Holmes County, Mississippi's estimated population is 15,708 with a growth rate of -2.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Holmes County, Mississippi is the 55th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 19,405 and has seen a growth of -19.05% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.
99.13% of Holmes County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Holmes County, Mississippi is Black, with 44.99% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Holmes 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 10.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.52%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Holmes County, Mississippi
99.76% of Holmes County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 90.67% having been born in Mississippi. 0.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.