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Hinds Community College Demographics & Diversity

Raymond, Mississippi

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hinds Community College are mainly Black with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 63% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Hinds Community College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Hinds Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Hinds Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 37%
Black 56%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 57% more female students than male students enrolled at Hinds Community College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hinds Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Hinds Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Hinds Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,867
Women 7,654

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Hinds Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hinds Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,418 per year

76% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
12,521
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.9%
Part time Undergrads 47.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175786 IPEDS survey data for Hinds Community College.