Hinds County MS Information


Hinds County Subdivisions

Hinds County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 241,686
Population in Households 232,678
Population in Familes 187,621
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,008
Population Density1 278
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $41,562
Average Household Income $60,510
Per Capita Income $23,308


Total Housing Units 103,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,890 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 38,892 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,639 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $119,988
Average Home Value $158,432


Total Households 89,782
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 58,483
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.48%
Households -0.21% -0.48%
Families -0.43% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Hinds County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hinds County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 57 32nd
Median Household Income # 15 83rd
Per Capita Income # 13 85th

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