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Time Zone: Kemper County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of De Kalb is the Seat for Kemper County.

Kemper County was founded in 1833. Kemper was created by taking area from Lowndes, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kemper had a population of 9,833 people. This is a decrease of 5.93% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,453 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kemper represented 0.37% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 72nd most populous county (out of 82 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,456  
20099,833-5.93%-0.3% since 2008
20089,863-5.64%-1.31% since 2007
20079,994-4.39% 
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200010,453The Last Census

More information can be found on the Kemper County Census Page for Kemper County.

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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