Hattiesburg, Mississippi Population 2019

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 28.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.41 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Hattiesburg, Mississippi is $32,009, while the mean household income is $47,251.

Hattiesburg Ms Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.49%
  • White: 42.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%

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
Black or African American24,871
White19,824
Two or More Races1,084
Asian468
Some Other Race178
American Indian and Alaska Native61
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Hattiesburg Ms Population Pyramid 2019

Hattiesburg Ms Median Age

28.7


Total

28.6


Male

28.7


Female

Hattiesburg Ms Adults

There are 37,360 adults, (5,301 of whom are seniors) in Hattiesburg Ms.

Hattiesburg Ms Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hattiesburg Ms Sex Ratio

Female

24,899

53.55%

Male

21,596

46.45%

Hattiesburg Ms Households and Families

Hattiesburg Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hattiesburg Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.4%39.6%
All38.1%61.9%
Male34.6%65.4%
Non Family30.3%69.7%
Female29.1%70.9%

38.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6902.4138.1
Non Family8,1281.530.3
Married4,6543.0260.4
Female4,1703.4429.1
Male7382.8834.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hattiesburg Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0793.96%
9th to 12th Grade2,3458.61%
High School Graduate6,69424.57%
Some College6,54424.02%
Associates Degree2,0617.57%
Bachelors Degree4,83517.75%
Graduate Degree3,68313.52%

Hattiesburg Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black13,67411,4242,252
White12,15511,3325,742
Hispanic635388174
Multiple Races489431118
Asian299280271
Other Race1189412
Native American487
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,249$28,374$24,553
Less Than High School$12,854$15,026$9,492
High School Grad$19,332$21,634$16,356
Some College$21,903$27,512$19,146
Bachelors Degree$34,189$34,896$34,095
Graduate Degree$42,016$52,731$39,504

$26,249

Average Earnings

$28,374

Average Male

$24,553

Average Female

Hattiesburg Ms Language

Hattiesburg Ms Language by Age

Hattiesburg Ms Language

95.42% of Hattiesburg Ms residents speak only English, while 4.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Hattiesburg Ms Poverty

Hattiesburg Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black23,4819,17939.09%
White17,0204,44126.09%
Hispanic1,26171156.38%
Multiple1,02542641.56%
Asian36519052.05%
Other15810063.29%
Native615488.52%
Islander99100.00%

34.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.58%

Male Poverty Rate

35.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hattiesburg Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hattiesburg Ms is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hattiesburg Ms is White, with 26.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.21%
High School37.22%
Some College22.69%
Bachelors or Greater8.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.51%
Male Unemployed50.43%
Female Employed25.49%
Male Employed21.53%

Hattiesburg Ms Income

Hattiesburg Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,009$47,251
Families$42,457$58,907
Married Families$64,969-
Non Families$21,619$31,582

Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status

Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.9%

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 45-54.

Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status by Race

Hattiesburg Ms Veterans

2,352

Number of Veterans

2,121

Male Veterans

231

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam760
Second Gulf War527
First Gulf War476
World War II189
Korea178

Hattiesburg Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1956.81%
Black1,1326.22%
2 or More253.14%

Hattiesburg Ms Veterans by Education

19.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hattiesburg Ms Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

14.6%

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

70.02%

Born in Mississippi

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.43% of Hattiesburg Ms residents were born in the United States, with 70.02% having been born in Mississippi. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.