Marion County, Mississippi Population 2022

Marion County, Mississippi's estimated population is 24,036 with a growth rate of -0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Mississippi is the 39th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 26,992 and has seen a growth of -10.95% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18203,1160.00%
18303,69157518.45%
18403,8301393.77%
18504,41058015.14%
18604,6862766.26%
18704,211-475-10.14%
18806,9012,69063.88%
18909,5322,63138.12%
190013,5013,96941.64%
191015,5992,09815.54%
192017,1441,5459.90%
193019,9232,77916.21%
194024,0854,16220.89%
195023,967-118-0.49%
196023,293-674-2.81%
197022,871-422-1.81%
198025,7082,83712.40%
199025,544-164-0.64%
201026,9921,4485.67%
201126,672-320-1.19%
201226,326-346-1.30%
201326,055-271-1.03%
201425,674-381-1.46%
201525,412-262-1.02%
201625,106-306-1.20%
201725,10820.01%
201824,752-356-1.42%
201924,573-179-0.72%
202024,394-179-0.73%
202124,215-179-0.73%
202224,036-179-0.74%
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Marion County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,09364.93%
Black or African American7,89831.87%
Asian1850.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.10%
Some Other Race4171.68%
Two or More Races1680.68%
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Marion County, Mississippi Population by Race

Marion County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Marion County, Mississippi Median Age

40.7


Total

40.2


Male

41.5


Female

Marion County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,002 adults, (4,569 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Mississippi.

Marion County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,823

51.74%

Male

11,962

48.26%

Marion County, Mississippi Population by Age

Marion County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.6%5.4%
Male82.6%17.4%
All79%21%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Female56.3%43.7%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7702.4679
Married4,2263.2894.6
Male3333.8182.6
Female1,2563.7156.3
Non Family3,9551.0869.3

3.32

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Marion County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1036.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,90011.19%
High School Graduate6,49438.24%
Some College3,49420.57%
Associates Degree1,80610.63%
Bachelors Degree1,3497.94%
Graduate Degree8374.93%
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Marion County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian868659
2+ Races1627671
White11,4429,5941,658
Black5,0424,058387
Hispanic21713211
Islander2424
Other Race177105

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.60%.

Marion County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,419$38,396$25,715
Less Than 9th Grade$17,477$24,821$15,563
High School Graduate$27,336$30,878$20,700
Some College$32,852$48,300$30,000
Bachelors Degree$43,359$51,610$36,083
Graduate Degree$53,448$60,104$37,344

$30,419

Average Earnings

$38,396

Average Male

$25,715

Average Female

Marion County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Marion County, Mississippi Language

97.62% of Marion County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Marion County, Mississippi Language

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1649356.71%
Black7,6343,13141.01%
Hispanic3917819.95%
White15,5342,77717.88%
Other78NaN%

25.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.80%

Male Poverty Rate

29.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 56.71% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.41%.

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.70%
High School28.60%
Some College15.08%
Bachelors or Greater8.34%

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.37%
Male Unemployed10.13%
Female Employed16.54%
Female Unemployed42.69%

Marion County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,629$50,747
Families$43,358$64,094
Married Families$57,107-
Non Families$19,279$30,067
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Marion 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 35-44.

Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,140

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War215
Vietnam419
Korea117
World War II8

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3440
35 to 54222
55 to 64260
65 to 74375
75+243

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7596.05%
Black3606.11%
Other Race2110.88%
Hispanic217.87%

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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12.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Marion County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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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80.57%

Born in Marion County, Mississippi

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Marion County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 80.57% having been born in Mississippi. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  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

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