Sharkey County, Mississippi Population 2022

Sharkey County, Mississippi's estimated population is 4,159 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sharkey County, Mississippi is the 82nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 4,886 and has seen a growth of -14.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18806,3060.00%
18908,3822,07632.92%
190012,1783,79645.29%
191015,6943,51628.87%
192014,190-1,504-9.58%
193013,877-313-2.21%
194015,4331,55611.21%
195012,903-2,530-16.39%
196010,738-2,165-16.78%
19708,937-1,801-16.77%
19807,964-973-10.89%
19907,066-898-11.28%
20104,886-2,180-30.85%
20114,875-11-0.23%
20124,786-89-1.83%
20134,677-109-2.28%
20144,611-66-1.41%
20154,563-48-1.04%
20164,513-50-1.10%
20174,415-98-2.17%
20184,375-40-0.91%
20194,321-54-1.23%
20204,267-54-1.25%
20214,213-54-1.27%
20224,159-54-1.28%
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Sharkey County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,09224.67%
Black or African American3,29674.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.29%
Some Other Race40.09%
Two or More Races160.36%
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Sharkey County, Mississippi Population by Race

Sharkey County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Sharkey County, Mississippi Median Age

41.2


Total

32.1


Male

43.9


Female

Sharkey County, Mississippi Adults

There are 3,367 adults, (763 of whom are seniors) in Sharkey County, Mississippi.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharkey County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

2,366

53.44%

Male

2,061

46.56%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Population by Age

Sharkey County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sharkey County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male28%72%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharkey County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7572.4461.8
Married7162.7381.3
Male502.4628
Female3963.8744.4
Non Family5951.1452.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Sharkey County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2357.74%
9th to 12th Grade37112.22%
High School Graduate1,07435.38%
Some College61720.32%
Associates Degree1755.76%
Bachelors Degree37512.35%
Graduate Degree1896.23%
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Sharkey County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sharkey County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White904683281
Black2,1191,738283
Native American66
Islander33
Hispanic73
Other Race4

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 white people with a rate of 31.08%.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,902$33,201$26,463
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,615$29,663$19,050
Some College$30,458$41,438$26,432
Bachelors Degree$45,192$79,050$32,094
Graduate Degree$41,736$46,042$41,389

$28,902

Average Earnings

$33,201

Average Male

$26,463

Average Female

Sharkey County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Sharkey County, Mississippi Language

99.79% of Sharkey County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.14% of the population.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Language

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1313100.00%
Hispanic171376.47%
Black3,24299630.72%
White1,043353.36%
OtherNaN%

24.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.22%

Male Poverty Rate

25.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharkey County, Mississippi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharkey 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 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.03%.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.48%
High School22.40%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.17%
Male Unemployed29.69%
Female Employed10.68%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sharkey County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,711$52,478
Families$50,600$66,232
Married Families$81,563-
Non Families$14,844$22,472
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Income by Household Type

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Sharkey 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 45-54.

Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Sharkey County, Mississippi Marital Status

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108

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War23
First Gulf War70
Vietnam32
Korea2
World War II3

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5466
55 to 6411
65 to 7425
75+6

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White424.52%
Black662.72%

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Sharkey County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Sharkey 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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91.46%

Born in Sharkey County, Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sharkey County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 91.46% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sharkey 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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