In 2019, Holmes County, MS had a population of 17.7k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $21,504. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Holmes County, MS declined from 18,075 to 17,737, a −1.87% decrease and its median household income grew from $21,093 to $21,504, a 1.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (84%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.4%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.276%), White (Hispanic) (0.0733%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.0733%). 0% of the households in Holmes County, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 100% of the residents in Holmes County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Holmes County, MS are Holmes Community College (1,406 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Holmes County, MS was $60,400, and the homeownership rate was 61.3%. Most people in Holmes County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Holmes County, MS was 2 cars per household.