Mississippi is home to more than 2 million residents, making it the 31st most populous of the 50 United States. Mississippi ranks 33rd in total area (48,432.00 square miles) and 33rd in population density (61.63 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 37 years, with 75.7% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 6,964 criminal and sex offenders in Mississippi (approximately 23.33 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Mississippi is 5.1% .