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:   2016 (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
2,988,726

Age

PEOPLE OF Mississippi DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.44
5 To 17 18.06
18 To 24 10.28
25 To 34 13.03
35 To 54 25.45
55 To 64 12.46
65 Years And Over 14.27

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 83.0
College Graduated 21.0
Attending College 6.0

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Mississippi 21651 19355.176707231218 #F2E516
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Mississippi 40528 19535.07913669065 #F1E617
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.3%

Employment Industries in MS

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.7
Manufacturing 13.4
Retail 11.9
Education 9.7
Accommodation 7.1
Construction 6.6
Public Service 5.5
Other 4.7
Transportation 4.6
Finance 3.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.4
Administration 3.2
Arts 2.5
Wholesale 2.5
Agriculture 1.8
Real Estate 1.3
Information Technology 1.3
Mining 1.2
Utilities 1.1
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 57.2
Black Or African American 37.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 1.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 2.9

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 18.8
Irish 7.9
English 7.3
German 5.3
French 2.4
Italian 1.9
Scots-Irish 1.6
Scottish 1.6
European 0.9
African 0.6
Dutch 0.5
Polish 0.5
Welsh 0.3
British 0.3
Swedish 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 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
French 0.1
Chinese 0.1
German 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Korean 0.1
Hindi 0.1
African languages 0.0
Gujarathi 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Portuguese 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Urdu 0.0

Foreign Born MS Residents
2.3%