Kemper County , Mississippi

Kemper County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Kemper County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,456 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,521 inhabitants. Its county seat is De Kalb. The county was created 188 years ago in 1832.

Kemper County Quick Facts

Population : 9,521 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 1987 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Reuben Kemper
Altitude : 404 feet / 123 meters
Capital : De Kalb
Establishment : January 01, 1833
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:07:38 (6th December 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.82% (2010-2020)
Kemper County locator map
Location of Kemper County on Mississippi map.
Kemper County Coal Gasification Plant image
Kemper County Coal Gasification Plant
Kemper County Coal Gasification Plant image

Geography

Kemper County is located at 32°45'16"N 88°38'28"W (32.7545600, -88.6411600). It has 3 neighbors: Lauderdale County, Neshoba County and Noxubee County.

Kemper County map

Kemper County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kemper County.

City Name Population Title
De Kalb 1,005 Town in Mississippi, United States
Scooba 680 Town in Mississippi

Kemper County has 3 neighbours.

  • De Kalb

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Kemper County decreased by 9.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,456 - census
2011 10,289 -1.62% estimation process
2012 10,389 0.96% estimation process
2013 10,294 -0.92% estimation process
2014 10,222 -0.7% estimation process
2015 10,111 -1.1% estimation process
2016 10,035 -0.76% estimation process
2017 10,093 0.57% estimation process
2018 9,733 -3.7% estimation process
2019 9,742 0.09% estimation process
2020 9,521 -2.32% estimation process

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Local Places in Kemper County

People born in Kemper County (3)

People born in Kemper County, including politician John C. Stennis, Texas ranger Bill McDonald, former basketball player and school teacher Kevin Granger, you can see a list of people who born in Kemper County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hinds County 227,966 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,801 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 157,821 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
Rankin County 155,975 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,802 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,871 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,466 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 75,009 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 73,751 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States