Everything You Need to Know About the City of Hattiesburg Mississippi

In 2017, Hattiesburg, MS had a population of 46.5k people with a median age of 28.7 and a median household income of $32,009 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hattiesburg, MS declined from 46,846 to 46,495, a -0.749 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $30,748 dollars to $32,009 dollars, a 4.1 percent increase.

The population of Hattiesburg, MS is 53.5 percent Black or African American Alone, 40.5 percent White Alone, and 2.85 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Hattiesburg, MS speak a non-English language, and 97.3 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hattiesburg, MS are University of Southern Mississippi (3,349 degrees awarded in 2017), William Carey University (1,246 degrees), and Antonelli College-Hattiesburg (113 degrees).

The median property value in Hattiesburg, MS is $104,200 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 38.1 percent. Most people in Hattiesburg, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hattiesburg, MS is 2 cars per household.


Education in Hattiesburg

In 2017, universities in Hattiesburg, Mississippi awarded 4,841 degrees. The student of Hattiesburg, MS is skewed towards women, with 7,069 male and 12,637 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hattiesburg, MS are White (3,173 and 67.5 percent), followed by Black or African American (1,224 and 26 percent), Asian (91 and 1.93 percent), and Hispanic or Latino (90 and 1.91 percent).

The largest universities in Hattiesburg, MS by the number of degrees awarded are University of Southern Mississippi (3,349 and 69.2 percent), William Carey University (1,246 and 25.7 percent), and Antonelli College-Hattiesburg (113 and 2.33 percent).

The most popular majors in Hattiesburg, MS are Registered Nursing (286 and 5.91 percent), General Business Administration & Management (283 and 5.85 percent), and General Psychology (275 and 5.68 percent).

The median tuition costs in Hattiesburg, MS is $11,400 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $8,108 dollars and $8,108 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Hattiesburg

The economy of Hattiesburg, MS employs 20.5k people and Hattiesburg has an unemployment rate of 4.3 percent. Hattiesburg has seen the job market increase by 1.2 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.7 percent, which is higher than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Hattiesburg, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,286 people), Retail Trade (3,223 people), and Educational Services (3,109 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,108 dollars), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,650 dollars), and Utilities ($57,155 dollars).

Households in Hattiesburg, MS have a median annual income of $32,009 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $30,748 dollars in 2016, which represents a 4.1 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Hattiesburg

– The Sales Tax Rate for Hattiesburg is 7.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Hattiesburg is 5.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Hattiesburg

– The average earnings of a Hattiesburg resident are $19,338 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Hattiesburg resident is $27,827 dollars a year.