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)
1Jackson154,340173,698-11.14%207
2Gulfport71,57367,9045.40%192
3Southaven57,38249,12516.81%207
4Biloxi46,52444,2735.08%161
5Hattiesburg45,84545,8040.09%128
6Olive Branch40,38233,59520.20%162
7Tupelo38,43237,6841.98%89
8Meridian34,83541,098-15.24%97
9Oxford28,99622,23730.40%162
10Greenville27,60534,365-19.67%153
11Horn Lake27,45426,1155.13%255
12Pearl26,77825,7513.99%157
13Starkville25,99723,9198.69%152
14Madison25,61724,1815.94%151
15Brandon24,54722,10311.06%143
16Ridgeland23,89824,324-1.75%167
17Clinton23,56425,287-6.81%84
18Columbus23,15525,205-8.13%138
19Pascagoula21,59922,302-3.15%209
20Vicksburg20,83723,869-12.70%94
21Gautier18,48618,590-0.56%91
22Laurel18,11618,530-2.23%166
23Ocean Springs17,90017,3783.00%231
24Hernando16,81314,11619.11%99
25Long Beach16,35914,83210.30%238
26Bay St. Louis15,0669,32561.57%153
27Corinth14,64614,5770.47%72
28D'Iberville14,64011,69425.19%206
29Natchez14,17915,726-9.84%134
30Clarksdale14,14017,928-21.13%152
31McComb13,24512,7753.68%168
32Moss Point13,21613,673-3.34%82
33Greenwood13,15116,162-18.63%159
34Canton11,89612,019-1.02%83
35Grenada11,87913,040-8.90%59
36Brookhaven11,78512,512-5.81%81
37Byram11,08211,521-3.81%90
38Picayune10,78611,631-7.27%89
39Yazoo City10,77911,458-5.93%163
40Petal10,71010,4572.42%95
41Cleveland10,61112,319-13.86%209
42West Point10,27411,255-8.72%73
43Flowood9,7787,87724.13%51
44New Albany8,8178,0299.81%72
45Indianola8,57910,610-19.14%149
46Booneville8,5138,724-2.42%49
47Gulf Hills8,3527,14416.91%163
48Diamondhead8,0248,375-4.19%118
49St. Martin7,9637,7303.01%279
50Holly Springs7,8427,7930.63%91
51Senatobia7,5028,176-8.24%72
52Richland7,4896,9338.02%89
53Batesville7,2227,448-3.03%54
54Gulf Park Estates7,0535,71923.33%396
55Philadelphia6,9767,470-6.61%85
56Latimer6,8956,07913.42%63
57Pass Christian6,7474,63245.66%122
58Amory6,6207,300-9.32%79
59Kosciusko6,5527,369-11.09%129
60West Hattiesburg6,3525,9097.50%392
61Pontotoc6,3435,59713.33%85
62Waveland6,2806,435-2.41%110
63Louisville5,7956,616-12.41%57
64Columbia5,6976,559-13.14%126
65Forest5,4225,708-5.01%62
66Ripley5,2495,401-2.81%68
67Saltillo5,1224,7547.74%93
68Aberdeen5,0775,598-9.31%63
69Vancleave4,9395,886-16.09%17
70Carthage4,7565,051-5.84%76
71Waynesboro4,7495,046-5.89%56
72Wiggins4,7454,4187.40%66
73Crystal Springs4,6095,021-8.21%127
74Florence4,5964,13311.20%85
75Ellisville4,5874,4523.03%65
76Pearl River4,1003,60113.86%20
77University4,0674,202-3.21%861
78Magee4,0554,425-8.36%115
79Fulton3,9463,9450.03%69
80New Hope3,9083,19322.39%116
81Winona3,6565,020-27.17%40
82Hazlehurst3,5844,026-10.98%121
83Leland3,5664,476-20.33%148
84Mississippi State3,5424,005-11.56%226
85Morton3,4253,693-7.26%57
86Lucedale3,3912,93215.65%79
87Tutwiler3,3843,554-4.78%182
88Houston3,3713,631-7.16%68
89Baldwyn3,2583,289-0.94%42
90Verona3,2202,9847.91%131
91Water Valley3,1253,379-7.52%66
92Newton3,0533,358-9.08%64
93Beechwood3,0473,426-11.06%72
94Iuka2,9333,036-3.39%45
95Poplarville2,8632,883-0.69%79
96Guntown2,8342,10434.70%91
97Okolona2,5812,718-5.04%54
98Nicholson2,5343,092-18.05%63
99Lynchburg2,5332,4373.94%195
100Ruleville2,4373,004-18.87%144
101Purvis2,4202,18510.76%86
102Hide-A-Way Lake2,3921,85928.67%236
103Collins2,3652,579-8.30%44
104Mendenhall2,3552,505-5.99%66
105Macon2,3492,730-13.96%91
106Lyman2,3471,27783.79%45
107Bridgetown2,3251,74233.47%156
108Kiln2,3192,2383.62%26
109Tunica Resorts2,2601,91018.32%12
110Escatawpa2,2573,722-39.36%50
111Lumberton2,2442,0579.09%47
112Hollandale2,1882,700-18.96%147
