Mississippi
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Mississippi POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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
2,992,333

Age

PEOPLE OF Mississippi DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.62
5 To 17 18.02
18 To 24 10.43
25 To 34 13.00
35 To 54 25.72
55 To 64 12.33
65 Years And Over 13.88

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 82.3
College Graduated 20.7
Attending College 6.2

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Mississippi 21057 19436.67008203815 #F1E617
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Mississippi 39665 19712.374713457702 #F0E818
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.5%

Employment Industries in MS

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.6
Manufacturing 13.3
Retail 11.7
Education 9.8
Accommodation 6.9
Construction 6.8
Public Service 5.5
Other 4.8
Transportation 4.6
Finance 3.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.4
Administration 3.1
Arts 2.6
Wholesale 2.6
Agriculture 1.9
Real Estate 1.3
Information Technology 1.3
Mining 1.2
Utilities 1.1
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 57.4
Black Or African American 37.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 1.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 1.1
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 2.9

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 18.4
Irish 8.3
English 7.5
German 5.5
French 2.4
Italian 1.9
Scots-Irish 1.6
Scottish 1.5
European 0.8
African 0.6
Dutch 0.6
Polish 0.4
Welsh 0.3
Swedish 0.3
British 0.3
Norwegian 0.2
French Canadian 0.2
United States or American 0.1
Russian 0.1
Lebanese 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 96.1
Spanish 2.4
Vietnamese 0.3
French 0.1
Chinese 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
German 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Korean 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Gujarathi 0.0
African languages 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Portuguese 0.0
Italian 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Russian 0.0

Foreign Born MS Residents
2.3%