Stone County, Mississippi Population 2020

Stone County, Mississippi's estimated population is 18,624 with a growth rate of 2.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stone County, Mississippi is the 50th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201818,717930.50%
201718,6244442.44%
201618,180-89-0.49%
201518,2691831.01%
201418,0861310.73%
201317,955-92-0.51%
201218,0471510.84%
201117,896-10-0.06%
201017,9067,15666.57%
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%
19206,5280.00%

How Many People Live in Stone County, Mississippi?

18,624

Stone County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,37378.22%
Black or African American3,54419.29%
Two or More Races3722.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.11%

Stone County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Stone County, Mississippi Median Age

37.5


Total

37


Male

38.4


Female

Stone County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,316 adults, (2,822 of whom are seniors) in Stone County, Mississippi.

Stone County, Mississippi Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Stone County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,008

49.02%

Male

9,367

50.98%

Stone County, Mississippi Households and Families

Stone County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Stone County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female58%42%
Male44.6%55.4%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1352.8776.3
Married3,4133.4286.7
Non Family1,5911.0569.4
Female8623.8358
Male2693.6644.6

3.41

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stone County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6625.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,68914.18%
High School Graduate4,05634.05%
Some College2,72522.88%
Associates Degree1,0558.86%
Bachelors Degree1,20110.08%
Graduate Degree5234.39%

Stone County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4677,9141,498
Black2,1201,368182
Hispanic17116232
Multiple Races1019512
Native American3221
Islander20

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 94.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 18.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,753$37,933$25,508
Less Than High School$31,352$32,679$22,480
High School Grad$32,121$38,156$26,689
Some College$30,794$37,854$25,276
Bachelors Degree$26,250$43,713$23,854
Graduate Degree$66,290$$64,000

$31,753

Average Earnings

$37,933

Average Male

$25,508

Average Female

Stone County, Mississippi Language

Stone County, Mississippi Language by Age

Stone County, Mississippi Language

98.06% of Stone County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Stone County, Mississippi Poverty

Stone County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,6871,84813.50%
Black3,23280925.03%
Multiple35719554.62%
Hispanic32414745.37%
Islander2020100.00%

17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

17.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stone County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stone County, Mississippi is White, with 13.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.75%
High School16.48%
Some College10.50%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%

Stone County, Mississippi Income

Stone County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,883$60,077
Families$53,682$67,102
Married Families$64,418-
Non Families$25,110$35,248

Stone County, Mississippi Marital Status

Stone County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Stone County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Stone 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 55-64.

Stone County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Stone County, Mississippi Veterans

1,446

Number of Veterans

1,203

Male Veterans

243

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam556
First Gulf War454
Second Gulf War334
Korea129
World War II13
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,15510.32%
Black2368.30%
2 or More4326.06%
Hispanic126.63%
Indian1221.43%

$Stone County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

13.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stone County, Mississippi Employment Status

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stone County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.75%

Born in Mississippi

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.26% of Stone County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 67.75% having been born in Mississippi. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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