Hinds County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 248,643 (85% urban, 15% rural); it was 250,800 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 38,087
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,226
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 58,153
Renter-occupied apartments: 36,038 (it was 32,877 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

30%

Land area: 869 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 286 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hinds County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Hinds County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (68.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (28.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 115,203  (48.1%)
Females: 130,082  (51.9%)
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Hinds County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hinds County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,719 ($33,991 in 1999)

This county:

$33719
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $590 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $751)
This county:

$590
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,200 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
Hinds:

$94,200
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,900 - $163,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $140,143
Here:

$140,143
State:

$150,007

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,228
Here:

$140,228
State:

$144,982

In 2-unit structures: $32,405
Here:

$32,405
State:

$106,373

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $78,622
Here:

$78,622
State:

$125,962

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,653
Here:

$182,653
State:

$107,840

Mobile homes: $77,783
Here:

$77,783
State:

$41,804
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $991
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $327

Institutionalized population: 2,740

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Hinds County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
66.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
67.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
63.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 203 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 172 pounds. This is more than average.
41.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 769 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2008: 745 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2009: 246 buildings, average cost: $138,600

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,036 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $759 (1.0%)

Hinds County household income distribution in 2009 Hinds County home values distribution Hinds County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.4%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 68.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.2% for other race residents, 19.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.4%
Hinds County:

29.4%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 68.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.6% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Area name: Jackson, MS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hinds County is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $613 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jackson, Clinton, Byram, Raymond, Edwards, Utica, Terry, Bolton, Learned.

Hinds County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Hinds County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.072 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 37 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hinds County: Camp Kickapoo (A), Turnage Trails Camp (B), Coxs Ferry (C), Brown Loam Branch Experiment Station (D), Hinds County Penal Farm (E), Live Oaks Country Club (F), Norrell (G), Brownsville Volunteer Fire Department (H), Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department Terry (I), Terry Volunteer Fire Department (J), Maclean Volunteer Fire Department (K), Bench Volunteer Fire Department (L), Pocahontas Volunteer Fire Department (M), Byram Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hinds County include: New Hope Church (A), New Mount Zion Church (B), New Salem Church (C), Salem Baptist Church (D), Oak Grove Church (E), Oak Ridge Church (F), Rohelia Church (G), Rocky Spring Church (H), Orange Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carter Cemetery (1), Chatham Cemetery (2), Cook Cemetery (3), Cox Cemetery (4), McClellan Cemetery (5), McElwee Cemetery (6), Dawson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horseshoe Lake (A), Askew Pond (B), Five Mile Lake (C), Graves Lake (D), Gin Lake (E), Gillespie Lake (F), Gibbs Lake (G), Old River Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Bayou (A), Bitter Creek (B), Big Creek (C), Belches Bayou (D), Beaverdam Creek (E), Bakers Creek (F), Anderson Creek (G), Adams Bayou (H), Vaughn Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hinds County: Pocahontas Mounds Roadside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Claiborne County , Copiah County , Madison County , Rankin County , Simpson County , Warren County , Yazoo County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 19,813
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,682 (44% naturalized citizens)

Hinds County:

1.1%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 846
  • 1990 to 1994: 462
  • 1985 to 1989: 278
  • 1980 to 1984: 235
  • 1975 to 1979: 164
  • 1970 to 1974: 193
  • 1970 to 1974: 111
  • 1965 to 1969: 393

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.2%

Hinds County marital status for males Hinds County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hinds County with a mortgage: 36,680 (3,895 second mortgage, 2,892 home equity loan, 114 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,218

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hinds County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant91,042218
Black Protestant31,86496
Mainline Protestant29,10160
Catholic7,2939
Other4,67220
Orthodox5202
None80,793-
Hinds County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Hinds County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Hinds County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 109
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hinds County:

11.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hinds County:

31.0%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Hinds County:

Average size of farms: 223 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $40,987
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $220.34
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,071
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,174
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.50
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.49%
Corn for grain: 11019 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 67 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 12135 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2150 harvested acres
Vegetables: 71 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,227 acres

Tornado activity:

Hinds County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1034402.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 59 fatalities and 631 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/3/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hinds County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from Hinds County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 309.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from Hinds County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 173.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Hinds County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (18%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Nigeria (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hinds County (%):

  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Hinds County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 84,810 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 16,713 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 794 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 21 (0%)
  • Railroad: 13 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 146 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 38 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,240 (2%)
  • Other means: 782 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,767 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Hinds County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 5,140 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,348 people in nursing homes
  • 945 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 643 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 383 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 382 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 269 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 232 people in other group homes
  • 228 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 181 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 119 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 111 people in state prisons
  • 102 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 89 people in institutions for the blind
  • 57 people in halfway houses
  • 47 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 37 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 23 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

People in group quarters in Hinds County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 4,307 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,028 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 207 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 198 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 179 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 165 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 123 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 119 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 93 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 66 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 40 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,140.

