Hattiesburg, Mississippi Population 2020

45,951

Hattiesburg, Mississippi's estimated population is 45,951 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hattiesburg, Mississippi is the 5th largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 863.37 people/mi² (333.35 people/km²).

The overall median age is 28.7 years, 28.6 years for males, and 28.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.9 males.

The median income for households in Hattiesburg, Mississippi is $, while the mean household income is $.

Hattiesburg Ms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hattiesburg Ms was:

  • Black or African American: 52.47%
  • White: 43.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%

How Many People Live in Hattiesburg, Mississippi?

45,951
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201845,951-159-0.34%
201746,110-321-0.69%
201646,431780.17%
201546,353-69-0.15%
201446,422-431-0.92%
201346,8532210.47%
201246,6323280.71%
201146,3045061.10%
201045,7981,0190.23%
200044,7792,8970.67%
199041,8821,0530.25%
198040,8292,5520.65%
197038,2773,2880.90%
196034,9895,5151.73%
195029,4748,4483.44%
194021,0262,4251.23%
193018,6015,3313.43%
192013,2701,5371.24%
191011,7337,55810.89%
19004,1750.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018149,4146950.47%
2017148,719-297-0.20%
2016149,0163610.24%
2015148,6556200.42%
2014148,0352690.18%
2013147,7661,2190.82%
2012146,5471,2410.85%
2011145,3062,0231.39%
2010143,2830.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American24,26752.47%
White19,95043.13%
Two or More Races1,2092.61%
Asian5401.17%
Some Other Race1520.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.07%

Hattiesburg Ms Population Pyramid 2020

Hattiesburg Ms Median Age

28.7


Total

28.6


Male

28.8


Female

Hattiesburg Ms Adults

There are 37,099 adults, (5,210 of whom are seniors) in Hattiesburg Ms.

Hattiesburg Ms Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hattiesburg Ms Sex Ratio

Female

25,010

54.07%

Male

21,241

45.93%

Hattiesburg Ms Households and Families

Hattiesburg Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hattiesburg Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.3%35.7%
All37.4%62.6%
Male31.1%68.9%
Female29.6%70.4%
Non Family27%73%

37.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4952.4237.4
Non Family8,2301.4727
Married4,4963.0864.3
Female4,0373.5129.6
Male7323.0931.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hattiesburg Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0343.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,4078.80%
High School Graduate6,14222.46%
Some College6,49223.74%
Associates Degree2,2938.38%
Bachelors Degree4,98318.22%
Graduate Degree4,00014.62%

Hattiesburg Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black13,58311,1782,347
White12,18611,4485,790
Hispanic655424215
Multiple Races626568324
Asian351336336
Other Race1047634
Native American4747

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 95.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,403$30,764$25,888
Less Than High School$12,230$14,518$8,602
High School Grad$19,601$22,357$16,531
Some College$24,918$29,846$20,442
Bachelors Degree$33,955$33,977$33,946
Graduate Degree$42,110$50,727$40,064

$27,403

Average Earnings

$30,764

Average Male

$25,888

Average Female

Hattiesburg Ms Language

Hattiesburg Ms Language by Age

Hattiesburg Ms Language

95.29% of Hattiesburg Ms residents speak only English, while 4.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Hattiesburg Ms Poverty

Hattiesburg Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22,9318,44636.83%
White17,0334,05923.83%
Hispanic1,26376460.49%
Multiple1,13332528.68%
Asian40726765.60%
Other13011286.15%
Native1028684.31%

32.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.24%

Male Poverty Rate

33.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hattiesburg Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hattiesburg Ms is Other, with 86.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hattiesburg Ms is White, with 23.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.04%
High School35.49%
Some College21.26%
Bachelors or Greater10.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.08%
Male Unemployed47.05%
Female Employed22.62%
Male Employed20.84%

Hattiesburg Ms Income

Hattiesburg Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,792$49,442
Families$46,138$64,296
Married Families$66,698-
Non Families$22,771$31,214

Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status

Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.0%

Male Marriage Rate

23.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hattiesburg Ms Married by Age and Sex

Hattiesburg Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status by Race

Hattiesburg Ms Veterans

2,266

Number of Veterans

2,005

Male Veterans

261

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam737
Second Gulf War494
First Gulf War433
Korea163
World War II115

Hattiesburg Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1076.33%
Black1,0776.06%
2 or More829.15%

Hattiesburg Ms Veterans by Education

21.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hattiesburg Ms Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Hattiesburg Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.84%

Born in Mississippi

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.08% of Hattiesburg Ms residents were born in the United States, with 69.84% having been born in Mississippi. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.