Jones County, Mississippi Population 2020

Jones County, Mississippi's estimated population is 68,759 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Mississippi is the 10th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202068,7591490.22%
201968,6101490.22%
201868,4611490.22%
201768,312-150-0.22%
201668,462-168-0.24%
201568,6302250.33%
201468,405-557-0.81%
201368,9625370.78%
201268,4255010.74%
201167,9241200.18%
201067,8045,7739.31%
199062,0311190.19%
198061,9125,5559.86%
197056,357-3,185-5.35%
196059,5422,3074.03%
195057,2358,00816.27%
194049,2277,73518.64%
193041,4928,57326.04%
192032,9193,03410.15%
191029,88512,03967.46%
190017,8469,513114.16%
18908,3334,505117.69%
18803,82851515.54%
18703,313-10-0.30%
18603,3231,15953.56%
18502,16490672.02%
18401,258-213-14.48%
18301,4710.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.22%
County Website
Founded
1826
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Jones County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,00368.66%
Black or African American19,98929.20%
Two or More Races7481.09%
Some Other Race2880.42%
Asian2310.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1590.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.05%
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Jones County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

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Jones County, Mississippi Median Age

37.2


Total

36.2


Male

38.5


Female

Jones County, Mississippi Adults

There are 50,979 adults, (11,006 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Mississippi.

Jones County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

35,102

51.28%

Male

33,352

48.72%

Jones County, Mississippi Households and Families

Jones County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jones County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Male60.2%39.8%
Female50.3%49.7%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7742.6973.1
Married11,7733.2786.7
Non Family7,5551.1766.5
Female4,1033.4950.3
Male1,3433.6760.2

3.28

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jones County, Mississippi Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1877.10%
9th to 12th Grade4,3099.60%
High School Graduate13,69030.52%
Some College9,86421.99%
Associates Degree4,59710.25%
Bachelors Degree5,27211.75%
Graduate Degree3,9448.79%
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Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,14027,2217,210
Black11,6629,0211,655
Hispanic1,477646107
Multiple Races22516891
Asian179155153
Other Race131602
Native American127110
Islander2727

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 asian people with a rate of 85.47%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,145$37,780$26,997
Less Than High School$21,268$28,097$12,385
High School Grad$30,987$36,560$20,979
Some College$30,804$36,617$24,551
Bachelors Degree$41,410$47,560$33,610
Graduate Degree$50,639$68,750$43,082

$33,145

Average Earnings

$37,780

Average Male

$26,997

Average Female

Jones County, Mississippi Language

Jones County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Jones County, Mississippi Language

96.01% of Jones County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,3527,49838.75%
White43,5065,23112.02%
Hispanic2,9341,36646.56%
Other27820373.02%
Multiple73819626.56%
Asian2285122.37%
Native1592415.09%

21.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.29%

Male Poverty Rate

25.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Other, with 73.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is White, with 12.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.50%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.31%
High School21.11%
Some College14.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.00%
Male Unemployed16.11%
Female Employed12.79%
Male Employed5.20%

Jones County, Mississippi Income

Jones County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,263$59,064
Families$53,010$67,919
Married Families$67,556-
Non Families$22,345$36,081
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Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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3,534

Number of Veterans

3,324

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,435
First Gulf War699
Second Gulf War443
Korea347
World War II57
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,164
75+897
35 to 54834
55 to 64448
18 to 34191
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6567.33%
Black7945.66%
2 or More3113.19%
Hawaiian2775.00%
Indian2620.47%
Hispanic241.51%

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Employment Status

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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82.32%

Born in Mississippi

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Jones County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.32% having been born in Mississippi. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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