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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.
Parts of Hattiesburg are located within Forrest County and Lamar County.
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.
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.
Hattiesburg has a population density of 861.5 people per square mile.
|842||Rancho Santa Margarita, California||47,442||0.8%|
|849||East Providence, Rhode Island||46,929||-3.7%|
|851||East Lansing, Michigan||46,854||0.6%|
|853||La Mirada, California||46,658||-0.5%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Hattiesburg are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Hattiesburg residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Hattiesburg is 10.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hattiesburg, 20.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hattiesburg is $34,735.
In Hattiesburg, 36.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 63.7% of housing units in Hattiesburg.
Of all the housing units in Hattiesburg, 9.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Hattiesburg, 19.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hattiesburg is $791.
In Hattiesburg, 75.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.