Holmes County, MS

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Population
18,075
1.05% 1-year decline
Median Age
35.1

Poverty Rate
43.6%

Median Household Income
$21,093
3.75% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$56,100
10.9% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
4,777
2.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Holmes County, MS had a population of 18.1k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $21,093. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Holmes County, MS declined from 18,267 to 18,075, a -1.05% decrease and its median household income grew from $20,330 to $21,093, a 3.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (83.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.221%), White (Hispanic) (0.149%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.0775%). NaNk% of the people in Holmes County, MS speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Holmes County, MS was $56,100, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%. Most people in Holmes County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Holmes County, MS was 2 cars per household.

Holmes County, MS borders N/A.

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Holmes County, MS went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 82.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (16.2%), followed by Other (0.966%). The most partisan county was George County, MS with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Holmes County, MS
82.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in N/A
  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 N/A was George County, MS with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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Diversity

Holmes County, MS is home to a population of 18.1k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.0553% of Holmes County, MS residents were born outside of the country (10 people).

In 2018, there were 5.35 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.1k people) in Holmes County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.83k White (Non-Hispanic) and 40 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15.1k ± 76
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.83k ± 12
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    40 ± 61
0.254%
Hispanic Population
46 people

In 2018, there were 5.35 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.1k people) in Holmes County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.83k White (Non-Hispanic) and 40 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.254% of the people in Holmes County, MS are hispanic (46 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.0553%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
10 people
0.153%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
28 people

As of 2018, 0.0553% of Holmes County, MS residents (10 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Holmes County, MS was 0.153%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
± N/A

In 2018, the median age of all people in Holmes County, MS was 35.1. 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 Holmes County, MS are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Holmes County, MS residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Holmes County, MS.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Holmes County, MS was N/A, the natal country of N/A Holmes County, MS residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

100%
2018 Citizenship
99.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 100% of Holmes County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Holmes County, MS was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    136 ± 51
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    79 ± 51
  3. Korea
    61 ± 29

Holmes County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Holmes County, MS is $21,093. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Holmes County, MS was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $22,569, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $21,799 and $21,607.

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The economy of Holmes County, MS employs 4.78k people. The largest industries in Holmes County, MS are Manufacturing (1,142 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (791 people), and Educational Services (535 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($50,625), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,688), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,625).

Wages

Median Household Income

$21,093
2018 value
± $1,362
3.75%
1 Year Growth
± 8.73%

Households in Holmes County, MS have a median annual income of $21,093, 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 $20,330 in 2017, which represents a 3.75% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Holmes County, MS is from Holmes County, MS.
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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9502
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Holmes County, MS was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $22,569, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $21,799 and $21,607.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Holmes County, 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

43.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Holmes County, MS (7.57k out of 17.4k 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 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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
    7,140 ± 390
  2. White
    381 ± 134
  3. Other
    40 ± 108

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Holmes County, MS is Black, followed by White and Other.

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

4.78k
2018 Value
± 378
-2.33%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Holmes County, MS declined at a rate of -2.33%, from 4.89k employees to 4.78k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Holmes County, MS, are Production Occupations (955 people), Sales & Related Occupations (414 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (412 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Holmes County, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Holmes County, MS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (955 people), Sales & Related Occupations (414 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (412 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holmes County, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.48 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.02 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.95 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Holmes County, MS, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,130), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($53,952), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($53,854).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.78k
2018 Value
± 378
-2.33%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Holmes County, MS declined at a rate of -2.33%, from 4.89k employees to 4.78k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Holmes County, MS, are Manufacturing (1,142 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (791 people), and Educational Services (535 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Holmes County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Holmes County, 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 Holmes County, MS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,142 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (791 people), and Educational Services (535 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holmes County, MS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.9 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.37 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Holmes County, MS, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($50,625), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,688), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,625).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Holmes County, MS was $56,100 in 2018, which is 0.244 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $50,600 to $56,100, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Holmes County, MS is 60.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Holmes County, MS have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Holmes County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$56,100
2018 Median
± $5,017
$50,600
2017 Median
± $3,553

In 2018, the median property value in Holmes County, MS grew to to $56,100 from the previous year's value of $50,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Holmes County, 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 Holmes County, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$21,093
Median Household Income
± $1,362
6.27k
Number of Households
± 383

In 2018, the median household income of the 6.27k households in Holmes County, MS grew to $21,093 from the previous year's value of $20,330.

The following chart displays the households in Holmes County, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Holmes County, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Holmes County, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.6%
2018 Homeownership
61%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 60.6% of the housing units in Holmes County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61%.

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

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Commute Time

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Holmes County, MS have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.51% of the workforce in Holmes County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (14.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.64%)

In 2018, 81.3% of workers in Holmes County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.7%) and those who worked at home (1.64%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

82.5% of the population of Holmes County, MS has health coverage, with 23.9% on employee plans, 40.2% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 7.11% on non-group plans, and 0.486% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, MS see 2292 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.8% increase from the previous year (2051 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3600 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4500 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

2,292 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Holmes County, MS

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, MS see an average of 2,292 patients per year. This represents a 11.8% increase from the previous year (2,051 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Holmes County, MS 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%).

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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 Coverage

17.5%
Uninsured
23.9%
Employer Coverage
40.2%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
7.11%
Non-Group
0.486%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Holmes County, MS declined by 7.99% from 19.1% to 17.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Holmes County, 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 N/A, at 18.1%.

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