Tippah County, Mississippi Population 2020

Tippah County, Mississippi's estimated population is 22,101 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tippah County, Mississippi is the 42nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202022,101530.24%
201922,048530.24%
201821,995530.24%
201721,942-99-0.45%
201622,041360.16%
201522,005360.16%
201421,969-25-0.11%
201321,994850.39%
201221,909-125-0.57%
201122,034-151-0.68%
201022,1852,66213.64%
199019,5237844.18%
198018,7392,88718.21%
197015,8527595.03%
196015,093-2,429-13.86%
195017,522-2,158-10.97%
194019,6801,0225.48%
193018,6583,23921.01%
192015,4197885.39%
191014,6311,64812.69%
190012,983320.25%
189012,951840.65%
188012,867-7,860-37.92%
187020,727-1,823-8.08%
186022,5501,8098.72%
185020,74111,297119.62%
18409,4440.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.24%
County Website
Founded
1836
County Seat

Tippah County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,30178.68%
Black or African American3,75517.08%
Some Other Race5222.37%
Two or More Races3011.37%
Asian820.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.05%
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Tippah County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Tippah County, Mississippi Median Age

39.4


Total

37.3


Male

40.3


Female

Tippah County, Mississippi Adults

There are 16,565 adults, (3,530 of whom are seniors) in Tippah County, Mississippi.

Tippah County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tippah County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,317

51.46%

Male

10,673

48.54%

Tippah County, Mississippi Households and Families

Tippah County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tippah County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All72.9%27.1%
Female62.4%37.6%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Male52.2%47.8%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9832.7172.9
Married4,3793.2384.6
Non Family2,3621.1258.3
Female9054.0962.4
Male3373.4452.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tippah County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3989.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,81412.64%
High School Graduate5,15535.92%
Some College2,63518.36%
Associates Degree1,1257.84%
Bachelors Degree1,47710.29%
Graduate Degree7485.21%
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Tippah County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,6409,1341,975
Black2,2311,735190
Hispanic363144
Other Race18998
Asian7766
Multiple Races737360
Native American177
Islander1212

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 multiple races people with a rate of 82.19%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,306$35,417$26,017
Less Than High School$32,227$34,566$
High School Grad$29,481$31,535$19,205
Some College$30,479$38,734$26,802
Bachelors Degree$51,002$63,750$36,053
Graduate Degree$53,432$68,438$53,242

$31,306

Average Earnings

$35,417

Average Male

$26,017

Average Female

Tippah County, Mississippi Language

Tippah County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Tippah County, Mississippi Language

96.07% of Tippah County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

Tippah County, Mississippi Poverty

Tippah County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8222,73016.23%
Black3,5771,18133.02%
Hispanic1,00833232.94%
Multiple27114152.03%
Other5078115.98%
Islander1212100.00%
Native171058.82%

19.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

22.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tippah County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tippah County, Mississippi is Other, with 15.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.54%
Some College15.62%
High School13.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.89%
Male Unemployed31.00%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed6.82%

Tippah County, Mississippi Income

Tippah County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,839$52,623
Families$48,073$62,339
Married Families$58,162-
Non Families$18,064$28,168
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Tippah County, Mississippi Marital Status

Tippah County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tippah County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Tippah 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 35-44.

Tippah County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Tippah County, Mississippi Veterans

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885

Number of Veterans

882

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
First Gulf War157
Korea66
Second Gulf War49
World War II18
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74336
75+260
55 to 64136
35 to 54130
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8176.17%
Black682.56%

Tippah County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tippah County, Mississippi Employment Status

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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74.39%

Born in Mississippi

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.83% of Tippah County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 74.39% having been born in Mississippi. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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