The Hinds County work force has a strong work ethic that delivers powerful results and profits to the bottom line.

Our Workforce Makes it happen

Whether it is manufacturing precision parts for aircraft, managing the operations center of iconic retail outlets, or ensuring that items are transported across the country on schedule, Hinds County's workforce makes it happen. Of those currently working in the region, 41% of them are Hinds Countians. Of those seeking employment in our region, 46.5% of them are Hinds Countians.

Employment Data (2019 Annual Averages)

  Hinds County Jackson MSA Mississippi U.S.A.
Civilian Labor Force 109,660 271,080  1,278,700  
Unemployed 5,570 12,620  67,900  
Unemployment Rate 5.1% 4.7% 5.3% 3.7%
Employed 104,090 258,460  1,210,800  

Source: Mississippi Department of Employment Security and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics