Rankin County, Mississippi Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,0830.00%
18404,6312,548122.32%
18507,2272,59656.06%
186013,6356,40888.67%
187012,977-658-4.83%
188016,7523,77529.09%
189017,9221,1706.98%
190020,9553,03316.92%
191023,9442,98914.26%
192020,272-3,672-15.34%
193020,353810.40%
194027,9347,58137.25%
195028,8819473.39%
196034,3225,44118.84%
197043,9339,61128.00%
198069,42725,49458.03%
199087,16117,73425.54%
2010142,51555,35463.51%
2011144,2071,6921.19%
2012145,8091,6021.11%
2013147,3211,5121.04%
2014148,4261,1050.75%
2015149,4471,0210.69%
2016151,5142,0671.38%
2017152,9041,3900.92%
2018154,2501,3460.88%
2019155,2711,0210.66%
2020156,2921,0210.66%
2021157,3131,0210.65%
2022158,3341,0210.65%
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Rankin County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White115,10374.68%
Black or African American32,91421.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2300.15%
Asian1,7211.12%
Some Other Race1,7031.10%
Two or More Races2,4481.59%
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Rankin County, Mississippi Population by Race

Rankin County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Rankin County, Mississippi Median Age

38


Total

37.1


Male

39


Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Adults

There are 118,550 adults, (23,463 of whom are seniors) in Rankin County, Mississippi.

Rankin County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rankin County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

79,785

51.77%

Male

74,334

48.23%

Rankin County, Mississippi Population by Age

Rankin County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rankin County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All77.7%22.3%
Male73%27%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Female58.1%41.9%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rankin County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,6402.6277.7
Married30,9773.1787.5
Male2,1483.3173
Female7,2573.2358.1
Non Family16,2581.2168.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Rankin County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2623.06%
9th to 12th Grade8,3927.87%
High School Graduate26,69325.04%
Some College24,52223.00%
Associates Degree11,48810.78%
Bachelors Degree20,75019.46%
Graduate Degree11,50110.79%
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Rankin County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rankin County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,2841,188816
White80,39374,04225,412
2+ Races1,3471,020388
Black21,32217,4835,160
Hispanic2,3231,400504
Native American1407329
Other Race96431445

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%.

Rankin County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,193$50,711$36,238
Less Than 9th Grade$26,358$34,221$18,244
High School Graduate$34,812$44,625$25,200
Some College$39,106$47,668$32,338
Bachelors Degree$53,417$65,917$47,038
Graduate Degree$61,549$72,740$54,970

$43,193

Average Earnings

$50,711

Average Male

$36,238

Average Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rankin County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Rankin County, Mississippi Language

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.

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,37433914.28%
Hispanic4,09256013.69%
Black30,0194,10013.66%
Native1611710.56%
White110,7728,0857.30%
Asian1,721502.91%
Other501NaN%

8.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

10.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi

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%.

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.03%
High School9.39%
Some College5.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.89%
Male Unemployed28.07%
Female Employed4.37%
Female Unemployed22.22%

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rankin County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,310$84,924
Families$80,708$95,029
Married Families$92,698$106,878
Non Families$40,271$55,069
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Income by Household Type

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Rankin 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 45-54.

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

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8,405

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,247
First Gulf War1,774
Vietnam2,383
Korea789
World War II89

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34688
35 to 542,453
55 to 641,357
65 to 742,014
75+1,893

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,0187.85%
Black1,2565.12%
Native American10.52%
Asian694.92%
Other Race10.09%
2+ Races603.77%
Hispanic722.64%

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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3.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Rankin County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Rankin 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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74.69%

Born in Rankin County, Mississippi

97.32%

Native Born

2.68%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Rankin 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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