What is the current population of Hattiesburg?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hattiesburg is 47,068. Hattiesburg, Mississippi is the 848th largest city in the US.

Hattiesburg Geography [top]

What county is Hattiesburg, Mississippi in?

Parts of Hattiesburg are located within Forrest County and Lamar County.

What is the size of Hattiesburg, Mississippi in square miles?

Hattiesburg has an area of 53.4 square miles. Hattiesburg is the 4th largest city, by area, in Mississippi.

Hattiesburg Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Hattiesburg?

The peak population of Hattiesburg was in 2020, when its population was 47,275. In 2020, Hattiesburg was the 842nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 848th largest city in the US. Hattiesburg is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Hattiesburg growing?

Hattiesburg has grown 2.0% since the 2000. Hattiesburg, Mississippi's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

Hattiesburg has a population density of 861.5 people per square mile.

Hattiesburg Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

The total voting age population of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 35,747. The voting age population is 45.1% male and 54.9% female.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Hattiesburg are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

The racial demographics of Hattiesburg are 53.0% Black, 43.1% White, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi residents are below the poverty line?

In Hattiesburg, 32.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.3%. On a per-household basis, 23.2% of families are below the poverty line in Hattiesburg.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Hattiesburg residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Hattiesburg, Mississippi residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.5% of Hattiesburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.6% have a bachelor's degree and 14.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Hattiesburg residents aged 5 and older, 4.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.

Hattiesburg Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

The unemployment rate in Hattiesburg is 10.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi residents work for the government?

In Hattiesburg, 20.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

The median household income in Hattiesburg is $34,735.

Hattiesburg Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

In Hattiesburg, 36.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

Renters occupy 63.7% of housing units in Hattiesburg.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Hattiesburg, 9.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Hattiesburg, Mississippi housing units were built after 2000?

In Hattiesburg, 19.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,200 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hattiesburg is $791.

What percentage of households in Hattiesburg, Mississippi have broadband internet?

In Hattiesburg, 75.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Hattiesburg Population By Year

Population Graph For Hattiesburg
Year Population Rank in US
2021 47,068 848
2020 47,275 842
2019 45,863 854
2018 45,951 847
2017 46,377 835
2016 46,926 817
2015 46,805 811
2014 47,016 801
2013 47,556 785
2012 47,169 784
2011 46,617 790
2010 45,989 787
2000 46,104 691
1990 45,221 588

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
838 Brea, California 47,589 33.9%
839 Binghamton, New York 47,566 0.5%
840 San Luis Obispo, California 47,545 7.1%
841 Ocoee, Florida 47,452 91.2%
842 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 47,442 0.8%
843 Newark, California 47,434 11.1%
844 Monroe, Louisiana 47,284 -10.7%
845 Mentor, Ohio 47,221 -6.1%
846 Roseville, Michigan 47,154 -1.8%
847 Middletown, Connecticut 47,108 3.1%
848 Hattiesburg, Mississippi 47,068 2.0%
849 East Providence, Rhode Island 46,929 -3.7%
850 Gallatin, Tennessee 46,902 99.0%
851 East Lansing, Michigan 46,854 0.6%
852 Prescott, Arizona 46,833 36.3%
853 La Mirada, California 46,658 -0.5%
854 Beavercreek, Ohio 46,636 21.4%
855 Attleboro, Massachusetts 46,580 11.0%
856 Winter Garden, Florida 46,502 199.1%
857 Salina, Kansas 46,481 1.5%
858 Farmington, New Mexico 46,422 20.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
510 Gulfport 72,105 0.9%
715 Southaven 55,429 87.8%
810 Biloxi 49,241 -2.8%
848 Hattiesburg 47,068 2.0%
984 Olive Branch 40,276 88.8%
1055 Tupelo 37,667 9.8%
1158 Meridian 34,424 -16.6%
1360 Greenville 28,777 -30.4%
1404 Madison 27,719 46.0%
1419 Clinton 27,451 9.1%
1430 Pearl 27,258 19.8%
1455 Horn Lake 26,737 32.6%
1474 Oxford 26,430 93.3%
1532 Brandon 25,373 43.2%
1581 Starkville 24,657 12.0%
1619 Ridgeland 24,058 18.3%

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