Holmes County, Mississippi Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18409,4520.00%
185013,9284,47647.36%
186017,7913,86327.74%
187019,3701,5798.88%
188027,1647,79440.24%
189030,9703,80614.01%
190036,8285,85818.92%
191039,0882,2606.14%
192034,513-4,575-11.70%
193038,5344,02111.65%
194039,7101,1763.05%
195033,301-6,409-16.14%
196027,096-6,205-18.63%
197023,120-3,976-14.67%
198022,970-150-0.65%
199021,604-1,366-5.95%
201019,405-2,199-10.18%
201119,081-324-1.67%
201218,919-162-0.85%
201318,802-117-0.62%
201418,510-292-1.55%
201518,367-143-0.77%
201618,017-350-1.91%
201717,849-168-0.93%
201817,444-405-2.27%
201917,010-434-2.49%
202016,576-434-2.55%
202116,142-434-2.62%
202215,708-434-2.69%
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Holmes County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,66415.30%
Black or African American14,60283.85%
Asian290.17%
Some Other Race480.28%
Two or More Races710.41%
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Holmes County, Mississippi Population by Race

Holmes County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Holmes County, Mississippi Median Age

35


Total

31.1


Male

37.9


Female

Holmes County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,971 adults, (2,641 of whom are seniors) in Holmes County, Mississippi.

Holmes County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Holmes County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,072

52.10%

Male

8,342

47.90%

Holmes County, Mississippi Population by Age

Holmes County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Holmes County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All59%41%
Female50.7%49.3%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Male46.3%53.7%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Holmes County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3582.6359
Married1,6613.2885.2
Male2444.146.3
Female1,887450.7
Non Family2,5661.0749.3

3.62

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Holmes County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0129.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,33012.16%
High School Graduate4,12037.66%
Some College2,52423.07%
Associates Degree6756.17%
Bachelors Degree8918.15%
Graduate Degree3873.54%
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Holmes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holmes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian655
White1,8931,674439
Black8,9996,885834
Other Race2525
2+ Races88
Hispanic219

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%.

Holmes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,229$26,771$22,941
Less Than 9th Grade$19,083$31,875$14,719
High School Graduate$18,996$20,867$17,368
Some College$26,169$26,219$26,132
Bachelors Degree$49,079$63,571$47,895
Graduate Degree$39,583$$39,524

$25,229

Average Earnings

$26,771

Average Male

$22,941

Average Female

Holmes County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holmes County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Holmes County, Mississippi Language

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.

Holmes County, Mississippi Language

Holmes County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,2296,40244.99%
White2,32826311.30%
Other43NaN%

40.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.00%

Male Poverty Rate

41.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holmes County, Mississippi

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%.

Holmes County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.39%
High School43.69%
Some College26.61%
Bachelors or Greater8.70%

Holmes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.36%
Male Unemployed56.43%
Female Employed24.11%
Female Unemployed58.87%

Holmes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holmes County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,074$39,728
Families$31,697$45,617
Married Families$50,458-
Non Families$15,881$29,585
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Income by Household Type

Holmes County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

22.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Holmes County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Holmes 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.

Holmes County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Holmes County, Mississippi Marital Status

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490

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War119
Vietnam100
Korea23
World War II37

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3433
35 to 54112
55 to 64127
65 to 7492
75+126

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1637.03%
Black3233.05%
2+ Races430.77%
Hispanic1246.15%

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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18.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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43.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Holmes County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Holmes County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Holmes 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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90.67%

Born in Holmes County, Mississippi

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.03%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Holmes 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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