Jones County, Mississippi Population 2022

Jones County, Mississippi's estimated population is 67,804 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Mississippi is the 11th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 67,809 and has seen a growth of -0.01% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18301,4710.00%
18401,258-213-14.48%
18502,16490672.02%
18603,3231,15953.56%
18703,313-10-0.30%
18803,82851515.54%
18908,3334,505117.69%
190017,8469,513114.16%
191029,88512,03967.46%
192032,9193,03410.15%
193041,4928,57326.04%
194049,2277,73518.64%
195057,2358,00816.27%
196059,5422,3074.03%
197056,357-3,185-5.35%
198061,9125,5559.86%
199062,0311190.19%
201067,8095,7789.31%
201167,9271180.17%
201268,4194920.72%
201368,9545350.78%
201468,396-558-0.81%
201568,6292330.34%
201668,473-156-0.23%
201768,364-109-0.16%
201868,196-168-0.25%
201968,098-98-0.14%
202068,000-98-0.14%
202167,902-98-0.14%
202267,804-98-0.14%
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Jones County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,61568.24%
Black or African American20,15229.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2280.33%
Asian2570.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.05%
Some Other Race4340.64%
Two or More Races5850.86%
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Jones County, Mississippi Population by Race

Jones County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Jones County, Mississippi Median Age

37.5


Total

36.6


Male

38.2


Female

Jones County, Mississippi Adults

There are 51,151 adults, (11,480 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Mississippi.

Jones County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

35,031

51.28%

Male

33,276

48.72%

Jones County, Mississippi Population by Age

Jones County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jones County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male61.1%38.9%
Female49.8%50.2%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8552.6873.4
Married12,3743.2385.8
Male1,1283.2561.1
Female3,9053.6249.8
Non Family7,4481.1767.1

3.23

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Jones County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7476.09%
9th to 12th Grade3,2997.32%
High School Graduate14,15831.41%
Some College10,49923.29%
Associates Degree5,03311.16%
Bachelors Degree5,60612.44%
Graduate Degree3,7388.29%
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Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian204204184
White31,05927,8107,421
Black11,9689,9681,610
Hispanic1,459685116
2+ Races17915613
Other Race26914014
Native American193193
Islander3535

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.20%.

Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,997$38,782$25,104
Less Than 9th Grade$24,898$35,858$14,146
High School Graduate$27,100$34,583$20,133
Some College$30,694$37,001$20,959
Bachelors Degree$43,780$50,987$36,273
Graduate Degree$48,440$61,964$43,861

$32,997

Average Earnings

$38,782

Average Male

$25,104

Average Female

Jones County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Jones County, Mississippi Language

95.64% of Jones County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Jones County, Mississippi Language

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native22812052.63%
Hispanic3,0831,42346.16%
Black19,5237,96740.81%
Multiple58119633.73%
Asian2486727.02%
White43,1794,83511.20%
Other266NaN%

21.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.84%

Male Poverty Rate

25.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Native, with 52.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones 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 6.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.70%.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.40%
High School23.02%
Some College15.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.17%
Male Unemployed16.22%
Female Employed14.36%
Female Unemployed47.21%

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,391$61,047
Families$57,235$70,261
Married Families$68,121-
Non Families$24,299$36,686
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Income by Household Type

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Jones County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

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3,231

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War428
First Gulf War868
Vietnam1,166
Korea275
World War II25

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34192
35 to 54749
55 to 64496
65 to 74983
75+811

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5187.02%
Black6684.69%
Native American105.18%
Islander3597.22%
Hispanic593.67%

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Jones 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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83.48%

Born in Jones County, Mississippi

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Jones County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.48% having been born in Mississippi. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jones 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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