Brandon, Mississippi Population 2021

24,547
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Brandon is a city located in Rankin County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Rankin County. With a 2020 population of 24,547, it is the 15th largest city in Mississippi and the 1569th largest city in the United States . Brandon is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 13.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,705 in 2010. Brandon reached it's highest population of 24,547 in 2021. Spanning over 26 miles, Brandon has a population density of 957 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brandon is $95,378 with a poverty rate of 3.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $982 per month, and the median house value is $181,900. The median age in Brandon is 39.6 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Brandon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brandon was:

  • White: 79.13%
  • Black or African American: 19.14%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brandon, Mississippi is 24,547 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,160.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,705.

Brandon, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,93679.13%
Black or African American4,58019.14%
Some Other Race1820.76%
Two or More Races1320.55%
Asian910.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.04%
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Brandon Population by Race

Brandon Population Pyramid $2021

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Brandon Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

40


Female

Brandon Adults

There are 18,009 adults, (4,152 of whom are seniors) in Brandon.

Brandon Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brandon Sex Ratio

Female

12,489

52.19%

Male

11,441

47.81%

Brandon Population by Age

Brandon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brandon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All79.9%20.1%
Male75.1%24.9%
Female68.1%31.9%
Non Family65%35%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brandon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7802.6479.9
Married5,0243.1389.5
Non Family2,1871.165
Female1,1393.1268.1
Male4303.3875.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Brandon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3482.13%
9th to 12th Grade7644.68%
High School Graduate3,00118.38%
Some College3,53821.66%
Associates Degree2,05012.55%
Bachelors Degree4,12025.23%
Graduate Degree2,51015.37%
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Brandon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brandon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,74612,4115,565
Black2,9092,246819
Hispanic570467190
Other Race924517
Asian757156
2+ Races5346
Native American9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.67%.

Brandon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,454$53,339$33,216
Less Than 9th Grade$31,441$34,702$30,496
High School Graduate$32,229$38,597$26,932
Some College$39,167$53,092$31,899
Bachelors Degree$50,938$75,580$34,123
Graduate Degree$65,089$77,153$60,341

$44,454

Average Earnings

$53,339

Average Male

$33,216

Average Female

Brandon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brandon Language by Age

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Brandon Language

96.06% of Brandon residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Brandon Language

Brandon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8226233.50%
Black4,3211984.58%
Hispanic826141.69%

3.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.45%

Male Poverty Rate

3.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brandon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brandon is Black, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brandon is Hispanic, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.31%.

Brandon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.08%
High School6.37%
Some College2.67%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%

Brandon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.64%
Male Unemployed16.99%
Male Employed1.73%
Female Employed1.35%

Brandon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brandon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,573$95,378
Families$85,297$106,149
Married Families$94,563-
Non Families$50,139$56,281
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Income by Household Type

Brandon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Brandon Married by Age and Sex

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Brandon 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.

Brandon Marital Status by Race

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Brandon Marital Status

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1,508

Number of Veterans

1,339

Male Veterans

169

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War428
Vietnam383
First Gulf War344
Korea98
World War II49

Brandon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54488
55 to 64319
75+307
65 to 74287
18 to 34107

Brandon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2598.75%
Black2326.93%
Hispanic9216.23%
2+ Races1732.08%

Brandon Veterans by Race

Brandon Veterans by Education

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6.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brandon Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brandon Employment by Age

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Brandon Employment by Race

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Brandon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.03%

Born in Brandon

97.40%

Native Born

2.60%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.40% of Brandon residents were born in the United States, with 75.03% having been born in Mississippi. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brandon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,5471290.53%
202024,4181290.53%
201924,2891290.53%
201824,1601420.59%
201724,0182551.07%
201623,7633321.42%
201523,4313381.46%
201423,0932921.28%
201322,8012200.97%
201222,5812661.19%
201122,3152120.96%
201022,1035,6673.01%
200016,4365,3594.02%
199011,0771,4511.41%
19809,6266,94113.62%
19702,6855852.49%
19602,1003001.55%
19501,8006004.14%
19401,2004001.02%
19008000.00%

Brandon Population by Year