Clarke County, Mississippi Population 2022

Clarke County, Mississippi's estimated population is 15,409 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clarke County, Mississippi is the 58th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 16,727 and has seen a growth of -7.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,9860.00%
18505,4772,49183.42%
186010,7715,29496.66%
18707,505-3,266-30.32%
188015,0217,516100.15%
189015,8268055.36%
190017,7411,91512.10%
191021,6303,88921.92%
192017,927-3,703-17.12%
193019,6791,7529.77%
194020,5969174.66%
195019,362-1,234-5.99%
196016,493-2,869-14.82%
197015,049-1,444-8.76%
198016,9451,89612.60%
199017,3133682.17%
201016,727-586-3.38%
201116,695-32-0.19%
201216,529-166-0.99%
201316,417-112-0.68%
201416,276-141-0.86%
201516,022-254-1.56%
201615,896-126-0.79%
201715,805-91-0.57%
201815,585-220-1.39%
201915,541-44-0.28%
202015,497-44-0.28%
202115,453-44-0.28%
202215,409-44-0.28%
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Clarke County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,96163.80%
Black or African American5,60035.87%
Some Other Race230.15%
Two or More Races280.18%
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Clarke County, Mississippi Population by Race

Clarke County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Clarke County, Mississippi Median Age

42.3


Total

41.6


Male

42.7


Female

Clarke County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,137 adults, (3,189 of whom are seniors) in Clarke County, Mississippi.

Clarke County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarke County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

8,345

53.45%

Male

7,267

46.55%

Clarke County, Mississippi Population by Age

Clarke County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarke County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.7%5.3%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family83.2%16.8%
Male69.1%30.9%
Female67.3%32.7%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarke County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2532.4985.1
Married2,9613.0194.7
Male2493.0469.1
Female1,1623.2667.3
Non Family1,8811.1283.2

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Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Clarke County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4524.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,11510.34%
High School Graduate4,31139.98%
Some College2,29821.31%
Associates Degree1,21711.29%
Bachelors Degree9398.71%
Graduate Degree4514.18%
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Clarke County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarke County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic746456
Black3,5092,901488
White7,1676,218845
2+ Races20201
Other Race1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 75.68%.

Clarke County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,996$42,500$25,437
Less Than 9th Grade$20,880$44,044$14,819
High School Graduate$26,372$39,306$18,809
Some College$35,922$43,008$31,126
Bachelors Degree$38,783$$38,125
Graduate Degree$64,261$69,167$63,693

$31,996

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$25,437

Average Female

Clarke County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarke County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Clarke County, Mississippi Language

99.50% of Clarke County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Clarke County, Mississippi Language

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5672,12238.12%
White9,7669469.69%
OtherNaN%

19.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.68%

Male Poverty Rate

24.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi is Black, with 38.12% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.70%.

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.94%
High School16.10%
Some College13.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.16%
Male Unemployed33.92%
Female Employed12.10%
Female Unemployed76.68%

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarke County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,631$57,087
Families$54,915$68,055
Married Families$68,491-
Non Families$22,044$29,609
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Income by Household Type

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarke County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Clarke 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.

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status

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886

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War193
First Gulf War223
Vietnam304
Korea104
World War II7

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34112
35 to 54210
55 to 64133
65 to 74276
75+155

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6988.87%
Black1824.33%
Other Race640.00%

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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7.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clarke County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Clarke County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Clarke 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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82.03%

Born in Clarke County, Mississippi

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Clarke County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.03% having been born in Mississippi. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Clarke 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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