Kemper County, Mississippi Population 2024

8,400

Kemper County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 8,400 with a growth rate of -1.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kemper County, Mississippi is the 73rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 10,454 and has seen a growth of -19.65% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,765-127-1.61%
20287,892-127-1.58%
20278,019-127-1.56%
20268,146-127-1.54%
20258,273-127-1.51%
20248,400-127-1.49%
20238,527-127-1.47%
20228,654-127-1.45%
20218,781-175-1.95%
20208,956-824-8.43%
20199,780660.68%
20189,714-375-3.72%
201710,089480.48%
201610,041-67-0.66%
201510,108-114-1.12%
201410,222-73-0.71%
201310,295-97-0.93%
201210,3921000.97%
201110,292-162-1.55%
201010,454
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%
191020,348-144-0.7%
190020,4922,53114.09%
189017,9612,24214.26%
188015,7192,79921.66%
187012,9201,23810.6%
186011,682-835-6.67%
185012,5174,85463.34%
18407,663-102-1.31%
showing: 36 rows
2024 Growth Rate
-1.49% (-127)
County Seat
2020 Population
8,956
Area
766 mi²
Density
11 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-6.21% (-556)
Founded
1833

Kemper County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,55261.83%
White3,02333.66%
Native American3413.8%
Two or more races330.37%
Other race280.31%
Asian30.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kemper County, Mississippi Population by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Kemper County, Mississippi Median Age

39.7

Total

38.2

Male

43

Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,345 adults, (1,853 of whom are seniors) in Kemper County, Mississippi.

Kemper County, Mississippi Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kemper County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female4,36648.62%
Male4,61451.38%

Kemper County, Mississippi Population by Age

Kemper County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1432.5576.823.2
Married1,3343.1683.216.8
Non Family1,0101.274.925.1
Female5243.6171.828.2
Male2752.5862.237.8
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kemper County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 53.57%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$32,191

Average Earnings

$40,434

Average Male

$25,460

Average Female

Kemper County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kemper County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

96.84% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Kemper County, Mississippi Language

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,9681,45229.23%
White2,7121826.71%
Native34112737.24%
Hispanic321753.13%
Other21628.57%
showing: 5 rows

22.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.1%

Male Poverty Rate

22.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 53.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kemper County, Mississippi is White, with 6.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.66%.

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.62%
Some College19.39%
High School15.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%
showing: 4 rows

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.48%
Male Unemployed37.95%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed4.77%
showing: 4 rows

Kemper County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kemper County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kemper County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

460

Number of Veterans

444

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

14.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kemper County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kemper 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

84.16%

Born in Kemper County, Mississippi

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Kemper County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.16% having been born in Mississippi. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kemper County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Sources