Clarke County, Mississippi Population 2020

Clarke County, Mississippi's estimated population is 15,166 with a growth rate of -1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clarke County, Mississippi is the 57th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,166-219-1.42%
201915,385-219-1.40%
201815,604-219-1.38%
201715,823-81-0.51%
201615,904-125-0.78%
201516,029-250-1.54%
201416,279-141-0.86%
201316,420-111-0.67%
201216,531-165-0.99%
201116,696-35-0.21%
201016,731-582-3.36%
199017,3133682.17%
198016,9451,89612.60%
197015,049-1,444-8.76%
196016,493-2,869-14.82%
195019,362-1,234-5.99%
194020,5969174.66%
193019,6791,7529.77%
192017,927-3,703-17.12%
191021,6303,88921.92%
190017,7411,91512.10%
189015,8268055.36%
188015,0217,516100.15%
18707,505-3,266-30.32%
186010,7715,29496.66%
18505,4772,49183.42%
18402,9860.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.42%
County Website
Founded
December 23, 1833[1]
County Seat
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Clarke County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,11363.49%
Black or African American5,69635.76%
Two or More Races650.41%
Some Other Race440.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.06%
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Clarke County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Clarke County, Mississippi Median Age

42.1


Total

41


Male

42.5


Female

Clarke County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,327 adults, (3,113 of whom are seniors) in Clarke County, Mississippi.

Clarke County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarke County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

8,485

53.27%

Male

7,443

46.73%

Clarke County, Mississippi Households and Families

Clarke County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarke County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family76%24%
Male67.9%32.1%
Female58.5%41.5%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2582.5481.4
Married3,1063.193.2
Non Family1,9651.0776
Female1,0503.4558.5
Male1373.6867.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clarke County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5154.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,57614.31%
High School Graduate4,01036.40%
Some College2,46322.36%
Associates Degree1,16110.54%
Bachelors Degree8717.91%
Graduate Degree4203.81%
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Clarke County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3236,240975
Black3,6242,622301
Hispanic312510
Multiple Races28285
Other Race2525

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 32.26%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,850$40,341$24,224
Less Than High School$21,731$28,309$14,056
High School Grad$30,350$39,922$19,140
Some College$33,180$41,767$25,840
Bachelors Degree$36,778$60,625$35,078
Graduate Degree$50,441$40,655$52,875

$31,850

Average Earnings

$40,341

Average Male

$24,224

Average Female

Clarke County, Mississippi Language

Clarke County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Clarke County, Mississippi Language

99.61% of Clarke County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty

Clarke County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6642,00335.36%
White9,9591,03610.40%

19.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.02%

Male Poverty Rate

23.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi is Black, with 35.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Mississippi is White, with 10.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.48%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.97%
High School15.00%
Some College10.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.82%
Male Unemployed27.48%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed2.92%

Clarke County, Mississippi Income

Clarke County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,246$54,759
Families$54,583$65,065
Married Families$69,826-
Non Families$20,744$30,560
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Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clarke County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans

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1,026

Number of Veterans

972

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
Second Gulf War216
First Gulf War202
Korea157
World War II63
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74302
75+276
35 to 54215
55 to 64169
18 to 3464
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Name Veterans % of Total
White82310.23%
Black1844.36%
Other1976.00%
Hispanic1548.39%

Clarke County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarke County, Mississippi Employment Status

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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84.49%

Born in Mississippi

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Clarke County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.49% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

  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