Mississippi vs. Tennessee

MississippiTennessee
Population, 2014 estimate2,994,0796,549,352
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20140.9%3.2%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20130.8%2.4%
Population, 20102,967,2976,346,105
Population, 2013 estimate2,992,2066,497,269
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base2,968,1036,346,275
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.6%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201324.7%23.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201313.9%14.7%
Female persons, percent, 201351.4%51.2%
White alone, percent, 201359.8%79.1%
Black or African American alone, percent, 201337.4%17.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20130.6%0.4%
Asian alone, percent, 20131.0%1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.1%1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 20132.9%4.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201357.5%74.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201385.8%84.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-20132.2%4.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-20133.9%6.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201381.5%84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201320.1%23.8%
Veterans, 2009-2013200,748484,901
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201323.924.3
Housing units, 20131,283,1652,840,914
Homeownership rate, 2009-201369.4%67.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201313.9%18.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$99,900$139,200
Households, 2009-20131,088,0732,475,195
Persons per household, 2009-20132.652.52
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$20,618$24,409
Median household income, 2009-2013$39,031$44,298
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201322.7%17.6%
Private nonfarm establishments, 201358,435130,819
Private nonfarm employment, 2013902,6382,394,068
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-20130.8%2.1%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012199,777471,026
Total number of firms, 2007225,977545,348
Black-owned firms, percent, 200718.0%8.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.3%0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.8%2.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.8%1.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.9%25.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)59,869,456140,447,760
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)23,003,58580,116,528
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)33,751,40777,547,291
Retail sales per capita, 2007$11,552$12,563
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)7,045,09710,626,759
Building permits, 20136,79923,816
Land area in square miles, 201046,923.2741,234.90
Population per square mile, 201063.2153.9

Source: United States Census Bureau

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About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Mississippi and Tennessee using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.