Mississippi

General Information


Official name Mississippi
Capital Jackson
ISO code US-MS
Statistical agency Bureau of the Census, USA


Administrative units

codecountiesadministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2015-07-01
estimate
28001Adams CountyNatchez1,197.6434,34032,29731,254
28003Alcorn CountyCorinth1,036.1034,55837,05737,388
28005Amite CountyLiberty1,890.9513,59913,13112,574
28007Attala CountyKosciusko1,903.5919,66119,56419,043
28009Benton CountyAshland1,053.148,0268,7298,182
28011Bolivar CountyRosedale, Cleveland2,270.3140,63334,14533,322
28013Calhoun CountyPittsboro1,519.2115,06914,96214,717
28015Carroll CountyCarrollton, Vaiden1,627.1310,76910,59710,243
28017Chickasaw CountyOkolona, Houston1,299.6019,44017,39217,328
28019Choctaw CountyAckerman1,083.089,7588,5478,299
28021Claiborne CountyPort Gibson1,262.3911,8319,6049,150
28023Clarke CountyQuitman1,791.1117,95516,73216,006
28025Clay CountyWest Point1,062.1021,97920,63420,048
28027Coahoma CountyClarksdale1,430.8130,62226,15124,620
28029Copiah CountyHazlehurst2,013.0428,75729,44928,773
28031Covington CountyCollins1,071.7119,40719,56819,543
28033DeSoto CountyHernando1,233.22107,199161,252173,323
28035Forrest CountyHattiesburg1,207.7472,60474,93475,944
28037Franklin CountyMeadville1,460.188,4488,1187,743
28039George CountyLucedale1,239.8519,14422,57823,373
28041Greene CountyLeakesville1,846.0413,29914,40013,522
28043Grenada CountyGrenada1,093.2623,26321,90621,578
28045Hancock CountyBay Saint Louis1,227.0142,96743,92946,420
28047Harrison CountyGulfport, Biloxi1,486.63189,601187,105201,410
28049Hinds CountyRaymond, Jackson2,252.62250,800245,285242,891
28051Holmes CountyLexington1,959.8421,60919,19818,340
28053Humphreys CountyBelzoni1,083.8811,2069,3758,669
28055Issaquena CountyMayersville1,069.792,2741,4061,337
28057Itawamba CountyFulton1,379.9222,77023,40123,609
28059Jackson CountyPascagoula1,871.91131,420139,668141,425
28061Jasper CountyBay Springs, Paulding1,751.4518,14917,06216,569
28063Jefferson CountyFayette1,346.619,7407,7267,507
28065Jefferson Davis CountyPrentiss1,057.8513,96212,48711,665
28067Jones CountyEllisville, Laurel1,799.5264,95867,76168,215
28069Kemper CountyDe Kalb1,984.4010,45310,4569,969
28071Lafayette CountyOxford1,636.1238,74447,35153,154
28073Lamar CountyPurvis1,287.3839,07055,65860,618
28075Lauderdale CountyMeridian1,822.3978,16180,26178,524
28077Lawrence CountyMonticello1,115.4313,25812,92912,622
28079Leake CountyCarthage1,509.9620,94023,80522,763
28081Lee CountyTupelo1,165.3775,75582,91085,300
28083Leflore CountyGreenwood1,534.6737,94732,31730,999
28085Lincoln CountyBrookhaven1,518.0433,16634,86934,649
28087Lowndes CountyColumbus1,309.2661,58659,77959,710
28089Madison CountyCanton1,850.5774,67495,203103,465
28091Marion CountyColumbia1,404.7625,59527,08825,563
28093Marshall CountyHolly Springs1,829.0234,99337,14435,916
28095Monroe CountyAberdeen1,981.5738,01436,98935,827
28097Montgomery CountyWinona1,054.0712,18910,92510,152
28099Neshoba CountyPhiladelphia1,476.6628,68429,67629,463
28101Newton CountyDecatur1,497.2721,83821,72021,747
28103Noxubee CountyMacon1,800.4012,54811,54511,043
28105Oktibbeha CountyStarkville1,186.7342,90247,67149,800
28107Panola CountySardis, Batesville1,774.5034,27434,70734,167
28109Pearl River CountyPoplarville2,100.1248,62155,83455,191
28111Perry CountyNew Augusta1,676.3712,13812,25012,277
28113Pike CountyMagnolia1,059.3638,94040,40439,956
28115Pontotoc CountyPontotoc1,289.0126,72629,95730,908
28117Prentiss CountyBooneville1,074.7925,55625,27625,459
28119Quitman CountyMarks1,048.9710,1178,2237,486
28121Rankin CountyBrandon2,008.51115,327141,617149,039
28123Scott CountyForest1,577.7928,42328,26428,265
28125Sharkey CountyRolling Fork1,118.156,5804,9164,585
28127Simpson CountyMendenhall1,525.9227,63927,50327,222
28129Smith CountyRaleigh1,647.8816,18216,49116,059
28131Stone CountyWiggins1,153.8113,62217,78618,070
28133Sunflower CountyIndianola1,807.1634,36929,45027,005
28135Tallahatchie CountyCharleston, Sumner1,671.2914,90315,37814,588
28137Tate CountySenatobia1,048.3225,37028,88628,296
28139Tippah CountyRipley1,185.7520,82622,23222,131
28141Tishomingo CountyIuka1,098.8019,16319,59319,552
28143Tunica CountyTunica1,177.599,22710,77810,343
28145Union CountyNew Albany1,076.4025,36227,13428,429
28147Walthall CountyTylertown1,046.2015,15615,44314,638
28149Warren CountyVicksburg1,524.2149,64448,77347,485
28151Washington CountyGreenville1,877.0762,97751,13748,130
28153Wayne CountyWaynesboro2,099.8321,21620,74720,566
28155Webster CountyWalthall1,090.2310,29410,2539,899
28157Wilkinson CountyWoodville1,756.3010,3129,8789,122
28159Winston CountyLouisville1,572.7720,16019,19818,317
28161Yalobusha CountyCoffeeville, Water Valley1,209.8613,05112,67812,447
28163Yazoo CountyYazoo City2,390.4328,14928,06527,387
 total 121,530.712,844,6582,967,2972,992,333
source: Bureau of the Census, USA.
note: area = land area in square kilometers (km2) [to get square miles divide km2 area by 2.589988].

Main cities

namepopulation
1990-04-01
census
population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
Jackson196,637184,256173,514172,638
Gulfport....67,79371,012
Southaven....48,98250,997
Hattiesburg....45,98947,556
Biloxi....44,05444,820
Meridian....41,14840,921
Tupelo....34,54635,827
Olive Branch....33,48434,963
Greenville....34,40033,203
source: Bureau of the Census, USA.