In 2017, Forrest County, MS had a population of 75.8k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $39,555. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Forrest County, MS declined from 76,274 to 75,835, a -0.576% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,017 to $39,555, a 6.86% increase.
The population of Forrest County, MS is 57.1% White Alone, 36.8% Black or African American Alone, and 3.04% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Forrest County, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forrest County, MS are University of Southern Mississippi (3,349 degrees awarded in 2017), William Carey University (1,246 degrees), and Antonelli College-Hattiesburg (113 degrees).
The median property value in Forrest County, MS is $114,700, and the homeownership rate is 55.1%. Most people in Forrest County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Forrest County, MS is 2 cars per household.