Nationwide Claims to Fame

Mississippi is 1st out of 51 other states in Income below poverty line

Mississippi is 2nd out of 51 other states in Race - Black or African American

Mississippi is 7th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Mississippi is 8th out of 51 other states in Female residents

Mississippi is 10th out of 51 other states in People per household

Mississippi is 10th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Mississippi is 12th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Mississippi is 29th out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Mississippi is 31st out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Mississippi is 31st out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Mississippi Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Current population (2012) 2,984,926 31st 313,914,040
Size in square miles 46,923.3 31st 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 63.2 33rd 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 10th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 7th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.5% 36th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.3% 51st 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.7% 49th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Race - White 59.9% 49th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 37.4% 2nd 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 31st 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 49th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 37th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 51st 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 47th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 57.6% 40th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Female residents 51.4% 8th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.2% 49th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Housing units 1,281,711 32nd 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.4% 50th 25.9%
Households 1,085,062 33rd 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.6% 12th 66.1%
Home median value $99,200 50th $186,200
People per household 2.6 10th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 6,039 37th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Income per capita $20,521 51st $27,915
Income per household $38,718 51st $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.6% 1st 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mississippi Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 58,592 35th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 887,772 35th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 225,977 34th 27,092,908
Retail sales $33,751,407 34th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,552 48th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,045,097 29th $613,795,732

Demographics by County - Mississippi

Adams County, Mississippi Alcorn County, Mississippi Amite County, Mississippi Attala County, Mississippi Benton County, Mississippi Bolivar County, Mississippi Calhoun County, Mississippi Carroll County, Mississippi Chickasaw County, Mississippi Choctaw County, Mississippi Claiborne County, Mississippi Clarke County, Mississippi Clay County, Mississippi Coahoma County, Mississippi Copiah County, Mississippi Covington County, Mississippi DeSoto County, Mississippi Forrest County, Mississippi Franklin County, Mississippi George County, Mississippi Greene County, Mississippi Grenada County, Mississippi Hancock County, Mississippi Harrison County, Mississippi Hinds County, Mississippi Holmes County, Mississippi Humphreys County, Mississippi Issaquena County, Mississippi Itawamba County, Mississippi Jackson County, Mississippi Jasper County, Mississippi Jefferson County, Mississippi Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Jones County, Mississippi Kemper County, Mississippi Lafayette County, Mississippi Lamar County, Mississippi Lauderdale County, Mississippi Lawrence County, Mississippi Leake County, Mississippi Lee County, Mississippi Leflore County, Mississippi Lincoln County, Mississippi Lowndes County, Mississippi Madison County, Mississippi Marion County, Mississippi Marshall County, Mississippi Monroe County, Mississippi Montgomery County, Mississippi Neshoba County, Mississippi Newton County, Mississippi Noxubee County, Mississippi Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Panola County, Mississippi Pearl River County, Mississippi Perry County, Mississippi Pike County, Mississippi Pontotoc County, Mississippi Prentiss County, Mississippi Quitman County, Mississippi Rankin County, Mississippi Scott County, Mississippi Sharkey County, Mississippi Simpson County, Mississippi Smith County, Mississippi Stone County, Mississippi Sunflower County, Mississippi Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Tate County, Mississippi Tippah County, Mississippi Tishomingo County, Mississippi Tunica County, Mississippi Union County, Mississippi Walthall County, Mississippi Warren County, Mississippi Washington County, Mississippi Wayne County, Mississippi Webster County, Mississippi Wilkinson County, Mississippi Winston County, Mississippi Yalobusha County, Mississippi Yazoo County, Mississippi

Demographics by City - Mississippi

Aberdeen, Mississippi Amory, Mississippi Batesville, Mississippi Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi Booneville, Mississippi Brandon, Mississippi Brookhaven, Mississippi Byram, Mississippi Canton, Mississippi Carthage, Mississippi Clarksdale, Mississippi Cleveland, Mississippi Clinton, Mississippi Columbia, Mississippi Columbus, Mississippi Corinth, Mississippi Diamondhead, Mississippi D'Iberville, Mississippi Flowood, Mississippi Forest, Mississippi Gautier, Mississippi Greenville, Mississippi Greenwood, Mississippi Grenada, Mississippi Gulf Hills, Mississippi Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi Gulfport, Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi Hernando, Mississippi Holly Springs, Mississippi Horn Lake, Mississippi Indianola, Mississippi Jackson, Mississippi Kosciusko, Mississippi Latimer, Mississippi Laurel, Mississippi Long Beach, Mississippi Louisville, Mississippi Madison, Mississippi McComb, Mississippi Meridian, Mississippi Moss Point, Mississippi Natchez, Mississippi New Albany, Mississippi Ocean Springs, Mississippi Olive Branch, Mississippi Oxford, Mississippi Pascagoula, Mississippi Pearl, Mississippi Petal, Mississippi Philadelphia, Mississippi Picayune, Mississippi Pontotoc, Mississippi Richland, Mississippi Ridgeland, Mississippi Ripley, Mississippi Senatobia, Mississippi Southaven, Mississippi Starkville, Mississippi St. Martin, Mississippi Tupelo, Mississippi Vancleave, Mississippi Vicksburg, Mississippi Waveland, Mississippi Waynesboro, Mississippi West Hattiesburg, Mississippi West Point, Mississippi Yazoo City, Mississippi

