Rankin County, Mississippi Population 2020

Rankin County, Mississippi's estimated population is 152,919 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rankin County, Mississippi is the 4th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018153,9029830.64%
2017152,9191,3920.92%
2016151,5272,0981.40%
2015149,4291,0040.68%
2014148,4251,1010.75%
2013147,3241,5201.04%
2012145,8041,6091.12%
2011144,1951,6781.18%
2010142,51755,35663.51%
199087,16117,73425.54%
198069,42725,49458.03%
197043,9339,61128.00%
196034,3225,44118.84%
195028,8819473.39%
194027,9347,58137.25%
193020,353810.40%
192020,272-3,672-15.34%
191023,9442,98914.26%
190020,9553,03316.92%
189017,9221,1706.98%
188016,7523,77529.09%
187012,977-658-4.83%
186013,6356,40888.67%
18507,2272,59656.06%
18404,6312,548122.32%
18302,0830.00%

Rankin County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White115,01376.05%
Black or African American31,00320.50%
Two or More Races1,8401.22%
Asian1,7381.15%
Some Other Race1,3800.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native2250.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.03%

Rankin County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2020

Rankin County, Mississippi Median Age

37.4


Total

36.4


Male

38.4


Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Adults

There are 115,265 adults, (21,695 of whom are seniors) in Rankin County, Mississippi.

Rankin County, Mississippi Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rankin County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

78,199

51.71%

Male

73,041

48.29%

Rankin County, Mississippi Households and Families

Rankin County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rankin County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All76.2%23.8%
Male70.1%29.9%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female62.4%37.6%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,5952.6276.2
Married30,5623.1985.1
Non Family15,6631.2266.1
Female7,0323.0862.4
Male2,3383.1170.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rankin County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2573.15%
9th to 12th Grade7,6567.40%
High School Graduate27,16526.26%
Some College24,06323.26%
Associates Degree11,09610.73%
Bachelors Degree19,04518.41%
Graduate Degree11,17010.80%

Rankin County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White79,25173,12824,909
Black19,79416,0043,791
Hispanic2,2741,445528
Asian1,1831,095654
Multiple Races812750254
Other Race790395132
Native American15811828
Islander4141

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 55.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,730$49,004$34,372
Less Than High School$25,436$29,484$18,691
High School Grad$32,633$39,413$25,685
Some College$37,513$48,849$31,575
Bachelors Degree$49,775$63,423$41,433
Graduate Degree$59,554$78,688$52,864

$40,730

Average Earnings

$49,004

Average Male

$34,372

Average Female

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

Rankin County, Mississippi Language by Age

Rankin County, Mississippi Language

95.73% of Rankin County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty

Rankin County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,9157,9697.25%
Black28,1063,22111.46%
Hispanic4,0783889.51%
Multiple1,77926915.12%
Asian1,73818810.82%
Other1,374765.53%
Native1872312.30%

8.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.43%

Male Poverty Rate

9.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 15.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rankin County, Mississippi is Other, with 5.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.55%
High School9.13%
Some College5.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%

Rankin County, Mississippi Income

Rankin County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,557$79,509
Families$75,486$89,266
Married Families$87,289$100,667
Non Families$36,931$50,180

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Rankin County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans

8,244

Number of Veterans

7,376

Male Veterans

868

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,564
Second Gulf War1,947
First Gulf War1,429
Korea790
World War II248
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,0157.93%
Black1,0764.69%
Hispanic2117.86%
2 or More10910.75%
Indian3718.97%
Other70.71%

$Rankin County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

4.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rankin County, Mississippi Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.77%

Born in Mississippi

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.26% of Rankin County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 74.77% having been born in Mississippi. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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