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 5 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.422%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.334%), and Some Other Race (Non-Hispanic) (0.17%). N/A% 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 (1,317 degrees awarded in 2017).
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.