Simpson County, Mississippi Population 2022

Simpson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 26,481 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Simpson County, Mississippi is the 36th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 27,526 and has seen a growth of -3.80% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,6800.00%
18403,38070026.12%
18504,7341,35440.06%
18606,0801,34628.43%
18705,718-362-5.95%
18808,0082,29040.05%
189010,1382,13026.60%
190012,8002,66226.26%
191017,2014,40134.38%
192018,1099085.28%
193020,8972,78815.40%
194022,0241,1275.39%
195021,819-205-0.93%
196020,454-1,365-6.26%
197019,947-507-2.48%
198023,4413,49417.52%
199023,9535122.18%
201027,5263,57314.92%
201127,405-121-0.44%
201227,424190.07%
201327,5311070.39%
201427,512-19-0.07%
201527,169-343-1.25%
201626,992-177-0.65%
201726,905-87-0.32%
201826,717-188-0.70%
201926,658-59-0.22%
202026,599-59-0.22%
202126,540-59-0.22%
202226,481-59-0.22%
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Simpson County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,56061.75%
Black or African American9,92337.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.12%
Asian1350.50%
Two or More Races1690.63%
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Simpson County, Mississippi Population by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Simpson County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9


Total

38.4


Male

41.8


Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,447 adults, (4,760 of whom are seniors) in Simpson County, Mississippi.

Simpson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

13,842

51.61%

Male

12,976

48.39%

Simpson County, Mississippi Population by Age

Simpson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Simpson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All80.1%19.9%
Male78.9%21.1%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female62.4%37.6%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Simpson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6472.7180.1
Married4,4943.3192.4
Male3173.8678.9
Female1,8423.5362.4
Non Family2,9941.272.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Simpson County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1356.21%
9th to 12th Grade2,82815.46%
High School Graduate5,17628.30%
Some College3,95221.61%
Associates Degree2,00710.98%
Bachelors Degree2,30412.60%
Graduate Degree8854.84%
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Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian12411438
White11,8039,7792,437
2+ Races1497722
Black6,1144,257692
Native American3131
Hispanic6666

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 asian people with a rate of 30.65%.

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,224$38,502$27,664
Less Than 9th Grade$19,472$24,643$14,028
High School Graduate$32,298$35,288$26,020
Some College$31,855$40,913$24,880
Bachelors Degree$40,291$70,568$29,621
Graduate Degree$54,219$56,023$49,375

$33,224

Average Earnings

$38,502

Average Male

$27,664

Average Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Simpson County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Simpson County, Mississippi Language

98.56% of Simpson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,7172,98630.73%
White16,1372,03612.62%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic6334.76%
Multiple16952.96%

19.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.91%

Male Poverty Rate

21.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is Black, with 30.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 2.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.37%.

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.14%
High School15.74%
Some College10.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.61%
Male Unemployed44.52%
Female Employed10.27%
Female Unemployed59.24%

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Simpson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,403$62,502
Families$52,231$73,403
Married Families$70,410-
Non Families$21,266$31,805
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Income by Household Type

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Simpson County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,455

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War378
First Gulf War370
Vietnam403
Korea76
World War II11

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 54514
55 to 64170
65 to 74318
75+397

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1458.83%
Black3044.25%
2+ Races63.97%
Hispanic3045.45%

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Simpson 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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85.00%

Born in Simpson County, Mississippi

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Simpson County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.00% having been born in Mississippi. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Simpson 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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