Yazoo County, Mississippi Population 2020

Yazoo County, Mississippi's estimated population is 27,788 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yazoo County, Mississippi is the 34th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202027,788-230-0.82%
201928,018-230-0.81%
201828,248-230-0.81%
201728,4785531.98%
201627,9255101.86%
201527,415-390-1.40%
201427,805-193-0.69%
201327,998-338-1.19%
201228,336640.23%
201128,2721380.49%
201028,1342,62810.30%
199025,506-1,843-6.74%
198027,349450.16%
197027,304-4,349-13.74%
196031,653-4,059-11.37%
195035,712-4,379-10.92%
194040,0912,8297.59%
193037,2621130.30%
192037,149-9,523-20.40%
191046,6722,7246.20%
190043,9487,55420.76%
189036,3942,5497.53%
188033,84516,56695.87%
187017,279-5,094-22.77%
186022,3737,95555.17%
185014,4183,93837.58%
184010,4803,93060.00%
18306,5500.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.82%
County Website
Founded
January 21, 1823
County Seat
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,92956.94%
White10,58337.83%
Two or More Races6452.31%
Some Other Race5541.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native1430.51%
Asian1200.43%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Median Age

35.7


Total

34.8


Male

37.9


Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,183 adults, (3,629 of whom are seniors) in Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,431

44.44%

Male

15,543

55.56%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Households and Families

Yazoo County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female44.8%55.2%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6892.7162.8
Non Family3,1371.1260.7
Married2,8423.1781.6
Female2,3234.2744.8
Male3872.8750.9

3.49

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5138.04%
9th to 12th Grade2,75814.66%
High School Graduate7,00037.20%
Some College3,53318.78%
Associates Degree1,2586.69%
Bachelors Degree1,7999.56%
Graduate Degree9555.08%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black10,0607,578940
White7,2866,1231,633
Hispanic1,274717150
Other Race39814066
Multiple Races31516557
Native American14387
Asian515131

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 asian people with a rate of 60.78%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,106$26,180$26,005
Less Than High School$19,388$20,717$18,385
High School Grad$22,312$25,738$15,942
Some College$31,114$30,582$32,022
Bachelors Degree$36,310$36,912$36,083
Graduate Degree$52,675$47,721$53,608

$26,106

Average Earnings

$26,180

Average Male

$26,005

Average Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

92.91% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 7.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,8125,72141.42%
White8,5481,35915.90%
Hispanic70259284.33%
Other279279100.00%
Multiple53216030.08%

32.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.38%

Male Poverty Rate

35.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi is White, with 15.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.50%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.46%
High School30.29%
Some College15.60%
Bachelors or Greater8.70%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.65%
Female Unemployed61.18%
Female Employed13.90%
Male Employed10.29%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,402$51,917
Families$40,523$62,369
Married Families$68,868-
Non Families$18,922$31,218
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Yazoo 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.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans

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1,453

Number of Veterans

1,358

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam377
Second Gulf War346
First Gulf War174
Korea64
World War II46
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64396
35 to 54318
65 to 74296
18 to 34235
75+208
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7789.06%
Black6245.36%
Hispanic553.98%
2 or More4012.70%
Other112.69%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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11.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment Status

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43.4%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

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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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76.26%

Born in Mississippi

95.91%

Native Born

4.09%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.91% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 76.26% having been born in Mississippi. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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