Hinds County, Mississippi Population 2024

212,185

Hinds County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 212,185 with a growth rate of -1.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hinds County, Mississippi is the largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 245,717 and has seen a growth of -13.65% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029198,760-2,685-1.33%
2028201,445-2,685-1.32%
2027204,130-2,685-1.3%
2026206,815-2,685-1.28%
2025209,500-2,685-1.27%
2024212,185-2,685-1.25%
2023214,870-2,685-1.23%
2022217,555-4,909-2.21%
2021222,464-4,301-1.9%
2020226,765-5,154-2.22%
2019231,919-3,948-1.67%
2018235,867-4,140-1.72%
2017240,007-2,256-0.93%
2016242,263-2,058-0.84%
2015244,321-1,049-0.43%
2014245,370-943-0.38%
2013246,313-1,723-0.69%
2012248,036-185-0.07%
2011248,2212,5041.02%
2010245,71700%
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%
18308,645-190,115-95.65%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.25% (-2,685)
County Website
Hinds County
2020 Population
226,765
Area
870 mi²
Density
244 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-6.43% (-14,580)
Founded
1821

Hinds County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American165,11872.89%
White54,38924.01%
Two or more races3,8001.68%
Asian1,6940.75%
Other race1,1210.49%
Native American3970.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander220.01%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hinds County, Mississippi Population by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Hinds County, Mississippi Median Age

36.1

Total

34.1

Male

37.7

Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Adults

There are 173,017 adults, (34,512 of whom are seniors) in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Hinds County, Mississippi Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hinds County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female120,23153.07%
Male106,31046.93%

Hinds County, Mississippi Population by Age

Hinds County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All89,5852.4357.842.2
Non Family35,3161.1645.654.4
Married29,5083.282.117.9
Female20,2623.3644.155.9
Male4,4993.0755.544.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hinds County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,3423.62%
9th to 12th Grade10,9977.44%
High School Graduate33,95922.99%
Some College36,15324.47%
Associates Degree14,99410.15%
Bachelors Degree26,37617.86%
Graduate Degree19,89413.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black104,02290,68826,085
White39,73137,69818,838
2+ Races1,9301,536394
Hispanic1,610974347
Asian1,024861694
Other Race472286186
Native American229976
Islander16160

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.77%.

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,940$42,002$32,121
Less Than 9th Grade$21,408$24,737$13,834
High School Graduate$28,986$33,906$23,428
Some College$31,944$39,755$28,194
Bachelors Degree$46,866$56,862$41,332
Graduate Degree$58,657$71,827$51,764

$35,940

Average Earnings

$42,002

Average Male

$32,121

Average Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hinds County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

96.92% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black158,80439,06924.6%
White51,2754,6599.09%
Multiple3,7431,23032.86%
Hispanic3,48081323.36%
Other1,12035731.87%
Asian1,57925516.15%
Native38211129.06%

21.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.4%

Male Poverty Rate

22.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 32.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is White, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.84%.

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.59%
High School22.57%
Some College16.97%
Bachelors or Greater7.01%

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.87%
Male Unemployed32.07%
Female Employed11.85%
Male Employed6.41%

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hinds County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,596$68,871
Families$62,295$83,889
Married Families$89,820$111,382
Non Families$31,022$43,516

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,840

Number of Veterans

8,721

Male Veterans

1,119

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3,510
First Gulf War2,187
Second Gulf War1,840
Korea543
World War II172

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 742,705
55 to 642,358
75+2,160
35 to 542,088
18 to 34529

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black6,3565.16%
White3,3877.54%
2+ Races723.12%
Native American2510.25%
Hispanic211.01%

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hinds County, Mississippi 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

81.79%

Born in Hinds County, Mississippi

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 81.79% having been born in Mississippi. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hinds County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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