Jones County, Mississippi Population 2024

66,060

Jones County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 66,060 with a growth rate of -0.29% 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 67,819 and has seen a growth of -2.59% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202965,110-190-0.29%
202865,300-190-0.29%
202765,490-190-0.29%
202665,680-190-0.29%
202565,870-190-0.29%
202466,060-190-0.29%
202366,250-190-0.29%
202266,440-373-0.56%
202166,813-350-0.52%
202067,163-1,119-1.64%
201968,282-38-0.06%
201868,320-102-0.15%
201768,422-95-0.14%
201668,517-147-0.21%
201568,6642360.34%
201468,428-554-0.8%
201368,9825400.79%
201268,4424970.73%
201167,9451260.19%
201067,81900%
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%
18703,313-10-0.3%
18603,3231,15953.56%
18502,16490672.02%
18401,258-213-14.48%
18301,471-63,639-97.74%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.29% (-190)
2020 Population
67,163
Area
695 mi²
Density
95 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.64% (-1,103)
Founded
1826

Jones County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White44,63866.47%
Black or African American19,57629.15%
Two or more races1,4792.2%
Other race8601.28%
Native American3860.57%
Asian2130.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jones County, Mississippi Population by Race

Jones County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Jones County, Mississippi Median Age

37.7

Total

36.5

Male

38.8

Female

Jones County, Mississippi Adults

There are 50,510 adults, (11,696 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Mississippi.

Jones County, Mississippi Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female34,37251.19%
Male32,78048.81%

Jones County, Mississippi Population by Age

Jones County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,3232.6974.625.4
Married12,1423.1789.310.7
Non Family7,1911.1563.336.7
Female3,8863.8749.750.3
Male1,1043.2275.524.5

3.24

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jones County, Mississippi Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6896.09%
9th to 12th Grade3,4337.78%
High School Graduate13,93031.56%
Some College10,24623.21%
Associates Degree4,68610.62%
Bachelors Degree5,51912.5%
Graduate Degree3,6378.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White30,34427,0667,459
Black11,6739,6071,511
Hispanic1,32066340
2+ Races72448231
Other Race53825527
Native American2291760
Asian187187106

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.68%.

Jones County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,619$43,187$27,862
Less Than 9th Grade$22,593$34,880$16,331
High School Graduate$31,533$41,428$22,986
Some College$33,813$41,222$24,240
Bachelors Degree$49,351$51,993$43,000
Graduate Degree$53,814$77,500$50,061

$36,619

Average Earnings

$43,187

Average Male

$27,862

Average Female

Jones County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jones County, Mississippi Language

95.5% of Jones County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Jones County, Mississippi Language

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black19,0677,75840.69%
White42,0564,35510.36%
Hispanic3,1401,48147.17%
Other86032838.14%
Multiple1,45727318.74%
Native38618648.19%
Asian20531.46%

21.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.35%

Male Poverty Rate

23.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Native, with 48.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Mississippi is Asian, with 1.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.06%.

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.22%
High School22.01%
Some College13.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.97%
Male Unemployed17.05%
Female Employed13.27%
Male Employed5.87%

Jones County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,451$68,431
Families$65,385$79,659
Married Families$79,971$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,752$38,935

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jones County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,018

Number of Veterans

2,726

Male Veterans

292

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,097
First Gulf War767
Second Gulf War477
Korea252
World War II10

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74932
75+737
35 to 54710
55 to 64470
18 to 34169

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,3316.77%
Black6604.76%
Hispanic593.65%
Other Race142.28%
Native American134.23%

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jones County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jones 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

82.34%

Born in Jones County, Mississippi

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Jones County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.34% having been born in Mississippi. 1.83% 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

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