Mississippi

Population 2,984,926

Homefacts State Report

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 7,135 criminal and sex offenders in Mississippi (approximately 23.90 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Mississippi is 4.4% .

Schools view a full school report for Mississippi

1,084 Public Schools

Crime view a full crime report for Mississippi

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Mississippi by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Mississippi crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

7,135 Registered Sex Offenders found in Mississippi

A search for our database shows there are 7,135 registered Sex Offenders in Mississippi. Mississippi has a ratio of 23.90 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 862 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Mississippi. As well as 188 offenders whose location is unknown in Mississippi due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Mississippi Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Mississippi

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Mississippi real estate

Search for real estate in Mississippi by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Mississippi real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$175,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.1%
  • Rented
    27.7%
  • Owned
    57.2%

185 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price
No Data

Foreclosure Status Distribution

6,646 Building Permits

Mississippi building permits average per year since 2001 is 8,988. In 2007, there was a high number of building permits with 14,563 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 4,143. 81.73% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Building Permits By Year

Environmental Hazards

37,867 Environmental Hazards

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Demographics view full Mississippi demographics report

Unemployment view full Mississippi unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Mississippi has ranged from 4.3% in April 2017 to 11.7% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Mississippi is 4.4% for October 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Highest Unemployment Rate By City

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Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker
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