Jones County, Mississippi Population 2019

Jones County, Mississippi's estimated population is 67,930 with a growth rate of -0.37% 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
201767,930-251-0.37%
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
White47,069
Black or African American19,831
Two or More Races664
Asian365
Some Other Race205
American Indian and Alaska Native146
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Jones County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jones County, Mississippi Median Age

37.1


Total

36


Male

38.4


Female

Jones County, Mississippi Adults

There are 50,863 adults, (10,700 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Mississippi.

Jones County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

34,996

51.22%

Male

33,332

48.78%

Jones County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jones County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Jones County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Male58.1%41.9%
Female49.7%50.3%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,6632.772.6
Married11,8023.2587.1
Non Family7,4451.1664.6
Female3,9753.6449.7
Male1,4413.4958.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade3,0526.81%
9th to 12th Grade4,93611.02%
High School Graduate13,93231.10%
Some College10,35823.13%
Associates Degree4,2629.52%
Bachelors Degree4,58010.23%
Graduate Degree3,6718.20%

Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,11326,7156,634
Black11,4768,8371,292
Hispanic1,472628115
Asian280267146
Multiple Races23616864
Other Race13883
Native American11599
Islander3232

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 52.14%.

Jones County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,045$35,904$24,887
Less Than High School$20,202$25,317$12,206
High School Grad$29,187$35,249$19,831
Some College$28,238$34,849$23,399
Bachelors Degree$39,765$53,099$31,838
Graduate Degree$49,250$54,670$42,841

$31,045

Average Earnings

$35,904

Average Male

$24,887

Average Female

Jones County, Mississippi Language

Jones County, Mississippi Language by Age

Jones County, Mississippi Language

95.62% of Jones County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.50% of the population.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,2557,61539.55%
White43,5655,42612.45%
Hispanic2,8571,09438.29%
Multiple65525939.54%
Other19310755.44%
Asian3574412.32%
Native1462718.49%

21.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.95%

Male Poverty Rate

25.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Other, with 55.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Asian, with 12.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.75%.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.43%
High School21.70%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.50%
Male Unemployed16.87%
Female Employed11.94%
Male Employed5.09%

Jones County, Mississippi Income

Jones County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,656$55,155
Families$47,534$63,599
Married Families$61,552$
Non Families$19,662$32,752

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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 55To64.

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by War

3,735

Number of Veterans

3,545

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,582
First Gulf War720
Second Gulf War453
Korea380
World War II76

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,232
75+937
35 to 54803
55 to 64576
18 to 34187

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9398.12%
Black7175.19%
2 or More3213.06%
Hawaiian3266.67%
Hispanic271.71%
Indian1513.04%

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

8.79%

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%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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