Greenville, MS

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2022 Population
29,495
2.25% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
0.258% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
32.2%
0.619% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$35,148
9.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$95,800
18.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Greenville, MS had a population of 29.5k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $35,148. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Greenville, MS declined from 30,175 to 29,495, a −2.25% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,066 to $35,148, a 9.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greenville, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (82.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.17%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.729%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.203%).

None of the households in Greenville, 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.

99.8% of the residents in Greenville, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Delta Beauty College (1 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in Greenville, MS was $95,800, and the homeownership rate was 52.4%.

Most people in Greenville, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenville, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Greenville, MS is home to a population of 29.5k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.807% of Greenville, MS residents were born outside of the country (238 people).

In 2022, there were 5.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.4k people) in Greenville, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.44k White (Non-Hispanic) and 345 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Greenville, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Greenville, MS was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greenville, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    24.4k ± 452
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.44k ± 381
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    345 ± 40
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2022, there were 5.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.4k people) in Greenville, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.44k White (Non-Hispanic) and 345 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Greenville, MS are hispanic (0 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.807%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
238 people
0.895%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
270 people

As of 2022, 0.807% of Greenville, MS residents (238 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greenville, MS was 0.895%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    273 ± 114
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    202 ± 107
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    166 ± 87

Greenville, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Greenville, MS employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in Greenville, MS are Retail Trade (1,800 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,684 people), and Educational Services (1,045 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($181,354), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($180,104), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,576).

Occupations

10.3k
2022 Value
± 813
−6.78%
1 Year decline
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greenville, MS declined at a rate of −6.78%, from 11.1k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenville, MS, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,266 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (960 people), and Material Moving Occupations (921 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenville, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.3k
2022 Value
± 813
−6.78%
1 Year decline
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greenville, MS declined at a rate of −6.78%, from 11.1k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenville, MS, are Retail Trade (1,800 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,684 people), and Educational Services (1,045 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenville, MS, though some of these residents may live in Greenville, 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

$38,229
Median earning men ± $4,737
$32,256
Median earning women ± $3,111

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,563), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,453), and Information ($51,192).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,913), Public Administration ($36,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,851).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.38%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.17M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 1.38% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.5%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.611%).

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.

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members 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 Mississippi

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 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 Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2021, universities in Greenville, MS awarded 1 degrees. The student population of Greenville, MS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 4 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greenville, MS are Black or African American (1 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Greenville, MS by number of degrees awarded are Delta Beauty College (1 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.04% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.852% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (690k), Some college (543k), and Secondary Education (397k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greenville, MS was $95,800 in 2022, which is 0.34 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $81,000 to $95,800, a 18.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenville, MS is 52.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Greenville, MS have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greenville, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Greenville, MS is $35,148. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Greenville, MS was Census Tract 8 with a value of $59,671, followed by Census Tract 7.01 and Census Tract 7.02, with respective values of $51,395 and $47,500.

Property

$95,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,066
$6,018
Median Property Taxes
±$557

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 Greenville, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

52.4%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.4% of the housing units in Greenville, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8
  2. Census Tract 7.01
  3. Census Tract 7.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenville, MS was Census Tract 8 with a value of $59,671, followed by Census Tract 7.01 and Census Tract 7.02, with respective values of $51,395 and $47,500.

The following map shows all of the places in Greenville, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$35,148
Median Household Income
± $3,659
11.5k
Number of Households
± 790

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.5k households in Greenville, MS grew to $35,148 from the previous year's value of $32,066.

The following chart displays the households in Greenville, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greenville, MS is from Mississippi.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2022, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.553% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.86%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.78%)

In 2022, 83.9% of workers in Greenville, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.86%) and those who worked at home (2.78%).

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

18.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenville, MS have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in Greenville, 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 Greenville, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenville, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenville, MS (9.24k out of 28.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenville, MS is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Health

86.9% of the population of Greenville, MS has health coverage, with 24.8% on employee plans, 37.5% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MS see 2091 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.19% decrease from the previous year (2253 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2255 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 603 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,091 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, MS

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MS see an average of 2,091 patients per year. This represents a 7.19% decrease from the previous year (2,253 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington County, MS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.6% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.5% were men and 56.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.1%
Uninsured
24.8%
Employer Coverage
37.5%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenville, MS declined by 6.87% from 14.1% to 13.1%.

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

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