Itawamba County, Mississippi Population 2021

Itawamba County, Mississippi's estimated population is 23,248 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Itawamba County, Mississippi is the 41st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 23,419 and has seen a growth of -0.73% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,248-71-0.30%
202023,319-71-0.30%
201923,390-71-0.30%
201823,461-38-0.16%
201723,499830.35%
201623,416-127-0.54%
201523,5431460.62%
201423,397240.10%
201323,373740.32%
201223,299300.13%
201123,269-150-0.64%
201023,4193,40217.00%
199020,017-501-2.44%
198020,5183,67121.79%
197016,8471,76711.72%
196015,080-2,136-12.41%
195017,216-2,706-13.58%
194019,9221,6979.31%
193018,2252,57816.48%
192015,6471,1217.72%
191014,5269827.25%
190013,5441,83615.68%
189011,7081,0459.80%
188010,6632,85136.50%
18707,812-9,883-55.85%
186017,6954,16730.80%
185013,5288,153151.68%
18405,3750.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.30%
Founded
1836
County Seat
2010 Population
23,419
Growth Since 2010
-0.73%
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Itawamba County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,36391.05%
Black or African American1,7097.28%
Two or More Races1880.80%
Some Other Race1060.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.03%
Asian60.03%
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Itawamba County, Mississippi Population by Race

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9


Total

38


Male

41.5


Female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Adults

There are 18,348 adults, (4,060 of whom are seniors) in Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Itawamba County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,627

49.56%

Male

11,835

50.44%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population by Age

Itawamba County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Male61.2%38.8%
Female60.5%39.5%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Itawamba County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6532.5976.3
Married4,5103.1486.3
Non Family2,4461.2368.8
Female1,1973.0460.5
Male5003.2361.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9996.36%
9th to 12th Grade2,28914.56%
High School Graduate4,89031.11%
Some College3,92724.99%
Associates Degree1,5439.82%
Bachelors Degree1,3048.30%
Graduate Degree7644.86%
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Itawamba County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Itawamba County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,52111,6171,997
Black86666659
Hispanic21695
Native American8443
Other Race6425
2+ Races593712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.34%.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,456$36,831$26,495
Less Than 9th Grade$26,047$27,474$20,876
High School Graduate$24,736$31,342$20,272
Some College$33,229$41,314$29,486
Bachelors Degree$49,038$58,403$39,875
Graduate Degree$48,971$62,386$47,422

$31,456

Average Earnings

$36,831

Average Male

$26,495

Average Female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Language

98.57% of Itawamba County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4642,68413.12%
Black1,29621116.28%
Hispanic3608122.50%
Native844148.81%
Other10387.77%
Multiple18842.13%

13.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi is Native, with 48.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.58%.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.38%
High School10.78%
Some College7.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed9.91%
Female Employed8.08%
Male Employed4.14%
Male Unemployed2.67%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Itawamba County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,567$56,901
Families$53,186$64,172
Married Families$64,050$70,754
Non Families$23,132$35,331
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Income by Household Type

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Marriage

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

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,300

Number of Veterans

1,216

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam535
First Gulf War223
Second Gulf War178
Korea140
World War II43

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74348
75+320
35 to 54275
55 to 64241
18 to 34116

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2357.40%
Black463.31%
Native American1821.43%
Other Race11.25%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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12.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Itawamba 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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76.61%

Born in Itawamba County, Mississippi

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Itawamba County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 76.61% having been born in Mississippi. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Itawamba 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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