Building Departments in Mississippi

There are 59 Building Departments in Mississippi, serving a population of 2,986,220 people in an area of 46,912 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 50,613 people, and 1 Building Department per 795 square miles.

The state of Mississippi is ranked 21st in Building Departments per capita, and 29th in Building Departments per square mile.

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Mississippi Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Mississippi Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Mississippi Residential Housing Units
 MississippiUnited States
Total Housing Units1,308,259135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units1,103,514 (84.3%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Mississippi Occupied Residential Buildings
 MississippiUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes779,523 (70.6%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes13,562 (1.2%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments24,290 (2.2%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments32,424 (2.9%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments48,148 (4.4%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments46,733 (4.2%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing158,834 (14.4%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Mississippi Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 MississippiUnited States
2014 or Later10,412 (0.9%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201334,252 (3.1%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 2009197,778 (17.9%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999366,966 (33.3%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 1979333,352 (30.2%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 1959114,787 (10.4%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier45,967 (4.2%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Mississippi Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 MississippiUnited States
1 Room12,936 (1.2%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms76,156 (6.9%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms438,799 (39.8%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms387,501 (35.1%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms188,122 (17.0%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Mississippi Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 MississippiUnited States
No Bedroom13,737 (1.2%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom58,491 (5.3%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms826,006 (74.9%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms205,280 (18.6%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Mississippi Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 MississippiUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities1,098,314 (99.5%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities1,095,313 (99.3%)117,845,683 (99.2%)