Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS

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Population
143,887
0.725% 1-year growth
Median Age
40.4

Poverty Rate
16.6%

Median Household Income
$46,885
1.13% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$130,700
7.13% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
51,219
1.23% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS had a population of 144k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $46,885. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew from 142,852 to 143,887, a 0.725% increase and its median household income grew from $46,362 to $46,885, a 1.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.23%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.574%). 2.96% of the people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (3,525 degrees awarded in 2017) and Pearl River Community College (984 degrees).

The median property value in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is $130,700, and the homeownership rate is 77.1%. Most people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi and Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (39.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.62%). The most partisan county was George County, MS with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Bill Cassidy, and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Mississippi and Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Mississippi and Louisiana
58% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Mississippi and Louisiana
  1. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.8% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Mississippi and Louisiana was George County, MS with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Mississippi and Louisiana colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Mississippi and Louisiana

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat after Thad Cochran's resignation.
Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Bill Cassidy, and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Mississippi and Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Mississippi and Louisiana over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Mississippi and Louisiana

Mississippi and Louisiana is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is home to a population of 144k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.54% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country (2.22k people).

In 2018, there were 7.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (119k people) in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.21k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are Spanish (2,486 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (365 speakers), and Vietnamese (282 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    119k ± 97
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 372
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.21k ± 453
3.12%
Hispanic Population
4.49k people

In 2018, there were 7.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (119k people) in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.21k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.12% of the people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are hispanic (4.49k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,486 speakers (1.84%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    365 speakers (0.27%)
  3. Vietnamese
    282 speakers (0.208%)

2.96% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Spanish. 1.84% of the overall population of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are native Spanish speakers. 0.27% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.208% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.54%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.22k people
1.76%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
2.5k people

As of 2018, 1.54% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents (2.22k 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 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 1.76%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
55
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 40.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    374 ± 474 people
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    216 ± 361 people
  3. Germany
    216 ± 361 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Mexico, the natal country of 374 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents, followed by Bosnia and Herzegovina with 216 and Germany with 216.

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Citizenship

99.4%
2018 Citizenship
99.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.4% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,005 ± 397
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,907 ± 383
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,703 ± 416

Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is $46,885. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS with a value of $71,561, followed by DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS and Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $68,385 and $63,082.

Males in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,156. The income inequality in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.438, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS employs 51.2k people. The largest industries in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are Construction (5,073 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,477 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,005 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($107,397), Support activities for mining ($106,986), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($105,372).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,885
2018 value
± $2,591
1.13%
1 Year Growth
± 7.7%

Households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have a median annual income of $46,885, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,362 in 2017, which represents a 1.13% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,186
Average Male Salary in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
± $7,660
$36,156
Average Female Salary in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
± $4,709

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
  1. White
    $43,867 ± $5,066
  2. Two or More Races
    $42,271 ± $33,679
  3. Black
    $25,538 ± $6,715

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS.

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Wage Distribution

0.438
2017 Wage GINI in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
0.424
2016 Wage GINI in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS

In 2017, the income inequality in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.34% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS with a value of $71,561, followed by DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS and Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $68,385 and $63,082.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS (23.4k out of 141k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    16,639 ± 1,067
  2. Black
    5,349 ± 673
  3. Hispanic
    979 ± 247

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

51.2k
2017 Value
1.23%
1 Year growth
± 1.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 1.23%, from 50.6k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,679 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,575 people), and Registered nurses (1,339 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,679 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,575 people), and Registered nurses (1,339 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Ship & boat captains & operators (11.3 times higher than expected), Welding, soldering, & brazing workers (4.79 times), and Gaming services workers (4.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($232,652), Chief executives & legislators ($134,326), and Ship & boat captains & operators ($126,995).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.2k
2017 Value
1.23%
1 Year growth
± 1.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 1.23%, from 50.6k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, are Construction (5,073 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,477 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,005 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, 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 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Construction (5,073 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,477 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,005 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (17.1 times higher than expected), Logging (10.4 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (9.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($107,397), Support activities for mining ($106,986), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($105,372).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana and Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $109B
  2. $87.3B
  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana and Mississippi product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $109B, followed by Gasoline ($87.3B) and Basic chemicals ($39.9B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$187B
2015 Value in Mississippi
$277B
Projected 2045 Value in Mississippi
48.7% growth
$365B
2015 Value in Louisiana
$476B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Mississippi trade was $187B. This is expected to increase 48.7% to $277B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana and Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $47.2B
  2. $39.6B
  3. $21.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana and Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $47.2B, followed by Alabama with $39.6B and Tennessee and $21.7B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS awarded 4,509 degrees. The student population of South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is skewed towards women, with 5,577 male students and 8,213 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are White (3,090 and 68.5%), followed by Black or African American (983 and 21.8%), Hispanic or Latino (138 and 3.06%), and Two or More Races (124 and 2.75%).

The largest universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS by number of degrees awarded are Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (3,525 and 78.2%) and Pearl River Community College (984 and 21.8%).

The most popular majors in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are General Studies (615 and 13.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (372 and 8.25%), and Other Industrial Production Technology (307 and 6.81%).

The median tuition costs in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 615 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 372 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 234 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was General Studies with 615 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,525 degrees awarded
  2. 984 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College with 3,525 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,034
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,475
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,034 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, which is 0.822 times less than the 2,475 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,090 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    983 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    138 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS were to White students. These 3,090 degrees mean that there were 3.14 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 983 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was $130,700 in 2018, which is 0.569 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $122,000 to $130,700, a 7.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$130,700
2018 Median
± $5,062
$122,000
2017 Median
± $4,185

In 2018, the median property value in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew to to $130,700 from the previous year's value of $122,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, 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 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$46,885
Median Household Income
± $2,591
53.8k
Number of Households
± 1,874

In 2018, the median household income of the 53.8k households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew to $46,885 from the previous year's value of $46,362.

The following chart displays the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
2018 Homeownership
76.9%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.1% of the housing units in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.04% of the workforce in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.2%
  2. Carpooled
    12%
  3. Worked At Home
    3.04%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Drove Alone (81.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (12%) and those who Worked At Home (3.04%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

85.7% of the population of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 2.97% on military or VA plans.

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

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Mississippi 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.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Louisiana see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 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 in Mississippi
1,527 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

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).

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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

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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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Mississippi and Louisiana.
$7,646
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Mississippi
$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

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

14.3%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
16.7%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
2.97%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS N/A by N/A from N/A% to 14.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, 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 and Louisiana, at 18.1%.

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

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