Stone County, Mississippi Population 2024

18,829

Stone County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 18,829 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stone County, Mississippi is the 47th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 17,907 and has seen a growth of 5.15% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,229800.42%
202819,149800.42%
202719,069800.42%
202618,989800.42%
202518,909800.42%
202418,829800.43%
202318,749800.43%
202218,669800.43%
202118,5892571.4%
202018,332430.24%
201918,2893231.8%
201817,966-642-3.45%
201718,6084192.3%
201618,189-94-0.51%
201518,2831831.01%
201418,1001330.74%
201317,967-84-0.47%
201218,0511510.84%
201117,900-7-0.04%
201017,907
199010,7501,03410.64%
19809,7161,61519.94%
19708,1011,08815.51%
19607,01374911.96%
19506,2641091.77%
19406,1554517.91%
19305,704-824-12.62%
19206,528-12,701-66.05%
showing: 28 rows
2024 Growth Rate
0.43% (80)
County Website
Stone County
County Seat
2010 Population
17,907
Area
445 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
5.15% (922)
Founded
1916

Stone County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,30477.91%
Black or African American3,00616.37%
Two or more races8704.74%
Asian940.51%
Other race440.24%
Native American250.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.09%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Stone County, Mississippi Population by Race

Stone County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Stone County, Mississippi Median Age

39.4

Total

37.9

Male

40.3

Female

Stone County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,387 adults, (3,291 of whom are seniors) in Stone County, Mississippi.

Stone County, Mississippi Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Stone County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female8,98948.96%
Male9,37151.04%

Stone County, Mississippi Population by Age

Stone County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5172.777.922.1
Married3,7013.2388.811.2
Non Family1,6431.27129
Female8243.0360.139.9
Male3493.4737.862.2
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stone 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

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

Stone 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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 34.09%.

Stone County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,710

Average Earnings

$50,798

Average Male

$28,501

Average Female

Stone County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stone County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stone County, Mississippi Language

97.02% of Stone County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Stone County, Mississippi Language

Stone County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5032,21216.38%
Black2,7671,12040.48%
Multiple84823627.83%
Hispanic3866516.84%
Asian943335.11%
Islander1717100%
showing: 6 rows

20.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.11%

Male Poverty Rate

22.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stone County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stone County, Mississippi is White, with 16.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.27%.

Stone County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.32%
Some College18.83%
High School15.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%
showing: 4 rows

Stone County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed84.43%
Female Employed17.04%
Female Unemployed10.21%
Male Employed3.81%
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Stone County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stone County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stone County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Stone County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stone County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Stone County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stone County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,253

Number of Veterans

1,179

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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Stone County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Stone County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

count

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Stone County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Stone County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stone County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Stone County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stone County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stone 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

69.19%

Born in Stone County, Mississippi

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Stone County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 69.19% having been born in Mississippi. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Stone County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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