Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population 2020

Wilkinson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 8,660 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkinson County, Mississippi is the 74th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,660-66-0.76%
20198,726-66-0.75%
20188,792-66-0.75%
20178,858-166-1.84%
20169,024-66-0.73%
20159,090-97-1.06%
20149,187-154-1.65%
20139,341-116-1.23%
20129,457-127-1.33%
20119,584-279-2.83%
20109,8631851.91%
19909,678-343-3.42%
198010,021-1,078-9.71%
197011,099-2,136-16.14%
196013,235-881-6.24%
195014,116-1,839-11.53%
194015,9551,99814.32%
193013,957-1,362-8.89%
192015,319-2,756-15.25%
191018,075-3,378-15.75%
190021,4533,86121.95%
189017,592-223-1.25%
188017,8155,11040.22%
187012,705-3,228-20.26%
186015,933-981-5.80%
185016,9142,72119.17%
184014,1932,50721.45%
183011,6861,96820.25%
18209,7184,65091.75%
18105,0680.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.76%
County Website
Founded
1802
County Seat

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,40271.21%
White2,51728.00%
Two or More Races340.38%
Some Other Race300.33%
Asian70.08%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Median Age

37.5


Total

35.6


Male

45.8


Female

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,059 adults, (1,480 of whom are seniors) in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

4,174

46.43%

Male

4,816

53.57%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
Male88.5%11.5%
All81%19%
Non Family77.7%22.3%
Female69.8%30.2%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8982.7381
Non Family1,1481.0677.7
Married9503.2492.8
Female7224.5469.8
Male784.3188.5

3.81

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

0.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade75612.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,00415.97%
High School Graduate2,53340.30%
Some College76612.19%
Associates Degree3615.74%
Bachelors Degree5408.59%
Graduate Degree3255.17%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,2912,955520
White1,9391,515333
Hispanic371412
Other Race3030
Multiple Races99
Asian22

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 hispanic people with a rate of 32.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,368$24,792$23,211
Less Than High School$14,394$14,364$14,545
High School Grad$28,280$29,435$27,702
Some College$21,841$$22,516
Bachelors Degree$26,524$32,400$25,061
Graduate Degree$36,272$$36,185

$23,368

Average Earnings

$24,792

Average Male

$23,211

Average Female

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Language

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Language by Age

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Language

99.83% of Wilkinson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.11% of the population.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Poverty

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,4902,24640.91%
White2,33730112.88%
Multiple2626100.00%
Hispanic371437.84%

32.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.21%

Male Poverty Rate

35.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkinson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson County, Mississippi is White, with 12.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.39%
High School23.78%
Some College14.84%
Bachelors or Greater9.36%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.59%
Female Employed15.52%
Male Unemployed12.44%
Male Employed2.50%

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Income

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,599$36,932
Families$34,868$45,991
Married Families$47,093-
Non Families$20,903$23,058

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans

289

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam120
Korea22
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War10
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64108
65 to 7498
75+65
35 to 5418
18 to 34

$Wilkinson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkinson County, Mississippi Employment Status

37.9%

Labor Force Participation

33.7%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkinson 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

82.07%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wilkinson County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.07% 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.

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