Raymond is a city in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,933. Raymond is one of two county seats of Hinds County (along with Jackson) and is the home of the main campus of Hinds Community College.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km), all land.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,933 people residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 53.3% Black, 43.9% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander and 0.8% from two or more races. 1.2% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,664 people, 469 households, and 317 families residing in the city. The population density was 562.1 people per square mile (217.1/km²). There were 498 housing units at an average density of 168.2 per square mile (65.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 57.93% White, 41.17% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.42% Asian, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.
There were 469 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% were married couples living together, 20.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the city, the population was spread out with 15.4% under the age of 18, 40.3% from 18 to 24, 17.2% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females, there were 119.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 123.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $42,639. Males had a median income of $31,106 versus $21,953 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,615. About 17.8% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.4% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.
Raymond Mississippi neighborhoods include: 7 Springs / Jodean Dr, Bill Downing Rd, Falcon Ridge Drive, Raymond, Regal Wood Estates, Ridge Park, Wildwood Place