Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population 2024

10,948

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 10,948 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is the 66th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 12,466 and has seen a growth of -12.18% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,598-70-0.66%
202810,668-70-0.65%
202710,738-70-0.65%
202610,808-70-0.64%
202510,878-70-0.64%
202410,948-70-0.64%
202311,018-70-0.63%
202211,088-70-0.63%
202111,158-113-1%
202011,2711821.64%
201911,089-100-0.89%
201811,189-96-0.85%
201711,285-170-1.48%
201611,455-178-1.53%
201511,633-182-1.54%
201411,815-130-1.09%
201311,945-120-0.99%
201212,065-98-0.81%
201112,163-303-2.43%
201012,466
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%
191012,8602,26221.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.64% (-70)
County Seat
2010 Population
12,466
Area
408 mi²
Density
27 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-12.18% (-1,518)
Founded
1906

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American6,88961.01%
White4,25737.7%
Two or more races1341.19%
Asian110.1%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Median Age

44.5

Total

43.3

Male

47.2

Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,049 adults, (2,622 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female5,90552.3%
Male5,38647.7%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4532.5181.918.1
Married1,8513.287.712.3
Non Family1,5491.0974.825.2
Female8963.3581.618.4
Male1573.4386.613.4
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jefferson Davis 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

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson Davis 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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.72%.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,160

Average Earnings

$28,416

Average Male

$30,274

Average Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

99.71% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.13% of the population.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,8161,72525.31%
White4,19978518.69%
Multiple1284736.72%
Hispanic2222100%
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23.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

22%

Male Poverty Rate

24.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is White, with 18.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.27%.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.44%
High School24.6%
Some College12.4%
Bachelors or Greater6.56%
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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed56.22%
Female Unemployed55.27%
Female Employed8.03%
Male Employed6.92%
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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

535

Number of Veterans

454

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson Davis 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

86.95%

Born in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 86.95% having been born in Mississippi. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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