Harrison County, Mississippi Population 2022

Harrison County, Mississippi's estimated population is 213,468 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Mississippi is the 3rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 187,859 and has seen a growth of 13.63% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,8750.00%
18604,819-56-1.15%
18705,79597620.25%
18807,8952,10036.24%
189012,4814,58658.09%
190021,0028,52168.27%
191034,65813,65665.02%
192032,855-1,803-5.20%
193044,14311,28834.36%
194050,7996,65615.08%
195084,07333,27465.50%
1960119,48935,41642.13%
1970134,58215,09312.63%
1980157,66523,08317.15%
1990165,3657,7004.88%
2010187,85922,49413.60%
2011191,0703,2111.71%
2012193,5402,4701.29%
2013196,1342,5941.34%
2014198,3402,2061.12%
2015200,6742,3341.18%
2016202,5041,8300.91%
2017204,9662,4621.22%
2018206,2841,3180.64%
2019208,0801,7960.87%
2020209,8761,7960.86%
2021211,6721,7960.86%
2022213,4681,7960.85%
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Harrison County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White137,64466.76%
Black or African American51,51224.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native9250.45%
Asian5,2602.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1740.08%
Some Other Race1,9310.94%
Two or More Races8,7234.23%
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Harrison County, Mississippi Population by Race

Harrison County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Harrison County, Mississippi Median Age

36.5


Total

35.1


Male

37.8


Female

Harrison County, Mississippi Adults

There are 156,930 adults, (30,825 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Mississippi.

Harrison County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

104,963

50.91%

Male

101,206

49.09%

Harrison County, Mississippi Population by Age

Harrison County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrison County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All57.7%42.3%
Male49%51%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Female36.4%63.6%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All80,0972.5157.7
Married35,4993.1773.7
Male3,8383.0449
Female13,4293.2636.4
Non Family27,3311.2148.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Harrison County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1993.06%
9th to 12th Grade10,8537.92%
High School Graduate38,92828.39%
Some College33,38324.35%
Associates Degree17,22912.57%
Bachelors Degree19,99114.58%
Graduate Degree12,5319.14%
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Harrison County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrison County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White93,20184,46024,985
Native American588533134
2+ Races3,4203,178775
Asian3,8292,975766
Hispanic5,9914,9101,059
Black30,89026,7465,032
Other Race1,359872155
Islander9797

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.81%.

Harrison County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,572$40,166$27,753
Less Than 9th Grade$19,406$25,850$15,016
High School Graduate$26,768$32,255$20,789
Some College$32,369$39,863$25,911
Bachelors Degree$43,929$50,636$40,538
Graduate Degree$60,109$85,821$53,348

$33,572

Average Earnings

$40,166

Average Male

$27,753

Average Female

Harrison County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Harrison County, Mississippi Language

93.40% of Harrison County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Harrison County, Mississippi Language

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black50,10516,35432.64%
Islander1384129.71%
Multiple8,4252,14225.42%
Hispanic10,6852,58824.22%
Asian5,11980715.76%
White127,33915,03211.80%
Native905616.74%
Other315NaN%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Mississippi is Black, with 32.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.71%.

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.94%
High School18.13%
Some College12.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.67%
Male Unemployed28.31%
Female Employed13.35%
Female Unemployed41.71%

Harrison County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrison County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,547$65,483
Families$59,613$75,564
Married Families$77,644$92,857
Non Families$30,875$43,343
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Income by Household Type

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Harrison County, Mississippi 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 45-54.

Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Harrison County, Mississippi Marital Status

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22,388

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7,453
First Gulf War6,916
Vietnam7,350
Korea1,357
World War II308

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,052
35 to 546,555
55 to 644,633
65 to 744,537
75+3,611

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15,77315.08%
Black4,81113.53%
Native American13816.14%
Asian3528.39%
Islander12370.69%
Other Race37926.67%
2+ Races81221.18%
Hispanic97514.69%

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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4.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Harrison County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Harrison County, Mississippi 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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54.51%

Born in Harrison County, Mississippi

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.88% of Harrison County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 54.51% having been born in Mississippi. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harrison County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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