10 Largest Cities in Mississippi

The largest city in Mississippi is Jackson, with a population of 154,340. Duck Hill is the fastest growing city in Mississippi over the past 10 years, having grown 145.20% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Jackson154,340173,698-11.14%1,389111.09
2Gulfport71,57367,9045.40%1,28755.63
3Southaven57,38249,12516.81%1,38941.33
4Biloxi46,52444,2735.08%1,08242.99
5Hattiesburg45,84545,8040.09%85853.43
6Olive Branch40,38233,59520.20%1,08537.21
7Tupelo38,43237,6841.98%59764.38
8Meridian34,83541,098-15.24%64853.74
9Oxford28,99622,23730.40%1,08926.62
10Greenville27,60534,365-19.67%1,02626.89
11Horn Lake27,45426,1155.13%1,71116.05
12Pearl26,77825,7513.99%1,05225.47
13Starkville25,99723,9198.69%1,01925.51
14Madison25,61724,1815.94%1,01525.24
15Brandon24,54722,10311.06%95725.66
16Ridgeland23,89824,324-1.75%1,11821.38
17Clinton23,56425,287-6.81%56341.87
18Columbus23,15525,205-8.13%92425.05
19Pascagoula21,59922,302-3.15%1,40515.38
20Vicksburg20,83723,869-12.70%63232.98
21Gautier18,48618,590-0.56%61130.26
22Laurel18,11618,530-2.23%1,11616.24
23Ocean Springs17,90017,3783.00%1,55011.55
24Hernando16,81314,11619.11%66425.30
25Long Beach16,35914,83210.30%1,59510.26
26Bay St. Louis15,0669,32561.57%1,02514.69
27Corinth14,64614,5770.47%48630.16
28D'Iberville14,64011,69425.19%1,38410.57
29Natchez14,17915,726-9.84%89715.81
30Clarksdale14,14017,928-21.13%1,01813.89
31McComb13,24512,7753.68%1,12411.78
32Moss Point13,21613,673-3.34%54824.12
33Greenwood13,15116,162-18.63%1,06612.34
34Canton11,89612,019-1.02%55921.29
35Grenada11,87913,040-8.90%39630.01
36Brookhaven11,78512,512-5.81%54521.64
37Byram11,08211,521-3.81%60318.36
38Picayune10,78611,631-7.27%59818.04
39Yazoo City10,77911,458-5.93%1,0969.84
40Petal10,71010,4572.42%63916.77
41Cleveland10,61112,319-13.86%1,4007.58
42West Point10,27411,255-8.72%49220.88
43Flowood9,7787,87724.13%34028.79
44New Albany8,8178,0299.81%48418.23
45Indianola8,57910,610-19.14%1,0018.57
46Booneville8,5138,724-2.42%33125.75
47Gulf Hills8,3527,14416.91%1,0937.64
48Diamondhead8,0248,375-4.19%79410.11
49St. Martin7,9637,7303.01%1,8724.25
50Holly Springs7,8427,7930.63%61412.78
51Senatobia7,5028,176-8.24%48215.56
52Richland7,4896,9338.02%59812.53
53Batesville7,2227,448-3.03%36219.95
54Gulf Park Estates7,0535,71923.33%2,6562.65
55Philadelphia6,9767,470-6.61%57112.21
56Latimer6,8956,07913.42%42216.34
57Pass Christian6,7474,63245.66%8198.24
58Amory6,6207,300-9.32%52812.53
59Kosciusko6,5527,369-11.09%8697.54
60West Hattiesburg6,3525,9097.50%2,6322.41
61Pontotoc6,3435,59713.33%56711.18
62Waveland6,2806,435-2.41%7408.49
63Louisville5,7956,616-12.41%38415.10
64Columbia5,6976,559-13.14%8446.75
65Forest5,4225,708-5.01%41513.08
66Ripley5,2495,401-2.81%45911.43
67Saltillo5,1224,7547.74%6268.19
68Aberdeen5,0775,598-9.31%42012.09