113Magnolia2,1662,419-10.46%53
114Glendale2,1551,65730.05%197
115Farmington2,1552,183-1.28%50
116Durant2,1182,676-20.85%141
117Arnold Line2,1131,71922.92%189
118Quitman2,0832,321-10.25%60
119Raymond2,0471,9395.57%102
120Belmont1,9802,031-2.51%62
121Moorhead1,9752,401-17.74%227
122Eupora1,9452,191-11.23%87
123Sumrall1,9271,44033.82%77
124Nettleton1,9011,985-4.23%70
125Rolling Fork1,8852,130-11.50%199
126Flora1,8821,893-0.58%85
127Shelby1,8732,226-15.86%102
128Union1,8611,983-6.15%81
129Tchula1,8472,098-11.96%195
130Belzoni1,8212,236-18.56%266
131Duck Hill1,812739145.20%261
132Charleston1,8052,175-17.01%199
133Bruce1,7901,942-7.83%110
134Kearney Park1,7761,05468.50%99
135Morgantown1,7741,41225.64%323
136Shannon1,7611,7490.69%65
137Itta Bena1,7492,051-14.72%185
138Walnut Grove1,6751,904-12.03%154
139Columbus AFB1,6671,37321.41%162
140Bay Springs1,6341,780-8.20%16
141Calhoun City1,6321,774-8.00%103
142Shaw1,6251,944-16.41%218
143Wesson1,5701,916-18.06%52
144Sardis1,5631,695-7.79%117
145Rosedale1,5281,863-17.98%42
146Summit1,5241,714-11.09%100
147Nellieburg1,5191,4147.43%32
148Drew1,5181,932-21.43%202
149Collinsville1,5061,948-22.69%16
150Marion1,4991,4890.67%77
151Coldwater1,4951,671-10.53%94
152Monticello1,4861,564-4.99%53
153Decatur1,4551,838-20.84%39
154Walls1,4421,13427.16%18
155Ackerman1,4281,545-7.57%95
156Raleigh1,3971,451-3.72%41
157Pelahatchie1,3961,3374.41%35
158Fayette1,3841,588-12.85%175
159Centreville1,3621,677-18.78%88
160Tylertown1,3521,603-15.66%61
161Lexington1,3511,730-21.91%83
162Wade1,3361,07424.39%32
163Robinhood1,3321,605-17.01%39
164Mound Bayou1,3281,537-13.60%226
165Sharon1,3131,406-6.61%23
166Marks1,2991,721-24.52%151
167Terry1,2971,06721.56%51
168Hurley1,2921,551-16.70%37
169Vardaman1,2771,316-2.96%140
170Cleary1,2711,544-17.68%39
171Port Gibson1,2661,562-18.95%107
172Hillsboro1,2551,13011.06%20
173Mississippi Valley State University1,2351,1824.48%103
174Lambert1,2291,625-24.37%217
175Taylorsville1,2151,349-9.93%47
176DeLisle1,2081,1475.32%34
177Byhalia1,1981,295-7.49%25
178Helena1,1901,1840.51%42
179Saucier1,1851,342-11.70%26
180Como1,1721,272-7.86%92
181Conehatta1,1581,342-13.71%11
182Plantersville1,1291,153-2.08%80
183Mantachie1,0971,144-4.11%42
184Mooreville1,07665065.54%57
185Goodman1,0621,385-23.32%193
186Caledonia1,0621,0421.92%56
187Ecru1,05790117.31%33
188Jonestown1,0541,298-18.80%405
189Brooksville1,0491,217-13.80%98
190Rawls Springs1,0471,254-16.51%85
191Richton1,0101,066-5.25%66
192Bude9841,060-7.17%103
193De Kalb9771,135-13.92%44
194Edwards9751,056-7.67%88
195Alcorn State University9741,017-4.23%61
196Vaiden9719591.25%67
197Friars Point9711,198-18.95%132
198Stonewall9631,091-11.73%54
199Derma9601,022-6.07%81
200Burnsville9389350.32%29
201Elliott934990-5.66%31
202Pickens9331,156-19.29%109
203Toomsuba92877320.05%29
204Big Point92561151.39%47
205Sunflower9221,159-20.45%227
206Metcalfe9211,069-13.84%137
207Beaumont918949-3.27%40
208Pearlington9111,332-31.61%15
209Prentiss9071,083-16.25%45
210Blue Mountain902915-1.42%82
211Utica8938238.51%44
212Mount Olive888983-9.66%43
213North Tunica8861,035-14.40%228
214Leakesville884954-7.34%83
215Woodville8791,071-17.93%126
216Gloster861952-9.56%70
217Maben836873-4.24%64
218Crenshaw829884-6.22%301
219Inverness8161,019-19.92%84
220Polkville813835-2.63%7
221Coffeeville784899-12.79%54
222Renova76966914.95%132
223Tunica7621,031-26.09%171
224Walnut750769-2.47%21
225Sherman73264812.96%63
226Tucker73166210.42%28
227Sandersville730731-0.14%22
228Smithville717940-23.72%72
229Algoma70363810.19%16
230Thaxton6966448.07%10
