Washington County, Mississippi Population 2023

Washington County, Mississippi's estimated 2023 population is 43,056 with a growth rate of -1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Mississippi is the 18th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 51,137 and has seen a growth of -15.8% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Washington County, Mississippi Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Mississippi Population by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2023

Washington County, Mississippi Median Age

37.1

Total

35.5

Male

38.7

Female

Washington County, Mississippi Adults

There are 33,471 adults, (7,376 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Mississippi.

Washington County, Mississippi Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female24,07053.4%
Male21,00246.6%

Washington County, Mississippi Population by Age

Washington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.2

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 86.93%.

Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,767

Average Earnings

$38,838

Average Male

$25,661

Average Female

Washington County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Mississippi Language

97.02% of Washington County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Washington County, Mississippi Language

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

38.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.24%

Male Poverty Rate

32.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Black, with 49.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Asian, with 1.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.26%.

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington 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 55-64.

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,585

Number of Veterans

1,458

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by War

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

count

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington 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

86.08%

Born in Washington County, Mississippi

99.35%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Washington County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 86.08% having been born in Mississippi. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Washington County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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