Mississippi Cities by Population (2024)

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City
Rank
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Jackson1138,531152,992-2.62%1,247111.09
Gulfport272,26872,8720.02%1,29955.63
Southaven357,95054,8411.39%1,40241.33
Biloxi448,94449,424-0.18%1,13942.99
Hattiesburg548,40148,737-0.06%90653.43
Olive Branch647,34246,5800.27%1,27237.21
Tupelo737,59437,918-0.2%58464.38
Meridian832,69034,865-1.69%60853.74
Pearl928,31827,1421.14%1,11225.47
Madison1027,87327,7500.18%1,10425.24
Oxford1127,28125,5011.57%1,02526.62
Greenville1226,47329,489-2.83%98426.89
Horn Lake1326,11426,741-0.83%1,62716.05
Clinton1426,06627,978-1.75%62341.87
Brandon1525,69425,1570.38%1,00125.66
Ridgeland1624,28024,612-0.26%1,13521.38
Starkville1723,71424,327-0.95%92925.51
Columbus1822,61523,994-1.43%90325.05
Pascagoula1921,18221,970-1.09%1,37815.38
Vicksburg2019,44121,466-2.38%58932.98
Ocean Springs2119,13618,4251.25%1,65711.55
Hernando2219,07517,2562.75%75425.30
Gautier2318,81319,015-0.43%62230.26
Long Beach2417,50116,8061.16%1,70610.26
Laurel2516,95217,148-0.34%1,04416.24
Corinth2614,03414,608-0.98%46530.16
D'Iberville2713,40912,7130.37%1,26810.57
Natchez2813,28814,434-1.93%84015.81
Clarksdale2913,11914,772-3.14%94513.89
Greenwood3012,63114,418-3.48%1,02412.34
Byram3112,45513,033-1.06%67818.36
Grenada3211,96612,654-1.39%39930.01
Picayune3311,91611,8670.38%66118.04
Bay St. Louis3411,8469,4335.57%80614.69
McComb3511,68512,356-1.5%99211.78
Moss Point3611,66512,123-1.13%48424.12
Petal3711,51011,0171.23%68616.77
Brookhaven3811,39811,644-0.91%52721.64
Flowood3910,83010,2391.4%37628.79
Canton4010,61010,907-0.63%49821.29
Cleveland419,90311,137-3.14%1,3077.58
West Point429,67310,091-1.08%46320.88
Diamondhead439,3608,076 92610.11
Yazoo City449,30010,269-2.84%9459.84
Booneville458,8589,090-0.67%34425.75
Indianola468,6669,589-2.63%1,0118.57
Gulf Hills478,6478,824 1,1317.64
Senatobia488,3488,3590.11%53715.56
St. Martin497,8438,211 1,8444.25
New Albany507,6937,6250.17%42218.23
Richland517,4377,1450.95%59412.53
Batesville527,1507,507-1.27%35819.95
Gulf Park Estates536,9656,238 2,6232.65
Kosciusko546,7607,079-1.18%8967.54
Philadelphia556,7437,088-1.35%55212.21
Holly Springs566,7336,950-0.66%52712.78
Waveland576,6857,195-1.89%7878.49
Pass Christian586,6785,7464.08%8118.24
Latimer596,4366,148 39416.34
Amory606,2766,654-1.57%50112.53
West Hattiesburg616,2345,944 2,5842.41
Pontotoc625,8795,6420.98%52611.18
Louisville635,8686,059-0.81%38915.10
Columbia645,5435,848-1.49%8216.75
Forest655,2925,418-0.36%40513.08
Ripley665,2785,442-0.86%46211.43
Vancleave675,2074,934 12143.14
Saltillo684,9924,9180.52%6108.19
Florence694,8384,5821.4%5988.09
Aberdeen704,7164,962-1.38%39012.09
Carthage714,7074,888-1.11%5079.29
Crystal Springs724,5804,835-1.29%8445.43
Ellisville734,5114,636-0.57%43210.44
Fulton744,5114,5250.09%5318.49
Waynesboro754,4904,570-0.44%35412.69
University764,4803,749 6,3640.70
Pearl River774,2984,005 13931.03
Wiggins784,2144,265-0.61%39210.75
Mississippi State794,0953,494 1,7512.34
Magee803,8233,974-0.88%7275.26
Winona813,7974,466-4.55%28113.52
Leakesville823,7353,777-0.48%2,3611.58
Morton833,6463,707-0.06%4108.89
