Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population 2020

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi's estimated population is 11,060 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is the 66th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,060-87-0.78%
201911,147-87-0.77%
201811,234-87-0.77%
201711,321-129-1.13%
201611,450-193-1.66%
201511,643-182-1.54%
201411,825-129-1.08%
201311,954-121-1.00%
201212,075-95-0.78%
201112,170-302-2.42%
201012,472-1,579-11.24%
199014,0512051.48%
198013,8469107.03%
197012,936-604-4.46%
196013,540-1,960-12.65%
195015,500-369-2.33%
194015,8691,58811.12%
193014,2811,52611.96%
192012,755-105-0.82%
191012,8600.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.78%
Founded
1906
County Seat

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,03661.21%
White4,36037.93%
Two or More Races680.59%
Asian200.17%
Some Other Race110.10%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Median Age

44.3


Total

42.5


Male

46.6


Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,157 adults, (2,428 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,952

51.78%

Male

5,543

48.22%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All76.3%23.7%
Female73.4%26.6%
Non Family70%30%
Male67.1%32.9%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8392.3576.3
Married1,8542.8685.1
Non Family1,8261.1170
Female9403.4973.4
Male2193.3367.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4675.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,26015.49%
High School Graduate2,91035.78%
Some College1,69120.79%
Associates Degree6728.26%
Bachelors Degree6107.50%
Graduate Degree5246.44%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,6693,559576
White3,3822,778540
Multiple Races635018
Hispanic2020
Other Race1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,267$32,826$23,701
Less Than High School$18,182$22,026$9,075
High School Grad$24,277$32,222$21,371
Some College$30,261$40,466$24,765
Bachelors Degree$38,535$39,028$37,853
Graduate Degree$48,143$$41,959

$27,267

Average Earnings

$32,826

Average Male

$23,701

Average Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

99.26% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,9372,37234.19%
White4,26266315.56%
Multiple672435.82%

27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.67%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 35.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is White, with 15.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.86%
High School26.07%
Some College14.92%
Bachelors or Greater7.50%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.38%
Female Unemployed35.27%
Female Employed13.20%
Male Employed8.31%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,083$42,975
Families$38,533$54,045
Married Families$51,571-
Non Families$16,397$22,228

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson Davis 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 55-64.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans

729

Number of Veterans

669

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War200
Vietnam147
First Gulf War90
Korea62
World War II23
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54258
75+206
65 to 74106
55 to 6484
18 to 3475

$Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

16.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment Status

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis 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

83.59%

Born in Mississippi

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.63% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.59% 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.

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