Winston County, Mississippi Population 2020

Winston County, Mississippi's estimated population is 18,011 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Winston County, Mississippi is the 52nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202018,011-77-0.43%
201918,088-77-0.42%
201818,165-77-0.42%
201718,242-94-0.51%
201618,336-110-0.60%
201518,446-155-0.83%
201418,601-156-0.83%
201318,757-217-1.14%
201218,974-66-0.35%
201119,040-160-0.83%
201019,200-233-1.20%
199019,433-41-0.21%
198019,4741,0685.80%
197018,406-840-4.36%
196019,246-2,985-13.43%
195022,231-520-2.29%
194022,7511,5127.12%
193021,2393,10017.09%
192018,1391,0005.83%
191017,1393,01521.35%
190014,1242,03516.83%
189012,0892,00219.85%
188010,0871,10312.28%
18708,984-827-8.43%
18609,8111,85523.32%
18507,9563,30671.10%
18404,6500.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.43%
County Website
Founded
1833
County Seat

Winston County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,24150.34%
Black or African American8,76947.77%
Some Other Race1350.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.61%
Two or More Races950.52%
Asian60.03%

Winston County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Winston County, Mississippi Median Age

41.6


Total

39.6


Male

43


Female

Winston County, Mississippi Adults

There are 14,103 adults, (3,519 of whom are seniors) in Winston County, Mississippi.

Winston County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Winston County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

9,416

51.29%

Male

8,942

48.71%

Winston County, Mississippi Households and Families

Winston County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Winston County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male76.5%23.5%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family69%31%
Female52.9%47.1%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3962.4272.3
Married3,2312.9983
Non Family2,4141.0969
Female1,4363.2252.9
Male3152.9576.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Winston County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8226.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,73913.74%
High School Graduate4,12032.54%
Some College2,78421.99%
Associates Degree1,0998.68%
Bachelors Degree1,44611.42%
Graduate Degree6505.13%

Winston County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8255,9641,637
Black5,5773,956443
Hispanic1486916
Native American9494
Other Race836
Multiple Races32328
Asian66

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 multiple races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,218$33,041$25,160
Less Than High School$24,758$25,451$22,230
High School Grad$24,937$31,158$16,802
Some College$30,471$36,185$25,078
Bachelors Degree$38,125$60,446$34,430
Graduate Degree$53,940$85,556$43,191

$29,218

Average Earnings

$33,041

Average Male

$25,160

Average Female

Winston County, Mississippi Language

Winston County, Mississippi Language by Age

Winston County, Mississippi Language

98.53% of Winston County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Winston County, Mississippi Poverty

Winston County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,5463,01335.26%
White8,9951,08512.06%
Hispanic2082110.10%
Multiple951515.79%

22.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.26%

Male Poverty Rate

26.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winston County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winston County, Mississippi is Black, with 35.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winston County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.90%
High School18.09%
Some College15.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.44%
Male Unemployed34.55%
Female Employed9.95%
Male Employed6.82%

Winston County, Mississippi Income

Winston County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,214$59,031
Families$44,726$68,401
Married Families$63,006-
Non Families$21,210$36,753

Winston County, Mississippi Marital Status

Winston County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Winston County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Winston 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 45-54.

Winston County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Winston County, Mississippi Veterans

915

Number of Veterans

819

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam421
First Gulf War200
Second Gulf War141
Korea113
World War II36
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74304
75+220
35 to 54220
55 to 64148
18 to 3423
Name Veterans % of Total
White6698.88%
Black2083.28%
2 or More32100.00%
Hispanic149.27%
Other67.23%

$Winston County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

4.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winston County, Mississippi Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Winston 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

88.08%

Born in Mississippi

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.55% of Winston County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 88.08% having been born in Mississippi. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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