Lowndes County, Mississippi Population 2020

Lowndes County, Mississippi's estimated population is 58,412 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lowndes County, Mississippi is the 12th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202058,412-259-0.44%
201958,671-259-0.44%
201858,930-259-0.44%
201759,189-369-0.62%
201659,558-137-0.23%
201559,695-118-0.20%
201459,81320.00%
201359,8112050.34%
201259,606-7-0.01%
201159,613-183-0.31%
201059,7964880.82%
199059,3082,0043.50%
198057,3047,60415.30%
197049,7003,0616.56%
196046,6398,78723.21%
195037,8522,6077.40%
194035,2455,25817.53%
193029,9872,3558.52%
192027,632-3,071-10.00%
191030,7031,6085.53%
190029,0952,0487.57%
189027,047-1,197-4.24%
188028,244-2,258-7.40%
187030,5026,87729.11%
186023,6254,08120.88%
185019,5445,03134.67%
184014,51311,340357.39%
18303,1730.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.44%
County Website
Founded
1830
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Lowndes County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,86953.62%
Black or African American25,96143.68%
Two or More Races7561.27%
Asian5390.91%
Some Other Race1820.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native1130.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.03%
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Lowndes County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Median Age

37.1


Total

35.2


Male

38.3


Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Adults

There are 45,261 adults, (8,917 of whom are seniors) in Lowndes County, Mississippi.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

31,072

52.28%

Male

28,365

47.72%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Households and Families

Lowndes County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All61.5%38.5%
Male51.8%48.2%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female33.6%66.4%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,7422.5361.5
Married10,1593.1281.1
Non Family7,6331.1850.9
Female3,9223.4833.6
Male1,0283.2251.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9474.95%
9th to 12th Grade3,6389.25%
High School Graduate12,36631.46%
Some College8,41021.39%
Associates Degree3,6459.27%
Bachelors Degree5,75714.64%
Graduate Degree3,5499.03%
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Lowndes County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,75619,7266,637
Black16,21012,9462,243
Hispanic682601205
Asian390229142
Multiple Races22016872
Other Race836331
Native American827314
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.35%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,392$42,815$28,900
Less Than High School$25,953$32,372$16,755
High School Grad$30,498$34,822$22,455
Some College$31,268$43,125$24,364
Bachelors Degree$45,077$63,104$37,142
Graduate Degree$60,727$68,517$57,361

$35,392

Average Earnings

$42,815

Average Male

$28,900

Average Female

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

Lowndes County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Language

96.15% of Lowndes County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty

Lowndes County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,2159,37037.16%
White29,9572,9909.98%
Multiple75618925.00%
Hispanic1,17418615.84%
Native1062422.64%

22.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.96%

Male Poverty Rate

25.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is Black, with 37.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Mississippi is White, with 9.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.90%
High School20.54%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.68%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed11.98%
Male Employed3.79%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income

Lowndes County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,355$61,053
Families$58,989$71,997
Married Families$79,064-
Non Families$23,822$36,962
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Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Lowndes 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.

Lowndes County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans

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4,811

Number of Veterans

4,167

Male Veterans

644

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,592
First Gulf War1,499
Second Gulf War1,067
Korea256
World War II29
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,538
55 to 641,129
65 to 741,111
75+570
18 to 34463
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,08412.74%
Black1,6228.48%
Asian5813.39%
2 or More4217.80%
Hispanic334.71%
Indian54.81%

Lowndes County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Mississippi Employment Status

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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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71.56%

Born in Mississippi

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Lowndes County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 71.56% having been born in Mississippi. 1.12% 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