Walthall County, Mississippi Population 2024

13,675

Walthall County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 13,675 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walthall County, Mississippi is the 58th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 15,395 and has seen a growth of -11.17% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,460-43-0.32%
202813,503-43-0.32%
202713,546-43-0.32%
202613,589-43-0.32%
202513,632-43-0.31%
202413,675-43-0.31%
202313,718-43-0.31%
202213,761-43-0.31%
202113,804-64-0.46%
202013,868-448-3.13%
201914,316-104-0.72%
201814,420-95-0.65%
201714,515-53-0.36%
201614,568-36-0.25%
201514,604-240-1.62%
201414,844-9-0.06%
201314,853-216-1.43%
201215,069-303-1.97%
201115,372-23-0.15%
201015,395
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%
192013,455-5-0.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.31% (-43)
County Website
Walthall County
County Seat
2010 Population
15,395
Area
404 mi²
Density
34 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.17% (-1,720)
Founded
1910

Walthall County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,33852.84%
Black or African American5,68140.91%
Two or more races5433.91%
Other race2541.83%
Native American490.35%
Asian230.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walthall County, Mississippi Population by Race

Walthall County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Walthall County, Mississippi Median Age

40

Total

38.8

Male

44.5

Female

Walthall County, Mississippi Adults

There are 10,694 adults, (2,761 of whom are seniors) in Walthall County, Mississippi.

Walthall County, Mississippi Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Walthall County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female6,93149.91%
Male6,95750.09%

Walthall County, Mississippi Population by Age

Walthall County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2902.598218
Married2,2083.3590.39.7
Non Family2,0821.0375.424.6
Female8884.1375.124.9
Male1124.7297.32.7
showing: 5 rows

3.56

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walthall County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walthall County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walthall County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Walthall County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,438

Average Earnings

$62,587

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Walthall County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walthall County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walthall County, Mississippi Language

97.12% of Walthall County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Walthall County, Mississippi Language

Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,6251,54027.38%
White7,2211,00813.96%
Hispanic33019860%
Other25416263.78%
Multiple5375510.24%
showing: 5 rows

20.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.52%

Male Poverty Rate

25.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi is Other, with 63.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walthall County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 10.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.07%.

Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.82%
High School21.27%
Some College13.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%
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Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed49.59%
Female Employed7.78%
Male Employed4.48%
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Walthall County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walthall County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walthall County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

360

Number of Veterans

336

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Walthall County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walthall County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walthall County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.82%

Born in Walthall County, Mississippi

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Walthall County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 72.82% having been born in Mississippi. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walthall County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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