Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population 2021

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi's estimated population is 13,505 with a growth rate of -1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tallahatchie County, Mississippi is the 61st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 15,339 and has seen a growth of -11.96% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,505-152-1.11%
202013,657-152-1.10%
201913,809-152-1.09%
201813,961-133-0.94%
201714,094-248-1.73%
201614,342-240-1.65%
201514,582-103-0.70%
201414,685-257-1.72%
201314,942-71-0.47%
201215,013-299-1.95%
201115,312-27-0.18%
201015,3391290.85%
199015,210-1,947-11.35%
198017,157-2,181-11.28%
197019,338-4,743-19.70%
196024,081-6,405-21.01%
195030,486-3,680-10.77%
194034,166-1,402-3.94%
193035,568-385-1.07%
192035,9536,87523.64%
191029,0789,47848.36%
190019,6005,23936.48%
189014,3613,43531.44%
188010,9263,07439.15%
18707,852-38-0.48%
18607,8903,24769.93%
18504,6431,65855.54%
18402,9850.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.11%
Founded
December 31, 1833
County Seat
2010 Population
15,339
Growth Since 2010
-11.96%
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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,59953.67%
White5,01335.41%
Some Other Race1,2508.83%
Asian1981.40%
Two or More Races630.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%
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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population by Race

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Median Age

36.8


Total

34.5


Male

40


Female

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Adults

There are 11,341 adults, (2,064 of whom are seniors) in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,307

44.55%

Male

7,851

55.45%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population by Age

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All72%28%
Female68.6%31.4%
Male66.9%33.1%
Non Family62.5%37.5%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3692.772
Non Family1,5941.1762.5
Married1,4153.3486.3
Female9764.0468.6
Male3843.366.9

3.45

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7757.87%
9th to 12th Grade2,22822.64%
High School Graduate2,83328.78%
Some College1,94019.71%
Associates Degree1,05710.74%
Bachelors Degree6746.85%
Graduate Degree3353.40%
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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,7533,270436
White3,7913,152549
Hispanic1,0662636
Other Race9862516
Asian18511718
2+ Races2415
Native American2416
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.48%.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,832$42,351$26,012
Less Than 9th Grade$25,179$26,228$15,541
High School Graduate$26,509$40,231$21,991
Some College$36,250$52,644$26,173
Bachelors Degree$41,964$49,922$32,938
Graduate Degree$38,897$39,141$38,313

$31,832

Average Earnings

$42,351

Average Male

$26,012

Average Female

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Language

92.44% of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 7.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.00% of the population.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Language

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,9342,97342.88%
White4,65070415.14%
Hispanic362261.11%
Other2222100.00%
Native221463.64%

31.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.88%

Male Poverty Rate

34.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi is White, with 15.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.72%.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.82%
High School31.16%
Some College19.64%
Bachelors or Greater14.42%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.02%
Female Unemployed54.77%
Female Employed13.06%
Male Employed9.58%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,864$48,159
Families$39,185$59,993
Married Families$63,506-
Non Families$15,380$25,377
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Income by Household Type

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marital Status

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540

Number of Veterans

484

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
First Gulf War175
Second Gulf War156
Korea38
World War II

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54166
55 to 64137
75+113
65 to 7494
18 to 3430

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3187.49%
Black2143.83%
Asian63.14%
2+ Races27.41%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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7.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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42.6%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Tallahatchie 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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73.77%

Born in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 73.77% having been born in Mississippi. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tallahatchie 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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