Scott County, Mississippi Population 2022

Scott County, Mississippi's estimated population is 27,539 with a growth rate of -0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Mississippi is the 34th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 28,335 and has seen a growth of -2.81% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18401,6530.00%
18503,9612,308139.62%
18608,1394,178105.48%
18707,847-292-3.59%
188010,8452,99838.21%
189011,7408958.25%
190014,3162,57621.94%
191016,7232,40716.81%
192016,420-303-1.81%
193020,9144,49427.37%
194023,1442,23010.66%
195021,681-1,463-6.32%
196021,187-494-2.28%
197021,3691820.86%
198024,5563,18714.91%
199024,137-419-1.71%
201028,3354,19817.39%
201128,377420.15%
201228,355-22-0.08%
201328,328-27-0.10%
201428,5432150.76%
201528,432-111-0.39%
201628,351-81-0.28%
201728,436850.30%
201828,319-117-0.41%
201928,124-195-0.69%
202027,929-195-0.69%
202127,734-195-0.70%
202227,539-195-0.70%
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Scott County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,82255.93%
Black or African American10,71437.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.17%
Asian730.26%
Some Other Race1,1984.24%
Two or More Races4341.53%
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Scott County, Mississippi Population by Race

Scott County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Scott County, Mississippi Median Age

36.7


Total

35.2


Male

38.7


Female

Scott County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,688 adults, (4,491 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Mississippi.

Scott County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,094

49.82%

Male

14,194

50.18%

Scott County, Mississippi Population by Age

Scott County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Female60.8%39.2%
Male57.8%42.2%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2282.7472.6
Married4,8563.2384.3
Male7143.3457.8
Female1,6883.8860.8
Non Family2,9701.1363.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6909.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,45313.31%
High School Graduate6,35234.47%
Some College4,45124.15%
Associates Degree1,4097.65%
Bachelors Degree1,2636.85%
Graduate Degree8114.40%
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Scott County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races605230
Asian734522
White9,8588,2611,459
Black6,8105,076544
Hispanic1,67389749
Native American88
Other Race730386

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 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Scott County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,248$37,516$24,288
Less Than 9th Grade$19,422$21,963$16,565
High School Graduate$26,721$37,353$21,091
Some College$35,138$40,358$28,441
Bachelors Degree$49,943$65,056$37,862
Graduate Degree$50,714$$52,925

$30,248

Average Earnings

$37,516

Average Male

$24,288

Average Female

Scott County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Scott County, Mississippi Language

89.34% of Scott County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 10.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.14% of the population.

Scott County, Mississippi Language

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,5573,77135.72%
White13,7532,08015.12%
Other335NaN%
Hispanic3,14498231.23%
Multiple4155212.53%

24.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.14%

Male Poverty Rate

25.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Mississippi is Black, with 35.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 12.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.04%.

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.51%
High School24.27%
Some College11.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.49%

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.74%
Male Unemployed30.07%
Female Employed9.60%
Female Unemployed56.41%

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,971$56,598
Families$53,063$68,410
Married Families$68,886-
Non Families$17,675$25,061
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Scott 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 55-64.

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,246

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War305
First Gulf War198
Vietnam323
Korea40
World War II22

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34176
35 to 54362
55 to 64262
65 to 74288
75+158

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7626.42%
Black4595.88%
Other Race253.24%
Hispanic251.33%

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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11.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Scott County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Scott 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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80.63%

Born in Scott County, Mississippi

94.18%

Native Born

5.82%

Foreign Born

5.23%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.18% of Scott County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 80.63% having been born in Mississippi. 5.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott 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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