George County, Mississippi Population 2022

George County, Mississippi's estimated population is 25,670 with a growth rate of 1.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. George County, Mississippi is the 40th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 22,655 and has seen a growth of 13.31% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19106,5990.00%
19205,564-1,035-15.68%
19307,5231,95935.21%
19408,7041,18115.70%
195010,0121,30815.03%
196011,0981,08610.85%
197012,4591,36112.26%
198015,2972,83822.78%
199016,6731,3769.00%
201022,6555,98235.88%
201122,8562010.89%
201222,915590.26%
201323,2132981.30%
201423,3211080.47%
201523,378570.24%
201623,6452671.14%
201723,9513061.29%
201824,1101590.66%
201924,5003901.62%
202024,8903901.59%
202125,2803901.57%
202225,6703901.54%
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George County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,51989.30%
Black or African American1,8877.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.42%
Asian2140.89%
Some Other Race590.24%
Two or More Races3171.32%
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George County, Mississippi Population by Race

George County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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George County, Mississippi Median Age

36.6


Total

36.5


Male

36.7


Female

George County, Mississippi Adults

There are 17,733 adults, (3,555 of whom are seniors) in George County, Mississippi.

George County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

George County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,943

49.56%

Male

12,155

50.44%

George County, Mississippi Population by Age

George County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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George County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male97.7%2.3%
Married86.9%13.1%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Female65.7%34.3%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

George County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0852.982.1
Married4,6173.4686.9
Male5333.8397.7
Female7493.8765.7
Non Family2,1861.1773.9

3.46

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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George County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6233.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,84511.65%
High School Graduate5,73336.20%
Some College3,61822.84%
Associates Degree1,77811.23%
Bachelors Degree1,5449.75%
Graduate Degree6974.40%
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George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian21417587
Hispanic416304109
2+ Races23020240
White13,85611,7751,951
Black1,19499081
Native American4541
Other Race5517

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.65%.

George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,450$41,771$26,473
Less Than 9th Grade$30,208$35,256$
High School Graduate$31,344$35,481$24,076
Some College$36,429$50,919$24,028
Bachelors Degree$28,992$27,170$43,594
Graduate Degree$50,871$54,444$49,219

$32,450

Average Earnings

$41,771

Average Male

$26,473

Average Female

George County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

George County, Mississippi Language by Age

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George County, Mississippi Language

96.45% of George County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

George County, Mississippi Language

George County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic68728341.19%
Black1,59064640.63%
Multiple2887927.43%
White20,7043,13815.16%
Other32NaN%

17.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.50%

Male Poverty Rate

17.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in George County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 41.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in George 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 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.13%.

George County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.06%
High School15.32%
Some College10.47%
Bachelors or Greater12.00%

George County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.42%
Male Unemployed44.93%
Female Employed10.42%
Female Unemployed34.99%

George County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

George County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,044$62,584
Families$56,974$68,239
Married Families$61,359-
Non Families$21,522$46,094
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Income by Household Type

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

George County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

George County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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George County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,845

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War431
First Gulf War402
Vietnam667
Korea46
World War II39

George County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34266
35 to 54566
55 to 64228
65 to 74518
75+267

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,76611.18%
Black181.35%
2+ Races6126.52%
Hispanic419.09%

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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14.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

George County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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George County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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George 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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58.00%

Born in George County, Mississippi

98.10%

Native Born

1.90%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.10% of George County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 58.00% having been born in Mississippi. 1.25% 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

  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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