Pike County, Mississippi Population 2020

Pike County, Mississippi's estimated population is 39,602 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Mississippi is the 19th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201839,563-39-0.10%
201739,602-36-0.09%
201639,638-289-0.72%
201539,927-30-0.08%
201439,95780.02%
201339,949-146-0.36%
201240,095-343-0.85%
201140,438-10-0.02%
201040,4483,5669.67%
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%

Pike County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American21,26353.51%
White17,69544.53%
Two or More Races2800.70%
Asian2390.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1530.39%
Some Other Race1030.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%

Pike County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Pike County, Mississippi Median Age

37.3


Total

35.2


Male

38.8


Female

Pike County, Mississippi Adults

There are 29,298 adults, (6,489 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Mississippi.

Pike County, Mississippi Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

20,901

52.60%

Male

18,836

47.40%

Pike County, Mississippi Households and Families

Pike County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pike County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
Male68.1%31.9%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female49.3%50.7%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6762.6367.2
Married5,6803.0584.4
Non Family5,5571.1258.8
Female2,8624.5449.3
Male5773.6968.1

3.48

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pike County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4715.76%
9th to 12th Grade3,19912.54%
High School Graduate9,09535.64%
Some College5,11220.03%
Associates Degree2,68310.51%
Bachelors Degree2,60010.19%
Graduate Degree1,3605.33%

Pike County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,6829,7681,140
White12,23210,5652,622
Hispanic326322117
Asian16511857
Multiple Races955729
Other Race6258
Native American494924

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 48.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,676$33,154$22,111
Less Than High School$17,401$18,878$15,078
High School Grad$27,122$31,373$16,949
Some College$27,973$35,592$21,818
Bachelors Degree$42,872$63,861$34,069
Graduate Degree$44,938$52,273$43,688

$28,676

Average Earnings

$33,154

Average Male

$22,111

Average Female

Pike County, Mississippi Language

Pike County, Mississippi Language by Age

Pike County, Mississippi Language

96.41% of Pike County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty

Pike County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,73910,26049.47%
White16,7012,58615.48%
Native14612283.56%
Hispanic6629113.75%
Asian2332812.02%

33.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.96%

Male Poverty Rate

37.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Native, with 83.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Mississippi is Asian, with 12.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.10%
High School33.88%
Some College23.21%
Bachelors or Greater9.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.27%
Male Unemployed60.07%
Female Employed20.86%
Male Employed7.80%

Pike County, Mississippi Income

Pike County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,910$45,150
Families$40,151$53,258
Married Families$56,994-
Non Families$16,905$30,820

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

Pike County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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

Pike County, Mississippi Veterans

1,875

Number of Veterans

1,742

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam687
Second Gulf War306
First Gulf War245
Korea164
World War II53

$Pike County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

20.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Mississippi Employment Status

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pike 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

76.34%

Born in Mississippi

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.44% of Pike County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 76.34% having been born in Mississippi. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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