Living in West Hattiesburg, MS

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

West Hattiesburg, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
6,352
Unemployment
18.2%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$144,400
Median Income
$40,433
Median Rent
$843

West Hattiesburg SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8

West Hattiesburg, MS Cost Of Living

88
West Hattiesburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense West Hattiesburg Mississippi National Average
Overall 88 84 100
Services 87 94 100
Groceries 103 94 100
Health 90 91 100
Housing 78 63 100
Transportation 91 90 100
Utilities 95 95 100

Rankings for West Hattiesburg in Mississippi

Map Of West Hattiesburg, MS

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Population over time in West Hattiesburg

Year Population % Change
2019 6,352 7.1%
2018 5,933 -1.4%
2017 6,016 4.4%
2016 5,764 -13.6%
2015 6,674 -2.6%
2014 6,853 6.2%
2013 6,455 1.3%
2012 6,370 0.8%
2011 6,318 -3.0%
2010 6,516 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Hattiesburg

White
45.8% (2,907)
African American
37.1% (2,357)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.9% (121)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.2% (269)
Hispanic
11.0% (698)
Race West Hattiesburg MS USA
White 45.8% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 37.1% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.0% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in West Hattiesburg

Female
55.4% (3,521)
Male
44.6% (2,831)
Gender West Hattiesburg MS USA
Female 55.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 44.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Hattiesburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (508)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (698)
High School / GED
18.0% (1,143)
Some College
23.0% (1,460)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (381)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,206)
Master's Degree
12.0% (762)
Professional Degree
2.0% (127)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (63)
Education West Hattiesburg MS USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For West Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
15.7% (99,790)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (52,157)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (77,703)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (77,437)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (77,171)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.5% (79,566)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (52,689)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.6% (105,644)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (5,322)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (7,717)
Income West Hattiesburg MS USA
Less than $10,000 15.7% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.5% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.6% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 3.0% 7.7%

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