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Tippah County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Tippah County is 22,069, which is 5.97% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Tippah County population density is 47.98 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 61.62 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Tippah County is white, which represent 80.55% of the total population. The average Tippah County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 22,069. #43

Population Growth Since 2000, #20

Tippah County

Population Density, #34

Tippah County
47.98 per square mile
61.62 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:17,776 (80.55%, #9)
Black:3,319 (15.04%, #73)
Hispanic:1,051 (4.76%, #9)
Asian:143 (0.65%, #23)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):45 (0.20%, #30)
One Race, Other:306 (1.39%, see rank)
Two or More Races:480 (2.17%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:696 (66.22%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:108 (10.28%, see rank)
Cuban:18 (1.71%, see rank)
Central American:168 (15.98%, see rank)
South American:10 (0.95%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

17,684 (80.13%) out of the total population of 22,069 reported first ancestry.

 Tippah County% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.07%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.08%0.42%
Dutch3291.49%, see rank0.62%1.40%
English2,36910.73%, see rank7.58%8.02%
French4041.83%, see rank2.69%3.34%
German8733.96%, see rank5.56%15.03%
Greek20.01%, see rank0.10%0.41%
Hungarian490.22%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Irish2,32010.51%, see rank8.44%10.80%
Italian1310.59%, see rank1.87%5.52%
Norwegian240.11%, see rank0.20%1.42%
Polish80.04%, see rank0.44%3.01%
Portuguese10.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2020.92%, see rank1.58%0.99%
Scottish2551.16%, see rank1.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African430.19%, see rank0.62%0.95%
Swedish240.11%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss30.01%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.03%0.31%
American5,65425.62%, see rank11.78%7.12%
Welsh120.05%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 10,851 (49.17%, see rank)
Females: 11,218 (50.83%, see rank)

Tippah County
Male: 49.17%
Female: 50.83%
Male: 48.55%
Female: 51.45%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Tippah County
38.30 years old
36.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Tippah County
36.70 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Tippah County
40.60 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Tippah County% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Under 5 years1,3916.30%, see rank6.75%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,4866.73%, see rank6.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,7077.73%, see rank7.08%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,5386.97%, see rank7.18%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,4266.46%, see rank7.44%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,50711.36%, see rank12.98%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,80612.71%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,14214.24%, see rank13.50%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,64611.99%, see rank12.18%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,0609.33%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 1,0484.75%, see rank4.21%4.25%
85 years and over3121.41%, see rank1.55%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Tippah CountyMississippiU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population14,521, 100%1,929,591209,056,129
Less Than High School3,671, 25.28%, see rank18.06%13.67%
High School Graduate5,112, 35.20%, see rank30.25%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,179, 28.78%, see rank31.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree845, 5.82%, see rank12.90%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree714, 4.92%, see rank7.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.14, see rank12.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Tippah County MississippiU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten68591.09%8.91%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,46592.45%, see rank7.55%, see rank89.76%10.24%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,14499.48%, see rank0.52%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College90281.04%, see rank18.96%, see rank87.67%12.33%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6770.15%, see rank29.85%, see rank74.93%25.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Tippah CountyMississippiU.S.
Total Households8,488, 100%1,092,627116,211,092
Average Household Size2.56, see rank2.642.63
1 Person Households1,841, 21.69%, see rank27.31%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,647, 78.31%, see rank72.69%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,365, 74.99%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.02, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family4,616, 54.38%, see rank45.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,123, 25.01%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Tippah County%MississippiU.S.
15 Years and Over Total17,485see rank2,365,897252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over8,513100%, see rank1,133,229123,281,364
Never Married2,37127.85%, see rank35.54%35.77%
Married4,96558.32%, see rank50.55%52.04%
Widowed1912.24%, see rank2.91%2.57%
Divorced98611.58%, see rank11.00%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over8,972100%, see rank1,232,668129,692,771
Never Married1,75119.52%, see rank30.41%29.48%
Married5,05656.35%, see rank46.21%49.19%
Widowed99611.10%, see rank10.86%9.16%
Divorced1,16913.03%, see rank12.51%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Tippah County%MississippiU.S.
Native21,62397.98%, see rank97.76%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence16,52974.90%, see rank71.47%58.73%
Born in Different State5,00822.69%, see rank25.73%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
860.39%, see rank0.56%1.42%
Foreign Born4462.02%, see rank2.24%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship350.16%, see rank0.79%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4111.86%, see rank1.46%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.23%1.53%
Born In Asia1160.53%, see rank0.75%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America3301.50%, see rank1.15%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.05%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Tippah County%MississippiU.S.
English8,12795.75%, see rank95.53%79.39%
Spanish2663.13%, see rank2.64%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages240.28%, see rank0.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages580.68%, see rank0.67%3.36%
Other130.15%, see rank0.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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