In 2020, Southwest Region PUMA, MS had a population of 177k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $33,827. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Southwest Region PUMA, MS declined from 177,562 to 176,638, a −0.52% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,182 to $33,827, a 1.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Region PUMA, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (48.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (47.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.35%), Other (Hispanic) (0.749%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.545%).
3.57% of the households in Southwest Region PUMA, 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.
98.5% of the residents in Southwest Region PUMA, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Southwest Region PUMA, MS was $90,700, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%. Most people in Southwest Region PUMA, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest Region PUMA, MS was 2 cars per household.
Southwest Region PUMA, MS borders Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA, Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area (West) PUMA, LA, Livingston & St. Helena Parishes PUMA, LA, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, Hinds (West), Warren & Copiah CountiesVicksburg City PUMA, MS, Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, Jones, Wayne, Covington, Greene & Jefferson Davis Counties PUMA, MS, and Forrest, Lamar, Marion & Perry CountiesHattiesburg City PUMA, MS.