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Rankin County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Drawer 1599
Brandon, MS 39043 www.rankincounty.org/department/i...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-825-1466
F: 601-824-1465
Couriers: 215 E Government St
Brandon, MS 39043
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed or expunged records released
Justice Court
117 N Timber St, 2nd Fl
Brandon, MS 39042 www.rankincounty.org/department/i...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-824-2665
F: 601-824-2668
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
County Court
PO Drawer 1599
Brandon, MS 39043 www.rankincounty.org/department/i...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-825-1466
F: 601-824-1465
Couriers: 215 E Government St
Brandon, MS 39043
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil under $200,000, Small Claims, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed or expunged records released
Chancery Court
PO Box 700
Brandon, MS 39043 www.rankincounty.org/department/i...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-825-1469
F: 601-824-7116
Couriers: 203 Town Square
Brandon, MS 39042
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family
Maintains all papers related to divorces, adoptions, commitments, estates, guardianships, land matters conservatorships, minor’s settlements, and child support/custody matters. Limited online access by subscription at http://courts.ms.gov/mec/mec.html.

Rankin County, MS Vital Records

Contact the Rankin County Office of the Chancery Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Rankin County
Chancery Clerk
211 E Government St, #D
Courthouse Annex
Brandon, MS 39043 www.rankincounty.org/department/i...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-825-1469
Fax: 601-824-7116
Recorded Documents

Rankin County Vital Certificates

Rankin County Vital Certificates

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Rankin County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 774.52 sq mi
Population (2009): 143,124
  • Females: 51.0%
  • White: 78.0%
  • Black/African American: 19.9%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 75.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 27,796
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 23.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.62
Housing Units (2000): 45,070
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.1%
Migration Flow to Rankin County, MS from (2007-2008):

Rankin County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $2,882,166
  • Construction: $248,386
  • Retail Trade: $265,549
  • Professional and Technical Services: $127,308
  • Healthcare: $293,142
  • Banking: $198,883
  • Retail Trade: $265,549
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $80,914
  • Manufacturing: $231,640
  • Farms: $17,747
  • Government: $463,462
Employed (2000): 57,105
Unemployed (2000): 2,254
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $33,209
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,912
Local Government Revenue (2007): $189,019 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $209,213 (thou. dol.)

Rankin County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,165
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.7
Deaths (2007): 889
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 15
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.9

Rankin County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 148
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 3
  • Forcible rape: 19
  • Robbery: 29
  • Aggravated Assault: 97
Property Crimes (2008): 2,269
  • Burglary: 687
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,474
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 108

Rankin County Genealogy Records