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Population Demographics for Mississippi 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Mississippi

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population2,967,297100
Black or African American1,098,38537
Hispanic or Latino81,4812
Some Other Race38,1621
Two or More Races34,1071
Asian25,742Below 1%
American Indian15,030Below 1%
Three or more races2,257Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,187Below 1%
Native Hawaiian252Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population1,441,2401,526,0572,967,297
Black or African American517,058581,3271,098,385
Hispanic or Latino47,68333,79881,481
Some Other Race23,25914,90338,162
Two or More Races16,94317,16434,107
American Indian7,4087,62215,030
Three or more races1,0371,2202,257
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander6255621,187
Native Hawaiian110142252

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Mississippi

Total Population:2,967,297
Male Population:1,441,240
Female Population:1,526,057

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Mississippi

Both sexes36

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Mississippi

Total Population:2,875,333
Male Population:1,382,227
Under 5 years:107,315
5 to 9 years:104,804
10 to 14 years:105,945
15 to 17 years:65,137
18 and 19 years:39,543
20 years:19,198
21 years:19,175
22 to 24 years:55,481
25 to 29 years:91,367
30 to 34 years:86,090
35 to 39 years:86,315
40 to 44 years:87,429
45 to 49 years:97,545
50 to 54 years:98,230
55 to 59 years:87,496
60 and 61 years:32,100
62 to 64 years:43,832
65 and 66 years:23,817
67 to 69 years:31,485
70 to 74 years:41,422
75 to 79 years:28,095
80 to 84 years:18,498
85 years and over:11,908
Female Population:1,493,106
Under 5 years:103,433
5 to 9 years:100,532
10 to 14 years:101,433
15 to 17 years:63,493
18 and 19 years:38,015
20 years:19,428
21 years:19,594
22 to 24 years:58,932
25 to 29 years:99,471
30 to 34 years:94,931
35 to 39 years:95,360
40 to 44 years:95,194
45 to 49 years:106,374
50 to 54 years:106,938
55 to 59 years:96,587
60 and 61 years:34,972
62 to 64 years:47,993
65 and 66 years:26,807
67 to 69 years:36,746
70 to 74 years:50,731
75 to 79 years:39,514
80 to 84 years:30,163
85 years and over:26,465

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Mississippi

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Mississippi

Family led homes:770,266
Husband-wife family:506,633
Other family:263,633
Population of male led with no wife present:57,661
Population female led with no husband present:205,972
Population of Nonfamily homes:345,502
Population living alone:293,807
Population not living alone:51,695

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Mississippi with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:399,211
Population of family homes:395,957
Husband-wife family:222,237
Under 6 years only:50,237
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:51,253
6 to 17 years only:120,747
Other family:173,720
Male householder, no wife present:32,760
Under 6 years only:9,177
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:5,988
6 to 17 years only:17,595
Female led with no husband present:140,960
Under 6 years only:31,592
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:34,355
6 to 17 years only:75,013
Nonfamily households:3,254
Male led households:2,526
Under 6 years only:646
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:267
6 to 17 years only:1,613
Female led householder:728
Under 6 years only:217
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:58
6 to 17 years only:453
Households with no people under 18 years:716,557
Family households:374,309
Husband-wife family:284,396
Other family:89,913
Male led with no wife present:24,901
Female led with no husband present:65,012
Nonfamily households:342,248
Male led householder:161,123
Female led householder:181,125

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Mississippi, by type

Total Home Population:1,115,768
Population of Family homes:770,266
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:28,525
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:130,880
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:158,763
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:168,749
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:74,184
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:65,614
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:88,187
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:44,585
Population of 85 year olds and over:10,779
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:345,502
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:24,539
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:41,212
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:37,182
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:63,682
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:35,126
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:32,837
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:51,255
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:40,774
Population of 85 year olds and over:18,895

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Mississippi containing people over 60

Total Population:1,115,768
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:383,649
1-person household:136,054
2-or-more-person household:247,595
Family households:238,101
Nonfamily households:9,494
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:732,119
1-person household:157,753
2-or-more-person household:574,366
Family homes:532,165
Nonfamily homes:42,201

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Mississippi with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,115,768
Home has three or more generations:64,086
Home does not have three or more generations:1,051,682

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Mississippi under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:751,538
Unmarried partner of home lead present:65,804
In family homes:63,104
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,703
Population of male led and female partner households:22,746
Population of female led and female partner households:2,677
Population of female led and male partner households:35,978
In nonfamily homes:2,700
Population of male led and male partner homes:26
Population of male led and female partner homes:2,423
Population of female led and female partner homes:57
Population of female led and male partner homes:194
No unmarried partner of home lead present:685,734
In family homes:683,802
Population of husband-wife family homes:418,428
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:32,016
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:233,358
In nonfamily homes:1,932

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Mississippi

Total Population:2,395,652
Population Under 18 years:741,148
Population 18 years and over:1,654,504

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Mississippi have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:777,073
Family home:574,987
Nonfamily homess:202,086
Male led home:89,825
Living alone:76,684
Not living alone:13,141
Female led home:112,261
Living alone:102,565
Not living alone:9,696
Population of Renter occupied homes:338,695
Family run homes:195,279
Husband-wife family:75,954
Other family:119,325
Male led with no wife present:21,770
Female led with no husband present:97,555
Nonfamily Homes:143,416
Male led homes:73,824
Male living alone:56,835
Male not living alone:16,989
Female led homes:69,592
Females living alone:57,723
Females not living alone:11,869

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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