Hinds County, Mississippi Population 2021

Hinds County, Mississippi's estimated population is 223,872 with a growth rate of -1.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hinds County, Mississippi is the 2nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 245,720 and has seen a growth of -8.89% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021223,872-3,984-1.75%
2020227,856-3,984-1.72%
2019231,840-3,984-1.69%
2018235,824-4,105-1.71%
2017239,929-2,247-0.93%
2016242,176-2,040-0.84%
2015244,216-1,075-0.44%
2014245,291-959-0.39%
2013246,250-1,747-0.70%
2012247,997-208-0.08%
2011248,2052,4851.01%
2010245,720-8,721-3.43%
1990254,4413,4431.37%
1980250,99836,02516.76%
1970214,97327,92814.93%
1960187,04544,88131.57%
1950142,16434,89132.53%
1940107,27322,15526.03%
193085,11828,00849.04%
192057,110-6,616-10.38%
191063,72611,14921.21%
190052,57713,29833.86%
189039,279-4,679-10.64%
188043,95813,47044.18%
187030,488-851-2.72%
186031,3395,99923.67%
185025,3406,24232.68%
184019,09810,453120.91%
18308,6450.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.75%
County Website
Founded
1821
County Seat
2010 Population
245,720
Growth Since 2010
-8.89%
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Hinds County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American173,41372.62%
White60,51325.34%
Asian1,8510.78%
Two or More Races1,3400.56%
Some Other Race1,2770.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native3290.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander740.03%
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Hinds County, Mississippi Population by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Population Pyramid $2021

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Hinds County, Mississippi Median Age

34.8


Total

32.9


Male

36.3


Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Adults

There are 180,340 adults, (32,557 of whom are seniors) in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Hinds County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hinds County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

127,435

53.37%

Male

111,362

46.63%

Hinds County, Mississippi Population by Age

Hinds County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hinds County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All58%42%
Male57.1%42.9%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female45%55%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hinds County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,6112.5958
Non Family33,3741.2246.4
Married30,4803.2679.7
Female20,7283.6745
Male4,0293.3857.1

3.32

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Hinds County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9153.85%
9th to 12th Grade13,2018.60%
High School Graduate38,34924.98%
Some College37,62724.51%
Associates Degree13,8759.04%
Bachelors Degree26,16017.04%
Graduate Degree18,39511.98%
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Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black106,32290,75123,785
White43,50540,90519,411
Hispanic1,7501,179431
Asian1,152893576
2+ Races768646218
Other Race653411117
Native American16113958
Islander585855

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 islander people with a rate of 94.83%.

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,574$35,155$30,103
Less Than 9th Grade$19,496$21,518$15,328
High School Graduate$25,511$29,379$21,191
Some College$29,905$34,223$25,998
Bachelors Degree$40,779$50,420$36,365
Graduate Degree$52,766$64,321$48,168

$31,574

Average Earnings

$35,155

Average Male

$30,103

Average Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hinds County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Hinds County, Mississippi Language

97.21% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black167,25741,46424.79%
White56,1555,5039.80%
Hispanic3,57097527.31%
Other1,24147238.03%
Asian1,78944124.65%
Multiple1,28441232.09%
Native2809533.93%

21.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.44%

Male Poverty Rate

22.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is Other, with 38.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is White, with 9.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.05%.

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.69%
High School20.21%
Some College15.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.41%
Male Unemployed34.98%
Female Employed11.08%
Male Employed6.95%

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hinds County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,625$61,247
Families$56,666$73,207
Married Families$79,211$96,991
Non Families$27,225$38,572
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Income by Household Type

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Hinds 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 55-64.

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

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11,010

Number of Veterans

9,648

Male Veterans

1,362

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,839
First Gulf War2,314
Second Gulf War1,918
Korea828
World War II450

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,904
65 to 742,521
75+2,410
55 to 642,343
18 to 34832

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black6,9855.51%
White3,9317.89%
Hispanic1004.56%
2+ Races556.09%
Native American2613.40%
Asian100.66%
Islander34.05%

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Hinds 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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82.10%

Born in Hinds County, Mississippi

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.10% having been born in Mississippi. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hinds 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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