Marshall County, MS

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Population

35,981

0.594% decline

Median Age

39.9


Median Household Income

$41,134

1.32% growth

Poverty Rate

17.8%


Number of Employees

14,304

0.386% growth

Median Property Value

$94,300

1.29% growth

About

In 2017, Marshall County, MS had a population of 36k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $41,134. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Marshall County, MS declined from 36,196 to 35,981, a -0.594% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,598 to $41,134, a 1.32% increase.

The population of Marshall County, MS is 47.7% White Alone, 47.6% Black or African American Alone, and 3.49% Hispanic or Latino. 2.73% of the people in Marshall County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marshall County, MS are Rust College (137 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Marshall County, MS is $94,300, and the homeownership rate is 75.9%. Most people in Marshall County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Marshall County, MS is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Marshall County, MS employs 14.3k people. The largest industries in Marshall County, MS are Manufacturing (2,629 people), Retail Trade (1,702 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,512 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($52,045), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,208), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($46,471).

Median household income in Marshall County, MS is $41,134. Males in Marshall County, 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 Marshall County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,134

2017 value

± $2,932

1.32%

1 Year Growth

± 8.22%

Households in Marshall County, MS have a median annual income of $41,134, 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 $40,598 in 2016, which represents a 1.32% 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 Marshall County, MS 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 Marshall County, MS 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 Marshall County, 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. Census Tract 9503

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marshall County, MS was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $46,287, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $41,692 and $36,444.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marshall County, MS (6.03k out of 34k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    3,244 ± 485

  2. White

    2,518 ± 448

  3. Hispanic

    372 ± 194

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

Employment by Occupations

14.3k

2017 Value

± 1,025

0.386%

1 Year growth

± 9.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marshall County, MS grew at a rate of 0.386%, from 14.2k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marshall County, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,898 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,662 people), and Production Occupations (1,547 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marshall County, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marshall County, MS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,898 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,662 people), and Production Occupations (1,547 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marshall County, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.86 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.87 times), and Production Occupations (1.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marshall County, MS, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($77,923), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,607), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.3k

2017 Value

± 1,025

0.386%

1 Year growth

± 9.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marshall County, MS grew at a rate of 0.386%, from 14.2k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marshall County, MS, are Manufacturing (2,629 people), Retail Trade (1,702 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,512 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marshall County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Marshall 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 Marshall County, MS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,629 people), Retail Trade (1,702 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,512 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marshall County, MS has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.24 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.82 times), and Construction (1.61 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marshall County, MS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($52,045), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,208), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($46,471).

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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

83.2% of the population of Marshall County, MS has health coverage, with 33.7% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.954% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Marshall County, MS see 8979 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.872% decrease from the previous year (9058 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8950 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 35801 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

8979 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Marshall County, MS see an average of 8979 patients per year. This represents a 0.872% decrease from the previous year (9058 patients).

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

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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

16.8%

Uninsured

33.7%

Employer Coverage

24.5%

Medicaid

11.3%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

0.954%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marshall County, MS grew by 2.91% from 16.3% to 16.8%.

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

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

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Diversity

Marshall County, MS is home to a population of 36k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.54% of Marshall County, MS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Marshall County, MS is composed of 17.2k White Alone residents (47.7%), 17.1k Black or African American Alone residents (47.6%), 1.26k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.49%), 320 Two or More Races residents (0.889%), 43 Asian Alone residents (0.12%), 37 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.103%), 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0195%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Marshall County, MS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (831 speakers), German (39 speakers), and Arabic (18 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Marshall County, MS was 39.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Marshall County, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Marshall County, MS residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.54%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.28%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.54% of Marshall County, MS residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marshall County, MS was 1.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Marshall County, MS was Mexico, the natal country of 22,332 Marshall County, MS residents, followed by Vietnam with 4,461 and India with 4,072.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Marshall County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Marshall County, MS was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.2k ± 10

  2. Black or African American Alone

    17.1k ± 243

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.26k ± 401

In 2017, there were 1 times more White Alone residents (17.2k people) in Marshall County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.1k Black or African American Alone and 1.26k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Marshall County, MS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    831 speakers (2.43%)

  2. German

    39 speakers (0.114%)

  3. Arabic

    18 speakers (0.0527%)

2.73% of Marshall County, 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 Marshall County, MS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.43% of the overall population of Marshall County, MS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.114% speak German and 0.0527% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    870 ± 221

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    153 ± 102

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    140 ± 88

Marshall County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Marshall County, MS awarded 137 degrees. The student population of Marshall County, MS is skewed towards women, with 399 male students and 606 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marshall County, MS are Black or African American (132 and 99.2%), followed by White (1 and 0.752%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Marshall County, MS by number of degrees awarded are Rust College (137 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Marshall County, MS are General Biological Sciences (40 and 29.2%), Kindergarten & Preschool Education (24 and 17.5%), and General Business Administration & Management (16 and 11.7%).

The median tuition costs in Marshall County, MS are $9,500 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Marshall County, MS was General Biological Sciences with 40 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Marshall County, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

137 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$9,500

Median Private

In 2016, the Marshall County, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rust College with 137 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

47

Degrees Awarded to Men

90

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 47 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marshall County, MS, which is 0.522 times less than the 90 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    132 degrees awarded

  2. White

    1 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Marshall County, MS were to Black or African American students. These 132 degrees mean that there were 132 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marshall County, MS was $94,300 in 2017, which is 0.433 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $93,100 to $94,300, a 1.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Marshall County, MS is 75.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marshall County, MS have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marshall County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$41,134

Median Household Income

± $2,932

13.1k

Number of Households

± 905

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.1k households in Marshall County, MS grew to $41,134 from the previous year's value of $40,598.

The following chart displays the households in Marshall 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$94,300

2017 Median

± $9,694

$93,100

2016 Median

± $10,442

In 2017, the median property value in Marshall County, MS grew to to $94,300 from the previous year's value of $93,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marshall 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 Marshall County, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.9%

2017 Homeownership

76.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.9% of the housing units in Marshall County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marshall County, 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 Marshall County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marshall County, MS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marshall County, MS have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.81% of the workforce in Marshall County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    5.98%

  3. Carpooled

    5.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Marshall County, MS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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