.78%
Graduate Degree3996.88%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0633,435950
Black1,6561,16147
Hispanic31295
Native American23237
Asian151515
Other Race1313
Islander8
Multiple Races32

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,351$33,853$23,036
Less Than High School$20,417$21,250$
High School Grad$26,798$36,106$13,994
Some College$28,661$30,909$27,500
Bachelors Degree$30,556$56,319$26,101
Graduate Degree$46,339$53,550$39,167

$29,351

Average Earnings

$33,853

Average Male

$23,036

Average Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

99.40% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4721,10644.74%
White5,52674413.46%
Multiple351748.57%
Hispanic291344.83%
Other1313100.00%
Islander88100.00%

23.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.95%

Male Poverty Rate

23.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.85%
High School21.61%
Some College13.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.94%
Female Employed12.17%
Male Employed7.34%
Male Unemployed4.32%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,203$49,162
Families$56,313$62,706
Married Families$63,944-
Non Families$20,718$29,272

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans

423

Number of Veterans

395

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam161
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War48
Korea46
World War II17
Age Group Veterans
75+117
55 to 64109
65 to 7493
35 to 5469
18 to 3435
Name Veterans % of Total
White2766.19%
Black1477.61%

$Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

14.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment Status

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.68%

Born in Mississippi

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.65% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.68% having been born in Mississippi. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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