Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area has a population of 148,071 people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $43,572. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area grew from 147,339 to 148,071, a 0.5% increase and its median household income grew from $42,062 to $43,572, a 3.59% increase.
The population of Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area is 66.1% White, 28.6% Black, and 2.68% Hispanic. 3.55% of the people in Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area are University of Southern Mississippi, with 3,398 graduates, William Carey University, with 1,166 graduates, and Healing Touch Career College, with 111 graduates.
The median property value in Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area is $133,900, and the homeownership rate is 61.7%. Most people in Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area is 2 cars per household.
Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area is a metropolitan statistical area countaining Forrest County, MS; Lamar County, MS; and Perry County, MS and the census places Hattiesburg, MS; Petal, MS; and West Hattiesburg, MS.