Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2020

Copiah County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,533 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Copiah County, Mississippi is the 31st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,533-5-0.02%
201928,538-5-0.02%
201828,543-5-0.02%
201728,548-115-0.40%
201628,663-206-0.71%
201528,869-111-0.38%
201428,980360.12%
201328,944-103-0.35%
201229,047-229-0.78%
201129,276-157-0.53%
201029,4331,8416.67%
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%
188027,5526,94433.70%
187020,6085,21033.84%
186015,3983,60430.56%
185011,7942,84031.72%
18408,9541,95327.90%
18307,0010.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.02%
County Website
Founded
1823
County Seat

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American14,89551.86%
White13,04745.43%
Some Other Race4051.41%
Two or More Races2730.95%
Asian920.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.03%

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Copiah County, Mississippi Median Age

38.2


Total

36.8


Male

38.9


Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 22,009 adults, (4,701 of whom are seniors) in Copiah County, Mississippi.

Copiah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Copiah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,017

52.29%

Male

13,704

47.71%

Copiah County, Mississippi Households and Families

Copiah County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Copiah County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female66.8%33.2%
Male65.6%34.4%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6232.8878.7
Married4,2593.4487.5
Non Family2,9781.1375.7
Female1,9384.1566.8
Male4483.6765.6

3.59

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Copiah County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3126.94%
9th to 12th Grade2,48413.14%
High School Graduate6,26633.16%
Some College3,99721.15%
Associates Degree2,15511.40%
Bachelors Degree1,96310.39%
Graduate Degree7223.82%

Copiah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2658,0791,711
Black9,0086,659911
Hispanic42818412
Other Race270104
Multiple Races12310614
Asian727228
Native American999

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,046$36,595$23,717
Less Than High School$21,403$26,061$20,218
High School Grad$26,455$31,416$21,107
Some College$32,148$49,000$22,490
Bachelors Degree$34,500$42,377$31,765
Graduate Degree$52,361$46,250$55,833

$30,046

Average Earnings

$36,595

Average Male

$23,717

Average Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

Copiah County, Mississippi Language by Age

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

96.91% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,3484,85533.84%
White12,3111,65513.44%
Hispanic89311212.54%
Multiple2628432.06%
Other4056616.30%

23.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.80%

Male Poverty Rate

26.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Black, with 33.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 12.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.53%
High School19.13%
Some College18.96%
Bachelors or Greater7.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.37%
Male Unemployed41.86%
Female Employed14.20%
Male Employed5.52%

Copiah County, Mississippi Income

Copiah County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,361$52,386
Families$49,768$60,294
Married Families$68,174-
Non Families$23,183$32,998

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans

1,185

Number of Veterans

1,051

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam524
Korea205
First Gulf War201
Second Gulf War130
World War II39
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74465
75+380
35 to 54152
55 to 64151
18 to 3437
Name Veterans % of Total
White7627.25%
Black4153.81%
2 or More84.17%

$Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.61%

Born in Mississippi

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.99% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.61% having been born in Mississippi. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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