List of Mississippi Counties by Population
County
Population
Yazoo
28,149
Yalobusha 13,051
Winston 20,160
Wilkinson 10,312
Webster 10,294
Wayne 21,216
Washington 62,977
Warren 49,644
Walthall 15,156
Union 25,362
Tunica 9,227
Tishomingo 19,163
Tippah 20,826
Tate 25,370
Tallahatchie 14,903
Sunflower 34,369
Stone 13,622
Smith 16,182
Simpson 27,369
Sharkey 6,580
Scott 28,423
Rankin 115,327
Quitman 10,117
Prentiss 25,556
Pontotoc 26,726
Pike 38,940
Perry 12,138
Pearl River 48,621
Panola 34,274
Oktibbeha 42,902
Noxubee 12,548
Newton 21,838
Neshoba 28,684
Montgomery 12,189
Monroe 38,014
Marshall 34,993
Marion 25,595
Madison 74,674
Lowndes 61,586
Lincoln 33,166
Leflore 37,947
Lee 75,755
Leake 20,940
Lawrence 13,258
Lauderdale 78,161
Lamar 39,070
Lafayette 38,744
Kemper 10,453
Jones 64,958
Jefferson Davis 13,962
Jefferson 9,740
Jasper 18,149
Jackson 131,420
Itawamba 22,770
Issaquena 2,274
Humphreys 11,206
Holmes 21,609
Hinds 250,800
Harrison 189,601
Hancock 42,967
Grenada 23,623
Greene 13,299
George 19,144
Franklin 8,448
Forrest 72,604
DeSoto 107,199
Covington 19,407
Copiah 28,757
Coahoma 30,622
Clay 21,979
Clarke 17,955
Claiborne 11,831
Choctaw 9,758
Chickasaw 19,440
Carroll 10,769
Calhoun 15,069
Bolivar 40,633
Benton 8,026
Attala 19,661
Amite 13,599
Alcorn 34,588
Adams 34,340
People QuickFacts Mississippi USA
Population, 2006 estimate 2,910,540 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 2.3% 6.4%
Population, 2000 2,844,658 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.2% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 26.1% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.4% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 51.6% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 60.9% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 37.1% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.5% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.8% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) Z 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 0.7% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 1.8% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 59.3% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 58.5% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.4% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 3.6% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 72.9% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 16.9% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 607,570 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.6 25.5
Housing units, 2006 1,241,489 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 72.3% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 13.3% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $71,400 $119,600
Households, 2000 1,046,434 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.63 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $34,278 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $15,853 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 19.3% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Mississippi USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 60,5421 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 926,9521 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 -3.1%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 163,761 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 187,602 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 13.3% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.6% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.1% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.7% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 25.1% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 38,276,054 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 19,215,751 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 25,017,531 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $8,724 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 5,486,105 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 16,618 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 22,337,6971 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Mississippi USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 46,906.96 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 60.6 79.6
FIPS Code 28

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