Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2024

7,885

Choctaw County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 7,885 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Mississippi is the 74th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 8,571 and has seen a growth of -8% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,505-76-1%
20287,581-76-0.99%
20277,657-76-0.98%
20267,733-76-0.97%
20257,809-76-0.96%
20247,885-76-0.95%
20237,961-76-0.95%
20228,037-76-0.94%
20218,113-95-1.16%
20208,208160.2%
20198,192-45-0.55%
20188,237-5-0.06%
20178,242-55-0.66%
20168,297-75-0.9%
20158,372-16-0.19%
20148,388-72-0.85%
20138,460330.39%
20128,427-22-0.26%
20118,449-122-1.42%
20108,571
19909,071750.83%
19808,9965566.59%
19708,440170.2%
19608,423-2,586-23.49%
195011,009-2,539-18.74%
194013,5481,2099.8%
193012,339-152-1.22%
192012,491-1,866-13%
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%
18406,010-1,495-19.92%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.95% (-76)
County Seat
2010 Population
8,571
Area
418 mi²
Density
19 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8% (-686)
Founded
1833

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,53667.45%
Black or African American2,39729.2%
Two or more races1191.45%
Other race1121.36%
Asian350.43%
Native American90.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Choctaw County, Mississippi Median Age

43

Total

39.3

Male

45.1

Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,469 adults, (1,821 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female4,12850.29%
Male4,08049.71%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population by Age

Choctaw County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5322.2776.223.8
Married1,7692.885.414.6
Non Family1,2061.0666.133.9
Female4543.1865.634.4
Male1033.3984.515.5
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2.86

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Choctaw 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

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

Choctaw 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,045

Average Earnings

$44,459

Average Male

$32,518

Average Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

99.02% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,34390338.54%
White5,41260511.18%
Asian353394.29%
Multiple11921.68%
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19.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.86%

Male Poverty Rate

21.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi is Asian, with 94.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.55%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.87%
High School18.12%
Some College13.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.1%
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.72%
Male Employed5.53%
Female Employed4.46%
Male Unemployed
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Choctaw County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Choctaw 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.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

374

Number of Veterans

324

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Choctaw County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Choctaw 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

82.59%

Born in Choctaw County, Mississippi

99.87%

Native Born

0.13%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.87% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.59% having been born in Mississippi. 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

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