Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2021

Choctaw County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,100 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Mississippi is the null largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 8,572 and has seen a growth of -5.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,100-55-0.67%
20208,155-55-0.67%
20198,210-55-0.67%
20188,265250.30%
20178,240-59-0.71%
20168,299-73-0.87%
20158,372-16-0.19%
20148,388-73-0.86%
20138,461330.39%
20128,428-22-0.26%
20118,450-122-1.42%
20108,572-499-5.50%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.67%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat
2010 Population
8,572
Growth Since 2010
-5.51%
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,61167.79%
Black or African American2,56631.00%
Two or More Races430.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.41%
Some Other Race130.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.10%
Asian20.02%
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Population By Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2021

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Median Age

44


Total

41.4


Male

46.1


Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,462 adults, (1,771 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Mujer

4,119

49.76%

Masculino

4,158

50.24%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population by Age

Choctaw County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family75%25%
Mujer62.8%37.2%
Masculino34.7%65.3%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2282.5178.6
Married1,5163.2588.8
Non Family1,2181.0475
Mujer3763.9462.8
Masculino1183.6934.7

3.31

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4057.00%
9th to 12th Grade72512.53%
High School Graduate2,07635.89%
Some College1,03017.81%
Associates Degree4447.68%
Bachelors Degree67311.64%
Graduate Degree4317.45%
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0513,4041,010
Black1,6381,16876
Hispanic47446
Native American343410
Other Race1313
Islander8
2+ Races42
Asian222

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%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$30,860$32,917$27,219
Less Than 9th Grade$32,083$36,071$
High School Graduate$28,937$34,605$17,121
Some College$24,375$24,333$24,750
Bachelors Degree$32,159$49,688$31,083
Graduate Degree$39,063$$35,313

$30,860

Average Earnings

$32,917

Average Male

$27,219

Average Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

99.64% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,43886035.27%
White5,48970312.81%
Multiple431637.21%
Hispanic441329.55%
Other1313100.00%
Islander88100.00%

19.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.25%

Male Poverty Rate

19.46%

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 12.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.68%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.52%
High School18.10%
Some College15.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed8.79%
Male Employed8.21%
Female Employed6.51%
Male Unemployed4.26%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,777$53,744
Families$52,813$66,555
Married Families$67,685-
Non Families$19,397$32,026
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Income by Household Type

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

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398

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War54
Korea20
World War II2

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+153
55 to 6486
65 to 7469
35 to 5461
18 to 3429

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3046.82%
Black944.86%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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10.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Choctaw 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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84.48%

Born in Choctaw County, Mississippi

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.48% having been born in Mississippi. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Choctaw 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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