Living in Hattiesburg, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Hattiesburg SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Hattiesburg, MS Cost Of Living

83
Hattiesburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Info Snack

Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. state of Mississippi, primarily in Forrest County (where it is the county seat) and extending west into Lamar County. The city population was 45,989 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 46,805 in 2015. It is the principal city of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses Forrest, Lamar and Perry counties.
Population
46,251
Unemployment
13.0%
Poverty
32.5%
Median Home
$112,100
Median Income
$33,792
Median Rent
$774

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Map Of Hattiesburg, MS

Population over time in Hattiesburg

Year Population % Change
2017 46,251 -0.5%
2016 46,495 -0.7%
2015 46,846 0.2%
2014 46,762 0.3%
2013 46,629 -0.2%
2012 46,716 0.9%
2011 46,284 0.6%
2010 46,013 0.7%
2009 45,713 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hattiesburg

White
40.9% (18,932)
African American
52.5% (24,262)
American Indian
0.2% (71)
Asian
1.2% (540)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (5)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,071)
Hispanic
3.0% (1,370)
Race Hattiesburg MS USA
White 40.9% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 52.5% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
16.0% (738,641)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.8% (359,803)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.2% (749,215)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (532,699)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (725,951)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (697,928)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (385,182)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.3% (293,182)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (67,149)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (75,344)
Income Hattiesburg MS USA
Less than $10,000 16.0% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.8% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.2% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.3% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Hattiesburg

Female
54.1% (25,010)
Male
45.9% (21,241)
Gender Hattiesburg MS USA
Female 54.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hattiesburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (2,312)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (4,162)
High School / GED
22.0% (10,175)
Some College
24.0% (11,100)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,700)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (8,325)
Master's Degree
10.0% (4,625)
Professional Degree
2.0% (925)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (925)
Education Hattiesburg MS USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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