Leflore County, Mississippi Population 2024

24,914

Leflore County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 24,914 with a growth rate of -3.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leflore County, Mississippi is the 36th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 32,420 and has seen a growth of -23.15% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,774-828-3.83%
202821,602-828-3.69%
202722,430-828-3.56%
202623,258-828-3.44%
202524,086-828-3.32%
202424,914-828-3.22%
202325,742-828-3.12%
202226,570-828-3.02%
202127,398-793-2.81%
202028,191-11-0.04%
201928,202-449-1.57%
201828,651-666-2.27%
201729,317-480-1.61%
201629,797-463-1.53%
201530,260-461-1.5%
201430,721-38-0.12%
201330,759-47-0.15%
201230,806-1,267-3.95%
201132,073-347-1.07%
201032,420
199037,341-4,184-10.08%
198041,525-586-1.39%
197042,111-5,031-10.67%
196047,142-4,671-9.02%
195051,813-1,593-2.98%
194053,406-100-0.19%
193053,50616,25043.62%
192037,2569662.66%
191036,29012,45652.26%
190023,8346,96541.29%
189016,8696,62364.64%
188010,246-10,528-50.68%
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2024 Growth Rate
-3.22% (-828)
County Website
Leflore County
County Seat
2010 Population
32,420
Area
593 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-23.15% (-7,506)
Founded
1871

Leflore County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American20,84174.65%
White6,02721.59%
Other race5932.12%
Two or more races3461.24%
Asian970.35%
Native American160.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Leflore County, Mississippi Population by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Leflore County, Mississippi Median Age

34.4

Total

30.7

Male

36.1

Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,148 adults, (4,073 of whom are seniors) in Leflore County, Mississippi.

Leflore County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leflore County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female14,79652.99%
Male13,12447.01%

Leflore County, Mississippi Population by Age

Leflore County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,6562.7754.945.1
Non Family3,9201.1346.553.5
Female2,6624.2146.353.7
Married2,5873.538020
Male487435.764.3
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3.75

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leflore 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

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

Leflore 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.21%.

Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,811

Average Earnings

$34,170

Average Male

$27,128

Average Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leflore County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

97.65% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black19,8457,78239.21%
White5,6004788.54%
Hispanic74021328.78%
Other47411925.11%
Multiple33211735.24%
Native1616100%
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32.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.08%

Male Poverty Rate

34.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is White, with 8.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.58%.

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.94%
High School35.82%
Some College22.32%
Bachelors or Greater7.81%
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Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.33%
Male Unemployed29%
Female Employed17.73%
Male Employed5%
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Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leflore County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

23.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leflore 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.

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

434

Number of Veterans

407

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leflore 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

89.73%

Born in Leflore County, Mississippi

98.3%

Native Born

1.7%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.3% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 89.73% having been born in Mississippi. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leflore County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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