Harrison County, Mississippi Population 2019

Harrison County, Mississippi's estimated population is 204,933 with a growth rate of 1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Mississippi is the 2nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018206,6501,7170.84%
2017204,9332,4021.19%
2016202,5311,8600.93%
2015200,6712,3271.17%
2014198,3442,2131.13%
2013196,1312,6061.35%
2012193,5252,4761.30%
2011191,0493,2001.70%
2010187,84922,48413.60%
1990165,3657,7004.88%
1980157,66523,08317.15%
1970134,58215,09312.63%
1960119,48935,41642.13%
195084,07333,27465.50%
194050,7996,65615.08%
193044,14311,28834.36%
192032,855-1,803-5.20%
191034,65813,65665.02%
190021,0028,52168.27%
189012,4814,58658.09%
18807,8952,10036.24%
18705,79597620.25%
18604,819-56-1.15%
18504,8750.00%

How Many People Live in Harrison County, Mississippi?

204,933

Population by Race

Race Population
White137,403
Black or African American48,549
Asian5,928
Two or More Races5,356
Some Other Race2,155
American Indian and Alaska Native1,055
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45

Harrison County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Harrison County, Mississippi Median Age

35.9


Total

34.6


Male

37.3


Female

Harrison County, Mississippi Adults

There are 151,837 adults, (27,293 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Mississippi.

Harrison County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

101,563

50.66%

Male

98,928

49.34%

Harrison County, Mississippi Households and Families

Harrison County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrison County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.4%28.6%
All55.8%44.2%
Male48.6%51.4%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female39%61%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,6302.5255.8
Married33,0713.1571.4
Non Family26,7371.2646.1
Female13,7713.3239
Male4,0513.0348.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrison County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,0744.62%
9th to 12th Grade11,0268.38%
High School Graduate38,46729.25%
Some College34,07425.91%
Associates Degree12,7189.67%
Bachelors Degree18,55714.11%
Graduate Degree10,5968.06%

Harrison County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White90,90581,16022,388
Black28,67824,1644,179
Hispanic5,7484,4381,061
Asian4,0152,884819
Multiple Races1,6281,490554
Other Race1,442914278
Native American733517157
Islander1212

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 multiple races people with a rate of 34.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,399$36,964$26,117
Less Than High School$18,670$22,082$15,809
High School Grad$26,090$31,367$21,356
Some College$31,412$38,951$25,403
Bachelors Degree$40,881$51,042$34,548
Graduate Degree$56,523$70,083$49,924

$31,399

Average Earnings

$36,964

Average Male

$26,117

Average Female

Harrison County, Mississippi Language

Harrison County, Mississippi Language by Age

Harrison County, Mississippi Language

92.76% of Harrison County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 7.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.76% of the population.

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White125,90518,43314.64%
Black47,33017,08536.10%
Hispanic10,1532,23121.97%
Multiple5,2041,31425.25%
Other2,14968331.78%
Asian5,75464511.21%
Native1,05117917.03%
Islander4040100.00%

20.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.13%

Male Poverty Rate

22.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Mississippi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Mississippi is Asian, with 11.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.93%
High School18.67%
Some College13.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.17%
Male Unemployed28.99%
Female Employed12.92%
Male Employed7.31%

Harrison County, Mississippi Income

Harrison County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,684$57,531
Families$53,053$65,655
Married Families$68,656$80,678
Non Families$29,908$39,109

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Harrison County, Mississippi 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.

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans

21,683

Number of Veterans

18,706

Male Veterans

2,977

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,143
First Gulf War7,020
Second Gulf War6,470
Korea1,401
World War II642

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,72816.12%
Black4,22512.69%
Hispanic81312.37%
2 or More27814.21%
Asian2084.66%
Other1479.23%
Indian9711.44%

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Harrison County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gulfport677867207642906.33%
Biloxi442494597517263.90%
Long Beach14814156778635.83%
D'Iberville948611503201721.26%
Pass Christian46135701108823.59%
  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