In 2020, Lauderdale County, MS had a population of 75.6k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $42,922. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lauderdale County, MS declined from 76,279 to 75,557, a −0.947% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,534 to $42,922, a 0.912% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (52%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.7%), White (Hispanic) (1.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.957%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.712%).
None of the households in Lauderdale 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.
99.1% of the residents in Lauderdale County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lauderdale County, MS are Meridian Community College (884 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Lauderdale County, MS was $103,600, and the homeownership rate was 64.2%.
Most people in Lauderdale County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lauderdale County, MS was 2 cars per household.
Lauderdale County, MS borders Choctaw County, AL, Sumter County, AL, Clarke County, MS, Jasper County, MS, Kemper County, MS, Neshoba County, MS, and Newton County, MS.