Jackson County PUMA, MS

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Population

141,314

0.329% growth

Median Age

38.3


Median Household Income

$50,274

2.27% growth

Number of Employees

58,438

4.02% growth

Median Property Value

$125,100

3.56% growth

About

In 2017, Jackson County PUMA, MS had a population of 141k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $50,274. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson County PUMA, MS grew from 140,850 to 141,314, a 0.329% increase and its median household income grew from $49,158 to $50,274, a 2.27% increase.

The population of Jackson County PUMA, MS is 68.3% White Alone, 21.6% Black or African American Alone, and 5.9% Hispanic or Latino. 6.99% of the people in Jackson County PUMA, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Jackson County PUMA, MS is $125,100, and the homeownership rate is 70.2%. Most people in Jackson County PUMA, MS commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County PUMA, MS is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Jackson County PUMA, MS employs 58.4k people. The largest industries in Jackson County PUMA, MS are Ship & boat building (8,267 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,780 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,174 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($111,802), Support activities for mining ($110,591), and Individual & family services ($106,757).

Median household income in Jackson County PUMA, MS is $50,274. Males in Jackson County PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,731. The income inequality in Jackson County PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,274

2017 value

± $1,619

2.27%

1 Year Growth

± 4.26%

Households in Jackson County PUMA, MS have a median annual income of $50,274, 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 $49,158 in 2016, which represents a 2.27% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,993

Average Male Salary

± $7,505

$38,731

Average Female Salary

± $4,722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jackson County PUMA, MS made 1.45 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $44,979 ± $5,397

  2. Other

    $42,233 ± $14,606

  3. Two or More Races

    $34,209 ± $19,231

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jackson County PUMA, MS workers was White. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.423

2017 Wage GINI

0.43

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Jackson County PUMA, MS was 0.423 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.74% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Jackson County PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jackson County PUMA, MS in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson County PUMA, MS was DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $66,440, followed by Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS and Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $64,160 and $61,280.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson County PUMA, MS (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson County PUMA, MS is false, followed by false and false.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

58.4k

2017 Value

4.02%

1 Year growth

± 4.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson County PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 4.02%, from 56.2k employees to 58.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson County PUMA, MS, are Cashiers (2,145 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,804 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,701 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson County PUMA, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jackson County PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,145 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,804 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,701 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Jackson County PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Marine engineers & naval architects (58.7 times higher than expected), Gaming services workers (12.9 times), and Ship & boat captains & operators (12.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jackson County PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($250,185), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($159,930), and Computer systems analysts ($153,517).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.4k

2017 Value

4.02%

1 Year growth

± 4.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson County PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 4.02%, from 56.2k employees to 58.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson County PUMA, MS, are Ship & boat building (8,267 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,780 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,174 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson County PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in Jackson County 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 Jackson County PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Ship & boat building (8,267 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,780 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,174 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Jackson County PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (112 times higher than expected), Water transportation (10.1 times), and Petroleum refining (8.67 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jackson County PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Legal services ($111,802), Support activities for mining ($110,591), and Individual & family services ($106,757).

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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 with $25.1B and Mixed freight and $13.1B.

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

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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

N/A% of the population of Jackson County PUMA, MS has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Jackson County PUMA, 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).

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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%).

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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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson County PUMA, MS N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jackson County 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, at 18.1%.

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

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Diversity

Jackson County PUMA, MS is home to a population of 141k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Jackson County PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Jackson County PUMA, MS is composed of 96.5k White Alone residents (68.3%), 30.5k Black or African American Alone residents (21.6%), 8.34k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.9%), 3.13k Asian Alone residents (2.21%), 2.21k Two or More Races residents (1.57%), 480 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.34%), 93 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0658%), and 55 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0389%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jackson County PUMA, MS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (5,252 speakers), Vietnamese (2,019 speakers), and Tagalog (337 speakers).

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 Jackson County PUMA, MS was 38.3. 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 Jackson County PUMA, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jackson County PUMA, MS residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Jackson County PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson County PUMA, MS was 3.51%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Vietnam

    1,047 ± 791 people

  2. Mexico

    713 ± 654 people

  3. Philippines

    497 ± 546 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jackson County PUMA, MS was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,047 Jackson County PUMA, MS residents, followed by Mexico with 713 and Philippines with 497.

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Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.2% of Jackson County PUMA, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson County PUMA, MS was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    96.5k ± 106

  2. Black or African American Alone

    30.5k ± 355

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8.34k ± 1.02k

In 2017, there were 3.16 times more White Alone residents (96.5k people) in Jackson County PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.5k Black or African American Alone and 8.34k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    5,252 speakers (3.98%)

  2. Vietnamese

    2,019 speakers (1.53%)

  3. Tagalog

    337 speakers (0.255%)

6.99% of Jackson County PUMA, MS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Jackson County PUMA, MS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.98% of the overall population of Jackson County PUMA, MS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.53% speak Vietnamese and 0.255% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. false

    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Jackson County PUMA, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson County PUMA, MS was $125,100 in 2017, which is 0.575 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $120,800 to $125,100, a 3.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson County PUMA, MS is 70.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jackson County PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Jackson County PUMA, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$50,274

Median Household Income

± $1,619

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Jackson County PUMA, MS grew to $50,274 from the previous year's value of $49,158.

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Housing

Property Value

$125,100

2017 Median

± $3,382

$120,800

2016 Median

± $3,200

In 2017, the median property value in Jackson County PUMA, MS grew to to $125,100 from the previous year's value of $120,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jackson County 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 Jackson County PUMA, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.2%

2017 Homeownership

70.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.2% of the housing units in Jackson County PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson County PUMA, MS have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Jackson County PUMA, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Jackson County PUMA, MS was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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