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Jackson County, Mississippi

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Population:

  • Total Population: 131,420
  • Males: 65,066
  • Females: 66,354

Ethnicity:

  • White: 97,482
  • Black/African American: 26,904
  • Hispanic: 2,681
  • Native American/Eskimo: 763
  • Asian: 1,917
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 12
  • Other: 120
  • 2 or more: 1,541

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (115,955)
  2. Spanish (2,975)
  3. Vietnamese (910)
  4. French (520)
  5. German (420)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 3,484

  1. Vietnam (645)
  2. Mexico (637)
  3. United Kingdom (383)
  4. Philippines (263)
  5. Germany (238)
  6. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (184)
  7. Canada (137)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (33,589)
  2. Catholic Church (12,930)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (9,673)
  4. Assemblies of God (3,069)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,175)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 47,034
    • Sensory: 5,341
    • Physical: 12,642
    • Mental: 6,334
    • Self-care: 3,616
    • Go outside home: 8,940
    • Employment: 10,273

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,210

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 47,676
    • Utility gas: 12,978
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,699
    • Electricity: 30,568
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 29
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 196
    • Solar Energy: 8
    • Other fuel: 21
    • No fuel used: 177

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 85,184
    • No vehicle: 4,414
    • 1 or more vehicle: 80,770

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 414
    • No High School: 3,626
    • Some High School: 11,704
    • High School: 26,579
    • Some College: 20,328
    • Associate's Degree: 6,540
    • College Degree: 8,863
    • Master's Degree: 3,258
    • Professional Degree: 1,082
    • Doctoral Degree: 424

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 47,676
    • Owners with phone: 34,841
    • Owners without phone: 707
    • Renters with phone: 10,824
    • Renters without phone: 1,304

    10 closest counties:

    1. George County, Mississippi
    2. Harrison County, Mississippi
    3. Mobile County, Alabama
    4. Stone County, Mississippi
    5. Greene County, Mississippi
    6. Hancock County, Mississippi
    7. Perry County, Mississippi
    8. Baldwin County, Alabama
    9. Pearl River County, Mississippi
    10. Washington County, Alabama

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    39552, 39553, 39555, 39562, 39563, 39564, 39565, 39566, 39567, 39568, 39569, 39581, 39595

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WOSM (103.1 FM) OCEAN SPRINGS, MS
    • WPMP (1580 AM) PASCAGOULA, MS
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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