69Vancleave4,9395,886-16.09%11443.14
70Carthage4,7565,051-5.84%5129.29
71Waynesboro4,7495,046-5.89%37412.69
72Wiggins4,7454,4187.40%44110.75
73Crystal Springs4,6095,021-8.21%8495.43
74Florence4,5964,13311.20%5688.09
75Ellisville4,5874,4523.03%43910.44
76Pearl River4,1003,60113.86%13231.03
77University4,0674,202-3.21%5,7770.70
78Magee4,0554,425-8.36%7715.26
79Fulton3,9463,9450.03%4658.49
80New Hope3,9083,19322.39%7775.03
81Winona3,6565,020-27.17%27013.52
82Hazlehurst3,5844,026-10.98%8094.43
83Leland3,5664,476-20.33%9953.58
84Mississippi State3,5424,005-11.56%1,5152.34
85Morton3,4253,693-7.26%3858.89
86Lucedale3,3912,93215.65%5316.39
87Tutwiler3,3843,554-4.78%1,2222.77
88Houston3,3713,631-7.16%4577.38
89Baldwyn3,2583,289-0.94%28111.59
90Verona3,2202,9847.91%8773.67
91Water Valley3,1253,379-7.52%4467.01
92Newton3,0533,358-9.08%4277.15
93Beechwood3,0473,426-11.06%4866.26
94Iuka2,9333,036-3.39%3039.69
95Poplarville2,8632,883-0.69%5285.42
96Guntown2,8342,10434.70%6084.66
97Okolona2,5812,718-5.04%3607.18
98Nicholson2,5343,092-18.05%4216.02
99Lynchburg2,5332,4373.94%1,3101.93
100Ruleville2,4373,004-18.87%9682.52
101Purvis2,4202,18510.76%5784.19
102Hide-A-Way Lake2,3921,85928.67%1,5821.51
103Collins2,3652,579-8.30%2977.96
104Mendenhall2,3552,505-5.99%4405.35
105Macon2,3492,730-13.96%6133.83
106Lyman2,3471,27783.79%3027.77
107Bridgetown2,3251,74233.47%1,0462.22
108Kiln2,3192,2383.62%17613.16
109Tunica Resorts2,2601,91018.32%7829.11
110Escatawpa2,2573,722-39.36%3386.68
111Lumberton2,2442,0579.09%3167.11
112Hollandale2,1882,700-18.96%9872.22
113Magnolia2,1662,419-10.46%3536.14
114Glendale2,1551,65730.05%1,3221.63
115Farmington2,1552,183-1.28%3386.38
116Durant2,1182,676-20.85%9462.24
117Arnold Line2,1131,71922.92%1,2711.66
118Quitman2,0832,321-10.25%4025.18
119Raymond2,0471,9395.57%6833.00
120Belmont1,9802,031-2.51%4194.73
121Moorhead1,9752,401-17.74%1,5251.29
122Eupora1,9452,191-11.23%5813.35
123Sumrall1,9271,44033.82%5153.74
124Nettleton1,9011,985-4.23%4724.03
125Rolling Fork1,8852,130-11.50%1,3351.41
126Flora1,8821,893-0.58%5713.30
127Shelby1,8732,226-15.86%6862.73
128Union1,8611,983-6.15%5433.43
129Tchula1,8472,098-11.96%1,3121.41
130Belzoni1,8212,236-18.56%1,7871.02
131Duck Hill1,812739145.20%1,7521.03
132Charleston1,8052,175-17.01%1,3321.35
133Bruce1,7901,942-7.83%7352.44
134Kearney Park1,7761,05468.50%6612.69
135Morgantown1,7741,41225.64%2,1660.82
136Shannon1,7611,7490.69%4354.05
137Itta Bena1,7492,051-14.72%1,2401.41
138Walnut Grove1,6751,904-12.03%1,0371.62
139Columbus AFB1,6671,37321.41%1,0901.53
140Bay Springs1,6341,780-8.20%10914.94
141Calhoun City1,6321,774-8.00%6922.36
142Shaw1,6251,944-16.41%1,4601.11
143Wesson1,5701,916-18.06%3504.49
144Sardis1,5631,695-7.79%7822.00
145Rosedale1,5281,863-17.98%2825.42
146Summit1,5241,714-11.09%6742.26
147Nellieburg1,5191,4147.43%2147.10
