Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population 2022

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi's estimated population is 10,867 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is the 67th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 12,462 and has seen a growth of -12.80% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191012,8600.00%
192012,755-105-0.82%
193014,2811,52611.96%
194015,8691,58811.12%
195015,500-369-2.33%
196013,540-1,960-12.65%
197012,936-604-4.46%
198013,8469107.03%
199014,0512051.48%
201012,462-1,589-11.31%
201112,161-301-2.42%
201212,067-94-0.77%
201311,944-123-1.02%
201411,815-129-1.08%
201511,632-183-1.55%
201611,436-196-1.69%
201711,284-152-1.33%
201811,215-69-0.61%
201911,128-87-0.78%
202011,041-87-0.78%
202110,954-87-0.79%
202210,867-87-0.79%
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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,25538.05%
Black or African American6,83861.15%
Asian170.15%
Some Other Race120.11%
Two or More Races600.54%
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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Median Age

44.5


Total

42.6


Male

46.7


Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Adults

There are 8,947 adults, (2,512 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

5,870

52.50%

Male

5,312

47.50%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Population by Age

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

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All80.3%19.7%
Female80%20%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male70.9%29.1%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6152.3980.3
Married1,9763.0388.6
Male1893.4670.9
Female8872.8780
Non Family1,5631.1871.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3894.88%
9th to 12th Grade88711.12%
High School Graduate2,99337.53%
Some College1,89123.71%
Associates Degree6868.60%
Bachelors Degree5516.91%
Graduate Degree5797.26%
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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races474713
White3,2942,787551
Black4,6073,838566
Other Race1212
Hispanic2828

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 2+ races people with a rate of 27.66%.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,148$27,303$26,841
Less Than 9th Grade$17,340$24,107$14,333
High School Graduate$24,510$25,988$22,599
Some College$26,596$30,366$24,784
Bachelors Degree$54,306$$67,625
Graduate Degree$60,417$65,746$51,518

$27,148

Average Earnings

$27,303

Average Male

$26,841

Average Female

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language by Age

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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 Spanish, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Language

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,7001,84627.55%
Multiple601321.67%
White4,14863315.26%
OtherNaN%

22.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.41%

Male Poverty Rate

23.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi is Black, with 27.55% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.27%.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.68%
High School27.85%
Some College10.67%
Bachelors or Greater9.20%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.15%
Male Unemployed43.45%
Female Employed7.97%
Female Unemployed72.08%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,214$50,207
Families$49,291$61,299
Married Families$58,073-
Non Families$16,467$25,382
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson Davis 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 55-64.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Marital Status

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527

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War117
First Gulf War123
Vietnam135
Korea21
World War II

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 54186
55 to 64121
65 to 7484
75+129

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2797.87%
Black2484.64%

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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14.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.85%

Born in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.85% 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 Europe.

Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  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

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