Leflore County, Mississippi Population 2022

Leflore County, Mississippi's estimated population is 26,884 with a growth rate of -1.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leflore County, Mississippi is the 33rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 32,418 and has seen a growth of -17.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188010,2460.00%
189016,8696,62364.64%
190023,8346,96541.29%
191036,29012,45652.26%
192037,2569662.66%
193053,50616,25043.62%
194053,406-100-0.19%
195051,813-1,593-2.98%
196047,142-4,671-9.02%
197042,111-5,031-10.67%
198041,525-586-1.39%
199037,341-4,184-10.08%
201032,418-4,923-13.18%
201132,065-353-1.09%
201230,793-1,272-3.97%
201330,746-47-0.15%
201430,707-39-0.13%
201530,241-466-1.52%
201629,779-462-1.53%
201729,292-487-1.64%
201828,616-676-2.31%
201928,183-433-1.51%
202027,750-433-1.54%
202127,317-433-1.56%
202226,884-433-1.59%
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Leflore County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,38122.18%
Black or African American21,47374.65%
Asian1710.59%
Some Other Race5171.80%
Two or More Races2220.77%
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Leflore County, Mississippi Population by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Leflore County, Mississippi Median Age

34.1


Total

30


Male

35.8


Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,798 adults, (4,085 of whom are seniors) in Leflore County, Mississippi.

Leflore County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Leflore County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,213

52.89%

Male

13,551

47.11%

Leflore County, Mississippi Population by Age

Leflore County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leflore County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All54.5%45.5%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Male46.1%53.9%
Female42.3%57.7%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leflore County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9012.7854.5
Married2,7713.5679.7
Male4823.9246.1
Female2,7104.2342.3
Non Family3,9381.1146.2

3.81

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Leflore County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3717.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,5999.04%
High School Graduate6,54136.96%
Some College3,59820.33%
Associates Degree1,2587.11%
Bachelors Degree1,92710.89%
Graduate Degree1,4037.93%
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Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian918837
Other Race21917084
White4,6294,0771,519
Hispanic45338584
Black12,49510,1491,684
2+ Races1691686

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.66%.

Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,599$33,758$22,265
Less Than 9th Grade$23,869$35,682$20,754
High School Graduate$22,466$30,644$16,286
Some College$23,739$25,815$22,121
Bachelors Degree$34,393$54,188$27,038
Graduate Degree$54,046$97,535$45,551

$27,599

Average Earnings

$33,758

Average Male

$22,265

Average Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leflore County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Leflore County, Mississippi Language

97.51% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian17110360.23%
Black20,4057,99539.18%
Multiple2184219.27%
White6,1143435.61%
Other100NaN%
Hispanic76611915.54%

31.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.56%

Male Poverty Rate

35.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is Asian, with 60.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 15.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.59%.

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.21%
High School32.93%
Some College22.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.87%
Male Unemployed27.25%
Female Employed15.19%
Female Unemployed33.95%

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leflore County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,077$52,098
Families$36,421$66,456
Married Families$75,572-
Non Families$15,862$28,933
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Income by Household Type

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

24.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

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546

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War110
Vietnam249
Korea33
World War II12

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5462
55 to 64190
65 to 74156
75+138

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2184.28%
Black3252.14%
Asian33.30%

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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21.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Leflore County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Leflore 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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88.69%

Born in Leflore County, Mississippi

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.62% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 88.69% having been born in Mississippi. 0.62% 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

  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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