Jasper County MS Information


Jasper County Subdivisions

Jasper County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,125
Daytime Population: Workers 4,809
Daytime Population: Residents 10,739
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 17,038
Population in Familes 14,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $32,656
Average Household Income $48,788
Per Capita Income $19,703


Total Housing Units 8,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,780 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,105 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,606 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $78,771
Average Home Value $101,462


Total Households 6,885
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,701
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.2%
Households 0.18% 0.28%
Families -0.03% 0.15%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.78%


Jasper County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jasper County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 55 34th
Population Density # 59 29th
Diversity Index # 32 63rd
Median Household Income # 56 33rd
Per Capita Income # 39 54th

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