Humphreys County, Mississippi Population 2021

Humphreys County, Mississippi's estimated population is 7,680 with a growth rate of -2.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humphreys County, Mississippi is the 78th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 9,334 and has seen a growth of -17.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,680-192-2.44%
20207,872-192-2.38%
20198,064-192-2.33%
20188,256-77-0.92%
20178,333-255-2.97%
20168,588-117-1.34%
20158,705-88-1.00%
20148,793-170-1.90%
20138,963-248-2.69%
20129,211-104-1.12%
20119,315-19-0.20%
20109,334-2,800-23.08%
199012,134-1,797-12.90%
198013,931-670-4.59%
197014,601-4,492-23.53%
196019,093-4,022-17.40%
195023,115-3,142-11.97%
194026,2571,5286.18%
193024,7295,53728.85%
192019,1920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.44%
Founded
1918
County Seat
2010 Population
9,334
Growth Since 2010
-17.72%
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Humphreys County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,37575.99%
White1,74320.78%
Some Other Race2362.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.29%
Asian70.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%
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Humphreys County, Mississippi Population by Race

Humphreys County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Median Age

38.3


Total

35


Male

39


Female

Humphreys County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,140 adults, (1,370 of whom are seniors) in Humphreys County, Mississippi.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Humphreys County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,378

52.19%

Male

4,011

47.81%

Humphreys County, Mississippi Population by Age

Humphreys County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All61.9%38.1%
Female59.2%40.8%
Non Family54%46%
Male45.8%54.2%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Humphreys County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1862.661.9
Non Family1,1081.1454
Female1,0803.5159.2
Married8323.1579.1
Male1663.7845.8

3.3

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61511.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,01418.77%
High School Graduate1,82433.76%
Some College92617.14%
Associates Degree3336.16%
Bachelors Degree3937.27%
Graduate Degree2985.52%
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Humphreys County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humphreys County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,8992,536396
White1,3261,152291
Hispanic14562
Other Race13262
Native American2419
Asian732
Islander222

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

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

Humphreys County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,201$30,072$19,081
Less Than 9th Grade$17,458$19,250$16,630
High School Graduate$20,714$26,641$17,625
Some College$30,519$50,074$15,268
Bachelors Degree$33,173$51,429$22,050
Graduate Degree$39,213$38,750$39,250

$25,201

Average Earnings

$30,072

Average Male

$19,081

Average Female

Humphreys County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humphreys County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Language

97.89% of Humphreys County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Language

Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,3412,73843.18%
White1,68119911.84%
Hispanic2718330.63%
Other2298336.24%

36.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.20%

Male Poverty Rate

39.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humphreys County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humphreys County, Mississippi is Black, with 43.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humphreys County, Mississippi is White, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.18%.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.64%
High School29.28%
Some College26.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.50%

Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.12%
Male Unemployed54.55%
Female Employed26.32%
Male Employed9.15%

Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humphreys County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,962$48,091
Families$34,754$58,148
Married Families$73,359-
Non Families$16,711$27,576
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Income by Household Type

Humphreys County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Humphreys County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Marital Status

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238

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam94
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War45
Korea24
World War II

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6475
65 to 7459
35 to 5446
75+42
18 to 3416

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1603.59%
White765.16%
Hispanic73.83%
Asian228.57%

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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15.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Humphreys County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Humphreys 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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91.02%

Born in Humphreys County, Mississippi

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Humphreys County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 91.02% having been born in Mississippi. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Humphreys 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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