Itawamba County, Mississippi Population 2024

23,977

Itawamba County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 23,977 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Itawamba County, Mississippi is the 38th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 23,418 and has seen a growth of 2.39% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,162370.15%
202824,125370.15%
202724,088370.15%
202624,051370.15%
202524,014370.15%
202423,977370.15%
202323,940370.15%
202223,903370.16%
202123,86640.02%
202023,8625112.19%
201923,351-83-0.35%
201823,434-74-0.31%
201723,508820.35%
201623,426-120-0.51%
201523,5461450.62%
201423,401230.1%
201323,378770.33%
201223,301300.13%
201123,271-147-0.63%
201023,418
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%
189011,7081,0459.8%
188010,6632,85136.5%
18707,812-9,883-55.85%
186017,6954,16730.8%
185013,5288,153151.68%
18405,375-18,787-77.75%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.15% (37)
County Seat
2010 Population
23,418
Area
533 mi²
Density
45 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.39% (559)
Founded
1836

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,47089.88%
Black or African American1,4396.02%
Two or more races6422.69%
Other race1930.81%
Native American890.37%
Asian490.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.03%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population by Race

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Itawamba County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9

Total

38.4

Male

41.3

Female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Adults

There are 18,835 adults, (4,172 of whom are seniors) in Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Itawamba County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female12,02750.35%
Male11,86149.65%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population by Age

Itawamba County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9762.5379.820.2
Married4,6523.1786.113.9
Non Family2,7731.3675.324.7
Female1,0772.7264.335.7
Male4742.6779.320.7
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2.96

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Itawamba 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

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

Itawamba 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%.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,234

Average Earnings

$44,856

Average Male

$33,718

Average Female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language

98.53% of Itawamba County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20,0902,01010%
Hispanic42411126.18%
Black1,001848.39%
Other1866132.8%
Native835667.47%
Multiple640111.72%
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10.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.72%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi is Native, with 67.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.55%.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.07%
High School12.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
Some College5.41%
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Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.98%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed5.52%
Male Employed2.04%
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Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Itawamba County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,236

Number of Veterans

1,198

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Itawamba County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Itawamba 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

77.92%

Born in Itawamba County, Mississippi

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Itawamba County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 77.92% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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