Yazoo County, Mississippi Population 2024

24,980

Yazoo County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 24,980 with a growth rate of -1.9% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yazoo County, Mississippi is the 35th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 28,135 and has seen a growth of -11.21% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,560-484-2.1%
202823,044-484-2.06%
202723,528-484-2.02%
202624,012-484-1.98%
202524,496-484-1.94%
202424,980-484-1.9%
202325,464-484-1.87%
202225,948-484-1.83%
202126,432-239-0.9%
202026,671-3,027-10.19%
201929,6985351.83%
201829,1634521.57%
201728,7117082.53%
201628,0035792.11%
201527,424-386-1.39%
201427,810-192-0.69%
201328,002-334-1.18%
201228,336610.22%
201128,2751400.5%
201028,135
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%
193037,2621130.3%
192037,149-9,523-20.4%
191046,6722,7246.2%
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%
18306,550-16,010-70.97%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.9% (-484)
County Website
Yazoo County
County Seat
2010 Population
28,135
Area
923 mi²
Density
27 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.21% (-3,155)
Founded
January 21, 1823

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American16,68660.75%
White10,16737.02%
Two or more races4221.54%
Native American1050.38%
Other race750.27%
Asian120.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Yazoo County, Mississippi Median Age

36.8

Total

35.7

Male

39.1

Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Adults

There are 21,643 adults, (3,635 of whom are seniors) in Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Yazoo County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female11,26040.99%
Male16,20759.01%

Yazoo County, Mississippi Population by Age

Yazoo County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,8072.5757.442.6
Non Family3,2621.1751.948.1
Married2,7863.2974.325.7
Female2,0723.8239.760.3
Male6872.4968.431.6
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yazoo 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

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

Yazoo 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 white people with a rate of 87.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.55%.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,497

Average Earnings

$28,644

Average Male

$24,574

Average Female

Yazoo County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

95.25% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Language

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black14,0985,52739.2%
White8,00087610.95%
Multiple37210227.42%
Hispanic958488.42%
Other6363100%
Asian11100%
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29.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.5%

Male Poverty Rate

32.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yazoo County, Mississippi is White, with 10.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.35%.

Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.42%
High School26.29%
Some College14.85%
Bachelors or Greater9.34%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.65%
Male Unemployed35.56%
Female Employed19.22%
Male Employed10.66%
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Yazoo County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yazoo County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yazoo County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,373

Number of Veterans

1,199

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yazoo County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yazoo 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

78.21%

Born in Yazoo County, Mississippi

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Yazoo County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 78.21% having been born in Mississippi. 1.85% 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

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