Simpson County, Mississippi Population 2024

25,389

Simpson County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 25,389 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Simpson County, Mississippi is the 34th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 27,527 and has seen a growth of -7.77% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,894-99-0.4%
202824,993-99-0.39%
202725,092-99-0.39%
202625,191-99-0.39%
202525,290-99-0.39%
202425,389-99-0.39%
202325,488-99-0.39%
202225,587-99-0.39%
202125,686-206-0.8%
202025,892-911-3.4%
201926,803640.24%
201826,739-178-0.66%
201726,917-84-0.31%
201627,001-176-0.65%
201527,177-340-1.24%
201427,517-17-0.06%
201327,5341080.39%
201227,426190.07%
201127,407-120-0.44%
201027,527
199023,9535122.18%
198023,4413,49417.52%
197019,947-507-2.48%
196020,454-1,365-6.26%
195021,819-205-0.93%
194022,0241,1275.39%
193020,8972,78815.4%
192018,1099085.28%
191017,2014,40134.38%
190012,8002,66226.26%
189010,1382,13026.6%
18808,0082,29040.05%
18705,718-362-5.95%
18606,0801,34628.43%
18504,7341,35440.06%
18403,38070026.12%
18302,680-22,214-89.23%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.39% (-99)
County Seat
2020 Population
25,892
Area
589 mi²
Density
43 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.94% (-503)
Founded
1824

Simpson County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,89061.38%
Black or African American9,08135.08%
Two or more races5031.94%
Asian1490.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1140.44%
Other race1120.43%
Native American400.15%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Native American

Simpson County, Mississippi Population by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Simpson County, Mississippi Median Age

40.4

Total

38.9

Male

41.7

Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 19,747 adults, (4,708 of whom are seniors) in Simpson County, Mississippi.

Simpson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female13,38251.69%
Male12,50748.31%

Simpson County, Mississippi Population by Age

Simpson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,5342.6681.518.5
Married4,7573.1992.77.3
Non Family2,7681.2372.727.3
Female1,6873.4764.435.6
Male3222.9281.718.3
showing: 5 rows

3.16

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Simpson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Simpson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,080

Average Earnings

$45,691

Average Male

$32,886

Average Female

Simpson County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Simpson County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

97.23% of Simpson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Simpson County, Mississippi Language

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,9202,42727.21%
White15,5811,75611.27%
Hispanic39713634.26%
Other112112100%
Islander1818100%
Multiple47381.69%
showing: 6 rows

17.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.52%

Male Poverty Rate

17.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpson County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.77%.

Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.59%
High School17.77%
Some College7.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%
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Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.09%
Male Unemployed46.11%
Female Employed7.92%
Male Employed7.74%
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Simpson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Simpson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Simpson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,241

Number of Veterans

1,192

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Simpson County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.73%

Born in Simpson County, Mississippi

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Simpson County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.73% having been born in Mississippi. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Simpson County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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