Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2024

27,303

Copiah County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 27,303 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Copiah County, Mississippi is the 32nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 29,436 and has seen a growth of -7.25% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,263-208-0.79%
202826,471-208-0.78%
202726,679-208-0.77%
202626,887-208-0.77%
202527,095-208-0.76%
202427,303-208-0.76%
202327,511-208-0.75%
202227,719-208-0.74%
202127,927-341-1.21%
202028,2681690.6%
201928,099-360-1.26%
201828,459-77-0.27%
201728,536-130-0.45%
201628,666-202-0.7%
201528,868-108-0.37%
201428,976350.12%
201328,941-106-0.36%
201229,047-233-0.8%
201129,280-156-0.53%
201029,436
199027,5921,0894.11%
198026,5031,7547.09%
197024,749-2,302-8.51%
196027,051-3,442-11.29%
195030,493-3,481-10.25%
194033,9742,3607.47%
193031,6142,94210.26%
192028,672-7,242-20.16%
191035,9141,5194.42%
190034,3954,16213.77%
189030,2332,6819.73%
188027,5526,94433.7%
187020,6085,21033.84%
186015,3983,60430.56%
185011,7942,84031.72%
18408,9541,95327.9%
18307,001-19,262-73.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.76% (-208)
County Website
Copiah County
County Seat
2010 Population
29,436
Area
777 mi²
Density
35 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.25% (-2,133)
Founded
1823

Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American14,40051.05%
White12,42444.04%
Other race7042.5%
Two or more races6242.21%
Asian530.19%
Native American50.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Copiah County, Mississippi Population by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Copiah County, Mississippi Median Age

39.6

Total

38.2

Male

40

Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,858 adults, (5,132 of whom are seniors) in Copiah County, Mississippi.

Copiah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Copiah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female15,07553.44%
Male13,13546.56%

Copiah County, Mississippi Population by Age

Copiah County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,8412.7676.323.7
Married4,4513.285.814.2
Non Family3,1621.1371.628.4
Female1,8814.2560.639.4
Male3473.7381.618.4
showing: 5 rows

3.46

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Copiah 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

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

Copiah 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,644

Average Earnings

$45,418

Average Male

$28,538

Average Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Copiah County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

97.39% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black13,7194,18330.49%
White11,8961,72614.51%
Other69033348.26%
Hispanic99733333.4%
Multiple6108313.61%
Asian532852.83%
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23.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.49%

Male Poverty Rate

25.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Asian, with 52.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 13.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.14%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.7%
High School23.29%
Some College12.93%
Bachelors or Greater8.16%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.78%
Male Unemployed23.72%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed9.62%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Copiah County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,045

Number of Veterans

939

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

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Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Copiah 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

85.54%

Born in Copiah County, Mississippi

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.54% having been born in Mississippi. 0.45% 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

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