Forrest County Population 2017

Forrest County's estimated population is 75,979 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forrest County is the 9th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201675,979580.08%
201575,921-154-0.20%
201476,075-708-0.92%
201376,7831700.22%
201276,6137240.95%
201175,8898881.18%
201075,0016,6879.79%
199068,3142,2963.48%
198066,0188,16914.12%
197057,8495,1279.72%
196052,7227,66717.02%
195045,05510,15429.09%
194034,9014,78615.89%
193030,1158,87741.80%
192021,2385162.49%
191020,7220.00%

Forrest County Population Growth

Population Data via

Forrest County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White45,23959.54%
Black or African American28,42837.42%
Two or More Races1,0541.39%
Asian8601.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native2820.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.08%

Forrest County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Forrest County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hattiesburg457514692611752.57%
Petal10454107042502.39%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990