Marshall County, Mississippi Population 2020

Marshall County, Mississippi's estimated population is 35,083 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marshall County, Mississippi is the 21st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202035,083-184-0.52%
201935,267-184-0.52%
201835,451-184-0.52%
201735,635-151-0.42%
201635,786-106-0.30%
201535,892-281-0.78%
201436,173-281-0.77%
201336,454-95-0.26%
201236,549-200-0.54%
201136,749-308-0.83%
201037,0576,69622.05%
199030,3611,0653.64%
198029,2965,26921.93%
197024,027-476-1.94%
196024,503-603-2.40%
195025,106-416-1.63%
194025,5226532.63%
193024,869-1,236-4.73%
192026,105-691-2.58%
191026,796-878-3.17%
190027,6741,6316.26%
189026,043-3,287-11.21%
188029,330-86-0.29%
187029,4165932.06%
186028,823-866-2.92%
185029,68912,16369.40%
184017,5260.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.52%
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Founded
1836
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Marshall County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,65749.34%
Black or African American17,13447.88%
Some Other Race6401.79%
Two or More Races3170.89%
Asian240.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.04%
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Marshall County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Marshall County, Mississippi Median Age

40.2


Total

39.7


Male

41


Female

Marshall County, Mississippi Adults

There are 28,067 adults, (5,857 of whom are seniors) in Marshall County, Mississippi.

Marshall County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,051

50.44%

Male

17,736

49.56%

Marshall County, Mississippi Households and Families

Marshall County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marshall County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All76%24%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female58.9%41.1%
Male51.3%48.7%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0742.5876
Married6,1523.189.6
Non Family4,0641.1368.7
Female2,1463.5158.9
Male7123.5351.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Marshall County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2295.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,36313.71%
High School Graduate9,83140.09%
Some College5,33021.74%
Associates Degree1,4065.73%
Bachelors Degree2,45410.01%
Graduate Degree9083.70%
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Marshall County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,69310,9052,066
Black11,0248,4261,256
Hispanic5803855
Other Race311180
Multiple Races24223133
Asian24242
Native American1010

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 white people with a rate of 16.28%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,525$40,035$28,504
Less Than High School$26,716$28,715$21,968
High School Grad$31,600$36,808$24,052
Some College$36,382$44,681$26,461
Bachelors Degree$39,132$44,131$35,691
Graduate Degree$54,464$83,583$51,307

$33,525

Average Earnings

$40,035

Average Male

$28,504

Average Female

Marshall County, Mississippi Language

Marshall County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Marshall County, Mississippi Language

96.48% of Marshall County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Marshall County, Mississippi Poverty

Marshall County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,5613,67023.58%
White16,4551,95511.88%
Hispanic1,28146035.91%
Other640568.75%
Multiple3174815.14%
Asian242291.67%
Native15960.00%

18.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.40%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Mississippi is Asian, with 91.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Mississippi is Other, with 8.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.97%
High School15.65%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.39%
Female Unemployed31.44%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed3.61%

Marshall County, Mississippi Income

Marshall County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,572$55,973
Families$50,437$63,587
Married Families$62,542-
Non Families$25,377$36,034
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Marshall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marshall County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marshall County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Marshall 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.

Marshall County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Marshall County, Mississippi Veterans

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1,820

Number of Veterans

1,773

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam904
First Gulf War270
Korea178
Second Gulf War155
World War II38
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74619
55 to 64487
75+401
35 to 54307
18 to 346
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3279.35%
Black4573.46%
Hispanic364.48%
2 or More3613.64%

Marshall County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, Mississippi Employment Status

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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56.37%

Born in Mississippi

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Marshall County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 56.37% having been born in Mississippi. 0.86% 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