231Scooba670730-8.22%40
232Cloverdale6666453.26%87
233Mayersville66554422.24%90
234Meridian Station6601,090-39.45%58
235Mathiston658689-4.50%40
236Liberty657725-9.38%48
237Heidelberg653701-6.85%19
238Crawford6526401.88%69
239Redwater6426331.42%9
240Anguilla611708-13.70%88
241Crowder609708-13.98%199
242New Houlka601627-4.15%73
243New Augusta601640-6.09%17
244Boyle590649-9.09%60
245Isola579710-18.45%117
246New Hamilton5735533.62%24
247Standing Pine5545049.92%24
248Bogue Chitto553887-37.66%13
249State Line550565-2.65%19
250Hickory Flat544600-9.33%85
251Courtland5215121.76%69
252Hickory519531-2.26%83
253Kilmichael517695-25.61%28
254Ashland515568-9.33%42
255Bolton513568-9.68%50
256Myrtle5024902.45%36
257Taylor49832055.62%25
258Jumpertown4924812.29%41
259Buckatunna490516-5.04%12
260Falkner489496-1.41%14
261Oakland479524-8.59%52
262Foxworth469603-22.22%25
263Enterprise465529-12.10%28
264Tremont461463-0.43%14
265Roxie460496-7.26%61
266Webb458562-18.51%162
267Dumas456461-1.08%17
268Sidon454510-10.98%545
269Potts Camp451521-13.44%69
270Hatley450481-6.44%49
271Lauderdale4464420.90%23
272Sledge442541-18.30%127
273Clara4364106.34%17
274D'Lo435452-3.76%93
275McLain434441-1.59%19
276North Carrollton427472-9.53%202
277New Hebron427446-4.26%95
278Abbeville4274143.14%18
279Noxapater426471-9.55%63
280Artesia423440-3.86%86
281Shuqualak422500-15.60%56
282Weir421443-4.97%60
283Glen4184140.97%13
284Meadville415448-7.37%56
285Bentonia411442-7.01%43
286Benoit409479-14.61%63
287Shubuta406441-7.94%25
288Osyka403440-8.41%57
289Gunnison400451-11.31%61
290Soso390398-2.01%29
291Ethel383416-7.93%98
292Hamilton375457-17.94%18
293Duncan372422-11.85%61
294Holcomb368600-38.67%12
295Merigold365438-16.67%56
296Tishomingo354365-3.01%62
297Puckett35431512.38%18
298Bogue Chitto326522-37.55%22
299Beulah319347-8.07%103
300Lake318336-5.36%43
301Cruger318387-17.83%49
302Beauregard318326-2.45%52
303Mize315340-7.35%20
304Rienzi308317-2.84%46
305Chunky307321-4.36%55
306Coahoma306377-18.83%233
307Arcola303364-16.76%206
308Snow Lake Shores287315-8.89%63
309Schlater283311-9.00%37
310Silver City276335-17.61%68
311White Oak275692-60.26%89
312Sebastopol274279-1.79%26
313Lyon274350-21.71%88
314Seminary272312-12.82%27
315Crosby266319-16.61%19
316Cary266311-14.47%56
317Sturgis263265-0.75%30
318Georgetown262282-7.09%58
319Toccopola2602475.26%5
320Sumner259317-18.30%70
321Louin257276-6.88%6
322Marietta2552550.00%21
323Pope246257-4.28%25
324Blue Springs2432286.58%36
325Lula239298-19.80%85
326Pace232274-15.33%225
327Morgan City232255-9.02%59
328Darling2302261.77%13
329Pachuta229261-12.26%14
330Kossuth2122091.44%33
331Mantee208232-10.34%7
332Bassfield206244-15.57%31
333Silver Creek202207-2.42%20
334Farrell191218-12.39%22
335Pittsboro190202-5.94%29
336Golden186191-2.62%48
337Alligator185208-11.06%28
338Braxton177183-3.28%45
339Carrollton176197-10.66%32
340French Camp163174-6.32%25
341Winstonville161191-15.71%81
342Louise161198-18.69%136
343Henderson Point155170-8.82%22
344Big Creek145154-5.84%19
345West139185-24.86%37
346Walthall136146-6.85%21
347Lena134147-8.84%12
348Montrose133139-4.32%7
349Falcon133166-19.88%51
350Glendora132150-12.00%136
351Woodland1311254.80%34
352Sallis126139-9.35%46
353Eden1231230.00%39
354McCool120133-9.77%19
355Paden113116-2.59%19
356Sylvarena102109-6.42%6
357Slate Springs102110-7.27%11
358Gattman90900.00%24
359Learned8694-8.51%38
360Doddsville8498-14.29%16
361Satartia4655-16.36%48
362Tillatoba436

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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