Walthall County, Mississippi Population 2020

Walthall County, Mississippi's estimated population is 14,349 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walthall County, Mississippi is the 58th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,349-58-0.40%
201914,407-58-0.40%
201814,465-58-0.40%
201714,523-38-0.26%
201614,561-46-0.31%
201514,607-243-1.64%
201414,850-11-0.07%
201314,861-216-1.43%
201215,077-303-1.97%
201115,380-25-0.16%
201015,4051,0537.34%
199014,3525914.29%
198013,7611,26110.09%
197012,500-1,012-7.49%
196013,512-2,051-13.18%
195015,563-1,971-11.24%
194017,5343,66326.41%
193013,8714163.09%
192013,4550.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.40%
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Founded
1910
County Seat

Walthall County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,73452.97%
Black or African American6,71946.02%
Asian630.43%
Two or More Races530.36%
Some Other Race320.22%

Walthall County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Walthall County, Mississippi Median Age

39.9


Total

38.2


Male

41.9


Female

Walthall County, Mississippi Adults

There are 11,141 adults, (2,732 of whom are seniors) in Walthall County, Mississippi.

Walthall County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Walthall County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

7,493

51.32%

Male

7,108

48.68%

Walthall County, Mississippi Households and Families

Walthall County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walthall County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family92.3%7.7%
Married90.6%9.4%
All89.2%10.8%
Male87.3%12.7%
Female78.3%21.7%

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6832.5589.2
Married2,4353.290.6
Non Family2,1411.0892.3
Female8864.2278.3
Male2212.7687.3

3.33

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walthall County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7037.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,20012.31%
High School Graduate4,46445.78%
Some College1,30513.38%
Associates Degree7687.88%
Bachelors Degree7167.34%
Graduate Degree5946.09%

Walthall County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6154,705753
Black4,0273,095545
Hispanic59255
Asian47206
Other Race152
Multiple Races221

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,348$31,896$26,026
Less Than High School$26,148$26,861$14,550
High School Grad$27,194$35,500$21,693
Some College$30,380$31,806$23,713
Bachelors Degree$40,391$67,222$39,750
Graduate Degree$39,940$55,556$39,583

$29,348

Average Earnings

$31,896

Average Male

$26,026

Average Female

Walthall County, Mississippi Language

Walthall County, Mississippi Language by Age

Walthall County, Mississippi Language

98.74% of Walthall County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty

Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,6492,59839.07%
White7,5511,36718.10%
Hispanic762836.84%
Multiple531120.75%

27.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.67%

Male Poverty Rate

31.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi is Black, with 39.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi is White, with 18.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.66%
High School26.50%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.80%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed81.91%
Female Unemployed44.51%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed11.14%

Walthall County, Mississippi Income

Walthall County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,804$48,456
Families$41,221$56,936
Married Families$52,424-
Non Families$15,548$33,282

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Walthall 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.

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans

541

Number of Veterans

524

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam244
Second Gulf War99
Korea56
World War II27
First Gulf War4
Age Group Veterans
75+179
65 to 74155
55 to 64105
35 to 54100
18 to 342
Name Veterans % of Total
White3976.40%
Black1432.93%
2 or More150.00%

$Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Employment Status

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walthall 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

77.42%

Born in Mississippi

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.47% of Walthall County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 77.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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