Yazoo County, Mississippi Population 2022

Yazoo County, Mississippi's estimated population is 31,481 with a growth rate of 1.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yazoo County, Mississippi is the 29th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 28,134 and has seen a growth of 11.90% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18306,5500.00%
184010,4803,93060.00%
185014,4183,93837.58%
186022,3737,95555.17%
187017,279-5,094-22.77%
188033,84516,56695.87%
189036,3942,5497.53%
190043,9487,55420.76%
191046,6722,7246.20%
192037,149-9,523-20.40%
193037,2621130.30%
194040,0912,8297.59%
195035,712-4,379-10.92%
196031,653-4,059-11.37%
197027,304-4,349-13.74%
198027,349450.16%
199025,506-1,843-6.74%
201028,1342,62810.30%
201128,2771430.51%
201228,330530.19%
201327,995-335-1.18%
201427,800-195-0.70%
201527,411-389-1.40%
201627,9725612.05%
201728,6596872.46%
201829,0934341.51%
201929,6905972.05%
202030,2875972.01%
202130,8845971.97%
202231,4815971.93%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,80137.88%
Black or African American16,40757.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.44%
Asian130.05%
Some Other Race6902.42%
Two or More Races4741.66%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Population by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Median Age

35.8


Total

35.1


Male

37.5


Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,786 adults, (3,712 of whom are seniors) in Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

12,397

43.48%

Male

16,114

56.52%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population by Age

Yazoo County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
All59.3%40.7%
Male44.6%55.4%
Female43.4%56.6%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yazoo County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5772.6959.3
Married2,5433.5474.6
Male3432.9544.6
Female2,3583.8743.4
Non Family3,3331.1960.4

3.53

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4467.47%
9th to 12th Grade3,18416.45%
High School Graduate7,24737.44%
Some College4,04020.87%
Associates Degree1,1555.97%
Bachelors Degree1,5748.13%
Graduate Degree7093.66%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3126,2041,440
2+ Races1136413
Hispanic1,352806117
Black10,6437,654726
Native American126126
Other Race42481
Asian131

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 white people with a rate of 19.69%.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,638$21,180$21,780
Less Than 9th Grade$13,188$9,322$19,318
High School Graduate$18,779$21,411$17,093
Some College$26,008$27,473$22,458
Bachelors Degree$33,250$37,391$30,880
Graduate Degree$57,708$$58,083

$21,638

Average Earnings

$21,180

Average Male

$21,780

Average Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

92.70% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 7.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian11100.00%
Hispanic94679984.46%
Multiple40725261.92%
Black13,5355,47540.45%
White8,3551,11213.31%
Other441NaN%

32.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.34%

Male Poverty Rate

34.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yazoo 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 6.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.32%.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.97%
High School23.72%
Some College18.39%
Bachelors or Greater10.16%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed63.48%
Female Employed17.54%
Female Unemployed58.83%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,729$51,957
Families$40,013$59,624
Married Families$73,275-
Non Families$19,175$35,309
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Income by Household Type

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

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 35-44.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,562

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War427
First Gulf War240
Vietnam450
Korea48
World War II23

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34240
35 to 54358
55 to 64377
65 to 74274
75+313

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White97710.98%
Black5564.56%
Other Race132.97%
2+ Races1614.16%
Hispanic503.23%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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7.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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42%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Yazoo 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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77.79%

Born in Yazoo County, Mississippi

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.60% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 77.79% having been born in Mississippi. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yazoo 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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