Pike County, Mississippi Population 2024

39,018

Pike County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 39,018 with a growth rate of -0.8% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Mississippi is the 19th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 40,442 and has seen a growth of -3.52% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202937,453-313-0.83%
202837,766-313-0.82%
202738,079-313-0.82%
202638,392-313-0.81%
202538,705-313-0.8%
202439,018-313-0.8%
202339,331-313-0.79%
202239,644-313-0.78%
202139,957-233-0.58%
202040,1909062.31%
201939,284-87-0.22%
201839,371-164-0.41%
201739,535-102-0.26%
201639,637-270-0.68%
201539,907-53-0.13%
201439,960160.04%
201339,944-147-0.37%
201240,091-345-0.85%
201140,436-6-0.01%
201040,442
199036,8827091.96%
198036,1734,41713.91%
197031,756-3,307-9.43%
196035,063-74-0.21%
195035,1371350.39%
194035,0022,8018.7%
193032,2013,47612.1%
192028,725-8,547-22.93%
191037,2729,72735.31%
190027,5456,34229.91%
189021,2034,51527.06%
188016,6885,38547.64%
187011,3031681.51%
186011,1353,77551.29%
18507,3601,20919.66%
18406,15174913.87%
18305,40296421.72%
18204,438-33,015-88.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.8% (-313)
County Website
Pike County
County Seat
2010 Population
40,442
Area
409 mi²
Density
95 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.52% (-1,424)
Founded
1815

Pike County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American21,71754.16%
White17,12042.7%
Two or more races6471.61%
Other race2350.59%
Asian2190.55%
Native American1600.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pike County, Mississippi Population by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Pike County, Mississippi Median Age

37.3

Total

35

Male

38.6

Female

Pike County, Mississippi Adults

There are 29,830 adults, (6,897 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Mississippi.

Pike County, Mississippi Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female21,18052.82%
Male18,91847.18%

Pike County, Mississippi Population by Age

Pike County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,7452.6465.134.9
Non Family5,8691.0857.642.4
Married5,2973.488218
Female2,9053.935248
Male6743.9653.746.3
showing: 5 rows

3.58

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pike 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

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

Pike 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 asian people with a rate of 96.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.56%.

Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,075

Average Earnings

$41,609

Average Male

$27,569

Average Female

Pike County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pike County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pike County, Mississippi Language

98.37% of Pike County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Pike County, Mississippi Language

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black21,1137,98737.83%
White16,3763,48221.26%
Hispanic61134155.81%
Multiple53320137.71%
Other23114663.2%
Asian2132712.68%
Native1322115.91%
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30.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.02%

Male Poverty Rate

32.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Other, with 63.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Asian, with 12.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.93%.

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.98%
High School28.5%
Some College22.82%
Bachelors or Greater12.96%
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Pike County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.28%
Female Unemployed49.49%
Female Employed15.29%
Male Employed5.75%
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Pike County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pike County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pike County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,916

Number of Veterans

1,767

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

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Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pike County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pike 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

75.59%

Born in Pike County, Mississippi

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Pike County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 75.59% having been born in Mississippi. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pike County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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