Houston843,6093,792-1.37%4897.38
Leland853,5323,958-2.99%9863.58
Beechwood863,4683,007 5546.26
Hazlehurst873,4033,602-1.36%7684.43
Water Valley883,3513,374-0.15%4787.01
Escatawpa893,2392,958 4856.68
Lucedale903,1242,8712.23%4896.39
Newton913,0553,188-1.07%4277.15
Iuka923,0503,142-0.75%3159.69
Baldwyn933,0083,069-0.63%25911.59
New Hope942,9833,829 5935.03
Bridgetown952,8932,580 1,3022.22
Poplarville962,8512,8180.71%5265.42
Verona972,7092,791-0.7%7383.67
Guntown982,4292,4080.21%5214.66
Tutwiler992,4132,476-0.45%8712.77
Ruleville1002,4062,627-2.23%9562.52
Macon1012,4012,556-1.6%6273.83
Okolona1022,3672,502-1.54%3307.18
Nicholson1032,2292,477 3706.02
Collins1042,2222,334-1.42%2797.96
Hide-A-Way Lake1052,1942,217 1,4511.51
Kiln1062,1562,462 16413.16
Mendenhall1072,1042,199-1.03%3935.35
Tunica Resorts1082,0962,251 7229.11
Eupora1092,0872,087-0.14%6233.35
Hollandale1102,0722,317-2.95%9352.22
Rawls Springs1112,0691,708 1,1331.83
Sumrall1122,0371,7753.19%5443.74
Cleary1132,0101,841 4094.91
Farmington1141,9882,053-0.75%3126.38
Union1151,9782,037-0.7%5773.43
Purvis1161,9621,9020.51%4684.19
Lynchburg1171,9502,216 1,0091.93
Durant1181,9412,205-3.29%8672.24
Decatur1191,9221,9400.05%3495.51
Sharon1201,9201,810 2258.55
Quitman1211,9032,050-2.11%3675.18
Raymond1221,8961,9360.11%6323
Nettleton1231,8591,932-0.91%4624.03
Mooreville1241,8392,138 6582.79
Magnolia1251,8071,880-1.09%2946.14
Belmont1261,8001,859-0.83%3814.73
Moorhead1271,7991,936-1.64%1,3891.29
Wesson1281,7991,834-0.17%4014.49
Arnold Line1291,7891,654 1,0761.66
Shelby1301,7852,011-3.2%6542.73
Collinsville1311,7831,467 12514.25
Belzoni1321,6621,884-3.32%1,6311.02
Marion1331,6541,739-1.37%5682.91
Charleston1341,6531,870-3.05%1,2201.35
Tchula1351,6431,6430.37%1,1671.41
Sardis1361,6421,747-1.62%8212
Drew1371,6391,833-2.9%1,4611.12
Lumberton1381,6381,627-0.12%2307.11
Flora1391,6111,652-0.68%4893.30
DeLisle1401,5831,601 3035.23
Bay Springs1411,5781,663-1.38%10614.94
Bruce1421,5761,701-1.75%6472.44
Rolling Fork1431,5641,856-4.75%1,1081.41
Terry1441,5391,3103.92%4043.81
Ackerman1451,5191,582-0.98%6762.25
Glendale1461,5141,483 9291.63
Shannon1471,4781,492-0.2%3654.05
Itta Bena1481,4551,668-3.58%1,0311.41
Lyman1491,4402,303 1857.77
Tylertown1501,4391,495-0.96%4393.28
Summit1511,4321,491-1.1%6332.26
Columbus AFB1521,4281,689 9331.53
Calhoun City1531,4171,528-1.67%6012.36
Walls1541,4041,3511.01%11911.84
Lexington1551,3951,589-3.33%5772.42
Hurley1561,3911,279 2715.13
Rosedale1571,3881,575-3.41%2565.42
Byhalia1581,3591,343-0.29%1907.17
Monticello1591,3521,440-1.31%3244.17
Wade1601,3491,829 2196.17
Mound Bayou1611,3461,525-3.37%1,5350.88
Fayette1621,3421,442-1.76%1,1411.18
Coldwater1631,3391,383-0.74%5642.38
Nellieburg1641,3211,297 1867.10
Shaw1651,3131,450-2.67%1,1801.11
Duck Hill1661,29865714.66%1,2551.03
Robinhood1671,2911,295 2545.08
Pelahatchie1681,2631,265-0.16%2135.94
Conehatta1691,2401,239 7915.69
Marks1701,2161,435-4.18%9481.28
Saucier1711,1991,245 1746.89
Goodman1721,1691,253-1.43%1,4220.82
Port Gibson1731,1521,268-2.29%6561.76
Centreville1741,1421,247-1.97%4932.32
Mantachie1751,1401,1280.26%2903.94
Caledonia1761,0971,131-0.72%3882.83
Taylorsville1771,0861,142-1.45%2823.86
