In 2020, Kemper County, MS had a population of 9.83k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $30,735. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kemper County, MS declined from 9,943 to 9,829, a −1.15% decrease and its median household income declined from $31,103 to $30,735, a −1.18% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kemper County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (62%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), White (Hispanic) (0.265%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.265%).
None of the households in Kemper County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.8% of the residents in Kemper County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kemper County, MS are East Mississippi Community College (1,076 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Kemper County, MS was $78,600, and the homeownership rate was 74.8%.
Most people in Kemper County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Kemper County, MS was 3 cars per household.