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Cities & States

Jackson
Population: 173,212
 
Gulfport
Population: 70,642
 
Southaven
Population: 51,090
 
Hattiesburg
Population: 46,762
 
Biloxi
Population: 44,825
 
Meridian
Population: 40,507
 
Tupelo
Population: 35,561
 
Olive Branch
Population: 35,018
 
Greenville
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

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)

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