Kemper County, Mississippi Population 2022

Kemper County, Mississippi's estimated population is 9,769 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kemper County, Mississippi is the 71st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 10,449 and has seen a growth of -6.51% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18407,6630.00%
185012,5174,85463.34%
186011,682-835-6.67%
187012,9201,23810.60%
188015,7192,79921.66%
189017,9612,24214.26%
190020,4922,53114.09%
191020,348-144-0.70%
192019,619-729-3.58%
193021,8812,26211.53%
194021,867-14-0.06%
195015,893-5,974-27.32%
196012,277-3,616-22.75%
197010,233-2,044-16.65%
198010,148-85-0.83%
199010,3562082.05%
201010,449930.90%
201110,289-160-1.53%
201210,3891000.97%
201310,294-95-0.91%
201410,222-72-0.70%
201510,111-111-1.09%
201610,035-76-0.75%
201710,093580.58%
20189,733-360-3.57%
20199,74290.09%
20209,75190.09%
20219,76090.09%
20229,76990.09%
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Kemper County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,35234.10%
Black or African American6,09361.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native3433.49%
Asian70.07%
Some Other Race80.08%
Two or More Races260.26%
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Kemper County, Mississippi Population by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Kemper County, Mississippi Median Age

38.6


Total

37.3


Male

44


Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,999 adults, (2,054 of whom are seniors) in Kemper County, Mississippi.

Kemper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kemper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,947

50.33%

Male

4,882

49.67%

Kemper County, Mississippi Population by Age

Kemper County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kemper County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.8%7.2%
Married83.4%16.6%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Female62.6%37.4%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kemper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7572.3674.8
Married1,3673.0883.4
Male2352.9292.8
Female7083.2362.6
Non Family1,4471.1669.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Kemper County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2834.37%
9th to 12th Grade79712.31%
High School Graduate2,52238.95%
Some College1,36121.02%
Associates Degree71110.98%
Bachelors Degree5077.83%
Graduate Degree2944.54%
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Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races12125
White2,5232,365502
Native American20616320
Black3,7072,846274
Hispanic279
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 41.67%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,081$26,504$18,721
Less Than 9th Grade$13,517$22,174$10,000
High School Graduate$18,506$21,412$17,206
Some College$22,112$$21,466
Bachelors Degree$55,084$55,534$42,100
Graduate Degree$56,667$64,188$

$22,081

Average Earnings

$26,504

Average Male

$18,721

Average Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kemper County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Kemper County, Mississippi Language

98.45% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native34317551.02%
Black5,5091,90534.58%
White3,03633110.90%
OtherNaN%

27.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.77%

Male Poverty Rate

33.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is Native, with 51.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kemper 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 10.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.28%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.46%
High School25.54%
Some College24.60%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.37%
Male Unemployed55.78%
Female Employed13.54%
Female Unemployed75.21%

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kemper County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,735$44,381
Families$40,500$53,266
Married Families$55,589-
Non Families$19,489$24,829
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Income by Household Type

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Kemper 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 Over 65.

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

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351

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War23
Vietnam153
Korea49
World War II

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5455
55 to 6443
65 to 74148
75+105

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2588.83%
Black931.94%

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Kemper 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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82.68%

Born in Kemper County, Mississippi

99.85%

Native Born

0.15%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.85% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.68% having been born in Mississippi. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kemper 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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