Lincoln County, Mississippi Population 2024

34,337

Lincoln County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 34,337 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Mississippi is the 21st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 34,896 and has seen a growth of -1.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,387-190-0.57%
202833,577-190-0.56%
202733,767-190-0.56%
202633,957-190-0.56%
202534,147-190-0.55%
202434,337-190-0.55%
202334,527-190-0.55%
202234,717-190-0.54%
202134,907850.24%
202034,8227112.08%
201934,111-91-0.27%
201834,202-150-0.44%
201734,352-33-0.1%
201634,385-142-0.41%
201534,527-210-0.6%
201434,73790.03%
201334,728-120-0.34%
201234,848-22-0.06%
201134,870-26-0.07%
201034,896
199030,2781040.34%
198030,1743,97615.18%
197026,198-561-2.1%
196026,759-1,140-4.09%
195027,8993931.43%
194027,5061,1494.36%
193026,3571,7056.92%
192024,652-3,945-13.8%
191028,5977,04532.69%
190021,5523,64020.32%
189017,9124,36532.22%
188013,5473,36333.02%
187010,184-23,203-69.5%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.55% (-190)
County Website
Lincoln County
County Seat
2010 Population
34,896
Area
586 mi²
Density
59 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.6% (-559)
Founded
1870

Lincoln County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,67067.91%
Black or African American10,54730.26%
Two or more races4321.24%
Asian1920.55%
Other race140.04%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lincoln County, Mississippi Population by Race

Lincoln County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Lincoln County, Mississippi Median Age

40.7

Total

38.9

Male

42

Female

Lincoln County, Mississippi Adults

There are 26,811 adults, (5,938 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Mississippi.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female18,18652.18%
Male16,66947.82%

Lincoln County, Mississippi Population by Age

Lincoln County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,0702.6275.524.5
Married6,6713.2486.513.5
Non Family4,1011.1369.430.6
Female1,8603.385248
Male4383.9464.635.4
showing: 5 rows

3.25

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lincoln 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

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

Lincoln 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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 28.57%.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,263

Average Earnings

$47,712

Average Male

$30,069

Average Female

Lincoln County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language

98.75% of Lincoln County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Language

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White23,0684,28218.56%
Black10,3913,21730.96%
Multiple43012228.37%
Hispanic4547416.3%
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22.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.63%

Male Poverty Rate

23.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi is Black, with 30.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 16.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.94%.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.02%
High School21.74%
Some College21.26%
Bachelors or Greater8.57%
showing: 4 rows

Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.71%
Female Employed12.18%
Male Employed9.56%
Male Unemployed6.23%
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Lincoln County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lincoln County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,247

Number of Veterans

1,152

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln 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

83.57%

Born in Lincoln County, Mississippi

99.2%

Native Born

0.8%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.2% of Lincoln County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.57% having been born in Mississippi. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lincoln County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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