Lawrence County, Mississippi Population 2022

Lawrence County, Mississippi's estimated population is 13,000 with a growth rate of 1.07% 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 0.56% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18204,9160.00%
18305,2933777.67%
18405,92062711.85%
18506,4785589.43%
18609,2132,73542.22%
18706,720-2,493-27.06%
18809,4202,70040.18%
189012,3182,89830.76%
190015,1032,78522.61%
191013,080-2,023-13.39%
192012,663-417-3.19%
193012,471-192-1.52%
194013,9831,51212.12%
195012,639-1,344-9.61%
196010,215-2,424-19.18%
197011,1379229.03%
198012,5181,38112.40%
199012,458-60-0.48%
201012,9284703.77%
201112,748-180-1.39%
201212,688-60-0.47%
201312,597-91-0.72%
201412,623260.21%
201512,691680.54%
201612,8121210.95%
201712,629-183-1.43%
201812,448-181-1.43%
201912,5861381.11%
202012,7241381.10%
202112,8621381.08%
202213,0001381.07%
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Lawrence County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,14464.66%
Black or African American4,13732.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.21%
Asian320.25%
Some Other Race1200.95%
Two or More Races1361.08%
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Lawrence County, Mississippi Population by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Median Age

40.7


Total

39.5


Male

41


Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,518 adults, (2,250 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Mississippi.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,401

50.82%

Male

6,194

49.18%

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
Married84.8%15.2%
Male79.7%20.3%
All74%26%
Non Family65%35%
Female53.8%46.2%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0192.5174
Married2,5013.0884.8
Male2513.0579.7
Female7343.2653.8
Non Family1,5331.1465

3.07

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5025.84%
9th to 12th Grade8139.46%
High School Graduate3,23337.62%
Some College1,47217.13%
Associates Degree1,05112.23%
Bachelors Degree7198.37%
Graduate Degree8039.34%
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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
Native American181816
White5,8175,1291,039
Black2,6272,066458
2+ Races64297
Hispanic2932
Other Race5731
Asian83

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 88.89%.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,883$43,427$28,162
Less Than 9th Grade$31,033$45,708$
High School Graduate$33,852$35,429$21,118
Some College$35,127$50,250$24,875
Bachelors Degree$49,250$71,875$38,987
Graduate Degree$44,049$89,125$42,057

$36,883

Average Earnings

$43,427

Average Male

$28,162

Average Female

Lawrence County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

97.60% of Lawrence County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Language

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10210199.02%
Black4,1371,07225.91%
Asian32515.63%
White8,1161,23615.23%
Other120NaN%
Multiple136139.56%

19.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.15%

Male Poverty Rate

21.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 99.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.72%.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.06%
High School22.61%
Some College13.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.05%
Male Unemployed64.94%
Female Employed10.00%
Female Unemployed42.96%

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$36,239$53,794
Families$51,049$64,116
Married Families$64,398-
Non Families$18,428$29,521
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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 55-64.

Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Mississippi Marital Status

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540

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War85
Vietnam214
Korea51
World War II42

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3445
35 to 54133
55 to 6452
65 to 74184
75+126

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3475.55%
Black1856.05%
Native American830.77%

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

12.6%

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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80.14%

Born in Lawrence County, Mississippi

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Lawrence County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 80.14% having been born in Mississippi. 0.40% 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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