Helena, MS Demographic Data

Helena, MS Summary

Helena is located in Jackson County in Mississippi
  • Population: 1,247
  • Area: 4.19 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 4.19 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 297.68 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 9.84 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Helena, MS Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
477
43%
50.8
Male
627
57%
49.2
Total Population
1,104
 
323,128,000

Helena, MS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
0
0.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
23
2.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
23
2.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
107
9.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
0
0.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
82
7.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
138
12.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
222
20.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
123
11.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
141
12.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
136
12.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
93
8.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
16
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
951
86.1%
77.2
Female
431
45.3%
51.3
Male
520
54.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
951
86.1%
73.1
62 Years and over
332
30.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
245
22.2%
15.2
Female
137
55.9%
55.8
Male
108
44.1%
44.2
Median Age (years)
52
0.0%
0.0

Helena, MS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,104
100.0% 
96.8
White
1,104
100.0% 
72.6
Black or African American
0
0.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
0
0.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
0
0.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
0
0.0% 
17.8
Mexican
0
0.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
0
0.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,104
100.0% 
82.2

Helena, MS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
113
11.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
114
12.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
420
44.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
191
20.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
95
10.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
18
1.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
0
0.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
227
23.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
724
76.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
18
1.9%
31.2

Helena, MS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
211
19.9%
33.7%
Now Married
513
48.5%
47.5
Divorced
188
17.8%
11.0%
Separated
23
2.2%
2.0
Widowed
123
11.6
5.8%

Helena, MS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,104
100.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
0
0.0%
21.6%
Spanish
0
0.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.1%

Helena, MS Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
70
13.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
62
12.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
74
14.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
78
15.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
52
10.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
47
9.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
50
9.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
29
5.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
44
8.7%
5.8
$200,000 or more
0
0.0%
6.4
Median household income
31,270
 
57,617
Per capita income
24,567
 
31,128

Helena, MS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
18
4.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
19
4.4%
9.8
Construction
66
15.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
38
8.8%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
0
0.0%
6.6
Information
0
0.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
145
33.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
29
6.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
15
3.5%
11.4
Public administration
48
11.2%
4.6
Retail trade
11
2.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
0
0.0%
5.2
Wholesale trade
41
9.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
135
31.4%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
180
41.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
50
11.6%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
36
8.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
29
6.7%
18.1%

Helena, MS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
430
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
333
77.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
64
14.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
0
0.0%
2.7
Other means
15
3.5%
1.8
Worked at home
18
4.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.0
 
26.6

Helena, MS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
15
3.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
128
25.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
226
44.7%
37.1
3 or more
137
27.1%
21.0

Helena, MS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
506
79.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
451
89.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
55
10.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
127
20.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
0
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.1
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.2
0.0%
2.5

Helena, MS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
633
1 room
0
0.0%
2.4
2 rooms
0
0.0%
2.7
3 rooms
57
9.0%
9.1
4 rooms
15
2.4%
16.5
5 rooms
217
34.3%
19.8
6 rooms
253
40.0%
17.8
7 rooms
0
0.0%
12.0
8 rooms
24
3.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
67
10.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Helena, MS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
633
 
 
1-unit, detached
536
84.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
0
0.0%
5.9
2-units
0
0.0%
3.6
3 or 4 units
0
0.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.4
20 or more units
0
0.0%
9.0
Mobile home
97
15.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Helena, MS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
0
0.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
40
6.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
0
0.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
118
18.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
310
49.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
72
11.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
80
12.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
13
2.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
0
0.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Helena, MS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
0
0.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
41
8.1%
4.7
Electricity
448
88.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
17
3.4%
1.1

Helena, MS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
135
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
10.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
20.1%
Less than $500
17
12.6%
1.6%
$1,000 to $1,499
38
28.1%
28.8%
$500 to $999
80
59.3%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
66
48.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
0
0.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
39
28.9%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
7.0%
35.0% or more
30
22.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Helena, MS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
44 
 
41,631,300 
Less than $500
0
0.0%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$500 to $999
12
27.3%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
32
72.7%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
11
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,078
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
12
27.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
17
38.6%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
0
0.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
0
0.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
15
34.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
11
0.0%
0.0%

Helena, MS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
451
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
98
21.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
81
18.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
191
42.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
81
18.0%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
0
0.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
0
0.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
110,300
 
205,000