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Social Characteristics of Mississippi

Mississippi Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,092,627
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    750,575
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    68.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    321,004
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    494,071
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    45.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    185,753
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    17.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    54,591
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    24,943
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    201,913
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    18.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    110,308
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    342,052
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    31.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    298,413
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    27.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    110,683
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    379,650
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    34.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    288,501
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    26.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.64
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.23
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    2,889,499
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,092,627
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    37.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    493,997
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    921,370
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    31.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    255,212
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    126,293
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    50,770
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,133,229
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    402,804
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    542,593
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    47.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    30,212
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    32,947
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    124,673
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,232,668
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    374,872
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    30.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    525,992
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    42.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    43,630
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    133,908
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    154,266
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    40,275
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    19,428
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    48.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    46
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    55
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    31
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    104
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    17
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    92,434
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    51,708
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    55.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9,864
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,876
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,125
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    21,843
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    23.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    51,708
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    33,602
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    35,264
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    68.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    814,005
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    52,209
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    46,908
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    333,499
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    164,091
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    217,298
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    26.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    1,929,591
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    119,170
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    229,320
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    583,633
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    30.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    440,011
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    163,693
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    248,884
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    144,880
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    7.5%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    81.9%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    20.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    2,230,110
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    192,952
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    2,916,635
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    477,388
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    16.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    741,019
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    34,334
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    1,785,788
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    267,347
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    15.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    389,828
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    175,707
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    45.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    2,947,602
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    2,534,918
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    86.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    405,442
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    223,406
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    182,036
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    110,163
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    71,873
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    7,242
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    2,984,345
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    2,917,374
  • Percentage of Native persons
    97.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    2,900,679
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    97.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    2,132,763
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    71.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    767,916
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    25.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    16,695
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    66,971
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    66,971
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    23,498
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    35.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    43,473
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    64.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    83,666
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    16,695
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    16695%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,212
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    15,483
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    66,971
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6,955
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    60,016
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    89.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    66,971
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    6,743
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    22,277
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    33.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    1,920
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    249
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    34,332
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    51.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1,450
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    2,782,892
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    2,675,205
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    96.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    107,687
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    42,379
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    65,883
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    28,414
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    16,258
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    3,997
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    18,127
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    8,057
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    7,419
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1,911
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    2,984,345
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    351,566
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    5,805
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    1,958
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    2,495
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    18,389
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    226,278
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    73,018
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    7,147
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    165,484
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    3,062
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    2,181
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    251,855
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    55,954
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    666
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    6,098
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    13,000
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    1,654
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    3,987
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    47,006
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    43,684
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    764
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    18,434
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    8,178
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    2,107
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    916
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    8,314
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    3,042
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.