Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population 2024

50,665

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 50,665 with a growth rate of -0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is the 15th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 47,725 and has seen a growth of 6.16% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202948,760-381-0.78%
202849,141-381-0.77%
202749,522-381-0.76%
202649,903-381-0.76%
202550,284-381-0.75%
202450,665-381-0.75%
202351,046-381-0.74%
202251,427-381-0.74%
202151,8081100.21%
202051,6982,1554.35%
201949,5432950.6%
201849,248-526-1.06%
201749,7741620.33%
201649,612230.05%
201549,5894650.95%
201449,124-28-0.06%
201349,1522990.61%
201248,8531,0772.25%
201147,776510.11%
201047,725
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%
188015,9781,0877.3%
187014,8911,91414.75%
186012,9773,80641.5%
18509,1714,895114.48%
18404,276-44,484-91.23%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.75% (-381)
County Website
Oktibbeha County
County Seat
2010 Population
47,725
Area
458 mi²
Density
111 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.16% (2,940)
Founded
1833

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,02656.48%
Black or African American18,88336.75%
Two or more races1,6093.13%
Asian1,5993.11%
Other race2010.39%
Native American380.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander320.06%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population by Race

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Median Age

25.4

Total

24.6

Male

26.4

Female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Adults

There are 42,454 adults, (6,004 of whom are seniors) in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Age Dependency

41

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female25,69250%
Male25,69650%

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Population by Age

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,1652.1847.552.5
Non Family10,6461.492674
Married7,4432.8279.920.1
Female2,6113.0140.859.2
Male4652.9659.640.4
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2.84

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.93%.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,085

Average Earnings

$48,498

Average Male

$33,899

Average Female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language

95.75% of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Language

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,3146,52525.78%
Black17,4925,60632.05%
Asian1,48754636.72%
Multiple1,39231022.27%
Hispanic81127233.54%
Other1854624.86%
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28.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.91%

Male Poverty Rate

28.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is Asian, with 36.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 22.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.17%.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.7%
High School27.2%
Some College16.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%
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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.9%
Female Unemployed41.25%
Female Employed19.39%
Male Employed18.66%
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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,099

Number of Veterans

1,854

Male Veterans

245

Female Veterans

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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.26%

Born in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

2.94%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.02% of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 69.26% having been born in Mississippi. 2.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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