Mississippi County Information

Mississippi in Arkansas occupies 920 square miles and has a 2006 population of 47,517, a change from a 2000 population of 51,979 and 57,525 in 1990. 14% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.9% percent is 25-35, and 13.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 392 acts of violent crime reported in Mississippi in 2004, a change from 384 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,699 people: 8.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 7.7%.

Read more about Mississippi, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMississippi 
StateArkansas 
Land Area920 sq. milesRanked 894 of 3,140
Population 200647,517Ranked 991 of 3,140
Population 200547,763 
Population 200051,979Ranked 893 of 3,140
Population 199057,525Ranked 756 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion63.9% 
African American34.1% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.2% 
Population 5 to 1415.8% 
Population 15 to 2414% 
Population 25 to 3411.9% 
Population 35 to 4413.4% 
Population 45 to 5414% 
Population 55 to 6410.3% 
Population 65 to 746.9% 
Population 75 and up5.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes392384
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes32 
Robberies58 
Aggravated Assaults299 
Total Property Crimes2,8002,633
Burglaries842 
Larceny Thefts1,818 
Motor Vehicle Thefts140 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population20,86922,677
Unemployed Population1,6991,743
Unemployment Rate8.1%7.7%

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