West Hattiesburg, Mississippi Population 2019

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

The population density is 0.00 people/mi² (0.00 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.6 years, 25.9 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 2,467 households in the city, with an average size of 2.74 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%, with a median rent of $744/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $137,700.

The median income for households in West Hattiesburg, Mississippi is $38,814, while the mean household income is $49,239.

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American2,899
White2,639
Some Other Race303
Asian165
Two or More Races10

West Hattiesburg Ms Population Pyramid 2019

West Hattiesburg Ms Median Age

33.6


Total

25.9


Male

37


Female

West Hattiesburg Ms Adults

There are 4,168 adults, (757 of whom are seniors) in West Hattiesburg Ms.

West Hattiesburg Ms Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Hattiesburg Ms Sex Ratio

Female

3,046

50.63%

Male

2,970

49.37%

West Hattiesburg Ms Households and Families

West Hattiesburg Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Hattiesburg Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.4%17.6%
Married66.4%33.6%
All46.2%53.8%
Non Family32.4%67.6%
Female24.6%75.4%

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1722.7446.2
Married8314.1166.4
Non Family7961.4532.4
Female4432.6424.6
Male1022.0182.4

3.42

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Hattiesburg Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1273.42%
9th to 12th Grade39410.62%
High School Graduate68918.58%
Some College93625.24%
Associates Degree2897.79%
Bachelors Degree70018.87%
Graduate Degree57415.48%

West Hattiesburg Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8101,549569
Black1,6541,402540
Asian165165165
Hispanic8072
Other Race2727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,831$26,267$25,411
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,038$20,887$14,631
Some College$24,670$41,198$
Bachelors Degree$30,976$33,383$27,114
Graduate Degree$50,097$33,621$50,742

$25,831

Average Earnings

$26,267

Average Male

$25,411

Average Female

West Hattiesburg Ms Language

West Hattiesburg Ms Language by Age

West Hattiesburg Ms Language

91.55% of West Hattiesburg Ms residents speak only English, while 8.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.06% of the population.

West Hattiesburg Ms Poverty

West Hattiesburg Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,87062021.60%
White2,34452822.53%
Hispanic54211020.30%

21.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.82%

Male Poverty Rate

22.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Hattiesburg Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Hattiesburg Ms is White, with 22.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Hattiesburg Ms is Hispanic, with 20.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.62%
Some College19.95%
High School15.87%
Bachelors or Greater15.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.34%
Female Employed18.74%
Male Employed13.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Hattiesburg Ms Income

West Hattiesburg Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,814$49,239
Families$53,250$61,433
Married Families$78,869-
Non Families$15,045$27,398

West Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status

West Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Hattiesburg Ms Married by Age and Sex

West 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 35-44.

West Hattiesburg Ms Marital Status by Race

West Hattiesburg Ms Veterans

507

Number of Veterans

480

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War186
Second Gulf War137
Vietnam120
Korea70
World War II

West Hattiesburg Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White32115.39%
Black18610.22%

West Hattiesburg Ms Veterans by Education

12.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Hattiesburg Ms Employment Status

68%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

West 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

74.73%

Born in Mississippi

93.43%

Native Born

6.57%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.43% of West Hattiesburg Ms residents were born in the United States, with 74.73% having been born in Mississippi. 4.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.