Winston County, Mississippi Population 2024

17,413

Winston County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 17,413 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Winston County, Mississippi is the 51st largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 19,202 and has seen a growth of -9.32% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,088-65-0.38%
202817,153-65-0.38%
202717,218-65-0.38%
202617,283-65-0.37%
202517,348-65-0.37%
202417,413-65-0.37%
202317,478-65-0.37%
202217,543-65-0.37%
202117,608-75-0.42%
202017,683-310-1.72%
201917,993-161-0.89%
201818,154-78-0.43%
201718,232-125-0.68%
201618,357-95-0.51%
201518,452-158-0.85%
201418,610-154-0.82%
201318,764-217-1.14%
201218,981-64-0.34%
201119,045-157-0.82%
201019,202
199019,433-41-0.21%
198019,4741,0685.8%
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%
18507,9563,30671.1%
18404,650-12,438-72.79%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.37% (-65)
County Website
Winston County
County Seat
2010 Population
19,202
Area
607 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.32% (-1,789)
Founded
1833

Winston County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,86849.99%
Black or African American8,33646.99%
Two or more races3421.93%
Native American1380.78%
Other race380.21%
Asian190.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Winston County, Mississippi Population by Race

Winston County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Winston County, Mississippi Median Age

41.9

Total

41.4

Male

42.7

Female

Winston County, Mississippi Adults

There are 13,847 adults, (3,777 of whom are seniors) in Winston County, Mississippi.

Winston County, Mississippi Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Winston County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female9,17951.74%
Male8,56248.26%

Winston County, Mississippi Population by Age

Winston County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1312.4271.528.5
Non Family2,8181.1466.433.6
Married2,6993.0488.511.5
Female1,3143.7149.550.5
Male3003.262.737.3
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Winston County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Winston County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Winston County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,549

Average Earnings

$43,558

Average Male

$28,070

Average Female

Winston County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winston County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Winston County, Mississippi Language

98.52% of Winston County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Winston County, Mississippi Language

Winston County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,0792,90235.92%
White8,6071,45316.88%
Native1386950%
Multiple3384914.5%
Hispanic2524116.27%
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25.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.54%

Male Poverty Rate

29.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winston County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winston County, Mississippi is Native, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winston County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 14.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.72%.

Winston County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.96%
High School21.88%
Some College16.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%
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Winston County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.27%
Female Employed18.03%
Female Unemployed17.35%
Male Employed7.17%
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Winston County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winston County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Winston County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Winston County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Winston 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.

Winston County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Winston County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,078

Number of Veterans

975

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

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Winston County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Winston County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Winston County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Winston County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winston County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Winston County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Winston County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Winston 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

85.82%

Born in Winston County, Mississippi

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Winston County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 85.82% having been born in Mississippi. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Winston County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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