Rankin County, Mississippi Population 2019

Rankin County, Mississippi's estimated population is 152,919 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rankin County, Mississippi is the 4th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018153,9029830.64%
2017152,9191,3920.92%
2016151,5272,0981.40%
2015149,4291,0040.68%
2014148,4251,1010.75%
2013147,3241,5201.04%
2012145,8041,6091.12%
2011144,1951,6781.18%
2010142,51755,35663.51%
199087,16117,73425.54%
198069,42725,49458.03%
197043,9339,61128.00%
196034,3225,44118.84%
195028,8819473.39%
194027,9347,58137.25%
193020,353810.40%
192020,272-3,672-15.34%
191023,9442,98914.26%
190020,9553,03316.92%
189017,9221,1706.98%
188016,7523,77529.09%
187012,977-658-4.83%
186013,6356,40888.67%
18507,2272,59656.06%
18404,6312,548122.32%
18302,0830.00%

How Many People Live in Rankin County, Mississippi?

152,919

Population by Race

Race Population
White114,455
Black or African American29,965
Two or More Races1,905
Asian1,724
Some Other Race1,361
American Indian and Alaska Native193
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42

Rankin County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Rankin County, Mississippi Median Age

37.2


Total

36.1


Male

38.4


Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Adults

There are 113,645 adults, (20,879 of whom are seniors) in Rankin County, Mississippi.

Rankin County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rankin County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

77,447

51.75%

Male

72,198

48.25%

Rankin County, Mississippi Households and Families

Rankin County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rankin County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All75.2%24.8%
Male65.4%34.6%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female59.8%40.2%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,2262.6175.2
Married30,4513.1684.6
Non Family15,3601.2365.3
Female7,0843.159.8
Male2,3312.9865.4

3.07

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rankin County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0382.98%
9th to 12th Grade7,4677.32%
High School Graduate26,74526.23%
Some College24,62424.15%
Associates Degree10,35110.15%
Bachelors Degree19,42319.05%
Graduate Degree10,32510.13%

Rankin County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White78,64872,48224,426
Black19,03215,7073,907
Hispanic2,2031,351494
Asian1,1441,083556
Multiple Races780712281
Other Race734375148
Native American18513044
Islander4242

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 asian people with a rate of 48.60%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,689$45,946$34,526
Less Than High School$24,132$27,315$16,394
High School Grad$32,435$38,236$24,969
Some College$36,738$43,693$32,201
Bachelors Degree$48,293$61,405$41,220
Graduate Degree$58,918$75,785$51,272

$39,689

Average Earnings

$45,946

Average Male

$34,526

Average Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

Rankin County, Mississippi Language by Age

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

95.65% of Rankin County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,0177,9057.25%
Black27,4383,68413.43%
Hispanic3,9213739.51%
Multiple1,85124513.24%
Asian1,7241558.99%
Other1,3511208.88%
Native1292620.16%

8.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.02%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is Native, with 20.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is White, with 7.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.46%
High School9.13%
Some College6.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.03%
Male Unemployed23.42%
Female Employed4.60%
Male Employed3.10%

Rankin County, Mississippi Income

Rankin County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,605$77,089
Families$72,413$87,123
Married Families$83,347$98,473
Non Families$34,962$47,392

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Rankin 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 35-44.

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans

8,482

Number of Veterans

7,785

Male Veterans

697

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,952
Second Gulf War1,657
First Gulf War1,536
Korea945
World War II264

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,3618.37%
Black9474.29%
Hispanic2218.49%
2 or More13414.47%
Indian3116.76%
Other90.99%

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

4.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment Status

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Rankin County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jackson 173593169148-4445-2.56%
Pearl25700264857853.05%
Brandon220662382617607.98%
Flowood78368859102313.06%
Richland691371111982.86%
Florence413843962586.23%
Pelahatchie13341353191.42%
Puckett316336206.33%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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