Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population 2020

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi's estimated population is 14,145 with a growth rate of -1.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tallahatchie County, Mississippi is the 60th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201813,987-158-1.12%
201714,145-222-1.55%
201614,367-232-1.59%
201514,599-106-0.72%
201414,705-254-1.70%
201314,959-77-0.51%
201215,036-283-1.85%
201115,319-21-0.14%
201015,3401300.85%
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%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,08949.36%
White5,08235.39%
Some Other Race1,91513.33%
Asian2061.43%
Two or More Races340.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.09%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Median Age

34.6


Total

31.8


Male

41


Female

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Adults

There are 11,485 adults, (2,054 of whom are seniors) in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,349

44.21%

Male

8,012

55.79%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Households and Families

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All73.9%26.1%
Female68.8%31.2%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Male61.2%38.8%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2532.673.9
Married1,5383.1687.1
Non Family1,4681.265.9
Female9893.5268.8
Male2583.6461.2

3.24

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8428.46%
9th to 12th Grade2,25222.62%
High School Graduate3,14831.62%
Some College1,76717.75%
Associates Degree8148.18%
Bachelors Degree7617.64%
Graduate Degree3723.74%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,2762,864350
White3,8653,327752
Hispanic1,5645257
Other Race1,5125197
Asian19310024
Multiple Races3018
Native American2214
Islander1313

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 19.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,330$40,369$22,409
Less Than High School$17,208$25,320$15,604
High School Grad$21,480$32,159$17,649
Some College$30,613$51,631$25,403
Bachelors Degree$44,861$48,375$30,781
Graduate Degree$36,865$42,656$33,750

$29,330

Average Earnings

$40,369

Average Male

$22,409

Average Female

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Language

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Language by Age

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Language

89.40% of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 10.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.52% of the population.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Poverty

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0892,63743.31%
White4,79067614.11%
Hispanic462860.87%
Other2828100.00%
Native221463.64%
Multiple4250.00%

30.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.23%

Male Poverty Rate

33.13%

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 14.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.14%
High School31.38%
Some College17.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Income

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,028$47,688
Families$38,102$58,505
Married Families$57,683-
Non Families$16,098$25,254

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marital Status

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans

497

Number of Veterans

475

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam189
First Gulf War67
Korea66
Second Gulf War59
World War II10
Name Veterans % of Total
White3608.37%
Black1222.44%
Hispanic80.41%
Other80.42%
Asian52.51%
2 or More25.88%

$Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Employment Status

37.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Tallahatchie 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

67.45%

Born in Mississippi

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

4.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.98% of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 67.45% having been born in Mississippi. 4.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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