Neshoba County, Mississippi Population 2020

Neshoba County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,589 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Neshoba County, Mississippi is the 30th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,589-268-0.93%
201928,857-268-0.92%
201829,125-268-0.91%
201729,393-62-0.21%
201629,455-8-0.03%
201529,463190.06%
201429,444-75-0.25%
201329,519-208-0.70%
201229,727-16-0.05%
201129,743570.19%
201029,6864,88619.70%
199024,8001,0114.25%
198023,7892,98714.36%
197020,802-125-0.60%
196020,927-4,803-18.67%
195025,730-2,152-7.72%
194027,8821,1914.46%
193026,6917,38838.27%
192019,3031,3237.36%
191017,9805,25441.29%
190012,7261,58014.18%
189011,1462,40527.51%
18808,7411,30217.50%
18707,439-904-10.84%
18608,3433,61576.46%
18504,7282,29194.01%
18402,4370.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.93%
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Founded
1833
County Seat

Neshoba County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,67360.16%
Black or African American6,19621.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,75416.18%
Two or More Races5651.92%
Asian1360.46%
Some Other Race440.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%

Neshoba County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Neshoba County, Mississippi Median Age

36.8


Total

35.1


Male

38.5


Female

Neshoba County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,165 adults, (4,533 of whom are seniors) in Neshoba County, Mississippi.

Neshoba County, Mississippi Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Neshoba County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

15,388

52.38%

Male

13,988

47.62%

Neshoba County, Mississippi Households and Families

Neshoba County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Neshoba County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All72.7%27.3%
Non Family69%31%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female56.8%43.2%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6992.7172.7
Married4,5953.2884.3
Non Family3,2741.0869
Female2,1503.6156.8
Male6803.7862.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Neshoba County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1386.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,94315.75%
High School Graduate6,34333.95%
Some College4,26322.82%
Associates Degree1,7099.15%
Bachelors Degree1,4677.85%
Graduate Degree8184.38%

Neshoba County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,1029,6511,815
Black3,5242,746279
Native American2,4661,795115
Hispanic33916822
Multiple Races20118230
Asian1015024
Other Race4422
Islander88

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 asian people with a rate of 23.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,614$35,298$25,802
Less Than High School$18,875$25,538$15,187
High School Grad$25,693$29,760$19,762
Some College$30,654$39,932$26,878
Bachelors Degree$38,566$63,100$33,806
Graduate Degree$48,801$54,318$47,806

$28,614

Average Earnings

$35,298

Average Male

$25,802

Average Female

Neshoba County, Mississippi Language

Neshoba County, Mississippi Language by Age

Neshoba County, Mississippi Language

91.35% of Neshoba County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 8.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.54% of the population.

Neshoba County, Mississippi Poverty

Neshoba County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8672,94317.45%
Black6,0732,23736.84%
Native4,7271,46631.01%
Multiple55316429.66%
Hispanic592284.73%
Asian13685.88%
Islander88100.00%

23.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.10%

Male Poverty Rate

25.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Neshoba County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Neshoba County, Mississippi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Neshoba County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.89%
High School20.08%
Some College15.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.30%
Male Unemployed47.30%
Female Employed12.97%
Male Employed9.27%

Neshoba County, Mississippi Income

Neshoba County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,875$52,500
Families$46,489$61,423
Married Families$59,503-
Non Families$18,355$26,800

Neshoba County, Mississippi Marital Status

Neshoba County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Neshoba County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Neshoba 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 45-54.

Neshoba County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Neshoba County, Mississippi Veterans

1,331

Number of Veterans

1,149

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam496
First Gulf War302
Second Gulf War214
Korea131
World War II19
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74448
75+317
35 to 54302
55 to 64140
18 to 34124
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0727.90%
Black1593.81%
Indian822.80%
Hispanic389.60%
2 or More103.42%
Hawaiian8100.00%

$Neshoba County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Neshoba County, Mississippi Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Neshoba 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

87.17%

Born in Mississippi

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.68% of Neshoba County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.17% having been born in Mississippi. 0.94% 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
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