Cities & States

Population: 173,212
Population: 70,642
Population: 51,090
Population: 46,762
Population: 44,825
Population: 40,507
Population: 35,561
Olive Branch
Population: 35,018
Population: 33,119
Horn Lake
Population: 26,662

Hinds County
Population: 246,300
Harrison County
Population: 190,756
DeSoto County
Population: 163,975
Rankin County
Population: 143,665
Jackson County
Population: 139,906
Madison County
Population: 97,151
Lee County
Population: 83,964
Lauderdale County
Population: 80,337
Forrest County
Population: 75,991
Jones County
Population: 68,174


Mississippi Employment Profile

In the heart of the Deep South, Mississippi in many ways is, as it has always been, an agricultural state. Although suffering to this day from a heritage of underinvestment in education and infrastructure, it has made efforts to diversify its workforce through the use of premiere workforce technology, including leading applications matching Mississippians looking for work and the firms that requiring their skills. Top growing industries include sales and office administration/support, as well as education and healthcare. (Source: Mississippi Department of Employment Security)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by retail trade; health care and social assistance; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
4.8% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Mississippi

Directory of Counties in Mississippi

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