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Mississippi Counties by Population

Below are the 82 Mississippi counties sorted by population from largest to smallest. The population data are from the 2021 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

Rank County Population
1 Hinds County 230,772
2 Harrison County 207,382
3 DeSoto County 183,220
4 Rankin County 156,052
5 Jackson County 142,993
6 Madison County 108,248
7 Lee County 83,388
8 Forrest County 77,743
9 Lauderdale County 73,756
10 Jones County 67,374
11 Lamar County 63,610
12 Lowndes County 58,904
13 Pearl River County 55,972
14 Lafayette County 55,727
15 Oktibbeha County 51,339
16 Hancock County 45,911
17 Washington County 45,616
18 Warren County 45,141
19 Pike County 40,262
20 Alcorn County 34,964
21 Lincoln County 34,910
22 Monroe County 34,448
23 Marshall County 34,031
24 Panola County 33,300
25 Bolivar County 31,301
26 Pontotoc County 31,136
27 Adams County 29,927
28 Neshoba County 29,153
29 Leflore County 28,555
30 Copiah County 28,453
31 Tate County 28,123
32 Scott County 28,062
33 Yazoo County 27,924
34 Union County 27,775
35 Sunflower County 26,295
36 Simpson County 26,064
37 Prentiss County 25,022
38 Marion County 24,609
39 George County 24,260
40 Itawamba County 23,863
41 Tippah County 21,877
42 Coahoma County 21,839
43 Grenada County 21,621
44 Leake County 21,452
45 Newton County 21,385
46 Wayne County 19,824
47 Tishomingo County 18,945
48 Clay County 18,768
49 Covington County 18,491
50 Stone County 18,356
51 Attala County 18,025
52 Winston County 17,846
53 Holmes County 17,243
54 Chickasaw County 17,100
55 Jasper County 16,406
56 Clarke County 15,678
57 Smith County 14,483
58 Walthall County 13,981
59 Greene County 13,653
60 Calhoun County 13,420
61 Tallahatchie County 12,917
62 Amite County 12,718
63 Yalobusha County 12,586
64 Lawrence County 12,055
65 Perry County 11,611
66 Jefferson Davis County 11,372
67 Noxubee County 10,410
68 Carroll County 10,053
69 Tunica County 9,949
70 Montgomery County 9,948
71 Webster County 9,938
72 Kemper County 9,211
73 Claiborne County 9,115
74 Wilkinson County 8,706
75 Choctaw County 8,264
76 Humphreys County 7,916
77 Franklin County 7,705
78 Benton County 7,687
79 Jefferson County 7,286
80 Quitman County 6,327
81 Sharkey County 4,160
82 Issaquena County 1,111

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 8 December 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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