Grenada County, Mississippi Population 2021

Grenada County, Mississippi's estimated population is 20,306 with a growth rate of -1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grenada County, Mississippi is the 46th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 21,835 and has seen a growth of -7.00% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,306-226-1.10%
202020,532-226-1.09%
201920,758-226-1.08%
201820,984-53-0.25%
201721,037-182-0.86%
201621,219-225-1.05%
201521,444-152-0.70%
201421,596670.31%
201321,529-85-0.39%
201221,614110.05%
201121,603-232-1.06%
201021,8352801.30%
199021,5555122.43%
198021,0431,1895.99%
197019,8541,4457.85%
196018,409-421-2.24%
195018,830-222-1.17%
194019,0522,25013.39%
193016,8023,19523.48%
192013,607-2,120-13.48%
191015,7271,61511.44%
190014,112-862-5.76%
189014,9742,90324.05%
188012,0711,50014.19%
187010,5710.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.10%
Founded
1870
County Seat
2010 Population
21,835
Growth Since 2010
-7.00%
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Grenada County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,57754.90%
Black or African American9,16143.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.70%
Two or More Races1400.66%
Asian460.22%
Some Other Race160.08%
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Grenada County, Mississippi Population by Race

Grenada County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Grenada County, Mississippi Median Age

39.2


Total

37.7


Male

41.5


Female

Grenada County, Mississippi Adults

There are 16,070 adults, (3,674 of whom are seniors) in Grenada County, Mississippi.

Grenada County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Grenada County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,041

52.36%

Male

10,047

47.64%

Grenada County, Mississippi Population by Age

Grenada County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grenada County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All64%36%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Female35.9%64.1%
Male24.9%75.1%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grenada County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3912.4764
Married3,2983.1688.2
Non Family3,0291.1358.2
Female1,6543.3835.9
Male4103.224.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Grenada County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7124.99%
9th to 12th Grade2,02714.19%
High School Graduate3,97727.85%
Some College3,08721.61%
Associates Degree1,43310.03%
Bachelors Degree1,97313.81%
Graduate Degree1,0737.51%
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Grenada County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grenada County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,1946,9992,061
Black5,8904,370894
Hispanic817343
2+ Races595924
Native American5640
Asian464646
Other Race168

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Grenada County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,841$34,405$30,279
Less Than 9th Grade$18,865$29,868$16,131
High School Graduate$23,856$35,714$20,121
Some College$32,682$32,758$32,580
Bachelors Degree$36,169$39,899$33,207
Graduate Degree$56,431$84,583$55,125

$31,841

Average Earnings

$34,405

Average Male

$30,279

Average Female

Grenada County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grenada County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Grenada County, Mississippi Language

99.18% of Grenada County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Grenada County, Mississippi Language

Grenada County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9992,57128.57%
White11,3231,65514.62%
Native14812483.78%
Multiple140128.57%

21.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.24%

Male Poverty Rate

21.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grenada County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grenada County, Mississippi is Native, with 83.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grenada County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.63%.

Grenada County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.69%
Some College15.84%
High School15.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.63%

Grenada County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.39%
Male Unemployed13.13%
Female Employed10.54%
Male Employed7.53%

Grenada County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grenada County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,122$55,874
Families$49,679$67,706
Married Families$71,202-
Non Families$25,847$33,111
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Income by Household Type

Grenada County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Grenada County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Grenada 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.

Grenada County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Grenada County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,052

Number of Veterans

996

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War315
Vietnam271
First Gulf War169
Korea52
World War II

Grenada County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64319
65 to 74225
75+181
35 to 54181
18 to 34146

Grenada County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6316.95%
Black4216.23%

Grenada County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Grenada County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grenada County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Grenada County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Grenada County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Grenada 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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83.54%

Born in Grenada County, Mississippi

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Grenada County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.54% having been born in Mississippi. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grenada 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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