Washington County, Mississippi Population 2022

Washington County, Mississippi's estimated population is 40,528 with a growth rate of -2.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Mississippi is the 19th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 51,097 and has seen a growth of -20.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18301,9760.00%
18407,2875,311268.78%
18508,3891,10215.12%
186015,6797,29086.90%
187014,569-1,110-7.08%
188025,36710,79874.12%
189040,41415,04759.32%
190049,2168,80221.78%
191048,933-283-0.58%
192051,0922,1594.41%
193054,3103,2186.30%
194067,57613,26624.43%
195070,5042,9284.33%
196078,6388,13411.54%
197070,581-8,057-10.25%
198072,3441,7632.50%
199067,935-4,409-6.09%
201051,097-16,838-24.79%
201150,455-642-1.26%
201250,019-436-0.86%
201349,661-358-0.72%
201449,008-653-1.31%
201547,959-1,049-2.14%
201647,183-776-1.62%
201746,197-986-2.09%
201845,036-1,161-2.51%
201943,909-1,127-2.50%
202042,782-1,127-2.57%
202141,655-1,127-2.63%
202240,528-1,127-2.71%
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Washington County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,32625.13%
Black or African American32,44571.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.05%
Asian3060.68%
Some Other Race4681.04%
Two or More Races5061.12%
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Washington County, Mississippi Population by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

24,070

53.40%

Male

21,002

46.60%

Washington County, Mississippi Population by Age

Washington County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All54.6%45.4%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female36.5%63.5%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,8822.4954.6
Married6,0463.0774.6
Male9743.1950.8
Female4,3343.6136.5
Non Family6,5281.1148.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1247.20%
9th to 12th Grade3,30011.18%
High School Graduate9,45132.03%
Some College6,03620.45%
Associates Degree2,5618.68%
Bachelors Degree3,65212.38%
Graduate Degree2,3878.09%
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Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian306306266
2+ Races346294211
White8,3397,2462,408
Black20,09315,9943,147
Hispanic43621813
Other Race3102057
Native American2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.93%.

Washington County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,767$38,838$25,661
Less Than 9th Grade$20,988$26,471$13,194
High School Graduate$25,000$32,470$17,349
Some College$30,031$36,598$26,008
Bachelors Degree$42,407$51,761$38,070
Graduate Degree$45,938$48,080$43,591

$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

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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

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31,99312,27538.37%
Hispanic72821829.95%
White10,9881,28011.65%
Multiple5055210.30%
Asian30651.63%
Other45NaN%

30.93%

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 38.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.51%
High School28.26%
Some College21.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.18%
Male Unemployed58.27%
Female Employed15.06%
Female Unemployed61.80%

Washington County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,011$54,410
Families$44,413$62,956
Married Families$64,515-
Non Families$20,746$36,747
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

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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

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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

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Washington County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,585

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War249
First Gulf War266
Vietnam729
Korea102
World War II19

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3473
35 to 54282
55 to 64357
65 to 74534
75+339

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5866.42%
Black9464.06%
Asian144.58%
2+ Races3911.27%
Hispanic132.90%

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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15.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Washington County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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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85.79%

Born in Washington County, Mississippi

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Washington County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.79% 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

  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

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