George County, Mississippi Population 2024

26,032

George County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 26,032 with a growth rate of 1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. George County, Mississippi is the 33rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 22,653 and has seen a growth of 14.92% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,0974131.49%
202827,6844131.51%
202727,2714131.54%
202626,8584131.56%
202526,4454131.59%
202426,0324131.61%
202325,6194131.64%
202225,2064131.67%
202124,7934291.76%
202024,364-71-0.29%
201924,4353951.64%
201824,0401030.43%
201723,9372861.21%
201623,6512601.11%
201523,391590.25%
201423,3321090.47%
201323,2233051.33%
201222,918580.25%
201122,8602070.91%
201022,653
199016,6731,3769%
198015,2972,83822.78%
197012,4591,36112.26%
196011,0981,08610.85%
195010,0121,30815.03%
19408,7041,18115.7%
19307,5231,95935.21%
19205,564-1,035-15.68%
19106,599-21,498-76.51%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.61% (413)
County Website
George County
County Seat
2010 Population
22,653
Area
479 mi²
Density
54 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14.92% (3,379)
Founded
1910

George County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,70588.42%
Black or African American1,8887.69%
Two or more races7062.88%
Asian1590.65%
Native American580.24%
Other race310.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

George County, Mississippi Population by Race

George County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

George County, Mississippi Median Age

36.4

Total

35.9

Male

36.8

Female

George County, Mississippi Adults

There are 18,069 adults, (3,719 of whom are seniors) in George County, Mississippi.

George County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

George County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female12,10749.32%
Male12,44050.68%

George County, Mississippi Population by Age

George County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9782.6681.918.1
Married5,1223.1487.712.3
Non Family2,2781.1770.929.1
Female9363.1865.834.2
Male6423.4198.61.4
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

George 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

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

George 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 88.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.48%.

George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,106

Average Earnings

$53,509

Average Male

$25,534

Average Female

George County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

George County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

George County, Mississippi Language

97.19% of George County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

George County, Mississippi Language

George County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20,8493,57917.17%
Black1,60086053.75%
Hispanic73543459.05%
Multiple64621733.59%
Other3131100%
Native5347.55%
showing: 6 rows

20.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.03%

Male Poverty Rate

21.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in George County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is Native, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.75%.

George County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.85%
High School20.66%
Some College13.14%
Bachelors or Greater11.86%
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George County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.94%
Female Unemployed30.07%
Female Employed16.46%
Male Employed5.68%
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George County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

George County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

George County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

George County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

George County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,418

Number of Veterans

1,387

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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George County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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George County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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George County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

George County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

George County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

George 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

60.28%

Born in George County, Mississippi

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of George County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 60.28% having been born in Mississippi. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

George County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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