Harrison County, Mississippi Population 2018

Harrison County, Mississippi's estimated population is 205,027 with a growth rate of 3.25% 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
2017205,0276,4573.25%
2016198,570-4,069-2.01%
2016202,6392,1181.06%
2015200,5212,3031.16%
2014198,2182,1671.11%
2013196,0512,6041.35%
2012193,4472,5191.32%
2011190,9283,0901.65%
2010187,83822,47313.59%
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%

Harrison County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White136,866
Black or African American47,258
Asian5,661
Two or More Races5,346
Some Other Race2,463
American Indian and Alaska Native959
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Harrison County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Harrison County, Mississippi Median Age

35.7


Total

34.5


Male

37.1


Female

Harrison County, Mississippi Adults

There are 150,317 adults, (26,410 of which are seniors) in Harrison County, Mississippi.

Harrison County, Mississippi Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

100,455

50.59%

Male

98,115

49.41%

Harrison County, Mississippi Households and Families

Harrison County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrison County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
Male57.1%42.9%
All56%44%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female38.8%61.2%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,6602.5356
Married32,4623.1671.6
Non Family26,3711.2645.6
Female13,7593.3338.8
Male4,0683.0257.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrison County, Mississippi Households

Harrison County, Mississippi Education

Harrison County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1744.76%
9th to 12th Grade11,4328.81%
High School Graduate38,32729.52%
Some College33,55825.85%
Associates Degree12,4119.56%
Bachelors Degree17,64713.59%
Graduate Degree10,2857.92%

Harrison County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White90,20580,18521,505
Black27,77823,1464,065
Hispanic5,7214,460936
Asian3,8142,712752
Multiple Races1,6671,473575
Other Race1,570942261
Native American677488167
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 islander people with a rate of 34.49%.

Harrison County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,683$36,028$25,644
Less Than High School$17,243$19,996$15,401
High School Grad$25,648$30,193$21,205
Some College$30,599$37,665$24,528
Bachelors Degree$42,053$51,519$35,917
Graduate Degree$54,455$67,220$47,647

$30,683

Average Earnings

$36,028

Average Male

$25,644

Average Female

Harrison County, Mississippi Language

Harrison County, Mississippi Language by Age

Harrison County, Mississippi Language

93.12% of Harrison County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.88% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White125,37218,78114.98%
Black46,07316,94636.78%
Hispanic9,9472,53925.53%
Multiple5,1741,23023.77%
Other2,4611,01941.41%
Asian5,4945249.54%
Native95220221.22%
Islander1212100.00%

21.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.89%

Male Poverty Rate

23.05%

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 9.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.04%.

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.15%
High School18.32%
Some College13.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.43%
Male Unemployed29.14%
Female Employed12.88%
Male Employed7.90%

Harrison County, Mississippi Income

Harrison County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,095$56,169
Families$50,834$63,995
Married Families$65,262$78,245
Non Families$29,704$38,222

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by War

21,908

Number of Veterans

18,982

Male Veterans

2,926

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,861
Second Gulf War6,353
First Gulf War6,222
Korea1,598
World War II793

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,040
55 to 643,912
65 to 743,887
18 to 343,578
75+3,491

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,80016.28%
Black4,33413.42%
Hispanic77911.96%
2 or More26513.38%
Other20511.77%
Asian1794.17%
Indian12516.19%

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Employment Status

Harrison County, Mississippi Employment by Age

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Harrison County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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