Humphreys County, Mississippi Population 2024

6,903

Humphreys County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 6,903 with a growth rate of -3.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humphreys County, Mississippi is the 79th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 9,333 and has seen a growth of -26.04% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,828-215-3.56%
20286,043-215-3.44%
20276,258-215-3.32%
20266,473-215-3.21%
20256,688-215-3.11%
20246,903-215-3.02%
20237,118-215-2.93%
20227,333-215-2.85%
20217,548-187-2.42%
20207,735-321-3.98%
20198,056-156-1.9%
20188,212-115-1.38%
20178,327-242-2.82%
20168,569-138-1.58%
20158,707-87-0.99%
20148,794-171-1.91%
20138,965-248-2.69%
20129,213-103-1.11%
20119,316-17-0.18%
20109,333
199012,134-1,797-12.9%
198013,931-670-4.59%
197014,601-4,492-23.53%
196019,093-4,022-17.4%
195023,115-3,142-11.97%
194026,2571,5286.18%
193024,7295,53728.85%
192019,19213,364229.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
-3.02% (-215)
County Seat
2010 Population
9,333
Area
419 mi²
Density
16 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-26.04% (-2,430)
Founded
1918

Humphreys County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American6,10378.81%
White1,54719.98%
Two or more races520.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.22%
Asian130.17%
Native American70.09%
Other race50.06%
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Other race

Humphreys County, Mississippi Population by Race

Humphreys County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Humphreys County, Mississippi Median Age

38.4

Total

37

Male

39.9

Female

Humphreys County, Mississippi Adults

There are 5,746 adults, (1,345 of whom are seniors) in Humphreys County, Mississippi.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Humphreys County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female4,20654.31%
Male3,53845.69%

Humphreys County, Mississippi Population by Age

Humphreys County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9912.5659.940.1
Female1,0823.5754.345.7
Non Family9691.1247.552.5
Married7312.798515
Male2093.1659.840.2
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Humphreys County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Humphreys County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,254

Average Earnings

$32,912

Average Male

$22,161

Average Female

Humphreys County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humphreys County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Humphreys County, Mississippi Language

98.94% of Humphreys County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Language

Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,0512,28337.73%
White1,5061399.23%
Multiple521834.62%
Asian1313100%
showing: 4 rows

32.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.74%

Male Poverty Rate

34.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humphreys County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humphreys County, Mississippi is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humphreys County, Mississippi is White, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.35%.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.47%
High School24.51%
Some College21.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%
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Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.66%
Female Employed26.9%
Male Unemployed20.96%
Male Employed5.53%
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Humphreys County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humphreys County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Humphreys County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.5%

Male Marriage Rate

24.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Humphreys County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Humphreys 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 45-54.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Humphreys County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

185

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humphreys County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Humphreys County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Humphreys County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Humphreys 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

92.9%

Born in Humphreys County, Mississippi

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Humphreys County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 92.9% having been born in Mississippi. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Humphreys County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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