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($77 average AGI)
Hinds County:

0.02%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

4.16% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($17,880 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($9,871 average AGI)
Hinds County:

1.94%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rankin County, MS  1.07% ($28,135 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  1.03% ($29,536)
from Warren County, MS  0.22% ($29,581)
from Copiah County, MS  0.19% ($24,399)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.12% ($22,573)
from Shelby County, TN  0.09% ($23,803)
from Forrest County, MS  0.08% ($25,329)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Hinds County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

4.22% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($21,806 average AGI)
2.35% relocated to other states ($10,995 average AGI)
Hinds County:

2.35%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rankin County, MS  1.30% ($33,766 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  1.25% ($44,471)
to Copiah County, MS  0.16% ($29,571)
to Warren County, MS  0.13% ($25,390)
to Harris County, TX  0.13% ($21,526)
to Shelby County, TN  0.11% ($23,326)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.09% ($24,647)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.6

Births per 1000 population in Hinds County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Hinds County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 10.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hinds County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 33,009 (25,839 aged, 7,170 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 38630.01
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1186.060
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 100619.63

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1617.840
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 841.810
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.83

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54.62
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.82

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 196.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 144.8
  • Cut/Pierce - 26.3
  • Other - 25.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 68.7
  • Suffocation - 19.5
  • Other - 10.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 237,442

Size of family households: 23,089 2-persons, 15,182 3-persons, 11,664 4-persons, 6,124 5-persons, 2,550 6-persons, 2,003 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 25,813 1-person, 3,968 2-persons, 560 3-persons, 256 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

31,522 married couples with children.
26,178 single-parent households (3,234 men, 22,944 women).

96.5% of residents of Hinds County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,496,071,000 ($9985 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $136,440,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $641,021,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $357,363,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,509,000
Federal grants: $1,066,697,000
Federal procurement contracts: $145,224,000 ($49,884,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $278,257,000 ($25,085,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $17,567,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $168,636,000
Federal Government insurance: $591,832,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 21,570
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,033
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +698
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -12,265
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hinds County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 40.21 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 676
  • 2000 to 2004: 12,646
  • 1990 to 1999: 11,469
  • 1980 to 1989: 14,773
  • 1970 to 1979: 19,980
  • 1960 to 1969: 17,819
  • 1950 to 1959: 17,214
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,897
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,287
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hinds County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 562
  • 3 rooms: 2,451
  • 4 rooms: 3,807
  • 5 rooms: 13,508
  • 6 rooms: 15,969
  • 7 rooms: 10,318
  • 8 rooms: 6,186
  • 9+ rooms: 5,297
  • 1 room: 1,195
  • 2 rooms: 3,611
  • 3 rooms: 6,791
  • 4 rooms: 7,995
  • 5 rooms: 7,163
  • 6 rooms: 3,960
  • 7 rooms: 1,394
  • 8 rooms: 516
  • 9+ rooms: 252
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hinds County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 266
  • 1 bedroom: 1,607
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,044
  • 3 bedrooms: 34,297
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,304
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,635
  • no bedroom: 1,472
  • 1 bedroom: 9,876
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,330
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,755
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,248
  • 5+ bedrooms: 196
Cars and other vehicles available in Hinds County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,981
  • 1 vehicle: 17,291
  • 2 vehicles: 24,221
  • 3 vehicles: 10,030
  • 4 vehicles: 2,758
  • 5+ vehicles: 872
  • no vehicle: 5,976
  • 1 vehicle: 17,449
  • 2 vehicles: 7,586
  • 3 vehicles: 1,392
  • 4 vehicles: 323
  • 5+ vehicles: 151

55% of Hinds County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Mississippi.

