In 2021, Sharkey County, MS had a population of 4.16k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $38,977. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Sharkey County, MS declined from 4,427 to 4,160, a −6.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,711 to $38,977, a 9.15% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sharkey County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (72.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (26.9%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Hispanic) (0.337%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.264%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.12%).
None of the households in Sharkey 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.
100% of the residents in Sharkey County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Sharkey County, MS was $73,800, and the homeownership rate was 62%.
Most people in Sharkey County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Sharkey County, MS was 2 cars per household.