Mississippi State Guides

Mississippi Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Mississippi.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Mississippi: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Mississippi.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Mississippi.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Mississippi.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Mississippi Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Mississippi population is 2,984,418 and in 2018 population is 2,988,762, with a change of -0.15%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 1.42%.

Population 20192,984,418
Population 20182,988,762
Population 20172,986,220
Population 20162,989,192
Population 20152,988,081
Population 20142,984,345
Population 20132,976,872
Population 20122,967,620
Population 20112,956,700
Population 20102,941,991

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Mississippi is 37.5.

Age Under 5 years188,018
Age 5 to 9 years196,972
Age 10 to 14 years205,925
Age 15 to 19 years211,894
Age 20 to 24 years208,909
Age 25 to 34 years387,974
Age 35 to 44 years370,068
Age 45 to 54 years373,052
Age 55 to 59 years196,972
Age 60 to 64 years185,034
Age 65 to 74 years274,566
Age 75 to 84 years137,283
Age 85 years and over50,735

15.45% percent of people in Mississippi are aged 65 years and over. 23.91% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Mississippi.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.3 years while compared to 2010 changed 1.7 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201937.5
Median Age 201837.2
Median Age 201736.9
Median Age 201636.7
Median Age 201536.5
Median Age 201436.3
Median Age 201336.2
Median Age 201236.0
Median Age 201135.9
Median Age 201035.8


In Mississippi, 56.6% people are white alone and 1.2% people are with two and more races.

White alone1,689,181
Black or African American alone1,122,141
Two or more races35,813
Asian alone29,844
American Indian and Alaska Native alone11,938
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone0

Hispanic or Latino

3.1% people are Hispanic or Latino and 1.8% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino23,875
Puerto Rican8,953

Marital Status

Approximately 34.1% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 44.4% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)44.4
Never married34.1

Mississippi Home Price Index

Mississippi Home Median value is $119000.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.78% and from 2010 to 2019 is 18.91%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$119,000
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$114,500
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$109,300
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$105,700
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$103,100
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$100,800
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$99,900
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$100,200
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$99,200
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$96,500

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Mississippi is $780.
From 2010 to 2019 16.92% changed in Market rent in Mississippi.

Median Gross Rent 2019$780
Median Gross Rent 2018$762
Median Gross Rent 2017$740
Median Gross Rent 2016$723
Median Gross Rent 2015$717
Median Gross Rent 2014$714
Median Gross Rent 2013$702
Median Gross Rent 2012$688
Median Gross Rent 2011$680
Median Gross Rent 2010$648

Fuel Type

Utility gas330,912
Bottled, tank, or LP gas125,577
No fuel used3,740
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2,570
Other fuel1,088
Solar energy201
Coal or coke72

Annual Household Income

Approximately 29.2% of Mississippi population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 53.3% of Mississippi residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 17.4% Mississippi residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0009.8
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9996.7
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,99912.7
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,99911.1
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99913.9
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99916.8
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99911.5
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99910.8
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9993.6
Estimate; $200,000 or more3.0

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 15.97%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$45081
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$43567
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$42009
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$40528
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$39665
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$39464
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$39031
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$38882
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$38718
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$37881

Employment Statistics

Mississippi unemployment rate is 8.8 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201757.7
Employment/Population Ratio 201752.2
Unemployment Rate 20178.8
Labor Force Participation Rate 201657.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201651.9
Unemployment Rate 20169.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 201558
Employment/Population Ratio 201551.6
Unemployment Rate 201510.3
Labor Force Participation Rate 201458.4
Employment/Population Ratio 201451.6
Unemployment Rate 201410.9

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance308,618
Retail trade141,215
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services119,594
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services84,234
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities77,109
Public administration66,068
Other services, except public administration58,266
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing56,874
Wholesale trade30,746
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining30,604

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 21.3% of the Mississippi population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 83.4% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 87% of Mississippi children enrolled in in public school and 13 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 754,558.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)323,705
College or graduate school184,112
High school (grades 9-12)155,439
Nursery school, preschool52,065