Lawrence County, Mississippi Population 2021

Lawrence County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,862 with a growth rate of 1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Mississippi is the 63rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 12,928 and has seen a growth of -0.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,8621381.08%
202012,7241381.10%
201912,5861381.11%
201812,448-181-1.43%
201712,629-183-1.43%
201612,8121210.95%
201512,691680.54%
201412,623260.21%
201312,597-91-0.72%
201212,688-60-0.47%
201112,748-180-1.39%
201012,9284703.77%
199012,458-60-0.48%
198012,5181,38112.40%
197011,1379229.03%
196010,215-2,424-19.18%
195012,639-1,344-9.61%
194013,9831,51212.12%
193012,471-192-1.52%
192012,663-417-3.19%
191013,080-2,023-13.39%
190015,1032,78522.61%
189012,3182,89830.76%
18809,4202,70040.18%
18706,720-2,493-27.06%
18609,2132,73542.22%
18506,4785589.43%
18405,92062711.85%
18305,2933777.67%
18204,9160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.08%
Founded
1814
County Seat
2010 Population
12,928
Growth Since 2010
-0.51%
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Lawrence County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,21565.03%
Black or African American4,10932.53%
Two or More Races1431.13%
Some Other Race1190.94%
Asian280.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.15%
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Lawrence County, Mississippi Population by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9


Total

39.6


Male

40.2


Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,542 adults, (2,213 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Mississippi.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,463

51.16%

Male

6,170

48.84%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Population by Age

Lawrence County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All75.2%24.8%
Female69%31%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male66.9%33.1%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8492.6175.2
Married2,4093.2482.1
Non Family1,4641.0968.3
Female7073.3869
Male2693.166.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4605.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,10312.90%
High School Graduate2,87133.58%
Some College1,54318.05%
Associates Degree1,07012.51%
Bachelors Degree7638.92%
Graduate Degree7408.65%
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Lawrence County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7394,8981,056
Black2,6532,015431
2+ Races63255
Other Race6022
Hispanic50122
Native American12129
Asian113

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 75.00%.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,652$47,925$27,788
Less Than 9th Grade$30,050$38,036$
High School Graduate$33,253$44,783$22,094
Some College$37,036$50,893$25,111
Bachelors Degree$43,125$52,917$31,635
Graduate Degree$45,833$62,321$43,833

$37,652

Average Earnings

$47,925

Average Male

$27,788

Average Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

98.46% of Lawrence County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,1091,10626.92%
White8,1761,07213.11%
Other119119100.00%
Hispanic11610691.38%
Multiple1433826.57%
Asian28828.57%

18.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.30%

Male Poverty Rate

20.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is White, with 13.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.14%.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.02%
High School19.40%
Some College11.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.51%
Male Unemployed56.58%
Female Employed11.39%
Male Employed5.88%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,914$55,292
Families$57,303$66,204
Married Families$68,854-
Non Families$19,375$29,363
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence 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.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

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552

Number of Veterans

521

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam252
Second Gulf War110
First Gulf War80
Korea70
World War II

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74196
35 to 54121
75+114
55 to 6480
18 to 3441

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3765.96%
Black1655.43%
2+ Races78.33%
Hispanic610.91%
Native American421.05%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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9.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Lawrence 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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81.37%

Born in Lawrence County, Mississippi

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Lawrence County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 81.37% having been born in Mississippi. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lawrence 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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