Coahoma County, Mississippi Population 2020

Coahoma County, Mississippi's estimated population is 21,514 with a growth rate of -2.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Coahoma County, Mississippi is the 43rd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202021,514-557-2.52%
201922,071-557-2.46%
201822,628-557-2.40%
201723,185-658-2.76%
201623,843-666-2.72%
201524,509-334-1.34%
201424,843-340-1.35%
201325,183-434-1.69%
201225,617-233-0.90%
201125,850-256-0.98%
201026,106-5,559-17.56%
199031,665-5,253-14.23%
198036,918-3,529-8.72%
197040,447-5,765-12.48%
196046,212-3,149-6.38%
195049,3611,0282.13%
194048,3332,0064.33%
193046,3274,81611.60%
192041,5117,29421.32%
191034,2177,92430.14%
190026,2937,95143.35%
189018,3424,77435.19%
188013,5686,42489.92%
18707,1445388.14%
18606,6063,826137.63%
18502,7801,490115.50%
18401,2900.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-2.52%
County Website
Founded
February 9, 1836
County Seat
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Coahoma County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American18,43677.46%
White5,04821.21%
Two or More Races1680.71%
Asian1190.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.10%
Some Other Race80.03%
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Coahoma County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Median Age

34.2


Total

31.4


Male

35.8


Female

Coahoma County, Mississippi Adults

There are 17,264 adults, (3,358 of whom are seniors) in Coahoma County, Mississippi.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Coahoma County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,796

53.76%

Male

11,006

46.24%

Coahoma County, Mississippi Households and Families

Coahoma County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.9%28.1%
All52%48%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Male43.4%56.6%
Female38.1%61.9%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7442.6452
Non Family3,0701.1247.7
Married2,6483.0871.9
Female2,5653.8238.1
Male4613.5843.4

3.39

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1547.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,96213.41%
High School Graduate3,58224.48%
Some College3,51524.02%
Associates Degree1,91213.07%
Bachelors Degree1,68311.50%
Graduate Degree8245.63%
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Coahoma County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black10,6788,1541,568
White3,8213,304910
Asian6412
Hispanic414114
Multiple Races373726
Native American23
Other Race663

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 multiple races people with a rate of 70.27%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,451$31,333$21,130
Less Than High School$24,702$27,325$18,875
High School Grad$17,877$22,416$16,393
Some College$23,750$35,146$18,837
Bachelors Degree$33,760$35,968$33,218
Graduate Degree$41,169$48,000$40,380

$25,451

Average Earnings

$31,333

Average Male

$21,130

Average Female

Coahoma County, Mississippi Language

Coahoma County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Language

98.80% of Coahoma County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Poverty

Coahoma County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black18,1057,15939.54%
White4,81659012.25%
Asian1107265.45%
Multiple1494731.54%
Hispanic563969.64%
Native2323100.00%
Other8562.50%

34.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.02%

Male Poverty Rate

35.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coahoma County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coahoma County, Mississippi is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coahoma County, Mississippi is White, with 12.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.78%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.46%
High School32.21%
Some College26.09%
Bachelors or Greater12.01%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.25%
Female Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed20.40%
Male Employed10.61%

Coahoma County, Mississippi Income

Coahoma County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,009$45,686
Families$36,667$51,656
Married Families$57,870-
Non Families$18,112$33,105
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Coahoma County, Mississippi Marital Status

Coahoma County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Coahoma County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Coahoma 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 55-64.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans

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1,126

Number of Veterans

986

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam410
First Gulf War245
Second Gulf War228
Korea77
World War II25
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54270
55 to 64262
65 to 74255
75+192
18 to 34147
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black7946.16%
White3107.39%
Hispanic1126.83%
2 or More1119.64%
Asian1115.07%

Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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21.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coahoma County, Mississippi Employment Status

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

17.9%

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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87.12%

Born in Mississippi

99.58%

Native Born

0.42%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.58% of Coahoma County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.12% having been born in Mississippi. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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