Jackson County, Mississippi Population 2022

Jackson County, Mississippi's estimated population is 145,087 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Mississippi is the 6th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 139,469 and has seen a growth of 4.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18201,6820.00%
18301,7921106.54%
18401,9651739.65%
18503,1961,23162.65%
18604,12292628.97%
18704,3622405.82%
18807,6073,24574.39%
189011,2513,64447.90%
190016,5135,26246.77%
191015,451-1,062-6.43%
192019,2083,75724.32%
193015,973-3,235-16.84%
194020,6014,62828.97%
195031,40110,80052.42%
196055,52224,12176.82%
197087,97532,45358.45%
1980118,01530,04034.15%
1990115,243-2,772-2.35%
2010139,46924,22621.02%
2011140,0295600.40%
2012139,949-80-0.06%
2013140,3243750.27%
2014141,4321,1080.79%
2015141,354-78-0.06%
2016141,5351810.13%
2017142,2467110.50%
2018143,1278810.62%
2019143,6174900.34%
2020144,1074900.34%
2021144,5974900.34%
2022145,0874900.34%
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Jackson County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White100,69570.48%
Black or African American30,16221.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native6570.46%
Asian3,3932.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1850.13%
Some Other Race4,2022.94%
Two or More Races3,5782.50%
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Jackson County, Mississippi Population by Race

Jackson County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson County, Mississippi Median Age

38.9


Total

38.3


Male

39.8


Female

Jackson County, Mississippi Adults

There are 109,501 adults, (22,975 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Mississippi.

Jackson County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

72,394

50.67%

Male

70,478

49.33%

Jackson County, Mississippi Population by Age

Jackson County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All71.6%28.4%
Male69.2%30.8%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female50.3%49.7%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,8782.6371.6
Married24,7283.3185.9
Male2,2363.6669.2
Female8,3993.5250.3
Non Family18,5151.1962.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8593.94%
9th to 12th Grade7,1027.26%
High School Graduate28,82829.47%
Some College24,60025.15%
Associates Degree11,40711.66%
Bachelors Degree14,07914.39%
Graduate Degree7,9468.12%
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Jackson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races1,7181,660738
White69,38762,30917,070
Asian2,0981,608481
Hispanic5,2014,2511,129
Other Race1,8371,637371
Native American54040290
Black19,44817,1852,898
Islander100100

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 2+ races people with a rate of 42.96%.

Jackson County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,615$45,874$31,286
Less Than 9th Grade$25,375$34,720$16,481
High School Graduate$27,448$34,676$19,653
Some College$37,731$47,867$30,339
Bachelors Degree$45,222$53,624$40,820
Graduate Degree$67,357$81,560$56,773

$38,615

Average Earnings

$45,874

Average Male

$31,286

Average Female

Jackson County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Jackson County, Mississippi Language

93.37% of Jackson County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Jackson County, Mississippi Language

Jackson County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black29,6638,62229.07%
Native65517927.33%
Multiple3,54496727.29%
Hispanic9,5621,98220.73%
White95,27210,45910.98%
Asian3,326792.38%
Other786NaN%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.51%

Male Poverty Rate

17.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Mississippi is Black, with 29.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson 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 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.54%.

Jackson County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.27%
High School17.54%
Some College12.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Jackson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.37%
Male Unemployed25.11%
Female Employed9.25%
Female Unemployed48.14%

Jackson County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,726$71,026
Families$68,150$85,205
Married Families$82,615$102,123
Non Families$30,150$42,368
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jackson County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Mississippi Marital Status

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12,115

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,916
First Gulf War4,065
Vietnam3,735
Korea952
World War II173

Jackson County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34864
35 to 543,815
55 to 642,587
65 to 742,284
75+2,565

Jackson County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,38711.94%
Black1,9308.67%
Native American9115.37%
Asian33213.07%
Other Race783.53%
2+ Races29714.58%
Hispanic4537.27%

Jackson County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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6.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Jackson 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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59.31%

Born in Jackson County, Mississippi

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.60% of Jackson County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 59.31% having been born in Mississippi. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson 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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