In 2019, Sharkey County, MS had a population of 4.4k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $29,394. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Sharkey County, MS declined from 4,511 to 4,404, a −2.37% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,799 to $29,394, a 2.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sharkey County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (25.1%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.136%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.114%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.114%). 0% of the households in Sharkey County, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.1% of the residents in Sharkey County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Sharkey County, MS was $64,400, and the homeownership rate was 64.1%. Most people in Sharkey County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sharkey County, MS was 2 cars per household.