Lambert1781,0731,268-4.2%1,2680.85
Alcorn State University1791,071991 4502.38
Raleigh1801,0651,089-0.75%2095.10
Como1811,0471,115-1.6%5541.89
Vardaman1821,0411,111-1.42%7671.36
Hillsboro1839621,090 1059.14
Ecru1849459091.4%2004.71
North Tunica185941943 1,6250.58
Mississippi Valley State University1869361,029 5211.79
Morgantown1879301,822 1,1360.82
Blue Mountain188924943-0.43%5621.64
Big Point189918620 3122.94
Edwards190915990-2.03%5511.66
Prentiss191914966-1.3%3062.99
Derma192897954-1.32%5061.77
Vaiden193876895-0.57%4082.15
Mathiston1948708370.93%3532.46
Richton195870920-1.81%3792.29
Brooksville196869913-1.25%5471.59
Kearney Park1978671,167 3232.69
Mount Olive198860888-1.04%2783.10
Sunflower199860962-2.94%1,4190.61
Gloster200857898-1.15%4701.82
Jonestown201857957-2.94%2,2140.39
Tunica2028491,018-5.03%1,2790.66
Burnsville203841861-0.59%1764.77
Plantersville204835864-0.83%3992.09
Woodville205831919-2.23%8021.04
Stonewall206818876-1.92%3082.65
De Kalb207817876-1.69%2463.32
Pickens208806916-3.36%6311.28
Pearlington209803803 889.13
Friars Point210800891-2.79%7271.10
Bude211779788-0.51%5471.43
Inverness212779864-2.63%5411.44
Coffeeville213759797-1.3%3542.14
Maben214743769-1.33%3831.94
Scooba2157357410.55%2962.48
Renova2167306751.96%8410.87
Toomsuba217728623 1554.69
Metcalfe218725812-3.08%7231
New Hamilton219712560 2003.56
Algoma220708706 1076.59
Thaxton221694695-0.14%6710.32
Helena222692794 1654.19
New Houlka223674696-0.88%5491.23
Walnut224671702-1.18%1245.43
Beaumont225638665-1.39%1853.45
Elliott226629768 1394.53
Sandersville227612635-0.97%1244.95
Heidelberg228609634-0.98%1195.11
Crenshaw229606629-0.82%1,4740.41
Foxworth230606503 2192.76
Sherman2316065970.17%3481.74
Utica232599639-1.8%2003
Clara233597551 1533.89
Polkville234583590-0.51%3417.18
Standing Pine235573608 1643.49
Cloverdale236569622 5001.14
Isola237561632-3.11%7590.74
Kilmichael238557637-3.63%2002.79
Meridian Station239557450 3281.70
White Oak240551827 1,1930.46
Liberty241536556-0.92%2602.06
New Augusta242522553-1.88%1015.14
Ashland243520554-1.7%2851.82
Crowder244519563-2.08%1,1380.46
Redwater245514708 4910.52
Smithville246503508-0.79%3391.48
Walnut Grove247500510-0.6%3091.62
Myrtle2484904830.41%2352.08
Tremont2494774680.63%974.91
Hatley250474495-1.25%3471.37
Hickory Flat251472496-1.46%4930.96
Roxie252470473-0.42%4161.13
Boyle253467528-3.31%3161.48
Enterprise254465497-1.9%1902.45
Lake255463475-0.64%4171.11
State Line2564604520.22%1084.26
Courtland257459472-0.86%4051.13
Oakland258450463-0.88%3291.37
Dumas259447462-0.89%1153.89
Blue Springs260439436 4321.02
Meadville261430445-1.15%3891.10
Weir262426440-0.93%4051.05
Falkner263421438-1.17%835.07
Carrollton264418433-0.95%5140.81
Jumpertown265417423-0.48%2331.79
Anguilla266416494-4.81%4021.03
Taylor2674123543.52%1412.93
Bolton268410437-1.68%2701.52
Crawford269408415-0.49%2911.40
Soso270408411 2012.03
Potts Camp271401418-0.99%4130.97
Hickory272398407-0.75%4250.94
Mayersville273393429-2.24%3571.10
Abbeville2743893691.3%1123.46
Shubuta275386406-1.28%1602.41
North Carrollton276383402-1.03%1,2160.32
Tucker277376777 973.88
Noxapater278375387-0.79%3721.01
Shuqualak279372402-2.1%3291.13
