Lowndes County, Mississippi Population 2024

56,551

Lowndes County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 56,551 with a growth rate of -0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lowndes County, Mississippi is the 14th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 59,796 and has seen a growth of -5.43% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202953,921-526-0.97%
202854,447-526-0.96%
202754,973-526-0.95%
202655,499-526-0.94%
202556,025-526-0.93%
202456,551-526-0.92%
202357,077-526-0.91%
202257,603-526-0.9%
202158,129-638-1.09%
202058,7671460.25%
201958,621-205-0.35%
201858,826-347-0.59%
201759,173-379-0.64%
201659,552-173-0.29%
201559,725-103-0.17%
201459,82820%
201359,8262070.35%
201259,619-7-0.01%
201159,626-170-0.28%
201059,796
199059,3082,0043.5%
198057,3047,60415.3%
197049,7003,0616.56%
196046,6398,78723.21%
195037,8522,6077.4%
194035,2455,25817.53%
193029,9872,3558.52%
192027,632-3,071-10%
191030,7031,6085.53%
190029,0952,0487.57%
189027,047-1,197-4.24%
188028,244-2,258-7.4%
187030,5026,87729.11%
186023,6254,08120.88%
185019,5445,03134.67%
184014,51311,340357.39%
18303,173-50,748-94.12%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.92% (-526)
County Website
Lowndes County
County Seat
2010 Population
59,796
Area
505 mi²
Density
112 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.43% (-3,245)
Founded
1830

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,67850.69%
Black or African American26,12444.62%
Two or more races1,3782.35%
Asian6851.17%
Other race6211.06%
Native American610.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population by Race

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Lowndes County, Mississippi Median Age

37.1

Total

35.5

Male

38.9

Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Adults

There are 44,669 adults, (9,740 of whom are seniors) in Lowndes County, Mississippi.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female30,60152.27%
Male27,94647.73%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Population by Age

Lowndes County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,6512.5161.938.1
Married9,4493.0881.618.4
Non Family8,5591.1950.649.4
Female3,6823.8238.961.1
Male9613.6856.143.9
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lowndes 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

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

Lowndes 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 2+ races people with a rate of 48.51%.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,483

Average Earnings

$52,601

Average Male

$33,417

Average Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

97.18% of Lowndes County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.5% of the population.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black25,1087,73330.8%
White28,4952,1927.69%
Multiple1,34020515.3%
Hispanic1,34419914.81%
Other570518.95%
Native52713.46%
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18.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.6%

Male Poverty Rate

20.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is Black, with 30.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29%.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.5%
High School18.96%
Some College12.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
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Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.95%
Female Employed9.52%
Male Unemployed4.56%
Male Employed3.7%
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Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,966

Number of Veterans

3,489

Male Veterans

477

Female Veterans

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lowndes 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

71.71%

Born in Lowndes County, Mississippi

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Lowndes County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 71.71% having been born in Mississippi. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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