Mississippi
Demographic Data






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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Mississippi Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Mississippi is:
2,961,279

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.2%
5 - 17:
17.5%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
12.9%
35 - 54:
24.8%
55 - 64:
12.9%
Over 65 Years:
15.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
85.3%
85.3%
22.8%
22.8%
5.3%
5.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Mississippi
USA
$25,444
$25,444
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Mississippi
USA
$46,511
$46,511
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.6%

Employment Industries in MS

Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Education
Accommodation
Construction
Transportation
Public Service
Other
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Administration
Finance
Wholesale
Arts
Agriculture
Real Estate
Information Technology
Utilities
Mining
Management
15.4%
15.4%
13.2%
13.2%
11.3%
11.3%
10.0%
10.0%
7.1%
7.1%
6.7%
6.7%
5.4%
5.4%
5.3%
5.3%
4.7%
4.7%
3.5%
3.5%
3.4%
3.4%
3.2%
3.2%
2.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.2%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
0.8%
0.8%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
56.4%
56.4%
37.5%
37.5%
3.2%
3.2%
1.5%
1.5%
1.0%
1.0%
0.4%
0.4%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
English
Irish
German
French
Italian
Scottish
Scots-Irish
European
African
Dutch
British
Polish
Welsh
Swedish
Norwegian
French Canadian
United States or American
Greek
Russian
22.5%
22.5%
7.3%
7.3%
6.8%
6.8%
4.8%
4.8%
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
1.8%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Vietnamese
French
Indic languages
Native American languages
Chinese
Tagalog
Arabic
German
Hindi
Gujarathi
Other Asian languages
African languages
Korean
Portuguese
Pacific Island languages
Japanese
Urdu
Russian
96.0%
96.0%
2.4%
2.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born MS Residents
2.3%