Webb280372410-2.36%8820.42
Glen281371378-0.54%804.66
Osyka282361375-1.1%3411.06
D'Lo283358376-1.1%5140.70
Tishomingo284357373-1.11%4190.85
New Hebron285356386-1.93%5310.67
Puckett2863493430.58%1212.88
Merigold287334376-3.19%3450.97
Sledge288326371-2.98%6270.52
Benoit289323362-3.29%3320.97
Ethel290323343-1.82%5530.58
Bogue Chitto291319454 506.35
Artesia292317325-0.63%4320.73
McLain293312314-0.64%923.39
Mize294308314-0.65%1332.31
Toccopola2952982861.02%358.45
Bentonia296295318-1.99%2071.42
Snow Lake Shores297286307-2.05%4200.68
Beauregard298285288-0.35%3110.92
Seminary299283300-1.74%1871.51
Sidon300282312-2.76%2,2740.12
Arcola301274304-2.84%1,2510.22
Chunky302269270 3230.83
Gunnison303268293-2.54%2730.98
Rienzi304266279-1.11%2690.99
Farrell305265292 2041.30
Duncan306263280-1.87%2870.92
Louin307263274-1.13%436.06
Lyon308260293-2.99%5590.47
Pope309257267-1.15%1771.45
Sebastopol310257266-0.77%1641.57
Mantee3112482361.22%544.55
French Camp312246261-1.6%2510.98
Georgetown313242255-1.22%3600.67
Sumner314241274-3.21%4380.55
Cruger315237266-2.87%2460.96
Hamilton316236248 753.15
Beulah317232241-1.28%5010.46
Crosby318227240-1.3%1072.12
Lauderdale319214270 752.86
Schlater320214236-2.28%1851.15
Henderson Point321211276 2001.06
Coahoma322206230-2.83%1,0510.20
Cary323200240-5.21%2830.71
Silver City324197220-2.96%3260.60
Sturgis325197206-1.5%1531.29
Marietta326191195-0.52%1071.78
Pachuta327191205-2.05%782.44
Morgan City328185207-3.14%3150.59
Lula329184204-2.65%4410.42
Bassfield330182191-1.09%1821
Buckatunna331182360 296.18
Braxton332181183 3070.59
Golden333181187-1.09%3120.58
Silver Creek334168178-1.18%1131.49
Louise335163183-2.98%9210.18
Pace336161181-3.59%1,0520.15
Darling337157205 582.71
Kossuth338156164-1.27%1620.96
Pittsboro339153162-1.29%1560.98
Lena340151157-1.31%911.66
Holcomb341143330 304.75
Glendora342142151-0.7%9860.14
Eden343134133-0.74%2830.47
Winstonville344133151-3.62%4510.29
Sallis345129130 3140.41
West346129152-4.44%2310.56
Big Creek347123132-1.6%1081.14
Woodland3481191102.59%2100.57
Walthall349115115 1180.97
Falcon350109125-3.54%2790.39
McCool3511081050.94%1150.94
Montrose352106107 392.71
Paden353101105-0.98%1120.90
Slate Springs354100103 711.42
Alligator35599113-3.88%1010.98
Gattman35685801.19%1510.56
Sylvarena3578286-1.21%312.62
Doddsville35870691.45%910.77
Learned3595556 1640.34
Satartia3603539-2.78%2430.14
Bogue Chitto3612.26
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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.

Mississippi Cities by Population (2024)

What is the biggest city in Mississippi?

Jackson is the biggest city in Mississippi, with a population of 138,531 in 2024.

What is the fastest growing city in Mississippi?

Bay St. Louis is the fastest growing city in Mississippi over the past 4 years, having grown 5.57% annually since 2020.

How many cities are in Mississippi?

There are 361 cities in Mississippi.

What are the 10 largest cities in Mississippi?

The 10 largest cities in Mississippi are: Jackson, Gulfport, Southaven, Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Olive Branch, Tupelo, Meridian, Pearl and Madison.

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