148Drew1,5181,932-21.43%1,3531.12
149Collinsville1,5061,948-22.69%10614.25
150Marion1,4991,4890.67%5152.91
151Coldwater1,4951,671-10.53%6292.38
152Monticello1,4861,564-4.99%3564.17
153Decatur1,4551,838-20.84%2645.51
154Walls1,4421,13427.16%12211.84
155Ackerman1,4281,545-7.57%6352.25
156Raleigh1,3971,451-3.72%2745.10
157Pelahatchie1,3961,3374.41%2355.94
158Fayette1,3841,588-12.85%1,1771.18
159Centreville1,3621,677-18.78%5882.32
160Tylertown1,3521,603-15.66%4123.28
161Lexington1,3511,730-21.91%5592.42
162Wade1,3361,07424.39%2176.17
163Robinhood1,3321,605-17.01%2625.08
164Mound Bayou1,3281,537-13.60%1,5140.88
165Sharon1,3131,406-6.61%1548.55
166Marks1,2991,721-24.52%1,0121.28
167Terry1,2971,06721.56%3403.81
168Hurley1,2921,551-16.70%2525.13
169Vardaman1,2771,316-2.96%9411.36
170Cleary1,2711,544-17.68%2594.91
171Port Gibson1,2661,562-18.95%7211.76
172Hillsboro1,2551,13011.06%1379.14
173Mississippi Valley State University1,2351,1824.48%6881.79
174Lambert1,2291,625-24.37%1,4530.85
175Taylorsville1,2151,349-9.93%3153.86
176DeLisle1,2081,1475.32%2315.23
177Byhalia1,1981,295-7.49%1677.17
178Helena1,1901,1840.51%2844.19
179Saucier1,1851,342-11.70%1726.89
180Como1,1721,272-7.86%6201.89
181Conehatta1,1581,342-13.71%7415.69
182Plantersville1,1291,153-2.08%5392.09
183Mantachie1,0971,144-4.11%2793.94
184Mooreville1,07665065.54%3852.79
185Goodman1,0621,385-23.32%1,2920.82
186Caledonia1,0621,0421.92%3762.83
187Ecru1,05790117.31%2244.71
188Jonestown1,0541,298-18.80%2,7240.39
189Brooksville1,0491,217-13.80%6601.59
190Rawls Springs1,0471,254-16.51%5731.83
191Richton1,0101,066-5.25%4402.29
192Bude9841,060-7.17%6911.43
193De Kalb9771,135-13.92%2943.32
194Edwards9751,056-7.67%5871.66
195Alcorn State University9741,017-4.23%4092.38
196Vaiden9719591.25%4532.15
197Friars Point9711,198-18.95%8831.10
198Stonewall9631,091-11.73%3632.65
199Derma9601,022-6.07%5421.77
200Burnsville9389350.32%1974.77
201Elliott934990-5.66%2064.53
202Pickens9331,156-19.29%7311.28
203Toomsuba92877320.05%1984.69
204Big Point92561151.39%3152.94
205Sunflower9221,159-20.45%1,5210.61
206Metcalfe9211,069-13.84%9181.00
207Beaumont918949-3.27%2663.45
208Pearlington9111,332-31.61%1009.13
209Prentiss9071,083-16.25%3032.99
210Blue Mountain902915-1.42%5491.64
211Utica8938238.51%2983.00
212Mount Olive888983-9.66%2873.10
213North Tunica8861,035-14.40%1,5300.58
214Leakesville884954-7.34%5591.58
215Woodville8791,071-17.93%8481.04
216Gloster861952-9.56%4721.82
217Maben836873-4.24%4311.94
218Crenshaw829884-6.22%2,0170.41
219Inverness8161,019-19.92%5671.44
220Polkville813835-2.63%4717.18
221Coffeeville784899-12.79%3662.14
222Renova76966914.95%8860.87
223Tunica7621,031-26.09%1,1480.66
224Walnut750769-2.47%1385.43
225Sherman73264812.96%4201.74
226Tucker73166210.42%1883.88
227Sandersville730731-0.14%1474.95
228Smithville717940-23.72%4831.48
229Algoma70363810.19%1076.59