Hinds County:

54.6%
State average:

59.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $58,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hinds County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.3%)
  • Electricity (32.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.5%)
  • Electricity (57.6%)
  • Utility gas (38.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,110
Here:

12.5%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,003
Here:

12.6%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,934
Here:

29.6%
Mississippi:

12.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Hinds County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $17,702,000
    Regular Highways: $9,865,000
    Financial Administration: $7,959,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,959,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,235,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,151,000
    Health - Other: $5,085,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,295,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,730,000
    General - Other: $1,747,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,713,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,427,000
    General Public Buildings: $965,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $784,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,502,000
    Central Staff Services: $52,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $882,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,647,000

Hinds County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,438,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,384,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $615,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,634,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,374,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,056,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,693,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,440,000
    Highways: $1,984,000
    All Other: $1,775,000
    Education: $1,498,000
  • Tax - Property: $49,082,000
    Other License: $2,516,000

Hinds County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,175,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,820,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,170,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,035,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,965,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,135,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,610,000

Hinds County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,554,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,625,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,035,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hinds County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hinds County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 62 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED690$133,054603$125,5312,701$144,673318$44,07513$1,641,692790$78,12353$51,679
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$124,89236$126,528245$132,13525$61,9200$019$60,26314$78,714
APPLICATIONS DENIED158$109,829181$70,2871,249$121,105408$23,0511$500,000211$64,69761$46,148
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN77$131,36473$117,151668$136,39540$167,7250$0107$99,8976$62,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$121,09119$113,105220$119,05942$67,2860$016$69,5637$76,571
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 38 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$179,240109$192,8442$85,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$173,04052$199,9233$59,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$200,07727$214,9260$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$116,2008$232,6250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$122,8335$204,8006$71,333

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hinds County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2,00370.3 years
Mary1,87177.0 years
John1,63771.7 years
William1,41672.3 years
Willie1,31871.4 years
Robert1,22669.8 years
George80973.1 years
Charles78668.3 years
Annie68879.0 years
Henry55673.2 years
Most common last names in Hinds County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,30372.4 years
Williams1,10372.4 years
Jones1,01772.4 years
Johnson99873.2 years
Brown71872.1 years
Davis66672.2 years
Robinson52071.9 years
Taylor49072.3 years
Moore48372.3 years
Thomas45473.6 years
Businesses in Hinds County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T10Justice1
Abercrombie Kids1KFC9
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Kroger6
Ace Hardware5La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts7La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor2Little Caesars Pizza4
Apple Store1Lowe's2
Applebee's3Marriott3
Arby's2Marshalls1
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AutoZone9Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's14
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins4New Balance8
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Baymont Inn1Nike37
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan2
Best Western3Office Depot4
Blockbuster4Old Navy1
Brookstone1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King8Outback Steakhouse1
CVS5Pac Sun1
Cache1Papa John's Pizza3
CarMax1Payless5
Casual Male XL1Penske4
Catherines2PetSmart1
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet3Pizza Hut7
Chick-Fil-A4Plato's Closet1
Chico's2Popeyes10
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality3
Church's Chicken6Quiznos3
Circle K1RadioShack5
Clarion1Red Lobster1
Coldwater Creek1Red Roof Inn2
Comfort Inn3Rite Aid4
Cracker Barrel1Rue211
Curves2SAS Shoes2
Dairy Queen3SONIC Drive-In10
Days Inn4Sam's Club1
Decora Cabinetry5Sears3
Domino's Pizza5Sephora1
Econo Lodge2Shoe Carnival1
Ethan Allen1Sleep Inn1
Express1Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sprint Nextel2
Fashion Bug1Starbucks3
FedEx63Studio 61
Finish Line2Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Subaru1
Foot Locker2Subway27
Ford1Super 83
GNC6T-Mobile11
GameStop3T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Taco Bell6
Goodwill9Talbots3
Gymboree1Target1
H&R Block12The Athlete's Foot1
Havertys Furniture1The Limited1
Haworth1Toyota1
Hilton5Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn4True Value1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul23
Home Depot2UPS57
Honda2Vans3
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless1
Hyatt1Victoria's Secret1
Hyundai1Volkswagen1
IHOP2Waffle House7
InTown Suites1Walgreens10
J. Jill1Walmart3
J.Crew1Wendy's11
JCPenney1Wet Seal1
Jones New York6YMCA6
Journeys1

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