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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. 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!

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Rank County Population
1 Hinds County 227,742
2 Harrison County 208,621
3 DeSoto County 185,314
4 Rankin County 157,031
5 Jackson County 143,252
6 Madison County 109,145
7 Lee County 83,343
8 Forrest County 78,158
9 Lauderdale County 72,984
10 Jones County 67,246
11 Lamar County 64,222
12 Lowndes County 58,879
13 Pearl River County 56,145
14 Lafayette County 55,813
15 Oktibbeha County 51,788
16 Hancock County 46,053
17 Washington County 44,922
18 Warren County 44,722
19 Pike County 40,324
20 Lincoln County 34,907
21 Alcorn County 34,740
22 Monroe County 34,180
23 Marshall County 33,752
24 Panola County 33,208
25 Pontotoc County 31,184
26 Bolivar County 30,985
27 Adams County 29,538
28 Neshoba County 29,087
29 Copiah County 28,368
30 Leflore County 28,339
31 Tate County 28,064
32 Scott County 27,990
33 Union County 27,777
34 Yazoo County 26,743
35 Sunflower County 25,971
36 Simpson County 25,949
37 Prentiss County 25,008
38 Marion County 24,441
39 George County 24,350
40 Itawamba County 23,863
41 Tippah County 21,815
42 Grenada County 21,629
43 Coahoma County 21,390
44 Newton County 21,291
45 Leake County 21,275
46 Wayne County 19,779
47 Tishomingo County 18,850
48 Clay County 18,636
49 Covington County 18,340
50 Stone County 18,333
51 Attala County 17,889
52 Winston County 17,714
53 Chickasaw County 17,106
54 Holmes County 17,000
55 Jasper County 16,367
56 Clarke County 15,615
57 Smith County 14,209
58 Walthall County 13,884
59 Greene County 13,530
60 Calhoun County 13,266
61 Amite County 12,720
62 Tallahatchie County 12,715
63 Yalobusha County 12,481
64 Lawrence County 12,016
65 Perry County 11,511
66 Jefferson Davis County 11,321
67 Noxubee County 10,285
68 Carroll County 9,998
69 Webster County 9,926
70 Montgomery County 9,822
71 Tunica County 9,782
72 Claiborne County 9,135
73 Kemper County 8,988
74 Wilkinson County 8,587
75 Choctaw County 8,246
76 Humphreys County 7,785
77 Franklin County 7,675
78 Benton County 7,646
79 Jefferson County 7,260
80 Quitman County 6,176
81 Sharkey County 3,800
82 Issaquena County 1,338

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/.

United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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