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Lowndes County, Mississippi

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Population:

  • Total Population: 61,586
  • Males: 29,026
  • Females: 32,560

Ethnicity:

  • White: 34,502
  • Black/African American: 25,478
  • Hispanic: 684
  • Native American/Eskimo: 115
  • Asian: 246
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 19
  • Other: 27
  • 2 or more: 515

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (55,080)
  2. Spanish (995)
  3. French (185)
  4. German (135)
  5. Korean (75)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 781

  1. Mexico (202)
  2. Germany (120)
  3. United Kingdom (66)
  4. India (56)
  5. Korea (48)
  6. Philippines (40)
  7. Canada (29)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (19,346)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (4,967)
  3. Churches of Christ (1,560)
  4. Assemblies of God (1,209)
  5. Catholic Church (967)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 20,511
    • Sensory: 1,992
    • Physical: 4,974
    • Mental: 3,087
    • Self-care: 1,816
    • Go outside home: 4,326
    • Employment: 4,476

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 786

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 22,849
    • Utility gas: 8,986
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,052
    • Electricity: 10,396
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 110
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 223
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 11
    • No fuel used: 71

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 36,686
    • No vehicle: 2,841
    • 1 or more vehicle: 33,845

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 561
    • No High School: 2,956
    • Some High School: 5,673
    • High School: 11,182
    • Some College: 7,840
    • Associate's Degree: 1,617
    • College Degree: 5,364
    • Master's Degree: 1,651
    • Professional Degree: 425
    • Doctoral Degree: 251

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 22,849
    • Owners with phone: 14,833
    • Owners without phone: 380
    • Renters with phone: 6,798
    • Renters without phone: 838

    10 closest counties:

    1. Clay County, Mississippi
    2. Monroe County, Mississippi
    3. Pickens County, Alabama
    4. Noxubee County, Mississippi
    5. Lamar County, Alabama
    6. Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
    7. Chickasaw County, Mississippi
    8. Fayette County, Alabama
    9. Winston County, Mississippi
    10. Itawamba County, Mississippi

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    39701, 39702, 39703, 39704, 39705, 39710, 39736, 39743, 39753, 39766

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WMSU (92.1 FM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • WAJV (98.9 FM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • WSMS (99.9 FM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • WWKZ (103.9 FM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • WKOR (980 AM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • WTWG (1050 AM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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