Brandon, Mississippi Population 2024

25,847

Brandon is a city located in Rankin County and Smith County Mississippi. Brandon has a 2024 population of 25,847. It is also the county seat of Rankin County. Brandon is currently growing at a rate of 0.67% annually and its population has increased by 2.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,157 in 2020.

The average household income in Brandon is $101,505 with a poverty rate of 5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brandon is 41.3 years, 37.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Brandon Demographics

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

  • White: 77.81%
  • Black or African American: 19.89%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
25.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,007.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.74% (690)
The current population of Brandon, Mississippi is 25,847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,157.

Brandon, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,56377.81%
Black or African American5,00119.89%
Two or more races3841.53%
Other race1370.54%
Native American340.14%
Asian230.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brandon Population by Race

Brandon Population Pyramid 2024

Brandon Median Age

41.3

Total

37.8

Male

43.3

Female

Brandon Adults

There are 19,123 adults, (4,596 of whom are seniors) in Brandon.

Brandon Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brandon Sex Ratio

Female13,14452.28%
Male11,99847.72%

Brandon Population by Age

Brandon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,2862.68119
Married5,6183.2491.88.2
Non Family2,4671.1262.337.7
Female1,0192.5864.335.7
Male1822.7796.73.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brandon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2831.67%
9th to 12th Grade4962.93%
High School Graduate2,85616.86%
Some College4,37925.84%
Associates Degree1,6409.68%
Bachelors Degree4,83328.52%
Graduate Degree2,45714.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brandon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brandon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,12712,7315,676
Black3,1672,8661,337
Hispanic430369164
2+ Races318267126
Other Race13112380
Native American2690
Asian232323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Brandon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,930$61,105$42,310
Less Than 9th Grade$21,594$22,281$0
High School Graduate$48,762$50,000$42,548
Some College$40,101$37,750$40,659
Bachelors Degree$60,969$87,560$40,932
Graduate Degree$69,866$100,326$63,524

$51,930

Average Earnings

$61,105

Average Male

$42,310

Average Female

Brandon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brandon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brandon Language

96.54% of Brandon residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Brandon Language

Brandon Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,8878224.35%
Black4,5743627.91%
Multiple375266.93%
Hispanic513132.53%

5%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.21%

Male Poverty Rate

5.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brandon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brandon is Black, with 7.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brandon is Hispanic, with 2.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.84%.

Brandon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.42%
High School12.76%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%

Brandon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.53%
Male Employed2.04%
Female Employed1.44%
Female Unemployed0%

Brandon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brandon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$89,051$101,505
Families$95,043$112,878
Married Families$102,247$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,731$68,993

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brandon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brandon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brandon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,617

Number of Veterans

1,498

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam710
First Gulf War521
Second Gulf War396
Korea47
World War II0

Brandon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54528
65 to 74474
75+361
55 to 64173
18 to 3481

Brandon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,3058.78%
Black2717.59%
Other Race3122.63%
Hispanic296.53%
2+ Races103.17%

Brandon Veterans by Race

Brandon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brandon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brandon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brandon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brandon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.68%

Born in Brandon

98.2%

Native Born

1.8%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.2% of Brandon residents were born in the United States, with 74.68% having been born in Mississippi. 0.82% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,7091720.65%
202826,5371730.66%
202726,3641720.66%
202626,1921730.66%
202526,0191720.67%
202425,8471730.67%
202325,6741720.67%
202225,502960.38%
202125,4062490.99%
202025,1578843.64%
201924,2731340.56%
201824,1391410.59%
201723,9982451.03%
201623,7533301.41%
201523,4233391.47%
201423,0842891.27%
201322,7952220.98%
201222,5732671.2%
201122,3062100.95%
201022,0965,66034.44%
200016,4365,35948.38%
199011,0771,45115.07%
19809,6266,941258.51%
19702,68558527.86%
19602,10030016.67%
19501,80060050%
19401,20040050%
190080000%
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Brandon Population by Year