In 2017, Holmes County, MS had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $20,330. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Holmes County, MS declined from 18,547 to 18,267, a -1.51% decrease and its median household income declined from $20,800 to $20,330, a -2.26% decrease.
The population of Holmes County, MS is 83.1% Black or African American Alone, 15.6% White Alone, and 0.422% Two or More Races. 0.676% of the people in Holmes County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Holmes County, MS are Holmes Community College (1,293 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Holmes County, MS is $50,600, and the homeownership rate is 61%. Most people in Holmes County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Holmes County, MS is 2 cars per household.