In 2017, Mississippi had a population of 2.98M people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $43,529. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mississippi declined from 2.99M to 2.98M, a -0.155% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,754 to $43,529, a 4.25% increase.
The population of Mississippi is 56.6% White Alone, 37.9% Black or African American Alone, and 2.88% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Mississippi speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Mississippi are University of Mississippi (5,352 degrees awarded in 2016), Mississippi State University (4,271 degrees), and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (4,150 degrees).
The median property value in Mississippi is $120,200, and the homeownership rate is 68.5%. Most people in Mississippi commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mississippi is 2 cars per household.