Fayette, MS

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Population

1,285

13.8% decline

Median Age

32.7


Median Household Income

$16,786

13.8% decline

Poverty Rate

54.1%


Number of Employees

252

8.7% decline

Median Property Value

$60,300

3.43% growth

About

In 2017, Fayette, MS had a population of 1.29k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $16,786. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fayette, MS declined from 1,491 to 1,285, a -13.8% decrease and its median household income declined from $19,464 to $16,786, a -13.8% decrease.

The population of Fayette, MS is 100% Black or African American Alone, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Fayette, MS speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Fayette, MS is $60,300, and the homeownership rate is 48.5%. Most people in Fayette, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Fayette, MS is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Fayette, MS employs 252 people. The largest industries in Fayette, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (85 people), Educational Services (48 people), and Public Administration (40 people), and the highest paying industries are Retail Trade ($27,083), Educational Services ($26,667), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($24,107).

Median household income in Fayette, MS is $16,786. Males in Fayette, 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 Fayette, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$16,786

2017 value

± $4,041

-13.8%

1 Year Growth

± 38.2%

Households in Fayette, MS have a median annual income of $16,786, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $19,464 in 2016, which represents a -13.8% 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.

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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 Fayette, 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 (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9501

  2. Census Tract 9502

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fayette, MS was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $22,245, followed by Census Tract 9502 and N/A, with respective values of $20,609 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

54.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fayette, MS (695 out of 1.29k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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. Black

    695 ± 160

  2. White

    0 ± 66

  3. Native American

    0 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fayette, MS is Black, followed by White 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

252

2017 Value

± 105

-8.7%

1 Year decline

± 64.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fayette, MS declined at a rate of -8.7%, from 276 employees to 252 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fayette, MS, are Healthcare Support Occupations (43 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (32 people), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (32 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fayette, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fayette, MS, by number of employees, are Healthcare Support Occupations (43 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (32 people), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (32 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fayette, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (13.1 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (7.13 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (2.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fayette, MS, by median earnings, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($42,188), Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($40,625), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($38,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

252

2017 Value

± 105

-8.7%

1 Year decline

± 64.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fayette, MS declined at a rate of -8.7%, from 276 employees to 252 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fayette, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (85 people), Educational Services (48 people), and Public Administration (40 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fayette, MS, though some of these residents may live in Fayette, 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 Fayette, MS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (85 people), Educational Services (48 people), and Public Administration (40 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fayette, MS has an unusually high number of Utilities (12.6 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.88 times), and Public Administration (3.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fayette, MS, by median earnings, are Retail Trade ($27,083), Educational Services ($26,667), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($24,107).

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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. $39.9B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $39.9B, followed by Textiles/leather ($25.1B) and Mixed freight ($13.1B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$187B

2015 Value

$277B

Projected 2045 Value

48.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Mississippi trade was $187B. This is expected to increase 48.7% 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. $34.4B

  2. $16.3B

  3. $15.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $34.4B, followed by Tennessee with $16.3B and Louisiana and $15.4B.

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

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Health

84.1% of the population of Fayette, MS has health coverage, with 18.8% on employee plans, 47.3% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 6.38% on non-group plans, and 0.233% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Fayette, 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%).

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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

15.9%

Uninsured

18.8%

Employer Coverage

47.3%

Medicaid

11.4%

Medicare

6.38%

Non-Group

0.233%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fayette, MS declined by 7.9% from 17.2% to 15.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fayette, 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

Fayette, MS is home to a population of 1.29k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Fayette, MS residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Fayette, MS is composed of 1.29k Black or African American Alone residents (100%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 White Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%), and 0 Hispanic or Latino residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fayette, MS are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fayette, MS was 32.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Fayette, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Fayette, MS residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    0 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Fayette, MS residents (0 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fayette, MS was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Fayette, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fayette, MS was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    1.29k ± 284

  2. Two or More Races

    0 ± 18.4

  3. Asian Alone

    0 ± 13

In 2017, there were N/A times more Black or African American Alone residents (1.29k people) in Fayette, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 0 Two or More Races and 0 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Fayette, MS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Fayette, MS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Fayette, MS are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 23

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 18

  3. Vietnam

    0 ± 23

Fayette, 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fayette, MS was $60,300 in 2017, which is 0.277 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $58,300 to $60,300, a 3.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Fayette, MS is 48.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fayette, MS have an average commute time of 11.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fayette, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$16,786

Median Household Income

± $4,041

524

Number of Households

± 111

In 2017, the median household income of the 524 households in Fayette, MS declined from $16,786 from the previous year's value of $19,464.

The following chart displays the households in Fayette, 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 range.

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Housing

Property Value

$60,300

2017 Median

± $7,565

$58,300

2016 Median

± $6,205

In 2017, the median property value in Fayette, MS grew to to $60,300 from the previous year's value of $58,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fayette, 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 Fayette, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fayette, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fayette, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

48.5%

2017 Homeownership

47.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 48.5% of the housing units in Fayette, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

11.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fayette, MS have a shorter commute time (11.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Fayette, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    91.6%

  2. Carpooled

    6.33%

  3. Walked

    2.11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fayette, MS was Drove Alone (91.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.33%) and those who Walked (2.11%).

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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