Jones County, Mississippi Population 2018

Jones County, Mississippi's estimated population is 67,930 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Mississippi is the 10th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201767,930-383-0.56%
201668,3131320.19%
201668,181-185-0.27%
201568,366630.09%
201468,303-559-0.81%
201368,8625360.78%
201268,3264230.62%
201167,9031060.16%
201067,7975,7669.30%
199062,0311190.19%
198061,9125,5559.86%
197056,357-3,185-5.35%
196059,5422,3074.03%
195057,2358,00816.27%
194049,2277,73518.64%
193041,4928,57326.04%
192032,9193,03410.15%
191029,88512,03967.46%
190017,8469,513114.16%
18908,3334,505117.69%
18803,82851515.54%
18703,313-10-0.30%
18603,3231,15953.56%
18502,16490672.02%
18401,258-213-14.48%
18301,4710.00%

Jones County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White47,162
Black or African American19,807
Two or More Races553
Asian378
Some Other Race209
American Indian and Alaska Native204

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

Jones 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

Jones County, Mississippi Median Age

36.8


Total

35.4


Male

38.3


Female

Jones County, Mississippi Adults

There are 50,893 adults, (10,452 of which are seniors) in Jones County, Mississippi.

Jones County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

35,106

51.39%

Male

33,207

48.61%

Jones County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jones County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jones County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female46.7%53.3%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8702.6772.9
Married11,9343.1687.4
Non Family7,4501.1765.5
Female3,9373.6946.7
Male1,5493.5663.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jones County, Mississippi Households

Jones County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4637.73%
9th to 12th Grade5,28111.79%
High School Graduate13,11029.28%
Some College9,97822.28%
Associates Degree4,55810.18%
Bachelors Degree4,66510.42%
Graduate Degree3,7248.32%

Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,08526,5376,954
Black11,3798,3181,123
Hispanic1,52649362
Asian300283127
Multiple Races24319798
Native American15313525
Other Race15188

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.33%.

Jones County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,169$35,888$24,245
Less Than High School$18,775$21,485$12,845
High School Grad$27,771$36,044$18,802
Some College$27,400$35,398$21,768
Bachelors Degree$39,913$54,079$33,210
Graduate Degree$50,387$60,577$42,733

$30,169

Average Earnings

$35,888

Average Male

$24,245

Average Female

Jones County, Mississippi Language

Jones County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jones County, Mississippi Language

95.82% of Jones County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.28% of the population.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,2567,75840.29%
White43,6456,41014.69%
Hispanic2,7911,43951.56%
Multiple54220738.19%
Other1999648.24%
Native2042612.75%
Asian370195.14%

23.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.76%

Male Poverty Rate

27.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 51.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Asian, with 5.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.60%.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.27%
High School20.87%
Some College14.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.08%
Male Unemployed18.95%
Female Employed13.30%
Male Employed5.99%

Jones County, Mississippi Income

Jones County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,846$54,971
Families$46,304$63,813
Married Families$61,829$75,547
Non Families$18,923$32,177

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Jones 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.

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by War

3,939

Number of Veterans

3,793

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,704
First Gulf War648
Second Gulf War413
Korea382
World War II139

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,241
75+919
35 to 54779
55 to 64753
18 to 34247

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1188.60%
Black7665.58%
2 or More3814.96%
Hispanic342.11%
Indian1711.11%

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Employment Status

Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jones County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Laurel18543187562131.15%
Ellisville444545671222.74%
Sandersville731719-12-1.64%
Soso404401-3-0.74%
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