Mississippi
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Mississippi POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Mississippi Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
2,986,530

Age

PEOPLE OF Mississippi DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.31
5 To 17 17.79
18 To 24 10.08
25 To 34 13.01
35 To 54 25.07
55 To 64 12.71
65 Years And Over 15.04

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 83.9
College Graduated 21.8
Attending College 5.6

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Mississippi 23434 20043.3346377137 #EEE91B
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Mississippi 43567 20151.211094151113 #EEE91B
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.8%

Employment Industries in MS

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 15.0
Manufacturing 13.3
Retail 11.7
Education 9.7
Accommodation 7.2
Construction 6.7
Public Service 5.4
Transportation 4.9
Other 4.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.4
Administration 3.4
Finance 3.3
Arts 2.5
Wholesale 2.4
Agriculture 1.7
Real Estate 1.3
Information Technology 1.2
Utilities 1.1
Mining 1.0
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 56.8
Black Or African American 37.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 0.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 20.2
Irish 7.3
English 6.8
German 4.9
French 2.4
Italian 1.9
Scottish 1.5
Scots-Irish 1.5
European 1.2
African 0.6
Dutch 0.5
Polish 0.4
British 0.4
Welsh 0.3
Swedish 0.3
Norwegian 0.3
French Canadian 0.2
United States or American 0.1
Lebanese 0.1
Russian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 96.1
Spanish 2.4
Vietnamese 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
French 0.1
Chinese 0.1
German 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Korean 0.0
Gujarathi 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
African languages 0.0
Portuguese 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Urdu 0.0
Russian 0.0

Foreign Born MS Residents
2.3%