Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area MS Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 147,652
Population in Households 143,992
Population in Familes 113,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,660
Population Density2 92
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $46,835
Average Household Income $63,801
Per Capita Income $24,977


Total Housing Units 64,618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34,081 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,809 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,728 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $146,223
Average Home Value $175,976


Total Households 56,890
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 36,627
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% 0.38%
Households 0.42% 0.38%
Families 0.21% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.43%