Mississippi

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State of Mississippi - Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 2,910,540

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 2,844,658

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 65,884 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 2.3%

State of Mississippi - Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 607,570

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 24

State of Mississippi - Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 209,457

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 7.2%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 759,405

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006 = 759,405

Mississippi 26.1%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 362,172

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 12.4%

USA 12.4%

State of Mississippi - Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 1,241,489

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 79,537

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 6.8%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Mississippi 6.8%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 72.3%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Mississippi 72.3%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 71,400

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 13%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Mississippi 13%

USA 26%

State of Mississippi - More population data

Births 2004 = 42,827

Deaths 2004 = 27,871

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 420

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 58.5%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Mississippi 58.5%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 1.4%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Mississippi 1.4%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 3.6%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Mississippi 3.6%

USA 17.9%

State of Mississippi - Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,771,596

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 60.9%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,080,796

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 37.1%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 13,816

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 0.5%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 22,399

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 0.8%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 935

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 0.0%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 20,998

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 0.7%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 53,381

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 1.8%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,726,158

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 59.3%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 59.3%

USA 66.4%

State of Mississippi - Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 72.9%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Mississippi 72.9%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 16.9%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 16.9%

Mississippi 16.9%

USA 24.4%

State of Mississippi - Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 72,862

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 25,051

State of Mississippi - Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles = 46.906,96

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 60,60

State of Mississippi - Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 1,046,434

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.63

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 15,853

Median household income 2004 = $ 34,278

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 19.3%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Mississippi 19.3%

USA 12.7%

State of Mississippi - Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 51.6%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 51.6%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 48.4%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Mississippi 48.4%

USA 49.3%

State of Mississippi - Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 1,307,347

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 88,683

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 6.8%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Mississippi 6.8%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 1,505,941

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = 13,269

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 277,407

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 51,278,077

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 34,051

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 60,542

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 926,952

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = -3.1%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Mississippi -3.1%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 163,761

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 5,486,105

Total number of firms 2002 = 187,602

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 13.3%

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 0.4%

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 1.6%

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 0.7%

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 0.1%

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 25.1%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 38,276,054

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 19,215,751

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 25,017,531

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 8,724

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 16,618

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 2,011,163

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 4,490,065

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 22,337,697

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 7,695