Hinds County, Mississippi Population 2018

Hinds County, Mississippi's estimated population is 239,497 with a growth rate of -2.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hinds County, Mississippi is the 1st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017239,497-5,099-2.08%
2016244,5962,7781.15%
2016241,818-1,847-0.76%
2015243,665-1,471-0.60%
2014245,136-991-0.40%
2013246,127-1,754-0.71%
2012247,881-174-0.07%
2011248,0552,3490.96%
2010245,706-8,735-3.43%
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%

Hinds County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American174,477
White64,420
Asian2,032
Some Other Race1,731
Two or More Races1,561
American Indian and Alaska Native279
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander96

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

Hinds 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

Hinds County, Mississippi Median Age

34


Total

32.4


Male

35.4


Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Adults

There are 183,447 adults, (29,596 of which are seniors) in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Hinds County, Mississippi Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hinds County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

130,358

53.30%

Male

114,238

46.70%

Hinds County, Mississippi Households and Families

Hinds County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hinds County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All59.2%40.8%
Male56.6%43.4%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female44.4%55.6%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hinds County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All89,3352.6559.2
Non Family31,4741.2248.6
Married30,9433.2381.1
Female22,3303.6944.4
Male4,5883.4256.6

3.34

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hinds County, Mississippi Households

Hinds County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1433.98%
9th to 12th Grade15,0949.77%
High School Graduate38,65225.02%
Some College38,64925.02%
Associates Degree12,6558.19%
Bachelors Degree25,24416.34%
Graduate Degree18,05711.69%

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black103,54886,30121,843
White46,84743,96220,103
Hispanic1,9101,155419
Asian1,2911,041616
Multiple Races902763219
Other Race788418122
Native American19517141
Islander969055

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.29%.

Hinds County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,053$32,114$27,061
Less Than High School$16,828$19,881$14,697
High School Grad$22,524$27,803$18,369
Some College$27,087$30,687$24,664
Bachelors Degree$38,349$43,740$35,268
Graduate Degree$50,954$61,844$44,315

$30,053

Average Earnings

$32,114

Average Male

$27,061

Average Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

Hinds County, Mississippi Language by Age

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

96.95% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black168,90051,61030.56%
White60,5986,59610.88%
Hispanic3,5011,24035.42%
Other1,69172342.76%
Multiple1,53750332.73%
Asian1,94940920.99%
Native2396928.87%
Islander942627.66%

25.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.31%

Male Poverty Rate

27.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is Other, with 42.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is White, with 10.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.48%.

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.66%
High School25.43%
Some College16.44%
Bachelors or Greater7.33%

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.46%
Male Unemployed40.39%
Female Employed14.52%
Male Employed8.90%

Hinds County, Mississippi Income

Hinds County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,773$56,498
Families$49,437$67,263
Married Families$73,406$92,967
Non Families$24,385$33,910

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by War

12,475

Number of Veterans

10,974

Male Veterans

1,501

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,334
First Gulf War2,630
Second Gulf War1,960
Korea1,098
World War II803

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,279
65 to 742,818
75+2,677
55 to 642,620
18 to 341,081

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black7,3675.86%
White4,9349.21%
Indian7631.28%
2 or More747.24%
Hispanic512.14%
Asian150.93%
Hawaiian99.38%

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment Status

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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