Congressional District 1, MS

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2020 Population
765,835
0.429% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
US Representative
Trent Kelly
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.3
1.06% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16%
1.95% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$50,629
4.5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$132,700
8.33% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Congressional District 1, MS had a population of 766k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $50,629. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Congressional District 1, MS grew from 762,562 to 765,835, a 0.429% increase and its median household income grew from $48,450 to $50,629, a 4.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 1, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.52%), Other (Hispanic) (1.47%), and White (Hispanic) (1.42%).

3.98% of the households in Congressional District 1, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Congressional District 1, MS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Congressional District 1, MS was $132,700, and the homeownership rate was 71.8%.

Most people in Congressional District 1, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 1, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Congressional District 1, MS is home to a population of 766k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.47% of Congressional District 1, MS residents were born outside of the country (18.9k people).

In 2020, there were 2.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (504k people) in Congressional District 1, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 214k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Congressional District 1, MS are Spanish (19,139 households), Vietnamese (1,829 households), and Arabic (1,199 households).

Citizenship

98.5%
2020 Citizenship
98.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.5% of Congressional District 1, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 1, MS was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 1, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    504k ± 699
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    214k ± 1.27k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 1.06k
3.42%
Hispanic Population
26.2k people

In 2020, there were 2.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (504k people) in Congressional District 1, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 214k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.42% of the people in Congressional District 1, MS are hispanic (26.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 1, MS as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.47%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
18.9k people
2.31%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.6k people

As of 2020, 2.47% of Congressional District 1, MS residents (18.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 1, MS was 2.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    19,139 households (2.66%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,829 households (0.254%)
  3. Arabic
    1,199 households (0.167%)

3.98% of the households in Congressional District 1, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Congressional District 1, MS was Spanish. 2.66% of the households in Congressional District 1, MS reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,622 ± 676
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,401 ± 625
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,717 ± 747

Congressional District 1, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Congressional District 1, MS employs 336k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 1, MS are Manufacturing (61,656 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (46,953 people), and Retail Trade (38,721 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($70,809), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,327), and Utilities ($53,878).

Occupations

336k
2020 Value
± 4,887
1.15%
1 Year growth
± 1.93%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 1, MS grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 333k employees to 336k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 1, MS, are Production Occupations (37,075 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (36,830 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (33,920 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 1, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

336k
2020 Value
± 4,887
1.15%
1 Year growth
± 1.93%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 1, MS grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 333k employees to 336k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 1, MS, are Manufacturing (61,656 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (46,953 people), and Retail Trade (38,721 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 1, MS, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 1, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,362
Median earning men ± $553
$29,053
Median earning women ± $907

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,215), Information ($52,550), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,719).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($44,712), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,379), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,804).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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

Congressional District 1, MS is currently represented by Trent Kelly in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Mississippi

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Mississippi.

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

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US Representatives from Congressional District 1, MS

Trent Kelly
District 1 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 1, MS is currently represented by Trent Kelly (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 1, MS have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.876% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (691k), Some college (559k), and Secondary Education (417k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 1, MS was $132,700 in 2020, which is 0.577 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $122,500 to $132,700, a 8.33% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 1, MS is 71.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Congressional District 1, MS have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 1, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Congressional District 1, MS is $50,629. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 1, MS was Congressional District 1, MS with a value of $50,629, followed by Congressional District 4, MS and Congressional District 3, MS, with respective values of $49,110 and $48,554.

Property

$132,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,208
$202,604
Median Property Taxes
±$3,425

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 1, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.8%
Homeownership
2020
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 1, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Household Income

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$50,629
Median Household Income
± $805
282k
Number of Households
± 4,180

In 2020, the median household income of the 282k households in Congressional District 1, MS grew to $50,629 from the previous year's value of $48,450.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 1, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (86.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.68%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.19%)

In 2020, 86.3% of workers in Congressional District 1, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.68%) and those who worked at home (3.19%).

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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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 1, MS have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.03% of the workforce in Congressional District 1, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 1, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 1, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 1, MS (119k out of 745k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 1, 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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Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Mississippi, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Mississippi across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.4% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
47%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 1, MS grew by 0.397% from 10.9% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 1, MS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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