Basic information about the Jones County
The Jones County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 701 square miles, with 6 square miles being water areas. There are 67.761 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Jones County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (67.19%), followed by Black or African American (28.27%) and Some Other Race (2.67%). There are 25.247 households in the county, while 70,54% of them are family households and 29,46% represent non family households. There are 5 cities and towns in Jones County. The most populated city is Laurel city and the smallest town or village is Soso town.