Coahoma County, Mississippi Population 2024

19,127

Coahoma County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 19,127 with a growth rate of -2.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Coahoma County, Mississippi is the 46th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 26,111 and has seen a growth of -26.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,452-535-3.15%
202816,987-535-3.05%
202717,522-535-2.96%
202618,057-535-2.88%
202518,592-535-2.8%
202419,127-535-2.72%
202319,662-535-2.65%
202220,197-535-2.58%
202120,732-498-2.35%
202021,230-865-3.91%
201922,095-557-2.46%
201822,652-584-2.51%
201723,236-640-2.68%
201623,876-649-2.65%
201524,525-335-1.35%
201424,860-336-1.33%
201325,196-432-1.69%
201225,628-233-0.9%
201125,861-250-0.96%
201026,111
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%
193046,3274,81611.6%
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%
18502,7801,490115.5%
18401,290-15,162-92.16%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.72% (-535)
County Website
Coahoma County
County Seat
2020 Population
21,230
Area
552 mi²
Density
35 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-9.91% (-2,103)
Founded
February 9, 1836

Coahoma County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American16,14875.94%
White4,20619.78%
Two or more races7593.57%
Native American740.35%
Asian400.19%
Other race370.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Coahoma County, Mississippi Population by Race

Coahoma County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Coahoma County, Mississippi Median Age

35.7

Total

33.8

Male

37.2

Female

Coahoma County, Mississippi Adults

There are 15,606 adults, (3,359 of whom are seniors) in Coahoma County, Mississippi.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Coahoma County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female11,28253.06%
Male9,98246.94%

Coahoma County, Mississippi Population by Age

Coahoma County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,3872.4553.446.6
Non Family3,2521.1547.952.1
Female2,4343.643862
Married2,1102.9481.718.3
Male5912.9946.253.8
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coahoma 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

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

Coahoma 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 white people with a rate of 91.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 62.16%.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,408

Average Earnings

$38,045

Average Male

$24,635

Average Female

Coahoma County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coahoma County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coahoma County, Mississippi Language

97.92% of Coahoma County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Language

Coahoma County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,7266,85043.56%
White3,97141010.32%
Multiple75329439.04%
Hispanic36317247.38%
Asian4040100%
Native741621.62%
Other371335.14%
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36.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.33%

Male Poverty Rate

38.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coahoma County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coahoma County, Mississippi is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coahoma County, Mississippi is White, with 10.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.91%.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.26%
High School33.78%
Some College30.69%
Bachelors or Greater7.09%
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Coahoma County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.04%
Male Unemployed34.07%
Female Employed23.91%
Male Employed14.63%
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Coahoma County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coahoma County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coahoma County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

22.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Coahoma County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coahoma County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

838

Number of Veterans

798

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coahoma County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Coahoma County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coahoma County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coahoma 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

86.41%

Born in Coahoma County, Mississippi

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

0.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Coahoma County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 86.41% having been born in Mississippi. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coahoma County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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