Hinds County, Mississippi Population 2019

Hinds County, Mississippi's estimated population is 240,033 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hinds County, Mississippi is the largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018237,085-2,948-1.23%
2017240,033-2,199-0.91%
2016242,232-2,009-0.82%
2015244,241-1,037-0.42%
2014245,278-956-0.39%
2013246,234-1,746-0.70%
2012247,980-202-0.08%
2011248,1822,4571.00%
2010245,725-8,716-3.43%
1990254,4413,4431.37%
1980250,99836,02516.76%
1970214,97327,92814.93%
1960187,04544,88131.57%
1950142,16434,89132.53%
1940107,27322,15526.03%
193085,11828,00849.04%
192057,110-6,616-10.38%
191063,72611,14921.21%
190052,57713,29833.86%
189039,279-4,679-10.64%
188043,95813,47044.18%
187030,488-851-2.72%
186031,3395,99923.67%
185025,3406,24232.68%
184019,09810,453120.91%
18308,6450.00%

How Many People Live in Hinds County, Mississippi?

240,033

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American174,890
White63,210
Asian2,014
Two or More Races1,452
Some Other Race1,337
American Indian and Alaska Native261
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander85

Hinds County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Hinds County, Mississippi Median Age

34.2


Total

32.6


Male

35.6


Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Adults

There are 182,606 adults, (30,758 of whom are seniors) in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Hinds County, Mississippi Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hinds County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

129,616

53.29%

Male

113,633

46.71%

Hinds County, Mississippi Households and Families

Hinds County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hinds County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All59.3%40.7%
Male58%42%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Female44%56%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All89,1532.6359.3
Non Family31,6991.2149.6
Married30,9613.2280.2
Female21,9923.6844
Male4,5013.4758

3.32

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hinds County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,3244.10%
9th to 12th Grade14,8769.64%
High School Graduate38,80525.14%
Some College37,11024.04%
Associates Degree13,1048.49%
Bachelors Degree25,76316.69%
Graduate Degree18,36711.90%

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black104,71087,29022,982
White45,80642,98019,732
Hispanic1,8021,137407
Asian1,3251,102663
Multiple Races794681227
Other Race662418126
Native American16714963
Islander808052

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 65.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,884$33,628$28,211
Less Than High School$18,692$21,025$15,727
High School Grad$23,988$29,094$18,834
Some College$28,522$32,249$25,687
Bachelors Degree$40,256$47,185$36,209
Graduate Degree$50,881$61,729$45,082

$30,884

Average Earnings

$33,628

Average Male

$28,211

Average Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

Hinds County, Mississippi Language by Age

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

97.06% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black169,09948,60828.75%
White59,3135,6999.61%
Hispanic3,5711,05929.66%
Other1,30456143.02%
Multiple1,38347334.20%
Asian1,98233917.10%
Native2155826.98%
Islander782633.33%

23.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.87%

Male Poverty Rate

25.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is Other, with 43.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is White, with 9.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.73%
High School22.20%
Some College16.45%
Bachelors or Greater7.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.63%
Male Unemployed39.79%
Female Employed13.54%
Male Employed8.00%

Hinds County, Mississippi Income

Hinds County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,011$58,268
Families$52,780$69,159
Married Families$75,679$93,764
Non Families$25,462$35,290

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Hinds 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.

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans

11,602

Number of Veterans

10,248

Male Veterans

1,354

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,045
First Gulf War2,455
Second Gulf War1,756
Korea1,110
World War II637

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black7,0775.60%
White4,3938.40%
Hispanic1135.07%
2 or More647.05%
Indian5725.45%
Asian90.56%
Hawaiian22.35%

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Hinds County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jackson 173593169148-4445-2.56%
Clinton2521525211-4-0.02%
Byram1149111545540.47%
Raymond1937222028314.61%
Terry10631112494.61%
Edwards10341006-28-2.71%
Utica820869495.98%
Bolton567543-24-4.23%
Learned9493-1-1.06%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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