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The 2016 Mississippi, Mississippi, population is 2,992,330. There are 64 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Mississippi, Mississippi

The median age is 36.3. The US median is 37.4. 48.29% of people in Mississippi, Mississippi, are married. 11.79% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.64 people. 27.61% of people are married, with children. 22.36% have children, but are single.

Race in Mississippi, Mississippi

57.59% of people are white, 37.17% are black, 0.94% are asian, 0.40% are native american, and 0.08% claim 'Other'.

2.82% of the people in Mississippi, Mississippi, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 97.18% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  Population  2,992,333321,418,820
  Population - 2010  2,941,991308,745,538
  Population - 2000  2,844,658285,036,114
  Population - 1990  2,573,177251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  16.29%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  5.19%12.76%
  Pop. Density  6491
  Land Area  46,9233,531,905
  Water Area  1,509264,837
  Median Age  36.337.4
  Female Population  51.45%50.81%
  Male Population  48.55%49.19%
  White  57.59%62.77%
  Black  37.17%12.24%
  Asian  0.94%4.95%
  Native American  0.40%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.01%0.16%
  Other  0.08%0.20%
  Two or More Races  0.99%2.13%
  Hispanic  2.82%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  97.18%83.10%
  Households  1,092,630116,211,000
  Family Households  750,57576,958,100
  Non Family Households  342,05239,253,000
  Household Size  2.642.63
  Married Population  48.29%50.58%
  Single Population  51.71%49.42%
  Now Married  45.17%48.41%
  Married but Separated  3.12%2.17%
  Never Married  32.87%32.55%
  Widowed  7.05%5.95%
  Divorced  11.79%10.92%
  Married, w/children  27.61%31.68%
  Married, no children  38.22%41.44%
  Single, w/children  22.36%16.94%
  Single, no children  11.82%9.95%

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Jobs? - 3/25/2014
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Hattiesburg The Hub City - 10/26/2013
I just recently moved back to Mississippi from TN. I lived in Jackson before my move to TN and it was decent. I am looking to move from Hattiesburg because it is... (Read More)

Mississippi: The South's Most Hospitable State - 7/25/2012
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