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Mississippi Counties by Population

Below are the 82 Mississippi counties sorted by population from 1 to 82 . The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey.

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Rank County Population
1 Hinds County 238,797
2 Harrison County 204,502
3 DeSoto County 178,975
4 Rankin County 152,677
5 Jackson County 142,376
6 Madison County 104,562
7 Lee County 85,072
8 Lauderdale County 76,279
9 Forrest County 75,224
10 Jones County 68,352
11 Lamar County 61,969
12 Lowndes County 59,150
13 Pearl River County 55,219
14 Lafayette County 53,590
15 Oktibbeha County 49,512
16 Hancock County 46,961
17 Warren County 46,519
18 Washington County 46,057
19 Pike County 39,532
20 Alcorn County 37,090
21 Monroe County 35,673
22 Marshall County 35,599
23 Lincoln County 34,320
24 Panola County 34,190
25 Bolivar County 31,848
26 Pontotoc County 31,618
27 Adams County 31,266
28 Neshoba County 29,332
29 Leflore County 29,222
30 Yazoo County 28,565
31 Union County 28,507
32 Copiah County 28,501
33 Tate County 28,404
34 Scott County 28,332
35 Simpson County 26,888
36 Sunflower County 26,168
37 Prentiss County 25,255
38 Marion County 24,990
39 George County 23,917
40 Itawamba County 23,462
41 Coahoma County 23,255
42 Leake County 22,792
43 Tippah County 22,018
44 Newton County 21,360
45 Grenada County 21,088
46 Wayne County 20,373
47 Clay County 19,640
48 Tishomingo County 19,441
49 Covington County 18,978
50 Attala County 18,437
51 Stone County 18,276
52 Winston County 18,229
53 Holmes County 17,737
54 Chickasaw County 17,193
55 Jasper County 16,505
56 Smith County 16,009
57 Clarke County 15,770
58 Calhoun County 14,499
59 Walthall County 14,477
60 Tallahatchie County 14,158
61 Greene County 13,645
62 Lawrence County 12,633
63 Amite County 12,412
64 Yalobusha County 12,367
65 Perry County 12,006
66 Jefferson Davis County 11,339
67 Noxubee County 10,700
68 Carroll County 10,070
69 Montgomery County 10,068
70 Tunica County 9,988
71 Kemper County 9,943
72 Webster County 9,768
73 Claiborne County 9,089
74 Wilkinson County 8,875
75 Humphreys County 8,389
76 Choctaw County 8,277
77 Benton County 8,232
78 Franklin County 7,733
79 Jefferson County 7,225
80 Quitman County 7,187
81 Sharkey County 4,404
82 Issaquena County 1,361

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

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