Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population 2020

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi's estimated population is 49,447 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is the 15th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202049,447-76-0.15%
201949,523-76-0.15%
201849,599-76-0.15%
201749,6751430.29%
201649,532160.03%
201549,5164350.89%
201449,081-40-0.08%
201349,1212860.59%
201248,8351,0652.23%
201147,770330.07%
201047,7379,36224.40%
199038,3752,3576.54%
198036,0187,26625.27%
197028,7522,5779.85%
196026,1751,6066.54%
195024,5692,41810.92%
194022,1513,03215.86%
193019,1192,24713.32%
192016,872-2,804-14.25%
191019,676-507-2.51%
190020,1832,48914.07%
189017,6941,71610.74%
188015,9781,0877.30%
187014,8911,91414.75%
186012,9773,80641.50%
18509,1714,895114.48%
18404,2760.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.15%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,53857.67%
Black or African American18,34437.07%
Asian1,5463.12%
Two or More Races8161.65%
Some Other Race1700.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.04%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Median Age

25.8


Total

24.4


Male

26.8


Female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Adults

There are 40,821 adults, (5,289 of whom are seniors) in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Age Dependency

39.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

24,618

49.75%

Male

24,863

50.25%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Households and Families

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All50.9%49.1%
Female38.7%61.3%
Male36.7%63.3%
Non Family34.7%65.3%

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6872.550.9
Non Family8,5171.6934.7
Married6,4323.177.6
Female2,0903.8238.7
Male6482.8836.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8023.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,6116.34%
High School Graduate5,19120.44%
Some College4,95419.51%
Associates Degree1,7937.06%
Bachelors Degree5,41121.31%
Graduate Degree5,62922.17%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,09213,5618,116
Black9,7587,9671,809
Asian937891779
Hispanic386338151
Multiple Races320305203
Other Race815127
Islander2020
Native American141414

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,847$41,688$30,351
Less Than High School$19,063$18,438$20,395
High School Grad$23,144$27,616$19,646
Some College$26,507$40,256$21,969
Bachelors Degree$35,375$47,102$32,704
Graduate Degree$56,938$68,750$50,308

$34,847

Average Earnings

$41,688

Average Male

$30,351

Average Female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language by Age

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language

95.03% of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5486,91628.17%
Black16,8935,50832.61%
Asian1,48054236.62%
Hispanic68220129.47%
Multiple73111716.01%
Other1593924.53%
Native362261.11%

30.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.65%

Male Poverty Rate

31.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is Native, with 61.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 16.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.62%
High School28.45%
Some College16.78%
Bachelors or Greater8.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.43%
Female Unemployed50.36%
Female Employed21.06%
Male Employed16.42%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Income

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,800$58,865
Families$64,232$82,308
Married Families$81,691-
Non Families$20,106$32,498

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Oktibbeha 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.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans

1,655

Number of Veterans

1,419

Male Veterans

236

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
Second Gulf War412
First Gulf War247
Korea173
World War II129
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54459
75+437
65 to 74385
55 to 64241
18 to 34133
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2104.89%
Black3672.63%
2 or More6210.67%
Hispanic151.87%
Hawaiian840.00%
Indian817.02%

$Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment Status

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oktibbeha 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

67.85%

Born in Mississippi

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

2.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.41% of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 67.85% having been born in Mississippi. 2.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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