Choctaw County, Mississippi Population 2022

Choctaw County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,045 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Mississippi is the 77th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 8,572 and has seen a growth of -6.15% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,0100.00%
185011,4025,39289.72%
186015,7224,32037.89%
187016,9881,2668.05%
18809,036-7,952-46.81%
189010,8471,81120.04%
190013,0362,18920.18%
191014,3571,32110.13%
192012,491-1,866-13.00%
193012,339-152-1.22%
194013,5481,2099.80%
195011,009-2,539-18.74%
19608,423-2,586-23.49%
19708,440170.20%
19808,9965566.59%
19909,071750.83%
20108,572-499-5.50%
20118,450-122-1.42%
20128,428-22-0.26%
20138,461330.39%
20148,388-73-0.86%
20158,372-16-0.19%
20168,299-73-0.87%
20178,240-59-0.71%
20188,265250.30%
20198,210-55-0.67%
20208,155-55-0.67%
20218,100-55-0.67%
20228,045-55-0.68%
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,56567.82%
Black or African American2,55531.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.37%
Asian20.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.07%
Two or More Races480.58%
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Choctaw County, Mississippi Population by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Median Age

43.9


Total

43.3


Male

45.7


Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,423 adults, (1,796 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,084

49.77%

Male

4,122

50.23%

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
Married90.9%9.1%
All81%19%
Male70.5%29.5%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female68.6%31.4%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Choctaw County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3532.481
Married1,7623.0290.9
Male444.5570.5
Female3063.9468.6
Non Family1,2411.0770.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2754.78%
9th to 12th Grade69512.08%
High School Graduate2,26039.27%
Some College92716.11%
Associates Degree4277.42%
Bachelors Degree67111.66%
Graduate Degree5008.69%
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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
Asian221
White4,0273,4711,097
Native American30306
Hispanic41394
Black1,6501,24463
Islander6

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 50.00%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,262$36,132$30,802
Less Than 9th Grade$40,045$41,786$
High School Graduate$28,536$32,813$16,250
Some College$33,353$34,118$33,071
Bachelors Degree$35,507$48,929$34,432
Graduate Degree$48,333$64,722$37,143

$33,262

Average Earnings

$36,132

Average Male

$30,802

Average Female

Choctaw County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

99.91% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.04% of the population.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Language

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander66100.00%
Asian2150.00%
Black2,50685734.20%
White5,43856810.45%
OtherNaN%
Multiple4848.33%
Hispanic3912.56%

17.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.84%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

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 Hispanic, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.97%.

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.51%
High School14.99%
Some College17.10%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.28%
Male Unemployed2.91%
Female Employed3.46%
Female Unemployed15.22%

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$36,648$57,903
Families$53,333$72,969
Married Families$64,056-
Non Families$19,174$31,125
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Income by Household Type

Choctaw County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 45-54, 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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409

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War146
First Gulf War56
Vietnam79
Korea14
World War II

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3475
35 to 5490
55 to 6455
65 to 7451
75+138

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2736.15%
Black1367.01%

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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22.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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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86.31%

Born in Choctaw County, Mississippi

99.91%

Native Born

0.09%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.91% of Choctaw County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 86.31% 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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