Lincoln County, Mississippi Population 2020

Lincoln County, Mississippi's estimated population is 33,975 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Mississippi is the 24th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202033,975-115-0.34%
201934,090-115-0.34%
201834,205-115-0.34%
201734,320-53-0.15%
201634,373-151-0.44%
201534,524-215-0.62%
201434,739110.03%
201334,728-120-0.34%
201234,848-22-0.06%
201134,870-31-0.09%
201034,9014,62315.27%
199030,2781040.34%
198030,1743,97615.18%
197026,198-561-2.10%
196026,759-1,140-4.09%
195027,8993931.43%
194027,5061,1494.36%
193026,3571,7056.92%
192024,652-3,945-13.80%
191028,5977,04532.69%
190021,5523,64020.32%
189017,9124,36532.22%
188013,5473,36333.02%
187010,1840.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.34%
County Website
Founded
1870
County Seat
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Lincoln County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,50568.26%
Black or African American10,70031.08%
Asian1600.46%
Two or More Races630.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.01%
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Lincoln County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Median Age

38.6


Total

37.5


Male

39.7


Female

Lincoln County, Mississippi Adults

There are 26,056 adults, (5,596 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Mississippi.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,177

52.79%

Male

16,255

47.21%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lincoln County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Male79.7%20.3%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family71%29%
Female53.7%46.3%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8272.6375.4
Married6,1213.1885.1
Non Family3,8951.1371
Female2,1033.4453.7
Male7083.7179.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9844.26%
9th to 12th Grade2,1159.15%
High School Graduate8,63837.37%
Some College5,11222.12%
Associates Degree2,56011.08%
Bachelors Degree2,2819.87%
Graduate Degree1,4256.16%
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Lincoln County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,09114,1982,796
Black6,7875,619784
Hispanic123123118
Asian103698
Multiple Races303023
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 95.93%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,137$45,322$24,513
Less Than High School$18,542$23,750$15,101
High School Grad$28,807$36,976$19,071
Some College$32,884$46,284$25,677
Bachelors Degree$49,787$70,795$40,091
Graduate Degree$52,045$80,350$42,478

$33,137

Average Earnings

$45,322

Average Male

$24,513

Average Female

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Language

99.09% of Lincoln County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.49% of the population.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,4474,23940.58%
White22,8443,11413.63%
Hispanic37510126.93%
Native44100.00%

22.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.96%

Male Poverty Rate

24.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi is White, with 13.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.25%
High School22.22%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.94%
Male Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed14.28%
Male Employed5.82%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Income

Lincoln County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,355$56,735
Families$53,651$67,818
Married Families$68,740-
Non Families$20,171$30,166
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Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln 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.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans

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1,387

Number of Veterans

1,280

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam569
First Gulf War218
Second Gulf War192
Korea134
World War II39
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74446
75+374
35 to 54264
55 to 64214
18 to 3489
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1156.19%
Black2723.45%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Employment Status

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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81.21%

Born in Mississippi

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Lincoln County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 81.21% having been born in Mississippi. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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