USA - Mississippi

Census Results

1960-04-01 2,178,141
1970-04-01 2,216,912
1980-04-01 2,520,638
1990-04-01 2,573,216
2000-04-01 2,844,658
2010-04-01 2,967,297

General Information

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

Administrative units

codecountiescapitalarea (sq.km.)population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
28001Adams CountyNatchez1,197.6434,34032,29732,090
28003Alcorn CountyCorinth1,036.1034,55837,05737,316
28005Amite CountyLiberty1,890.9513,59913,13112,899
28007Attala CountyKosciusko1,903.5919,66119,56419,317
28009Benton CountyAshland1,053.148,0268,7298,571
28011Bolivar CountyRosedale, Cleveland2,270.3140,63334,14534,049
28013Calhoun CountyPittsboro1,519.2115,06914,96214,734
28015Carroll CountyCarrollton, Vaiden1,627.1310,76910,59710,385
28017Chickasaw CountyOkolona, Houston1,299.6019,44017,39217,311
28019Choctaw CountyAckerman1,083.089,7588,5478,371
28021Claiborne CountyPort Gibson1,262.3911,8319,6049,253
28023Clarke CountyQuitman1,791.1117,95516,73216,415
28025Clay CountyWest Point1,062.1021,97920,63420,408
28027Coahoma CountyClarksdale1,430.8130,62226,15125,182
28029Copiah CountyHazlehurst2,013.0428,75729,44928,921
28031Covington CountyCollins1,071.7119,40719,56819,423
28033DeSoto CountyHernando1,233.22107,199161,252168,240
28035Forrest CountyHattiesburg1,207.7472,60474,93477,059
28037Franklin CountyMeadville1,460.188,4488,1187,931
28039George CountyLucedale1,239.8519,14422,57823,159
28041Greene CountyLeakesville1,846.0413,29914,40014,244
28043Grenada CountyGrenada1,093.2623,26321,90621,612
28045Hancock CountyBay Saint Louis1,227.0142,96743,92945,566
28047Harrison CountyGulfport, Biloxi1,486.63189,601187,105196,500
28049Hinds CountyRaymond, Jackson2,252.62250,800245,285244,899
28051Holmes CountyLexington1,959.8421,60919,19818,428
28053Humphreys CountyBelzoni1,083.8811,2069,3758,922
28055Issaquena CountyMayersville1,069.792,2741,4061,395
28057Itawamba CountyFulton1,379.9222,77023,40123,434
28059Jackson CountyPascagoula1,871.91131,420139,668140,450
28061Jasper CountyBay Springs, Paulding1,751.4518,14917,06216,470
28063Jefferson CountyFayette1,346.619,7407,7267,629
28065Jefferson Davis CountyPrentiss1,057.8513,96212,48711,948
28067Jones CountyEllisville, Laurel1,799.5264,95867,76168,961
28069Kemper CountyDe Kalb1,984.4010,45310,45610,294
28071Lafayette CountyOxford1,636.1238,74447,35151,318
28073Lamar CountyPurvis1,287.3839,07055,65858,801
28075Lauderdale CountyMeridian1,822.3978,16180,26180,254
28077Lawrence CountyMonticello1,115.4313,25812,92912,514
28079Leake CountyCarthage1,509.9620,94023,80523,389
28081Lee CountyTupelo1,165.3775,75582,91085,340
28083Leflore CountyGreenwood1,534.6737,94732,31731,607
28085Lincoln CountyBrookhaven1,518.0433,16634,86934,810
28087Lowndes CountyColumbus1,309.2661,58659,77959,922
28089Madison CountyCanton1,850.5774,67495,203100,412
28091Marion CountyColumbia1,404.7625,59527,08826,180
28093Marshall CountyHolly Springs1,829.0234,99337,14436,515
28095Monroe CountyAberdeen1,981.5738,01436,98936,116
28097Montgomery CountyWinona1,054.0712,18910,92510,553
28099Neshoba CountyPhiladelphia1,476.6628,68429,67629,507
28101Newton CountyDecatur1,497.2721,83821,72021,689
28103Noxubee CountyMacon1,800.4012,54811,54511,089
28105Oktibbeha CountyStarkville1,186.7342,90247,67149,043
28107Panola CountySardis, Batesville1,774.5034,27434,70734,402
28109Pearl River CountyPoplarville2,100.1248,62155,83455,072
28111Perry CountyNew Augusta1,676.3712,13812,25012,131
28113Pike CountyMagnolia1,059.3638,94040,40440,014
28115Pontotoc CountyPontotoc1,289.0126,72629,95730,897
28117Prentiss CountyBooneville1,074.7925,55625,27625,388
28119Quitman CountyMarks1,048.9710,1178,2237,803
28121Rankin CountyBrandon2,008.51115,327141,617146,767
28123Scott CountyForest1,577.7928,42328,26428,273
28125Sharkey CountyRolling Fork1,118.156,5804,9164,708
28127Simpson CountyMendenhall1,525.9227,63927,50327,500
28129Smith CountyRaleigh1,647.8816,18216,49116,225
28131Stone CountyWiggins1,153.8113,62217,78618,016
28133Sunflower CountyIndianola1,807.1634,36929,45027,997
28135Tallahatchie CountyCharleston, Sumner1,671.2914,90315,37815,081
28137Tate CountySenatobia1,048.3225,37028,88628,373
28139Tippah CountyRipley1,185.7520,82622,23222,084
28141Tishomingo CountyIuka1,098.8019,16319,59319,529
28143Tunica CountyTunica1,177.599,22710,77810,560
28145Union CountyNew Albany1,076.4025,36227,13427,754
28147Walthall CountyTylertown1,046.2015,15615,44314,931
28149Warren CountyVicksburg1,524.2149,64448,77348,218
28151Washington CountyGreenville1,877.0762,97751,13749,688
28153Wayne CountyWaynesboro2,099.8321,21620,74720,539
28155Webster CountyWalthall1,090.2310,29410,2539,987
28157Wilkinson CountyWoodville1,756.3010,3129,8789,381
28159Winston CountyLouisville1,572.7720,16019,19818,788
28161Yalobusha CountyCoffeeville, Water Valley1,209.8613,05112,67812,373
28163Yazoo CountyYazoo City2,390.4328,14928,06527,883
 total 121,530.712,844,6582,967,2972,991,207
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.