Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population 2021

Lauderdale County, Mississippi's estimated population is 71,899 with a growth rate of -1.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lauderdale County, Mississippi is the 10th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 80,396 and has seen a growth of -10.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202171,899-1,113-1.52%
202073,012-1,113-1.50%
201974,125-1,113-1.48%
201875,238-1,071-1.40%
201776,309-1,067-1.38%
201677,376-972-1.24%
201578,348-918-1.16%
201479,266-962-1.20%
201380,228-31-0.04%
201280,259-389-0.48%
201180,6482520.31%
201080,3964,8416.41%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.52%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat
2010 Population
80,396
Growth Since 2010
-10.57%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,34354.20%
Black or African American33,33343.70%
Two or More Races5580.73%
Asian5050.66%
Some Other Race3520.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1530.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.05%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population by Race

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Median Age

37.8


Total

35.7


Male

40.2


Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Adults

There are 58,232 adults, (12,661 of whom are seniors) in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

39,167

51.35%

Male

37,112

48.65%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Population by Age

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
Male69.4%30.6%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female43.7%56.3%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,7362.4564.5
Married13,2353.179.8
Non Family10,4291.1454.4
Female4,9533.3843.7
Male1,1192.8969.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7135.28%
9th to 12th Grade5,23810.20%
High School Graduate14,10327.46%
Some College12,75924.84%
Associates Degree6,41212.49%
Bachelors Degree6,22312.12%
Graduate Degree3,9077.61%
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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,10726,4617,246
Black20,71415,6352,464
Hispanic816645106
Asian387341212
2+ Races22020049
Other Race19613250
Native American15314653
Islander3535

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 54.78%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,630$38,899$26,788
Less Than 9th Grade$16,094$20,941$12,185
High School Graduate$25,529$30,604$20,345
Some College$30,889$37,906$26,867
Bachelors Degree$48,120$61,250$39,066
Graduate Degree$54,805$67,520$52,731

$31,630

Average Earnings

$38,899

Average Male

$26,788

Average Female

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

96.99% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Language

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31,59911,23135.54%
White38,5273,4889.05%
Hispanic1,66927816.66%
Native1418862.41%
Multiple5346211.61%
Asian494499.92%
Other3344112.28%

20.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.30%

Male Poverty Rate

23.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is Native, with 62.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lauderdale County, Mississippi is White, with 9.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.99%.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.15%
High School19.69%
Some College14.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.82%
Male Unemployed28.16%
Female Employed11.43%
Male Employed6.51%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,534$61,186
Families$52,161$72,594
Married Families$70,777$88,711
Non Families$22,211$38,604
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Income by Household Type

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

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 45-54.

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Marital Status

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4,963

Number of Veterans

4,430

Male Veterans

533

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,646
Second Gulf War1,221
First Gulf War1,184
Korea348
World War II178

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,334
65 to 741,135
55 to 641,105
75+1,026
18 to 34363

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1179.74%
Black1,7347.17%
Hispanic474.58%
2+ Races4722.27%
Native American2317.42%
Asian225.25%
Other Race208.89%

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Lauderdale 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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75.93%

Born in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Lauderdale County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 75.93% having been born in Mississippi. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lauderdale 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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