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Mississippi County

In 2020, Mississippi County had a population of 40,685 with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $42,986. Between 2010 and 2020 the population of Mississippi County declined from 46,480 to 40,685, representing a change of -12.5%


The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mississippi County are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.48%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.08%).


In 2020, the median property value in Mississippi County was $93,000, and the homeownership rate was 57.6%. Most people in Mississippi County drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Mississippi County was 2 cars per household.


In 2020, there were 746 employer establishments.  Employees of private companies totaled 70.3% of total employment.  County employment rate of residents was 56.1%.  


Between January 2021 and December 2021, monthly retail sales capture fluctuated though ranged from 116% - 179% of the county population’s spent dollars.





General Community Profile Data

2020 Census Update

County Economic Overview

COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery & Resilience

Detailed Economic Data

Statistical Trade Area Data

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