Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2022

Copiah County, Mississippi's estimated population is 27,060 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Copiah County, Mississippi is the 35th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 29,434 and has seen a growth of -8.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18307,0010.00%
18408,9541,95327.90%
185011,7942,84031.72%
186015,3983,60430.56%
187020,6085,21033.84%
188027,5526,94433.70%
189030,2332,6819.73%
190034,3954,16213.77%
191035,9141,5194.42%
192028,672-7,242-20.16%
193031,6142,94210.26%
194033,9742,3607.47%
195030,493-3,481-10.25%
196027,051-3,442-11.29%
197024,749-2,302-8.51%
198026,5031,7547.09%
199027,5921,0894.11%
201029,4341,8426.68%
201129,278-156-0.53%
201229,047-231-0.79%
201328,941-106-0.36%
201428,977360.12%
201528,865-112-0.39%
201628,647-218-0.76%
201728,528-119-0.42%
201828,400-128-0.45%
201928,065-335-1.18%
202027,730-335-1.19%
202127,395-335-1.21%
202227,060-335-1.22%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,61544.51%
Black or African American14,68351.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.02%
Asian450.16%
Some Other Race4901.73%
Two or More Races4991.76%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Population by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Copiah County, Mississippi Median Age

38.6


Total

37.8


Male

38.9


Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,795 adults, (4,923 of whom are seniors) in Copiah County, Mississippi.

Copiah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Copiah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,162

53.50%

Male

13,177

46.50%

Copiah County, Mississippi Population by Age

Copiah County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Copiah County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All79%21%
Non Family77.3%22.7%
Male69%31%
Female58.8%41.2%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Copiah County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5682.8779
Married4,3523.3889.6
Male3554.4769
Female1,8904.1158.8
Non Family2,9711.1477.3

3.59

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Copiah County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8904.72%
9th to 12th Grade2,10411.16%
High School Graduate6,53934.69%
Some College3,86720.52%
Associates Degree2,28112.10%
Bachelors Degree2,37912.62%
Graduate Degree7884.18%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American777
Asian16168
White9,1208,1581,733
Black9,1747,3471,395
2+ Races12810715
Hispanic4052219
Other Race292151

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,054$40,913$25,728
Less Than 9th Grade$21,716$30,873$20,283
High School Graduate$28,431$38,849$18,170
Some College$33,194$40,332$26,350
Bachelors Degree$38,700$56,696$30,432
Graduate Degree$52,370$68,083$49,750

$32,054

Average Earnings

$40,913

Average Male

$25,728

Average Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Copiah County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Copiah County, Mississippi Language

97.71% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian452964.44%
Hispanic91331134.06%
Multiple48714629.98%
Black14,1184,15929.46%
White12,0101,37511.45%
Other173NaN%

21.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.63%

Male Poverty Rate

23.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Asian, with 64.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copiah 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 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.14%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.72%
High School19.98%
Some College14.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.85%
Male Unemployed30.23%
Female Employed12.31%
Female Unemployed80.80%

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Copiah County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,252$65,886
Families$58,125$78,626
Married Families$73,801-
Non Families$22,188$36,309
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Income by Household Type

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Copiah 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.

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,077

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War197
First Gulf War126
Vietnam409
Korea139
World War II24

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 54209
55 to 64153
65 to 74363
75+324

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6816.63%
Black3533.23%
Other Race195.05%
2+ Races2414.04%

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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14.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Copiah 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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87.57%

Born in Copiah County, Mississippi

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.57% having been born in Mississippi. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Copiah 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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