Living in West Hattiesburg, MS

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

West Hattiesburg SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

West Hattiesburg, MS Cost Of Living

88
West Hattiesburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

West Hattiesburg, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
5,933
Unemployment
14.5%
Poverty
18.5%
Median Home
$140,200
Median Income
$41,593
Median Rent
$720

Rankings for West Hattiesburg in Mississippi

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Map Of West Hattiesburg, MS

Population over time in West Hattiesburg

Year Population % Change
2017 5,933 -1.4%
2016 6,016 4.4%
2015 5,764 -13.6%
2014 6,674 -2.6%
2013 6,853 6.2%
2012 6,455 1.3%
2011 6,370 0.8%
2010 6,318 -3.0%
2009 6,516 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Hattiesburg

White
43.4% (2,572)
African American
45.6% (2,704)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (125)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (9)
Hispanic
8.8% (523)
Race West Hattiesburg MS USA
White 43.4% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 45.6% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For West Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
18.0% (106,563)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (36,917)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.3% (79,071)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (40,583)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (81,428)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (110,229)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (56,554)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.7% (75,406)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (6,545)
Income West Hattiesburg MS USA
Less than $10,000 18.0% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.3% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.7% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in West Hattiesburg

Female
53.9% (3,199)
Male
46.1% (2,733)
Gender West Hattiesburg MS USA
Female 53.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Hattiesburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (355)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (593)
High School / GED
19.0% (1,127)
Some College
25.0% (1,483)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (474)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (949)
Master's Degree
10.0% (593)
Professional Degree
4.0% (237)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (118)
Education West Hattiesburg MS USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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