Mississippi State, MS

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Population

4,062

1.5% decline

Median Age

19.5


Poverty Rate

35.9%


Number of Employees

977

4.16% growth

About

In 2017, Mississippi State, MS had a population of 4.06k people with a median age of 19.5 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mississippi State, MS declined from 4,124 to 4,062, a -1.5% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The population of Mississippi State, MS is 70% White Alone, 25.7% Black or African American Alone, and 2.29% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Mississippi State, MS speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mississippi State, MS are Mississippi State University (4,541 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Mississippi State, MS is N/A, and the homeownership rate is 49.5%. Most people in Mississippi State, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 7.71 minutes. The average car ownership in Mississippi State, MS is 3 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Mississippi State, MS employs 977 people. The largest industries in Mississippi State, MS are Educational Services (527 people), Retail Trade (122 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (97 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($85,240), Retail Trade ($5,117), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,902).

Median household income in Mississippi State, MS is N/A. Males in Mississippi State, MS have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,636. The income inequality in Mississippi State, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

N/A

N/A value

± N/A

N/A%

1 Year Growth

± N/A%

Households in Mississippi State, MS have a median annual income of N/A, which is approximately the same the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of N/A in N/A, which represents a N/A% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$52,323

Average Male Salary

± $1,698

$36,636

Average Female Salary

± $1,074

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mississippi made 1.43 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Mississippi by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $45,496 ± $1,341

  2. Asian

    $44,270 ± $11,739

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,514 ± $48,157

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mississippi workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mississippi State, MS is from Mississippi.

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.446

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.919% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Mississippi across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Mississippi State, MS was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

35.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mississippi State, MS (133 out of 370 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    133 ± 228

  2. Black

    0 ± 66

  3. Native American

    0 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mississippi State, MS is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

977

2017 Value

± 201

4.16%

1 Year growth

± 27.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mississippi State, MS grew at a rate of 4.16%, from 938 employees to 977 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mississippi State, MS, are Personal Care & Service Occupations (239 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (171 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (133 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mississippi State, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mississippi State, MS, by number of employees, are Personal Care & Service Occupations (239 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (171 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (133 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mississippi State, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Personal Care & Service Occupations (6.53 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2.25 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.79 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mississippi State, MS, by median earnings, are Education Information, & Library Occupations ($10,875), Management Occupations ($8,487), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($7,961).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

977

2017 Value

± 201

4.16%

1 Year growth

± 27.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mississippi State, MS grew at a rate of 4.16%, from 938 employees to 977 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mississippi State, MS, are Educational Services (527 people), Retail Trade (122 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (97 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mississippi State, MS, though some of these residents may live in Mississippi State, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mississippi State, MS, by number of employees, are Educational Services (527 people), Retail Trade (122 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (97 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mississippi State, MS has an unusually high number of Educational Services (5.82 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.35 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mississippi State, MS, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($85,240), Retail Trade ($5,117), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,902).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $46.3B

  2. $23.9B

  3. $14.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $46.3B, followed by Textiles/leather ($23.9B) and Mixed freight ($14.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Mississippi products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$206B

2020 Value

$277B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $206B. This is expected to increase 34.7% to $277B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Mississippi trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.6B

  2. $18B

  3. $17.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $37.6B, followed by Tennessee with $18B and Louisiana and $17.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Mississippi shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.9% of the population of Mississippi State, MS has health coverage, with 74.3% on employee plans, 3.37% on Medicaid, 0% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 4.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Mississippi State, MS was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

Primary care physicians in Mississippi State, MS see 1883 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1896 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2186 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 764 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Humphreys County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.1%). Additionally, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,883 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see an average of 1,883 patients per year. This represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1,896 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mississippi in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,646

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,045

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,690

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,021

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Mississippi (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.86%, from $7,362 to $7,646.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.11%

Uninsured

74.3%

Employer Coverage

3.37%

Medicaid

0%

Medicare

12%

Non-Group

4.26%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mississippi State, MS declined by 3.9% from 6.35% to 6.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mississippi State, MS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.1% prevalence

  2. 17.8% prevalence

  3. 17.7% prevalence

Humphreys County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Mississippi, at 18.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Mississippi by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Mississippi State, MS is home to a population of 4.06k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.37% of Mississippi State, MS residents were born outside of the country (137 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mississippi State, MS is composed of 2.85k White Alone residents (70%), 1.04k Black or African American Alone residents (25.7%), 93 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.29%), 37 Asian Alone residents (0.911%), 30 Two or More Races residents (0.739%), 13 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.32%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

20

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mississippi State, MS was 19.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 20. But people in Mississippi State, MS are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Mississippi State, MS residents was 20.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.37%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

137 people

3.78%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

156 people

As of 2017, 3.37% of Mississippi State, MS residents (137 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mississippi State, MS was 3.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    22,332 ± 3,655 people

  2. Vietnam

    4,461 ± 1,639 people

  3. India

    4,072 ± 1,566 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 22,332 Mississippi residents, followed by Vietnam with 4,461 and India with 4,072.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Mississippi State, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mississippi State, MS was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.85k ± 408

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.04k ± 178

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    93 ± 54.9

In 2017, there were 2.73 times more White Alone residents (2.85k people) in Mississippi State, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.04k Black or African American Alone and 93 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mississippi State, MS as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    56 ± 67

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 18

  3. Vietnam

    0 ± 23

Mississippi State, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Mississippi State, MS awarded 4,541 degrees. The student population of Mississippi State, MS is skewed towards men, with 11,031 male students and 10,852 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mississippi State, MS are White (3,456 and 79.4%), followed by Black or African American (713 and 16.4%), Asian (67 and 1.54%), and Two or More Races (57 and 1.31%).

The largest universities in Mississippi State, MS by number of degrees awarded are Mississippi State University (4,541 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mississippi State, MS are General Business Administration & Management (301 and 6.63%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (291 and 6.41%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (265 and 5.84%).

The median tuition costs in Mississippi State, MS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,208 and $22,248 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mississippi State, MS was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 264 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mississippi State, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

4,541 degrees awarded

$8,208

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Mississippi State, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mississippi State University with 4,541 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,246

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,295

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,246 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mississippi State, MS, which is 0.979 times less than the 2,295 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Mississippi State, MS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,456 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    713 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    67 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mississippi State, MS were to White students. These 3,456 degrees mean that there were 4.85 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 713 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mississippi State, MS was N/A in N/A, which is N/A times the same as the national average of $229,700. Between N/A and N/A the median property value increased from N/A to N/A, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Mississippi State, MS is 49.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mississippi State, MS have an average commute time of 7.71 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mississippi State, MS is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

N/A Median

  1. N/A

    ± N/A

  2. N/A

    ± N/A

In N/A, the median property value in Mississippi State, MS N/A to N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mississippi State, MS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mississippi State, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

N/A

Median Household Income

± N/A

103

Number of Households

± 92

In N/A, the median household income of the 103 households in Mississippi State, MS N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Mississippi State, MS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mississippi State, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mississippi State, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

49.5%

2017 Homeownership

47.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.5% of the housing units in Mississippi State, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mississippi State, MS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

7.71 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mississippi State, MS have a shorter commute time (7.71 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Mississippi State, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    45.6%

  2. Walked

    25.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    21.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mississippi State, MS was Drove Alone (45.6%), followed by those who Walked (25.1%) and those who Worked At Home (21.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mississippi State, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mississippi State, MS have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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