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People in Mississippi

The population in Mississippi is 2,992,330. There are 64 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Mississippi is 36.3, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in Mississippi is 2.6, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Mississippi
- 48.3% are married
- 11.8% are divorced
- 27.6% are married with children
- 22.4% have children, but are single
Race in Mississippi

- 57.6% are white
- 37.2% are black
- 0.9% are asian
- 0.4% are native american
- 0.1% claim Other
- 2.8% claim Hispanic Ethnicity

ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE

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  PEOPLEMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  Population2,992,333321,418,820
  Population - 20102,941,991308,745,538
  Population - 20002,844,658285,036,114
  Population - 19902,573,177251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now16.29%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now5.19%12.76%
  Pop. Density6491
  Land Area46,9233,531,905
  Water Area1,509264,837
  Median Age36.337.4
  Female Population51.45%50.81%
  Male Population48.55%49.19%
  RACE
  White57.59%62.77%
  Black37.17%12.24%
  Asian0.94%4.95%
  Native American0.40%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.16%
  Other0.000830.00195
  Two or More Races0.99%2.13%
  Hispanic2.82%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic97.18%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households1,092,630116,211,000
  Family Households750,57576,958,100
  Non Family Households342,05239,253,000
  Household Size2.642.63
  Married Population48.29%50.58%
  Single Population51.71%49.42%
  Now Married45.17%48.41%
  Married but Separated3.12%2.17%
  Never Married32.87%32.55%
  Widowed7.05%5.95%
  Divorced11.79%10.92%
  Married, w/children27.61%31.68%
  Married, no children38.22%41.44%
  Single, w/children22.36%16.94%
  Single, no children11.82%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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