Mississippi 2017 Population By County
Updated on June 22, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 2,988,510 people living in Mississippi in 2017. Hinds County was the most populated county with 239,929 residents, followed by Harrison County with 204,966 residents, and DeSoto County with 179,005 residents. Issaquena County with a population of 1,341 was the least populated county in Mississippi in 2017.

Use the map below to interactively explore the population of each county in Mississippi in 2017. The data can also be explored further by sorting and filtering with the table below.

Mississippi 2017 Population By County
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Table of Mississippi 2017 Population By County
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County Population % of State Population
Adams 31,462 1.05%
Alcorn 37,165 1.24%
Amite 12,448 0.42%
Attala 18,467 0.62%
Benton 8,255 0.28%
Bolivar 31,718 1.06%
Calhoun 14,508 0.49%
Carroll 10,094 0.34%
Chickasaw 17,144 0.57%
Choctaw 8,240 0.28%
Claiborne 9,026 0.30%
Clarke 15,805 0.53%
Clay 19,621 0.66%
Coahoma 23,214 0.78%
Copiah 28,528 0.96%
Covington 19,014 0.64%
DeSoto 179,005 5.99%
Forrest 75,155 2.52%
Franklin 7,754 0.26%
George 23,951 0.80%
Greene 13,529 0.45%
Grenada 21,037 0.70%
Hancock 46,949 1.57%
Harrison 204,966 6.86%
Hinds 239,929 8.03%
Holmes 17,849 0.60%
Humphreys 8,333 0.28%
Issaquena 1,341 0.05%
Itawamba 23,499 0.79%
Jackson 142,246 4.76%
Jasper 16,574 0.56%
Jefferson 7,227 0.24%
Jefferson Davis 11,284 0.38%
Jones 68,364 2.29%
Kemper 10,093 0.34%
Lafayette 54,178 1.81%
Lamar 61,536 2.06%
Lauderdale 76,309 2.55%
Lawrence 12,629 0.42%
Leake 22,819 0.76%
Lee 85,071 2.85%
Leflore 29,292 0.98%
Lincoln 34,340 1.15%
Lowndes 59,147 1.98%
Madison 104,584 3.50%
Marion 25,108 0.84%
Marshall 35,590 1.19%
Monroe 35,851 1.20%
Montgomery 10,143 0.34%
Neshoba 29,435 0.99%
Newton 21,396 0.72%
Noxubee 10,711 0.36%
Oktibbeha 49,678 1.66%
Panola 34,158 1.14%
Pearl River 55,255 1.85%
Perry 12,014 0.40%
Pike 39,510 1.32%
Pontotoc 31,709 1.06%
Prentiss 25,215 0.84%
Quitman 7,208 0.24%
Rankin 152,904 5.12%
Scott 28,436 0.95%
Sharkey 4,415 0.15%
Simpson 26,905 0.90%
Smith 16,073 0.54%
Stone 18,593 0.62%
Sunflower 26,142 0.88%
Tallahatchie 14,094 0.47%
Tate 28,581 0.96%
Tippah 21,953 0.74%
Tishomingo 19,518 0.65%
Tunica 9,984 0.33%
Union 28,486 0.95%
Walthall 14,505 0.49%
Warren 46,682 1.56%
Washington 46,197 1.55%
Wayne 20,430 0.68%
Webster 9,732 0.33%
Wilkinson 8,855 0.30%
Winston 18,237 0.61%
Yalobusha 12,449 0.42%
Yazoo 28,659 0.96%