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Jones County Junior College Demographics & Diversity

Ellisville, Mississippi

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Jones County Junior College are primarily White with a significant Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jones County Junior College students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 32%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Jones County Junior College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Jones County Junior College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jones County Junior College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Jones County Junior College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,794
Women 2,702

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Jones County Junior College serves a very low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Jones County Junior College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,498 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.8%
Part time Undergrads 22.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175883 IPEDS survey data for Jones County Junior College.