George County, Mississippi Population 2020

George County, Mississippi's estimated population is 23,973 with a growth rate of 1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. George County, Mississippi is the 39th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201824,2502771.16%
201723,9733351.42%
201623,6382651.13%
201523,373580.25%
201423,3151080.47%
201323,2072981.30%
201222,909580.25%
201122,8512020.89%
201022,6495,97635.84%
199016,6731,3769.00%
198015,2972,83822.78%
197012,4591,36112.26%
196011,0981,08610.85%
195010,0121,30815.03%
19408,7041,18115.70%
19307,5231,95935.21%
19205,564-1,035-15.68%
19106,5990.00%

How Many People Live in George County, Mississippi?

23,973

George County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,18589.35%
Black or African American1,9088.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native2270.96%
Some Other Race1490.63%
Two or More Races1430.60%
Asian980.41%

George County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

George County, Mississippi Median Age

36.3


Total

36


Male

36.8


Female

George County, Mississippi Adults

There are 17,412 adults, (3,389 of whom are seniors) in George County, Mississippi.

George County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

George County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,702

49.35%

Male

12,008

50.65%

George County, Mississippi Households and Families

George County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

George County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.4%5.6%
Married89.4%10.6%
All83.5%16.5%
Female74.7%25.3%
Non Family73.4%26.6%

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3623.1583.5
Married4,3223.6889.4
Non Family2,1871.1273.4
Female6375.6874.7
Male2165.7494.4

3.91

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

George County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7554.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,05413.41%
High School Graduate5,96338.92%
Some College3,19420.85%
Associates Degree1,4209.27%
Bachelors Degree1,1207.31%
Graduate Degree8145.31%

George County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,57611,2671,783
Black1,16585146
Hispanic31613045
Native American125125
Asian989850
Other Race9621
Multiple Races656510

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 asian people with a rate of 51.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,793$40,856$27,293
Less Than High School$28,866$27,256$31,544
High School Grad$30,675$40,768$22,031
Some College$31,203$46,786$24,493
Bachelors Degree$48,578$52,885$47,733
Graduate Degree$50,469$50,452$50,500

$32,793

Average Earnings

$40,856

Average Male

$27,293

Average Female

George County, Mississippi Language

George County, Mississippi Language by Age

George County, Mississippi Language

95.84% of George County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

George County, Mississippi Poverty

George County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4602,52912.36%
Black1,69546527.43%
Hispanic61032352.95%
Other14913892.62%
Native2276126.87%
Multiple1432819.58%

14.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.08%

Male Poverty Rate

16.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in George County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is Other, with 92.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in George County, Mississippi is White, with 12.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.47%
High School14.44%
Some College8.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%

George County, Mississippi Income

George County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,319$61,420
Families$59,505$70,979
Married Families$63,805-
Non Families$21,813$37,174

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

George County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

George County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

George 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 55-64.

George County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

George County, Mississippi Veterans

1,375

Number of Veterans

1,282

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam443
First Gulf War356
Second Gulf War162
Korea115
World War II43
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2858.26%
2 or More4670.77%
Black443.33%
Hispanic337.59%

$George County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

George County, Mississippi Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

George 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

59.84%

Born in Mississippi

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.55% of George County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 59.84% having been born in Mississippi. 1.07% 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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