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Rankin County Statistics

Facts

Land area775.5 square miles
Population Density182.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)146,767
Population change3.6%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1824.7%
65 and over12.8%
Females51.7%
White77.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.6
Asian1.2%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American19.8%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher28.5%
Veterans9,765

Households and Housing

Households53,223
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more84.1%
Median household income$57,380
The Per capita income$26,897
Live below the poverty line11.5%
Housing units57,435
Multi-unit structures13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$148,900
Residents owning their homes75.5%

Business Facts

Total number of firms12,782
Women-owned firms23.7%
Asian-owned firms2.4%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms7.6%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,226,182
Retail sales per capita$16,103
Manufacturers shipments$1,865,834
Merchant wholesaler sales$2,629,579
Source US Census Data