Mississippi’s Population Dwindling


JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – For three years running, the magnolia state’s population continues to fall.

The Census Bureau released their estimates today, December 21, stating almost 8,000 residents left the state.

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Mississippi was one of eight states to have negative population growth, now sitting at 2.98 million.

Although there were 6,500 more births than deaths, out-migration tipped the scales.