Jasper County, Mississippi Population 2020

Jasper County, Mississippi's estimated population is 16,172 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jasper County, Mississippi is the 55th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,172-128-0.79%
201916,300-128-0.78%
201816,428-128-0.77%
201716,556-25-0.15%
201616,581330.20%
201516,548170.10%
201416,531410.25%
201316,490-66-0.40%
201216,556-297-1.76%
201116,853-157-0.92%
201017,010-104-0.61%
199017,114-151-0.87%
198017,2651,2717.95%
197015,994-915-5.41%
196016,909-2,003-10.59%
195018,912-572-2.94%
194019,4848504.56%
193018,6341260.68%
192018,508100.05%
191018,4983,10420.16%
190015,3946094.12%
189014,7852,65921.93%
188012,1261,24211.41%
187010,884-123-1.12%
186011,0074,82377.99%
18506,1842,22656.24%
18403,9580.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.79%
County Website
Founded
1833

Jasper County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,99754.43%
White7,40844.82%
Two or More Races660.40%
Some Other Race570.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%

Jasper County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Jasper County, Mississippi Median Age

40.6


Total

39.7


Male

43.2


Female

Jasper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 12,751 adults, (3,172 of whom are seniors) in Jasper County, Mississippi.

Jasper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jasper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

8,481

51.31%

Male

8,048

48.69%

Jasper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jasper County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jasper County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.8%6.2%
Male89.3%10.7%
All84.7%15.3%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Female75.2%24.8%

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6902.4684.7
Married2,9522.9293.8
Non Family1,8411.0276.8
Female1,4693.2275.2
Male4282.8189.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jasper County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4904.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,41712.57%
High School Graduate4,19637.23%
Some College2,33920.75%
Associates Degree1,19610.61%
Bachelors Degree1,0919.68%
Graduate Degree5414.80%

Jasper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,8164,565567
White5,4454,7901,065
Hispanic641818
Multiple Races88
Native American1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 28.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,338$41,866$24,971
Less Than High School$22,917$36,490$
High School Grad$32,042$42,194$19,523
Some College$27,569$31,371$25,738
Bachelors Degree$36,523$50,078$30,761
Graduate Degree$46,908$$45,362

$31,338

Average Earnings

$41,866

Average Male

$24,971

Average Female

Jasper County, Mississippi Language

Jasper County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jasper County, Mississippi Language

99.54% of Jasper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Jasper County, Mississippi Poverty

Jasper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9672,90332.37%
White7,35284311.47%
Other5757100.00%
Multiple6669.09%
Native11100.00%

23.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.72%

Male Poverty Rate

22.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jasper County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jasper County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.43%
High School24.44%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.92%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.72%
Female Unemployed17.29%
Female Employed9.68%
Male Employed8.92%

Jasper County, Mississippi Income

Jasper County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,931$53,343
Families$45,026$61,457
Married Families$61,483-
Non Families$18,261$28,821

Jasper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jasper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jasper County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Jasper 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.

Jasper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jasper County, Mississippi Veterans

1,076

Number of Veterans

1,021

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam319
First Gulf War274
Second Gulf War133
Korea94
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54370
75+269
65 to 74210
55 to 64200
18 to 3427
Name Veterans % of Total
White5869.73%
Black4887.27%
2 or More225.00%

$Jasper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jasper County, Mississippi Employment Status

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Jasper 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

83.57%

Born in Mississippi

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.76% of Jasper County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.57% 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 Asia.

  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