Holmes County, Mississippi Population 2023

Holmes County, Mississippi's estimated 2023 population is 16,340 with a growth rate of -1.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Holmes County, Mississippi is the 54th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 19,198 and has seen a growth of -14.89% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Holmes County, Mississippi Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Holmes County, Mississippi Population by Race

Holmes County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2023

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

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Holmes County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female9,07252.1%
Male8,34247.9%

Holmes County, Mississippi Population by Age

Holmes County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.62

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Holmes County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Holmes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holmes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.25%.

Holmes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

48.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

39%

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 Other, with 143.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holmes County, Mississippi is White, with 10.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.1%. 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

Holmes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Holmes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holmes County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Holmes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Holmes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

490

Number of Veterans

397

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by War

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

count

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holmes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Holmes County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Holmes County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Holmes County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.88%

Born in Holmes County, Mississippi

102.19%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

102.19% of Holmes County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 92.88% having been born in Mississippi. 0.04% 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

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