Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population 2020

Lauderdale County, Mississippi's estimated population is 73,291 with a growth rate of -1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lauderdale County, Mississippi is the 9th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202073,291-1,013-1.36%
201974,304-1,013-1.34%
201875,317-1,013-1.33%
201776,330-1,036-1.34%
201677,366-970-1.24%
201578,336-930-1.17%
201479,266-958-1.19%
201380,224-20-0.02%
201280,244-384-0.48%
201180,6282400.30%
201080,3884,8336.40%
199075,555-1,730-2.24%
198077,28510,19815.20%
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%
18405,3580.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.36%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,03354.36%
Black or African American33,63643.50%
Asian6000.78%
Two or More Races5080.66%
Some Other Race3640.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native1600.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.03%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Median Age

37.8


Total

35.6


Male

40.3


Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Adults

There are 58,947 adults, (12,566 of whom are seniors) in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

39,706

51.35%

Male

37,617

48.65%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All65.4%34.6%
Male59.6%40.4%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female45.1%54.9%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,6572.4965.4
Married13,0253.1680.3
Non Family10,5741.1757.1
Female4,8073.3745.1
Male1,2513.4259.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7285.27%
9th to 12th Grade4,7799.23%
High School Graduate14,91228.81%
Some College12,73924.61%
Associates Degree6,24012.05%
Bachelors Degree6,35812.28%
Graduate Degree4,0117.75%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,53926,8757,246
Black20,67315,9792,647
Hispanic810692133
Asian472445255
Other Race19514638
Multiple Races17816140
Native American14513755
Islander2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.03%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$37,590$25,996
Less Than High School$19,647$24,429$11,301
High School Grad$25,940$30,569$19,200
Some College$28,704$35,705$24,878
Bachelors Degree$47,336$58,205$39,876
Graduate Degree$55,481$67,585$51,681

$31,250

Average Earnings

$37,590

Average Male

$25,996

Average Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

96.80% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31,90712,23238.34%
White39,3073,5389.00%
Hispanic1,65122113.39%
Native1378259.85%
Other3645414.84%
Multiple4965110.28%
Asian591508.46%

21.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.45%

Male Poverty Rate

24.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Native, with 59.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Asian, with 8.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.44%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.11%
High School20.33%
Some College16.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.83%
Male Unemployed34.05%
Female Employed12.57%
Male Employed7.29%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,704$59,086
Families$51,878$70,995
Married Families$69,147-
Non Families$22,877$36,196
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans

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5,222

Number of Veterans

4,788

Male Veterans

434

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,830
First Gulf War1,233
Second Gulf War1,160
Korea398
World War II206
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,361
55 to 641,258
75+1,140
65 to 741,124
18 to 34339
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,39610.35%
Black1,7197.08%
Hispanic656.25%
2 or More4525.28%
Asian244.62%
Other208.85%
Indian1813.43%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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7.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment Status

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.85%

Born in Mississippi

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.99% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 75.85% having been born in Mississippi. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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