Using US Census data, the following charts were developed to provide graphic illustration of key social, economic and demographic information for the state of Mississippi.
See maps below depicting Mississippi's Hispanic population from 1990 - 2000 - 2010. Total Hispanic population now stands 86,000 but is growing rapidly and is concentrated in specific areas of the state.
Female Headed Households
Children in female headed households have significantly higher levels of poverty.
Poverty and Gender
Traditionally female headed households tend to be those with the highest poverty level.