Rankin County, Mississippi's estimated population is 158,334 with a growth rate of 0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rankin County, Mississippi is the 5th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 142,515 and has seen a growth of 11.10% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.52%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.55%.
95.79% of Rankin County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.41% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 14.28% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rankin 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 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rankin County, Mississippi
97.32% of Rankin County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 74.69% having been born in Mississippi. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.