List of Largest Cities in Mississippi

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  • Post last modified:October 9, 2021

Mississippi is a state in the United States, located in the southern part of the country, and its name originates from the Mississippi River. The state has a total area of 125,443 km2 and a population of 2,984,926 (2012 estimate) with a density of 24 people per km2. Jackson is the biggest and capital city of Mississippi State, located in Hinds, Madison, and Rankin Counties. The city has a population of 172,638 people and a total area of 287 km2 with a population density of 600 people per km2.

RankNamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
County
1Jackson172,638287600Hinds, Madison, Rankin
2Gulfport71,012143493Harrison
3Southaven50,997106477DeSoto
4Hattiesburg47,556137344Forrest, Lamar
5Biloxi44,82098452Harrison
6Meridian40,921139294Lauderdale
7Tupelo35,827132270Lee
8Olive Branch34,96395367DeSoto
9Greenville33,20369476Washington
10Horn Lake26,63541641DeSoto
11Pearl26,26266397Rankin
12Clinton25,305108233Hinds
13Madison25,30465387Madison
14Starkville24,77566374Oktibbeha
15Ridgeland24,42750479Madison
16Vicksburg23,54285275Warren
17Columbus23,51857411Lowndes
18Brandon22,49866338Rankin
19Pascagoula22,24039558Jackson
20Oxford20,86541508Lafayette
21Laurel18,97842451Jones
22Gautier18,54478236Jackson
23Ocean Springs17,49329586Jackson
24Clarksdale17,28235480Coahoma
25Greenwood15,86031496Leflore

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