Data Maps

Data Maps

NOTE: Mapped data is not seasonally adjusted

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (residence based; updated monthly)

Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment Rates
Unemployment Rates (non-color version)

Census Data / BEA Data (updated annually) ♦ Last Update February 2024

Population Change
Percent Population Change
Positive/Negative Population Change
Percent Below Poverty (Age 18-64) 
Percent Below Poverty (Total Population) 
High School Graduates (Percent; Age 18 & over) 
College Graduates (Percent; Age 18 & over) 
Commuters-In (Workers commuting into county) 
Commuters-Out (Workers commuting out of county)
Per Capita Income 

Census of Employment and Wages (establishment based; updated annually) ♦ Last Update August 2023

Average Annual Wage
Number of Reporting Units
Average Monthly Employment
Average Monthly Manufacturing Employment
Percent of Manufacturing Employment to Total Employment by County

Area Maps

Workforce Development AreasMap of Workforce Development Areas

Delta—Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tunica, and Washington Counties

Mississippi Partnership—Alcorn, Attala, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, DeSoto, Grenada, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Webster, Winston, and Yalobusha Counties

Southcentral Mississippi Works—Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Hinds, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Madison, Pike, Rankin, Simpson, Walthall, Warren, Wilkinson, and Yazoo Counties

Twin Districts—Clarke, Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Leake, Marion, Neshoba, Newton, Pearl River, Perry, Scott, Smith, Stone and Wayne Counties

Metropolitan Statistical AreasMap of Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula MSA—Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties
Hattiesburg MSA—Forrest, Lamar, and Perry Counties
Jackson MSA—Copiah, Hinds, Madison, Rankin, Simpson and Yazoo Counties

Planning and Development DistrictsMap of Mississippi Planning and Development Districts

Central Mississippi—Copiah, Hinds, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, Warren, and Yazoo Counties
East Central Mississippi—Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott, and Smith Counties
Golden Triangle—Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster, and Winston Counties
North Central Mississippi—Attala, Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Leflore, Montgomery, and Yalobusha Counties
North Delta—Coahoma, DeSoto, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate and Tunica Counties
Northeast Mississippi—Alcorn, Benton, Marshall, Prentiss, Tippah, and Tishomingo Counties
South Delta—Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower, and Washington Counties
Southern Mississippi—Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone, and Wayne Counties
Southwest Mississippi—Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson Counties
Three Rivers—Calhoun, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc, and Union Counties

Community College DistrictsMap of Mississippi Community College Districts


Coahoma—Coahoma County
Copiah-Lincoln—Adams, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, & Simpson Counties
East Central—Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott, & Winston Counties
East Mississippi—Clay, Kemper, Lowndes, Noxubee, & Oktibbeha Counties
Gulf Coast—George, Harrison, Jackson, & Stone Counties
Hinds—Claiborne, Hinds, Rankin, & Warren Counties
Holmes—Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Holmes, Madison, Montgomery, Webster, & Yazoo Counties
Itawamba—Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, & Pontotoc Counties
Jones—Clarke, Covington, Greene, Jasper, Jones, Perry, Smith & Wayne Counties
Meridian—Lauderdale County
Mississippi Delta—Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Sharkey, Sunflower, & Washington Counties
Northeast—Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo & Union Counties
Northwest—Benton, Calhoun, DeSoto, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tunica, & Yalobusha Counties
Pearl River—Forrest, Hancock, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion, & Pearl River Counties
Southwest—Amite, Pike, Walthall, & Wilkinson Counties

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