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Holmes Community College Demographics & Diversity

Goodman, 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 Holmes Community College are mainly Black with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Holmes 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 Holmes Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 51%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 90% more female students than male students enrolled at Holmes Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Holmes Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Holmes Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Holmes Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,958
Women 3,720

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Holmes Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Holmes Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,093 per year

60% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,678
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28%
Part time Undergrads 28.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175810 IPEDS survey data for Holmes Community College.