Rankin County, Mississippi Population 2018

Rankin County, Mississippi's estimated population is 152,080 with a growth rate of 2.81% 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
2017152,0804,1502.81%
2016147,930-3,144-2.08%
2016151,0741,7001.14%
2015149,3749680.65%
2014148,4061,1150.76%
2013147,2911,5071.03%
2012145,7841,6371.14%
2011144,1471,6271.14%
2010142,52055,35963.51%
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%

Rankin County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White114,061
Black or African American29,405
Asian1,683
Two or More Races1,661
Some Other Race858
American Indian and Alaska Native211
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

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

Rankin 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

Rankin County, Mississippi Median Age

37.1


Total

36.1


Male

38.2


Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Adults

There are 111,835 adults, (19,527 of which are seniors) in Rankin County, Mississippi.

Rankin County, Mississippi Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rankin County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

76,502

51.72%

Male

71,428

48.28%

Rankin County, Mississippi Households and Families

Rankin County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rankin County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family65%35%
Male62.6%37.4%
Female57.2%42.8%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rankin County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,3772.6174.3
Married29,8203.1684.1
Non Family14,8051.2365
Female7,4963.0657.2
Male2,2562.9762.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rankin County, Mississippi Households

Rankin County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9432.93%
9th to 12th Grade7,1187.10%
High School Graduate27,44027.36%
Some College23,52323.45%
Associates Degree9,6119.58%
Bachelors Degree19,00718.95%
Graduate Degree10,66710.63%

Rankin County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White77,72171,43424,192
Black18,62615,5174,249
Hispanic2,1051,588445
Asian1,0921,040556
Multiple Races565520155
Other Race548385154
Native American19714326
Islander5147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.92%.

Rankin County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,158$45,397$33,368
Less Than High School$24,710$27,265$18,327
High School Grad$32,222$37,080$25,520
Some College$34,191$43,455$30,457
Bachelors Degree$47,669$56,572$40,738
Graduate Degree$58,975$74,928$51,294

$39,158

Average Earnings

$45,397

Average Male

$33,368

Average Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

Rankin County, Mississippi Language by Age

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

95.79% of Rankin County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.41% of the population.

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White108,1068,5207.88%
Black26,8064,04715.10%
Hispanic3,73661616.49%
Multiple1,60525115.64%
Asian1,6831026.06%
Other853819.50%
Native1152420.87%

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.58%

Male Poverty Rate

11.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is Native, with 20.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is Asian, with 6.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.99%.

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.10%
High School11.98%
Some College6.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.90%
Male Unemployed22.74%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed4.01%

Rankin County, Mississippi Income

Rankin County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,370$73,949
Families$69,014$83,437
Married Families$81,755$
Non Families$32,692$45,767

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by War

8,861

Number of Veterans

8,250

Male Veterans

611

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,094
Second Gulf War1,656
First Gulf War1,381
Korea994
World War II296

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,336
65 to 742,034
55 to 642,015
75+1,697
18 to 34779

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,6298.75%
Black1,0594.89%
Hispanic2329.32%
2 or More10816.90%
Other365.63%
Indian2914.72%

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment Status

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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