Leflore County, Mississippi Population 2020

Leflore County, Mississippi's estimated population is 29,324 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 29th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,919-405-1.38%
201729,324-475-1.59%
201629,799-462-1.53%
201530,261-455-1.48%
201430,716-36-0.12%
201330,752-48-0.16%
201230,800-1,267-3.95%
201132,067-351-1.08%
201032,418-4,923-13.18%
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%
188010,2460.00%

How Many People Live in Leflore County, Mississippi?

29,324

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American21,85973.34%
White7,20924.19%
Some Other Race3021.01%
Two or More Races2510.84%
Asian1830.61%

Leflore County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Leflore County, Mississippi Median Age

33.8


Total

30.3


Male

35.3


Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,521 adults, (3,996 of whom are seniors) in Leflore County, Mississippi.

Leflore County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leflore County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,888

53.31%

Male

13,916

46.69%

Leflore County, Mississippi Households and Families

Leflore County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leflore County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
All50.1%49.9%
Male47.2%52.8%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Female33.6%66.4%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2242.7750.1
Non Family3,9681.0844.9
Married2,9963.4773
Female2,8744.2233.6
Male3863.8947.2

3.78

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leflore County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8039.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,03111.24%
High School Graduate6,59936.52%
Some College3,62720.07%
Associates Degree8544.73%
Bachelors Degree1,92810.67%
Graduate Degree1,2296.80%

Leflore County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,4209,5301,668
White4,9304,3071,415
Hispanic420145
Multiple Races20516650
Other Race17474
Asian847724

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,033$34,594$24,646
Less Than High School$20,875$27,083$18,684
High School Grad$26,912$32,331$18,576
Some College$28,248$31,038$22,174
Bachelors Degree$33,650$44,271$29,934
Graduate Degree$48,402$58,526$32,750

$30,033

Average Earnings

$34,594

Average Male

$24,646

Average Female

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

Leflore County, Mississippi Language by Age

Leflore County, Mississippi Language

96.87% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty

Leflore County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,72310,04848.49%
White6,50269210.64%
Hispanic78622027.99%
Asian18313372.68%
Other28411741.20%
Multiple2515019.92%

39.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.87%

Male Poverty Rate

43.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is Asian, with 72.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leflore County, Mississippi is White, with 10.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.81%
High School35.61%
Some College27.80%
Bachelors or Greater10.54%

Leflore County, Mississippi Income

Leflore County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,052$44,123
Families$33,519$53,708
Married Families$64,280-
Non Families$15,538$27,730

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Leflore County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.9%

Male Marriage Rate

24.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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

Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans

578

Number of Veterans

553

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
First Gulf War59
World War II53
Korea46
Second Gulf War43

$Leflore County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

19.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Employment Status

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leflore County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.60%

Born in Mississippi

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.21% of Leflore County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.60% having been born in Mississippi. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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