Demographics by School District - Mississippi

Aberdeen School District, Mississippi Alcorn School District, Mississippi Amite County School District, Mississippi Amory School District, Mississippi Attala County School District, Mississippi Baldwyn School District, Mississippi Bay St. Louis School District, Mississippi Benoit School District, Mississippi Benton County School District, Mississippi Biloxi Public School District, Mississippi Booneville School District, Mississippi Brookhaven School District, Mississippi Calhoun County School District, Mississippi Canton Public School District, Mississippi Carroll County School District, Mississippi Chickasaw County School District, Mississippi Choctaw County School District, Mississippi Claiborne County School District, Mississippi Clarksdale Municipal School District, Mississippi Clay County School District, Mississippi Cleveland School District, Mississippi Clinton Public School District, Mississippi Coahoma County School District, Mississippi Coffeeville School District, Mississippi Columbia School District, Mississippi Columbus Municipal School District, Mississippi Copiah County School District, Mississippi Corinth School District, Mississippi Covington County School District, Mississippi DeSoto County School District, Mississippi Drew School District, Mississippi Durant Public School District, Mississippi East Jasper School District, Mississippi East Tallahatchie School District, Mississippi Enterprise School District, Mississippi Forest Municipal School District, Mississippi Forrest County Schools, Mississippi Franklin County School District, Mississippi George County School District, Mississippi Greene County School District, Mississippi Greenville Public School District, Mississippi Greenwood Public School District, Mississippi Grenada School District, Mississippi Gulfport School District, Mississippi Hancock County School District, Mississippi Harrison County School District, Mississippi Hattiesburg Public School District, Mississippi Hazlehurst City School District, Mississippi Hinds County School District, Mississippi Hollandale School District, Mississippi Holly Springs School District, Mississippi Holmes County School District, Mississippi Houston School District, Mississippi Humphreys County School District, Mississippi Indianola School District, Mississippi Itawamba County School District, Mississippi Jackson County School District, Mississippi Jackson Public School District, Mississippi Jefferson County School District, Mississippi Jefferson Davis County School District, Mississippi Jones County School District, Mississippi Kemper County School District, Mississippi Kosciusko School District, Mississippi Lafayette County School District, Mississippi Lamar County School District, Mississippi Lauderdale County School District, Mississippi Laurel School District, Mississippi Lawrence County School District, Mississippi Leake County School District, Mississippi Lee County School District, Mississippi Leflore County School District, Mississippi Leland School District, Mississippi Lincoln County School District, Mississippi Long Beach School District, Mississippi Louisville Municipal School District, Mississippi Lowndes County School District, Mississippi Lumberton Public School District, Mississippi Madison County School District, Mississippi Marion County School District, Mississippi Marshall County School District, Mississippi McComb School District, Mississippi Meridian Public School District, Mississippi Monroe County School District, Mississippi Montgomery County School District, Mississippi Moss Point School District, Mississippi Mound Bayou Public School, Mississippi Natchez-Adams School District, Mississippi Neshoba County School District, Mississippi Nettleton School District, Mississippi New Albany Public Schools, Mississippi Newton County School District, Mississippi Newton Municipal School, Mississippi North Bolivar School District, Mississippi North Panola School District, Mississippi North Pike School District, Mississippi North Tippah School District, Mississippi Noxubee County School District, Mississippi Ocean Springs School District, Mississippi Okolona Separate School District, Mississippi Oktibbeha County School District, Mississippi Oxford School District, Mississippi Pascagoula Separate School District, Mississippi Pass Christian Public School District, Mississippi Pearl Public School District, Mississippi Pearl River County School District, Mississippi Perry County Schools, Mississippi Petal School District, Mississippi Philadelphia Public School District, Mississippi Picayune School District, Mississippi Pontotoc City Schools, Mississippi Pontotoc County Schools, Mississippi Poplarville Separate School District, Mississippi Prentiss County School District, Mississippi Quitman County School District, Mississippi Quitman School District, Mississippi Rankin County School District, Mississippi Richton School District, Mississippi Scott County School District, Mississippi Senatobia Municipal School District, Mississippi Shaw School District, Mississippi Simpson County School District, Mississippi Smith County School District, Mississippi South Delta School District, Mississippi South Panola School District, Mississippi South Pike School District, Mississippi South Tippah School District, Mississippi Starkville School District, Mississippi Stone County School District, Mississippi Sunflower County School District, Mississippi Tate County School District, Mississippi Tishomingo County Schools, Mississippi Tunica County School District, Mississippi Tupelo Public School District, Mississippi Union County School District, Mississippi Union Public School District, Mississippi Vicksburg Warren School District, Mississippi Walthall County School District, Mississippi Water Valley School District, Mississippi Wayne County School District, Mississippi Webster County School District, Mississippi West Bolivar School District, Mississippi Western Line School District, Mississippi West Jasper School District, Mississippi West Point School District, Mississippi West Tallahatchie School, Mississippi Wilkinson County School District, Mississippi Winona Separate School District, Mississippi Yazoo City Municipal School District, Mississippi Yazoo County School District, Mississippi

Demographics by Congressional District - Mississippi


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