Copiah County, Mississippi Population 2021

Copiah County, Mississippi's estimated population is 27,395 with a growth rate of -1.21% 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 -6.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,395-335-1.21%
202027,730-335-1.19%
201928,065-335-1.18%
201828,400-128-0.45%
201728,528-119-0.42%
201628,647-218-0.76%
201528,865-112-0.39%
201428,977360.12%
201328,941-106-0.36%
201229,047-231-0.79%
201129,278-156-0.53%
201029,4341,8426.68%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.21%
County Website
Founded
1823
County Seat
2010 Population
29,434
Growth Since 2010
-6.93%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American14,69851.57%
White12,84945.08%
Some Other Race4491.58%
Two or More Races3911.37%
Asian1080.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.02%
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Copiah County, Mississippi Population by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Copiah County, Mississippi Median Age

38.5


Total

37.1


Male

39.5


Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,888 adults, (4,794 of whom are seniors) in Copiah County, Mississippi.

Copiah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Copiah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,900

52.28%

Male

13,601

47.72%

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
Married86.9%13.1%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family75.8%24.2%
Female62.5%37.5%
Male57.2%42.8%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Copiah County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4142.9377.2
Married4,2553.3786.9
Non Family2,8051.1375.8
Female1,9504.2562.5
Male4044.4657.2

3.62

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Copiah County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2286.49%
9th to 12th Grade2,51013.26%
High School Graduate6,51434.42%
Some College4,06921.50%
Associates Degree1,8509.78%
Bachelors Degree2,00810.61%
Graduate Degree7443.93%
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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
White9,1988,0051,696
Black9,0266,787991
Hispanic4801899
Other Race333122
2+ Races14312818
Asian767632
Native American666

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$30,506$37,500$24,656
Less Than 9th Grade$23,068$26,101$21,896
High School Graduate$25,544$31,509$16,947
Some College$31,262$44,980$23,538
Bachelors Degree$39,432$55,893$31,844
Graduate Degree$52,083$66,176$48,456

$30,506

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$24,656

Average Female

Copiah County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Copiah County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Copiah County, Mississippi Language

97.14% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Copiah County, Mississippi Language

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,1194,70033.29%
White12,1601,70214.00%
Hispanic88617619.86%
Multiple38110427.30%
Other44910322.94%

24.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.05%

Male Poverty Rate

27.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is Black, with 33.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Copiah County, Mississippi is White, with 14.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.46%.

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.30%
High School18.95%
Some College17.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%

Copiah County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.74%
Male Unemployed56.33%
Female Employed15.66%
Male Employed4.45%

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$42,151$54,908
Families$52,534$62,641
Married Families$70,449-
Non Families$22,672$34,960
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Income by Household Type

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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 45-54.

Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Copiah County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,091

Number of Veterans

982

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam476
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War147
Korea129
World War II22

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74439
75+294
35 to 54217
55 to 64119
18 to 3422

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7046.78%
Black3593.31%
2+ Races147.41%
Other Race143.86%

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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6.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Copiah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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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85.86%

Born in Copiah County, Mississippi

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Copiah County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.86% having been born in Mississippi. 0.74% 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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