230Thaxton6966448.07%6710.32
231Scooba670730-8.22%2702.48
232Cloverdale6666453.26%5851.14
233Mayersville66554422.24%6041.10
234Meridian Station6601,090-39.45%3891.70
235Mathiston658689-4.50%2672.46
236Liberty657725-9.38%3192.06
237Heidelberg653701-6.85%1285.11
238Crawford6526401.88%4661.40
239Redwater6426331.42%6110.52
240Anguilla611708-13.70%5911.03
241Crowder609708-13.98%1,3360.46
242New Houlka601627-4.15%4891.23
243New Augusta601640-6.09%1175.14
244Boyle590649-9.09%3991.48
245Isola579710-18.45%7830.74
246New Hamilton5735533.62%1613.56
247Standing Pine5545049.92%1593.49
248Bogue Chitto553887-37.66%876.35
249State Line550565-2.65%1294.26
250Hickory Flat544600-9.33%5680.96
251Courtland5215121.76%4601.13
252Hickory519531-2.26%5540.94
253Kilmichael517695-25.61%1862.79
254Ashland515568-9.33%2821.82
255Bolton513568-9.68%3381.52
256Myrtle5024902.45%2412.08
257Taylor49832055.63%1702.93
258Jumpertown4924812.29%2751.79
259Buckatunna490516-5.04%796.18
260Falkner489496-1.41%965.07
261Oakland479524-8.59%3511.37
262Foxworth469603-22.22%1702.76
263Enterprise465529-12.10%1902.45
264Tremont461463-0.43%944.91
265Roxie460496-7.26%4071.13
266Webb458562-18.51%1,0850.42
267Dumas456461-1.08%1173.89
268Sidon454510-10.98%3,6610.12
269Potts Camp451521-13.44%4640.97
270Hatley450481-6.44%3291.37
271Lauderdale4464420.90%1562.86
272Sledge442541-18.30%8500.52
273Clara4364106.34%1123.89
274D'Lo435452-3.76%6250.70
275McLain434441-1.59%1283.39
276North Carrollton427472-9.53%1,3560.32
277New Hebron427446-4.26%6370.67
278Abbeville4274143.14%1233.46
279Noxapater426471-9.55%4231.01
280Artesia423440-3.86%5760.73
281Shuqualak422500-15.60%3741.13
282Weir421443-4.97%4011.05
283Glen4184140.97%904.66
284Meadville415448-7.37%3761.10
285Bentonia411442-7.01%2891.42
286Benoit409479-14.61%4200.97
287Shubuta406441-7.94%1682.41
288Osyka403440-8.41%3811.06
289Gunnison400451-11.31%4080.98
290Soso390398-2.01%1922.03
291Ethel383416-7.93%6560.58
292Hamilton375457-17.94%1193.15
293Duncan372422-11.85%4060.92
294Holcomb368600-38.67%774.75
295Merigold365438-16.67%3770.97
296Tishomingo354365-3.01%4150.85
297Puckett35431512.38%1232.88
298Bogue Chitto326522-37.55%1442.26
299Beulah319347-8.07%6890.46
300Lake318336-5.36%2861.11
301Cruger318387-17.83%3300.96
302Beauregard318326-2.45%3470.92
303Mize315340-7.35%1362.31
304Rienzi308317-2.84%3110.99
305Chunky307321-4.36%3680.83
306Coahoma306377-18.83%1,5610.20
307Arcola303364-16.76%1,3840.22
308Snow Lake Shores287315-8.89%4210.68
309Schlater283311-9.00%2451.15
310Silver City276335-17.61%4570.60
311White Oak275692-60.26%5950.46
312Sebastopol274279-1.79%1751.57
313Lyon274350-21.71%5890.47
314Seminary272312-12.82%1801.51
315Crosby266319-16.61%1262.12
316Cary266311-14.47%3760.71
317Sturgis263265-0.75%2041.29
318Georgetown262282-7.09%3890.67
319Toccopola2602475.26%318.45
