Hinds County, Mississippi Population 2020

Hinds County, Mississippi's estimated population is 240,033 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hinds County, Mississippi is the largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018237,085-2,948-1.23%
2017240,033-2,199-0.91%
2016242,232-2,009-0.82%
2015244,241-1,037-0.42%
2014245,278-956-0.39%
2013246,234-1,746-0.70%
2012247,980-202-0.08%
2011248,1822,4571.00%
2010245,725-8,716-3.43%
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%

How Many People Live in Hinds County, Mississippi?

240,033

Hinds County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American174,69872.26%
White62,12925.70%
Asian1,8970.78%
Two or More Races1,4980.62%
Some Other Race1,2350.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2640.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander530.02%

Hinds County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Hinds County, Mississippi Median Age

34.4


Total

32.6


Male

35.8


Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Adults

There are 182,137 adults, (31,686 of whom are seniors) in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Hinds County, Mississippi Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hinds County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

128,897

53.31%

Male

112,877

46.69%

Hinds County, Mississippi Households and Families

Hinds County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hinds County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All58.4%41.6%
Male56.4%43.6%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female44.3%55.7%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,7052.6258.4
Non Family31,9711.2147.4
Married30,9373.2379.8
Female21,2643.7144.3
Male4,5333.3656.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hinds County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1133.96%
9th to 12th Grade13,9789.06%
High School Graduate38,32424.84%
Some College37,33724.20%
Associates Degree13,6958.88%
Bachelors Degree26,37017.09%
Graduate Degree18,45811.96%

Hinds County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black105,75689,41223,835
White44,70941,98119,576
Hispanic1,8361,200443
Asian1,268984641
Multiple Races808687236
Other Race57736556
Native American17515274
Islander414139

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 95.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,431$35,227$29,300
Less Than High School$19,751$21,639$16,254
High School Grad$25,004$28,439$20,554
Some College$29,727$34,098$25,808
Bachelors Degree$40,376$49,420$35,864
Graduate Degree$52,496$66,841$46,038

$31,431

Average Earnings

$35,227

Average Male

$29,300

Average Female

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

Hinds County, Mississippi Language by Age

Hinds County, Mississippi Language

97.12% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.88% 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 Poverty

Hinds County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black168,52544,80026.58%
White57,8125,1568.92%
Hispanic3,67097526.57%
Other1,20151342.71%
Multiple1,43548533.80%
Asian1,85130416.42%
Native2382410.08%

22.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.16%

Male Poverty Rate

24.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is Other, with 42.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hinds County, Mississippi is White, with 8.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.38%
High School20.86%
Some College14.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.67%
Male Unemployed38.15%
Female Employed11.84%
Male Employed6.87%

Hinds County, Mississippi Income

Hinds County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,005$60,097
Families$55,244$71,612
Married Families$78,534$95,806
Non Families$26,558$36,492

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Hinds County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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

Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans

11,573

Number of Veterans

10,254

Male Veterans

1,319

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,866
First Gulf War2,481
Second Gulf War1,949
Korea1,062
World War II499
Name Veterans % of Total
Black7,2485.70%
White4,2228.23%
Hispanic1205.33%
2 or More707.53%
Indian209.35%
Asian110.71%
Hawaiian23.77%

$Hinds County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hinds County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.86%

Born in Mississippi

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.21% of Hinds County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 81.86% 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 Latin America.

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