Marion County, Mississippi Population 2020

Marion County, Mississippi's estimated population is 23,939 with a growth rate of -1.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Mississippi is the 39th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202023,939-388-1.59%
201924,327-388-1.57%
201824,715-388-1.55%
201725,10330.01%
201625,100-311-1.22%
201525,411-271-1.06%
201425,682-381-1.46%
201326,063-271-1.03%
201226,334-342-1.28%
201126,676-321-1.19%
201026,9971,4535.69%
199025,544-164-0.64%
198025,7082,83712.40%
197022,871-422-1.81%
196023,293-674-2.81%
195023,967-118-0.49%
194024,0854,16220.89%
193019,9232,77916.21%
192017,1441,5459.90%
191015,5992,09815.54%
190013,5013,96941.64%
18909,5322,63138.12%
18806,9012,69063.88%
18704,211-475-10.14%
18604,6862766.26%
18504,41058015.14%
18403,8301393.77%
18303,69157518.45%
18203,1160.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.59%
County Website
Founded
1811
County Seat

Marion County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,46365.32%
Black or African American8,12432.24%
Some Other Race3001.19%
Asian1580.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.29%
Two or More Races720.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.05%

Marion County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Marion County, Mississippi Median Age

40.4


Total

39.7


Male

40.9


Female

Marion County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,335 adults, (4,370 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Mississippi.

Marion County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,972

51.47%

Male

12,230

48.53%

Marion County, Mississippi Households and Families

Marion County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
Male81.8%18.2%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family75%25%
Female55.3%44.7%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5432.5780.6
Married4,4243.2592.9
Non Family3,1821.0975
Female1,4653.4655.3
Male4723.481.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0896.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,44614.35%
High School Graduate6,76139.66%
Some College3,02817.76%
Associates Degree1,6529.69%
Bachelors Degree1,4298.38%
Graduate Degree6423.77%

Marion County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,6019,1831,490
Black4,9973,982490
Hispanic286187
Other Race216140
Asian888549
Multiple Races424242
Native American3939
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,560$33,033$20,962
Less Than High School$20,306$21,914$16,571
High School Grad$25,132$30,102$18,415
Some College$29,194$45,972$21,552
Bachelors Degree$35,494$58,229$28,491
Graduate Degree$45,500$39,911$45,625

$26,560

Average Earnings

$33,033

Average Male

$20,962

Average Female

Marion County, Mississippi Language

Marion County, Mississippi Language by Age

Marion County, Mississippi Language

97.17% of Marion County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,8934,10251.97%
White15,8622,88018.16%
Hispanic3715514.82%
Other2845519.37%
Multiple721926.39%

28.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.51%

Male Poverty Rate

30.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Black, with 51.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 14.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.20%
High School28.18%
Some College16.89%
Bachelors or Greater10.21%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.80%
Female Unemployed59.35%
Female Employed19.53%
Male Employed7.98%

Marion County, Mississippi Income

Marion County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,446$47,210
Families$40,849$56,529
Married Families$52,855-
Non Families$16,158$27,258

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Marion County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans

1,192

Number of Veterans

1,070

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam426
First Gulf War216
Korea123
Second Gulf War90
World War II27
Age Group Veterans
75+388
65 to 74315
35 to 54242
55 to 64189
18 to 3458
Name Veterans % of Total
White9047.06%
Black2884.77%

$Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

15.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Employment Status

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Marion 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

78.39%

Born in Mississippi

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.60% of Marion County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 78.39% having been born in Mississippi. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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