320Sumner259317-18.30%4710.55
321Louin257276-6.88%426.06
322Marietta2552550.00%1431.78
323Pope246257-4.28%1701.45
324Blue Springs2432286.58%2391.02
325Lula239298-19.80%5730.42
326Pace232274-15.33%1,5160.15
327Morgan City232255-9.02%3950.59
328Darling2302261.77%852.71
329Pachuta229261-12.26%942.44
330Kossuth2122091.44%2200.96
331Mantee208232-10.34%464.55
332Bassfield206244-15.57%2061
333Silver Creek202207-2.42%1351.49
334Farrell191218-12.39%1471.30
335Pittsboro190202-5.94%1940.98
336Golden186191-2.62%3210.58
337Alligator185208-11.06%1880.98
338Braxton177183-3.28%3010.59
339Carrollton176197-10.66%2160.81
340French Camp163174-6.32%1660.98
341Winstonville161191-15.71%5460.29
342Louise161198-18.69%9100.18
343Henderson Point155170-8.82%1471.06
344Big Creek145154-5.84%1281.14
345West139185-24.86%2490.56
346Walthall136146-6.85%1400.97
347Lena134147-8.84%811.66
348Montrose133139-4.32%492.71
349Falcon133166-19.88%3400.39
350Glendora132150-12.00%9170.14
351Woodland1311254.80%2310.57
352Sallis126139-9.35%3070.41
353Eden1231230.00%2600.47
354McCool120133-9.77%1280.94
355Paden113116-2.59%1260.90
356Sylvarena102109-6.42%392.62
357Slate Springs102110-7.27%721.42
358Gattman90900.00%1600.56
359Learned8694-8.51%2560.34
360Doddsville8498-14.29%1100.77
361Satartia4655-16.36%3190.14
362Tillatoba43421.01

Top 362 Cities in Mississippi by Population

Mississippi is ranked 34th in the nation in terms of population, with a total estimated population of 2.9 million as of 2017. Jackson, the state’s most populous city, has a population of 170,674. Jackson also serves as the state’s capital city. This is the only city in Mississippi that has a population of over 100,000. The second most populous city is Gulfport, which has half of the population count of Jackson with 71,856 inhabitants. Rounding out the top three is Southaven, which has a population of 52,589. In total, there are 41 cities across Mississippi which have populations that range between 10,000 and 100,000.

There is a total of 299 incorporated municipalities across the state, which are designated as cities, towns or villages. Like many other states, this designation is determined by population. Any area that has a population exceeding 2,000 is classified as a city. Population counts between 301 and 2,000 give the designation of a town, while populations between 100 and 300 are classified as villages. These municipalities are spread across a total of 82 counties. The smallest village in the state is Satartia, which is located in Yazoo County and has a population of just 55 inhabitants. The smallest municipality designated as a city is Mound Bayou in Bolivar County with a population of 1,533 inhabitants.

Map of Cities in Mississippi

Mississippi Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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