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Yalobusha County Mississippi Demographics - Population, Labor Force, Household Income

Demographics

  • Yalobusha County, Mississippi, has a population of 13,354 as of 2008.
  • The population is projected to grow by an additional 100 individuals in the coming five years.
  • The median age of the population is 37.9.
  • Median household income is $30,570; the total number of households of 5,531.
  • Overall, 69.11% of the Yalobusha County population has a high school diploma or higher and 9.59% of the population has a bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Demographics report for Yalobusha County, MS (PDF, 253KB)
  • Demographics data for Yalobusha County, MS (XLS, 62KB)


Yalobusha County Age Distribution, 2008
(Data Source: Claritas, Inc)

Age
Number
Percent of Population
17 and under
3,263
24.43%
18 – 34
2,947
22.07%
35 – 54
3,489
26.13%
55 – 74
2,625
19.66%
75 and older
1,030
7.71%
Total
13,354
100%

Households by Income, 2008 (Data Source: Claritas, Inc.)

Income
Number of Households
Percent of Households
0 – $34,999
3,154
57.02%
$35,000 – $49,999
837
15.1%
$50,000 – $74,999
900
16.27%
$75,000 +
640
11.57%

Educational Attainment of the Population 25+, 2008 (Data Source: Claritas, Inc.)

Education
Number
Percent of Population
Less than 9th grade
1,167
13.15%
9 to 12 years, no diploma
1,566
17.65%
high school graduate
3,348
37.74%
some college, no degree
1,657
18.68%
associate degree
280
3.15%
bachelor degree
595
6.7%
graduate/professional degree
256
2.88%

Labor Force Employment, 2009 (Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Year
Labor Force
Employed
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
May 2009
5,798
4,845
953
16.4%
2008
5,475
4,983
492
9%
2007
5,333
4,913
420
7.9%
2006
5,529
5,073
456
8.2%
2005
5,414
4,920
494
9.1%