Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population 2024

68,970

Lauderdale County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 68,970 with a growth rate of -1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lauderdale County, Mississippi is the 9th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 80,395 and has seen a growth of -14.21% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964,135-967-1.49%
202865,102-967-1.46%
202766,069-967-1.44%
202667,036-967-1.42%
202568,003-967-1.4%
202468,970-967-1.38%
202369,937-967-1.36%
202270,904-967-1.35%
202171,871-801-1.1%
202072,672-1,947-2.61%
201974,619-884-1.17%
201875,503-913-1.19%
201776,416-1,081-1.39%
201677,497-925-1.18%
201578,422-908-1.14%
201479,330-946-1.18%
201380,276-40%
201280,280-383-0.47%
201180,6632680.33%
201080,395
199075,555-1,730-2.24%
198077,28510,19815.2%
197067,087-32-0.05%
196067,1192,9484.59%
195064,1715,92410.17%
194058,2475,49910.43%
193052,7486,85114.93%
192045,897-1,022-2.18%
191046,9198,76922.99%
190038,1508,48928.62%
189029,6618,16037.95%
188021,5018,03959.72%
187013,4621491.12%
186013,3134,59652.72%
18508,7173,35962.69%
18405,358-58,777-91.65%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.38% (-967)
County Website
Lauderdale County
County Seat
2010 Population
80,395
Area
704 mi²
Density
98 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.21% (-11,425)
Founded
1833

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,25752.59%
Black or African American31,61743.47%
Two or more races1,5982.2%
Other race6310.87%
Asian5400.74%
Native American870.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.02%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population by Race

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Median Age

38.5

Total

36.8

Male

41.1

Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Adults

There are 55,676 adults, (12,992 of whom are seniors) in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female37,42751.45%
Male35,31448.55%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population by Age

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All28,3492.4662.737.3
Married11,7633.0580.319.7
Non Family9,9521.1552.347.7
Female5,3993.384555
Male1,2353.3654.745.3
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lauderdale 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

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

Lauderdale 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 white people with a rate of 91.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.53%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,934

Average Earnings

$43,935

Average Male

$29,039

Average Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

97.05% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black29,67512,08140.71%
White36,2734,39612.12%
Hispanic1,55934822.32%
Multiple1,54621313.78%
Asian50418336.31%
Other598569.36%
Native752938.67%
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24.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.13%

Male Poverty Rate

27.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Black, with 40.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Other, with 9.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.97%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.03%
High School28%
Some College17.48%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.05%
Male Unemployed41.33%
Female Employed13.83%
Male Employed9.62%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lauderdale 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.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,490

Number of Veterans

4,050

Male Veterans

440

Female Veterans

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lauderdale 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

78.46%

Born in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 78.46% having been born in Mississippi. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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