Itawamba County, Mississippi Population 2020

Itawamba County, Mississippi's estimated population is 23,512 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Itawamba County, Mississippi is the 40th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201823,51750.02%
201723,512900.38%
201623,422-126-0.54%
201523,5481490.64%
201423,399250.11%
201323,374740.32%
201223,300310.13%
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%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,34690.91%
Black or African American1,6817.16%
Some Other Race1700.72%
Two or More Races1440.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.32%
Asian570.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.03%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Itawamba County, Mississippi Median Age

40


Total

37.6


Male

42.3


Female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Adults

There are 18,346 adults, (4,005 of whom are seniors) in Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Itawamba County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,659

49.66%

Male

11,821

50.34%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Households and Families

Itawamba County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Itawamba County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female66.1%33.9%
Male65.2%34.8%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7062.5777.8
Married4,4483.1688.3
Non Family2,5861.1767.4
Female1,2103.1866.1
Male4623.1665.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Itawamba County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0036.40%
9th to 12th Grade2,37215.12%
High School Graduate4,74330.24%
Some College4,04525.79%
Associates Degree1,4129.00%
Bachelors Degree1,3378.52%
Graduate Degree7724.92%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,52511,5101,997
Black79462073
Hispanic20711014
Other Race1204714
Native American7512
Multiple Races55358
Asian494317

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 87.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,928$36,381$26,066
Less Than High School$25,897$27,356$20,826
High School Grad$24,255$30,345$19,991
Some College$32,432$40,105$27,465
Bachelors Degree$49,674$56,612$41,094
Graduate Degree$54,022$61,791$49,199

$30,928

Average Earnings

$36,381

Average Male

$26,066

Average Female

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language by Age

Itawamba County, Mississippi Language

98.04% of Itawamba County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty

Itawamba County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4912,96314.46%
Black1,26329523.36%
Native756384.00%
Hispanic3376218.40%
Asian4343100.00%
Other17095.29%
Multiple14421.39%

15.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Itawamba County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.04%
High School15.20%
Some College8.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%

Itawamba County, Mississippi Income

Itawamba County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,510$53,717
Families$51,546$61,385
Married Families$60,674-
Non Families$21,312$32,864

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Itawamba County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans

1,289

Number of Veterans

1,210

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam495
Second Gulf War245
First Gulf War231
Korea165
World War II66

$Itawamba County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

14.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Itawamba County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.26%

Born in Mississippi

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.11% of Itawamba County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 75.26% having been born in Mississippi. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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