Pike County, Mississippi Population 2022

Pike County, Mississippi's estimated population is 39,012 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Mississippi is the 20th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 40,441 and has seen a growth of -3.53% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18204,4380.00%
18305,40296421.72%
18406,15174913.87%
18507,3601,20919.66%
186011,1353,77551.29%
187011,3031681.51%
188016,6885,38547.64%
189021,2034,51527.06%
190027,5456,34229.91%
191037,2729,72735.31%
192028,725-8,547-22.93%
193032,2013,47612.10%
194035,0022,8018.70%
195035,1371350.39%
196035,063-74-0.21%
197031,756-3,307-9.43%
198036,1734,41713.91%
199036,8827091.96%
201040,4413,5599.65%
201140,433-8-0.02%
201240,089-344-0.85%
201339,939-150-0.37%
201439,94890.02%
201539,890-58-0.15%
201639,592-298-0.75%
201739,510-82-0.21%
201839,380-130-0.33%
201939,288-92-0.23%
202039,196-92-0.23%
202139,104-92-0.23%
202239,012-92-0.24%
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Pike County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,98343.14%
Black or African American21,35754.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1860.47%
Asian2830.72%
Some Other Race2510.64%
Two or More Races3050.77%
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Pike County, Mississippi Population by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Pike County, Mississippi Median Age

37.5


Total

36.2


Male

38.6


Female

Pike County, Mississippi Adults

There are 29,174 adults, (6,633 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Mississippi.

Pike County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

20,794

52.82%

Male

18,571

47.18%

Pike County, Mississippi Population by Age

Pike County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pike County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All68.3%31.7%
Male60.1%39.9%
Female58.3%41.7%
Non Family56.8%43.2%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pike County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5612.6368.3
Married5,3803.3887
Male4364.5960.1
Female2,4684.6358.3
Non Family6,2771.0756.8

3.74

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Pike County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3775.41%
9th to 12th Grade3,06312.04%
High School Graduate9,00835.41%
Some College5,24320.61%
Associates Degree2,67110.50%
Bachelors Degree2,4029.44%
Graduate Degree1,6756.58%
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Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian25312369
White11,97010,0012,451
2+ Races43426
Black12,88710,6371,538
Native American101788
Hispanic25118411
Other Race14190

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.27%.

Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,208$35,457$25,368
Less Than 9th Grade$16,717$17,604$16,081
High School Graduate$26,656$32,126$17,140
Some College$30,023$44,107$24,386
Bachelors Degree$41,771$58,190$34,762
Graduate Degree$44,375$53,563$43,271

$30,208

Average Earnings

$35,457

Average Male

$25,368

Average Female

Pike County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pike County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Pike County, Mississippi Language

97.42% of Pike County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Pike County, Mississippi Language

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic60333054.73%
Asian27813448.20%
Multiple29612341.55%
Black20,7698,62541.53%
Native1716336.84%
White16,3692,95518.05%
Other81NaN%

31.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.27%

Male Poverty Rate

33.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 54.73% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.85%.

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.56%
High School31.44%
Some College22.47%
Bachelors or Greater12.68%

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.20%
Male Unemployed61.74%
Female Employed14.27%
Female Unemployed57.89%

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pike County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,726$46,693
Families$43,675$55,915
Married Families$52,690-
Non Families$18,248$33,660
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Income by Household Type

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Pike 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.

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

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2,003

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War298
First Gulf War335
Vietnam810
Korea56
World War II63

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34164
35 to 54295
55 to 64547
65 to 74574
75+423

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0397.78%
Black9426.25%
Native American2217.19%

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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22.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Pike County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Pike County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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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76.50%

Born in Pike County, Mississippi

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Pike County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 76.50% having been born in Mississippi. 0.54% 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

  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

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