Kemper County, Mississippi Population 2021

Kemper County, Mississippi's estimated population is 9,760 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 -6.59% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,76090.09%
20209,75190.09%
20199,74290.09%
20189,733-360-3.57%
201710,093580.58%
201610,035-76-0.75%
201510,111-111-1.09%
201410,222-72-0.70%
201310,294-95-0.91%
201210,3891000.97%
201110,289-160-1.53%
201010,449930.90%
199010,3562082.05%
198010,148-85-0.83%
197010,233-2,044-16.65%
196012,277-3,616-22.75%
195015,893-5,974-27.32%
194021,867-14-0.06%
193021,8812,26211.53%
192019,619-729-3.58%
191020,348-144-0.70%
190020,4922,53114.09%
189017,9612,24214.26%
188015,7192,79921.66%
187012,9201,23810.60%
186011,682-835-6.67%
185012,5174,85463.34%
18407,6630.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.09%
Founded
1833
County Seat
2010 Population
10,449
Growth Since 2010
-6.59%
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Kemper County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,13461.69%
White3,43334.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native3643.66%
Asian70.07%
Two or More Races50.05%
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Kemper County, Mississippi Population by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Kemper County, Mississippi Median Age

41.4


Total

38.1


Male

45


Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 8,062 adults, (1,925 of whom are seniors) in Kemper County, Mississippi.

Kemper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kemper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,884

49.12%

Male

5,059

50.88%

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
Male86%14%
Married82.6%17.4%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Female58.8%41.2%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kemper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6112.4973.6
Non Family1,4101.1371.1
Married1,2212.9682.6
Female7163.8358.8
Male2643.9486

3.2

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Kemper County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4025.96%
9th to 12th Grade80311.90%
High School Graduate2,58838.34%
Some College1,30519.33%
Associates Degree6619.79%
Bachelors Degree6139.08%
Graduate Degree3785.60%
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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
Black4,1063,320522
White2,4242,054451
Native American20216216
Hispanic167
2+ Races222

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 100.00%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,268$22,715$18,147
Less Than 9th Grade$13,462$14,470$13,047
High School Graduate$17,942$20,909$16,038
Some College$26,786$35,200$24,808
Bachelors Degree$39,635$$41,141
Graduate Degree$95,476$96,161$

$20,268

Average Earnings

$22,715

Average Male

$18,147

Average Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kemper County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Kemper County, Mississippi Language

98.16% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5222,03636.87%
White3,10837712.13%
Native36412534.34%
Hispanic4141100.00%

28.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.50%

Male Poverty Rate

35.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is White, with 12.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.92%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.93%
High School25.46%
Some College20.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.01%

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.75%
Female Unemployed26.42%
Female Employed19.77%
Male Employed7.28%

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$31,103$42,271
Families$37,359$50,983
Married Families$50,417-
Non Families$18,449$23,182
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Income by Household Type

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

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 35-44.

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

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325

Number of Veterans

316

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam125
Korea72
First Gulf War30
World War II
Second Gulf War

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+129
65 to 7496
55 to 6452
35 to 5448
18 to 34

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2197.34%
Black1062.21%

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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0.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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43.8%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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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85.70%

Born in Kemper County, Mississippi

99.93%

Native Born

0.07%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.93% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.70% having been born in Mississippi. 0.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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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