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Mississippi County Map and Population List in Excel

GENERAL INFO

The US state Mississippi (MS) is the 34th largest state by population and 32nd biggest state by area. Mississippi has 82 counties ranking it the 16th state with the most counties in USA. See below some basic information about the state:

Country:United States
State:Mississippi
Abbreviation:MS
Capital:Jackson
Largest City:Jackson
Population:2,976,149
Population rank in US:34th
Total Area [mi²]:48,430
Total Area [km²]:125,443
Area rank in US:32nd
Number of Counties:82

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY POPULATION DENSITY MAP

If you want to show data distributon per geographical area, density maps (or heat maps) are a great way to achieve this. For example, here is a Mississippi Population Density Map per County:

Mississippi County Population Density Map

We have prepared this easily with Mississippi County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

We have prepared this easily with Mississippi County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES LIST

Below are 82 Mississippi counties ranked by population information. The data is from the US Census Bureau. Note that, these are ZCTA (Zip Code Tabulation Area) codes which means they have geographical area and population. PO Boxes and military codes are excluded.You can copy and paste this list directly into your spreadsheet.
(Top 10 counties shown. To expand the list, simply click on the “show more” button)

RankCountyPopulation
1Hinds County231,840
2Harrison County208,080
3DeSoto County184,945
4Rankin County155,271
5Jackson County143,617
6Madison County106,272
7Lee County85,436
8Forrest County74,897
9Lauderdale County74,125
10Jones County68,098
11Lamar County63,343
12Lowndes County58,595
13Pearl River County55,535
14Lafayette County54,019
15Oktibbeha County49,587
16Hancock County47,632
17Warren County45,381
18Washington County43,909
19Pike County39,288
20Alcorn County36,953
21Marshall County35,294
22Monroe County35,252
23Panola County34,192
24Lincoln County34,153
25Pontotoc County32,174
26Adams County30,693
27Bolivar County30,628
28Yazoo County29,690
29Neshoba County29,118
30Union County28,815
31Tate County28,321
32Leflore County28,183
33Scott County28,124
34Copiah County28,065
35Simpson County26,658
36Prentiss County25,126
37Sunflower County25,110
38Marion County24,573
39George County24,500
40Itawamba County23,390
41Leake County22,786
42Coahoma County22,124
43Tippah County22,015
44Newton County21,018
45Grenada County20,758
46Wayne County20,183
47Tishomingo County19,383
48Clay County19,316
49Covington County18,636
50Stone County18,336
51Attala County18,174
52Winston County17,955
53Chickasaw County17,103
54Holmes County17,010
55Jasper County16,383
56Smith County15,916
57Clarke County15,541
58Calhoun County14,361
59Walthall County14,286
60Tallahatchie County13,809
61Greene County13,586
62Lawrence County12,586
63Amite County12,297
64Yalobusha County12,108
65Perry County11,973
66Jefferson Davis County11,128
67Noxubee County10,417
68Carroll County9,947
69Montgomery County9,775
70Kemper County9,742
71Webster County9,689
72Tunica County9,632
73Claiborne County8,988
74Wilkinson County8,630
75Benton County8,259
76Choctaw County8,210
77Humphreys County8,064
78Franklin County7,713
79Jefferson County6,990
80Quitman County6,792
81Sharkey County4,321
82Issaquena County1,327

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES

What is the largest county in Mississippi?

Out of the 82 counties in Mississippi, Hinds County is the largest by population. Yazoo County is the largest by land area.

What is the smallest county in Mississippi?

Issaquena County is the smallest Mississippi county by population. Alcorn County is the smallest by size.

What is the richest county in the state of Mississippi?

In terms of economics and average income level, Madison County is the richest Mississippi county.

What is the poorest county in Mississippi?

Issaquena County is the poorest Mississippi county.

MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES MAP PDF

We have prepared Mississippi county density map by population as a downloadable PDF.

Mississippi County Population Density MapYou can download the PDF for free from the link below:

Mississippi County Density Map PDF

VIDEO: HOW TO PAINT MISSISSIPPI COUNTY MAP WITH YOUR DATA

Check the video below to see how we use our Mississippi County Map Excel Template to visualize any data over Mississippi counties.

CREATE YOUR MISSISSIPPI DENSITY MAP IN 3 STEPS!

We have built the easiest Mississippi Heat Map Maker in the universe! It works fully in Excel:

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 1 Tin 1. DATA INPUT

Copy-Paste or input your values into our Excel template

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 2 Tin 2. SET OPTIONS

Customize the settings according to your preferences

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 3 Tin 3. CREATE YOUR MAP

Click the PAINT button to reflect your data onto the map

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here is a list of useful links which we think can be helpful whether you work on data visualization or make research about Mississippi state and Mississippi counties.

Data Source for Population and many other US related data:
https://www.census.gov

Wikipedia Page for List of Mississippi Counties:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Mississippi

Official Website of the State of Mississippi:
https://www.ms.gov/home

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