Pike County, Mississippi Population 2021

Pike County, Mississippi's estimated population is 39,104 with a growth rate of -0.23% 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 -3.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,104-92-0.23%
202039,196-92-0.23%
201939,288-92-0.23%
201839,380-130-0.33%
201739,510-82-0.21%
201639,592-298-0.75%
201539,890-58-0.15%
201439,94890.02%
201339,939-150-0.37%
201240,089-344-0.85%
201140,433-8-0.02%
201040,4413,5599.65%
199036,8827091.96%
198036,1734,41713.91%
197031,756-3,307-9.43%
196035,063-74-0.21%
195035,1371350.39%
194035,0022,8018.70%
193032,2013,47612.10%
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%
18204,4380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.23%
County Website
Founded
1815
County Seat
2010 Population
40,441
Growth Since 2010
-3.31%
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Pike County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American21,45654.28%
White17,31543.80%
Two or More Races2690.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1980.50%
Some Other Race1690.43%
Asian1250.32%
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Pike County, Mississippi Population by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Pike County, Mississippi Median Age

37.2


Total

35.4


Male

38.4


Female

Pike County, Mississippi Adults

There are 29,132 adults, (6,571 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Mississippi.

Pike County, Mississippi Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

20,791

52.59%

Male

18,741

47.41%

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
Married86.2%13.8%
All69%31%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female54.7%45.3%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pike County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4042.6769
Non Family5,8761.1158.3
Married5,6483.2686.2
Female2,3434.8354.7
Male5374.1568.3

3.68

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Pike County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2985.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,98511.73%
High School Graduate9,13735.90%
Some College5,07719.95%
Associates Degree2,72310.70%
Bachelors Degree2,63210.34%
Graduate Degree1,5966.27%
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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
Black12,81810,2081,483
White12,10110,4952,623
Hispanic32429951
Other Race148143
Asian1048361
Native American805910
2+ Races454524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.65%.

Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,365$32,851$23,195
Less Than 9th Grade$18,075$18,523$17,482
High School Graduate$24,860$31,012$16,409
Some College$28,162$36,807$23,679
Bachelors Degree$40,561$54,888$34,911
Graduate Degree$50,452$51,923$48,750

$28,365

Average Earnings

$32,851

Average Male

$23,195

Average Female

Pike County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pike County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Pike County, Mississippi Language

97.26% of Pike County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Pike County, Mississippi Language

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,9219,94847.55%
White16,5042,54415.41%
Hispanic60013222.00%
Native1758246.86%
Asian1203025.00%

33.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.71%

Male Poverty Rate

35.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Black, with 47.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is White, with 15.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.56%.

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.13%
High School32.12%
Some College22.99%
Bachelors or Greater14.41%

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed61.61%
Female Unemployed26.80%
Female Employed16.75%
Male Employed8.53%

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$31,784$44,819
Families$43,423$55,769
Married Families$55,726-
Non Families$17,308$28,345
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Income by Household Type

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

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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1,911

Number of Veterans

1,707

Male Veterans

204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam674
Second Gulf War368
First Gulf War260
Korea146
World War II72

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64505
65 to 74472
75+440
35 to 54304
18 to 34190

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0077.40%
Black9046.01%

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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24.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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77.69%

Born in Pike County, Mississippi

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Pike County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 77.69% having been born in Mississippi. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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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