In 2021, Holmes County, MS had a population of 17.2k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $24,958. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Holmes County, MS declined from 17,414 to 17,243, a −0.982% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,074 to $24,958, a 3.67% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (84.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.22%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.197%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.145%).
None of the households in Holmes County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.9% of the residents in Holmes County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Holmes County, MS are Holmes Community College (1,514 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Holmes County, MS was $60,800, and the homeownership rate was 60.4%.
Most people in Holmes County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Holmes County, MS was 2 cars per household.