Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population 2022

Wilkinson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,177 with a growth rate of -1.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkinson County, Mississippi is the 75th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 9,863 and has seen a growth of -17.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18105,0680.00%
18209,7184,65091.75%
183011,6861,96820.25%
184014,1932,50721.45%
185016,9142,72119.17%
186015,933-981-5.80%
187012,705-3,228-20.26%
188017,8155,11040.22%
189017,592-223-1.25%
190021,4533,86121.95%
191018,075-3,378-15.75%
192015,319-2,756-15.25%
193013,957-1,362-8.89%
194015,9551,99814.32%
195014,116-1,839-11.53%
196013,235-881-6.24%
197011,099-2,136-16.14%
198010,021-1,078-9.71%
19909,678-343-3.42%
20109,8631851.91%
20119,583-280-2.84%
20129,458-125-1.30%
20139,340-118-1.25%
20149,187-153-1.64%
20159,089-98-1.07%
20169,020-69-0.76%
20178,855-165-1.83%
20188,781-74-0.84%
20198,630-151-1.72%
20208,479-151-1.75%
20218,328-151-1.78%
20228,177-151-1.81%
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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,43027.84%
Black or African American6,09969.89%
Asian190.22%
Some Other Race1081.24%
Two or More Races710.81%
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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population by Race

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Median Age

38.5


Total

35.2


Male

44.8


Female

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 6,875 adults, (1,511 of whom are seniors) in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,021

46.08%

Male

4,706

53.92%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population by Age

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male84.1%15.9%
Non Family78.7%21.3%
All78.2%21.8%
Female66.3%33.7%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3452.2578.2
Married9303.0387.8
Male1262.184.1
Female8763.3666.3
Non Family1,4131.0678.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4487.30%
9th to 12th Grade95115.50%
High School Graduate2,65343.25%
Some College69111.27%
Associates Degree5238.53%
Bachelors Degree5158.40%
Graduate Degree3535.75%
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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9271,644359
Hispanic50128
Black4,0472,931501
Asian22
Other Race108108
2+ Races3838

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.63%.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,152$44,632$26,935
Less Than 9th Grade$13,358$13,377$12,411
High School Graduate$34,896$40,771$28,841
Some College$38,571$49,461$26,324
Bachelors Degree$37,765$$22,333
Graduate Degree$47,636$$48,478

$34,152

Average Earnings

$44,632

Average Male

$26,935

Average Female

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Language

99.79% of Wilkinson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.21% of the population.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Language

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,1851,85135.70%
Multiple642234.38%
Hispanic501224.00%
White2,13622710.63%
OtherNaN%

28.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.27%

Male Poverty Rate

29.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkinson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson County, Mississippi is Black, with 35.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson 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 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.28%.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.59%
High School21.26%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater13.63%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed4.63%
Female Employed11.72%
Female Unemployed11.43%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,760$46,538
Families$40,322$56,802
Married Families$50,227-
Non Families$27,468$32,503
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Income by Household Type

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marital Status

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301

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War95
Vietnam100
Korea19
World War II

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5498
55 to 6472
65 to 7466
75+56

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1436.94%
Black1583.39%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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39%

Labor Force Participation

36%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Wilkinson County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Wilkinson 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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78.24%

Born in Wilkinson County, Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wilkinson County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 78.24% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wilkinson 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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