Issaquena County, Mississippi Population 2020

Issaquena County, Mississippi's estimated population is 1,242 with a growth rate of -2.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Issaquena County, Mississippi is the 82nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20201,242-33-2.59%
20191,275-33-2.52%
20181,308-33-2.46%
20171,341151.13%
20161,326-11-0.82%
20151,337-50-3.60%
20141,387-19-1.35%
20131,406110.79%
20121,39570.50%
20111,38820.14%
20101,386-523-27.40%
19901,909-604-24.04%
19802,513-224-8.18%
19702,737-839-23.46%
19603,576-1,390-27.99%
19504,966-1,467-22.80%
19406,43369912.19%
19305,734-1,884-24.73%
19207,618-2,942-27.86%
191010,5601601.54%
190010,400-1,918-15.57%
189012,3182,31423.13%
188010,0043,11745.26%
18706,887-944-12.05%
18607,8313,35374.88%
18504,4780.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-2.59%
County Website
Founded
1844
County Seat
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Issaquena County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American79960.17%
White52139.23%
Some Other Race80.60%
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Issaquena County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Issaquena County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1


Total

36.9


Male

44.4


Female

Issaquena County, Mississippi Adults

There are 1,128 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Issaquena County, Mississippi.

Issaquena County, Mississippi Age Dependency

45.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Issaquena County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

521

39.23%

Male

807

60.77%

Issaquena County, Mississippi Households and Families

Issaquena County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Issaquena County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.2%38.8%
Female48.4%51.6%
All45.9%54.1%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Male0%100%

45.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4842.1745.9
Non Family2041.133.3
Married2012.7561.2
Female643.6748.4
Male152.330

2.92

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Issaquena County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10610.06%
9th to 12th Grade20819.73%
High School Graduate39737.67%
Some College24623.34%
Associates Degree262.47%
Bachelors Degree292.75%
Graduate Degree423.98%
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Issaquena County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6353819
White41135362
Hispanic86
Other Race86

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.09%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,679$36,875$16,852
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,938$31,719$
Some College$25,000$75,078$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$43,438$$43,438

$27,679

Average Earnings

$36,875

Average Male

$16,852

Average Female

Issaquena County, Mississippi Language

Issaquena County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Issaquena County, Mississippi Language

99.35% of Issaquena County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Issaquena County, Mississippi Poverty

Issaquena County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59328347.72%
White45214832.74%
Hispanic88100.00%

41.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.05%

Male Poverty Rate

40.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Issaquena County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Issaquena County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Issaquena County, Mississippi is White, with 32.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.55%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.65%
Some College34.43%
High School30.99%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed87.10%
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed28.07%
Male Employed16.58%

Issaquena County, Mississippi Income

Issaquena County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,776$52,088
Families$37,222$67,081
Married Families$57,969-
Non Families$17,946$31,330
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Issaquena County, Mississippi Marital Status

Issaquena County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Issaquena County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Issaquena 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 35-44.

Issaquena County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Issaquena County, Mississippi Veterans

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38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War12
Korea9
World War II8
Second Gulf War7
Vietnam6
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5419
75+13
65 to 746
55 to 64
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black253.56%
White133.11%

Issaquena County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Issaquena County, Mississippi Employment Status

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36.5%

Labor Force Participation

31.5%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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90.89%

Born in Mississippi

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Issaquena County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 90.89% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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