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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

Mississippi

Number

Percent

Total population2,844,658100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male1,373,55448.3
Female1,471,10451.7
Under 5 years204,3647.2
5 to 9 years216,9207.6
10 to 14 years218,7427.7
15 to 19 years233,1888.2
20 to 24 years212,9477.5
25 to 34 years381,79813.4
35 to 44 years425,37215.0
45 to 54 years361,98112.7
55 to 59 years132,2024.6
60 to 64 years113,6214.0
65 to 74 years185,7106.5
75 to 84 years114,9224.0
85 years and over42,8911.5
Median age (years)33.8(X)
18 years and over2,069,47172.7
Male
977,93034.4
Female
1,091,54138.4
21 years and over1,923,44567.6
62 years and over409,72214.4
65 years and over343,52312.1
Male
135,8904.8
Female
207,6337.3
RACE
One race2,824,63799.3
White
1,746,09961.4
Black or African American
1,033,80936.3
American Indian and Alaska Native
11,6520.4
Asian
18,6260.7
Asian Indian
3,8270.1
Chinese
3,0990.1
Filipino
2,6080.1
Japanese
7660.0
Korean
1,3340.0
Vietnamese
5,3870.2

Other Asian 1

1,6050.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6670.0
Native Hawaiian
1970.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
2130.0
Samoan
1570.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

1000.0
Some other race
13,7840.5
Two or more races20,0210.7

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White1,761,65861.9
Black or African American1,041,70836.6
American Indian and Alaska Native19,5550.7
Asian23,2810.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,9010.1
Some other race18,6350.7
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population2,844,658100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)39,5691.4
Mexican
21,6160.8
Puerto Rican
2,8810.1
Cuban
1,5080.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
13,5640.5
Not Hispanic or Latino2,805,08998.6
White alone
1,727,90860.7
RELATIONSHIP
Total population2,844,658100.0
In households2,749,24496.6
Householder
1,046,43436.8
Spouse
520,84418.3
Child
883,59031.1
Own child under 18 years
657,31223.1
Other relatives
192,5986.8
Under 18 years
101,5563.6
Nonrelatives
105,7783.7
Unmarried partner
46,7381.6
In group quarters95,4143.4
Institutionalized population
50,8261.8
Noninstitutionalized population
44,5881.6
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households1,046,434100.0
Family households (families)747,15971.4
With own children under 18 years
363,41634.7
Married-couple family
520,84449.8
With own children under 18 years
234,48422.4
Female householder, no husband present
180,70517.3
With own children under 18 years
106,20310.1
Nonfamily households299,27528.6
Householder living alone
257,70824.6
Householder 65 years and over
100,6169.6
Households with individuals under 18 years414,60239.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over248,12923.7
Average household size2.63(X)
Average family size3.14(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units1,161,953100.0
Occupied housing units1,046,43490.1
Vacant housing units115,5199.9
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
21,8451.9
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.6(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)9.2(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units1,046,434100.0
Owner-occupied housing units756,96772.3
Renter-occupied housing units289,46727.7
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.67(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.52(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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