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Marshall County, MS&

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-0.69% decline
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-4.39% decline
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-3.96% decline

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The economy of Marshall County, MS employs 14,066 people. The economy of Marshall County, MS is specialized in Transportation & Warehousing; Manufacturing; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 2.43; 1.8; and 1.16 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Marshall County, MS are Manufacturing (2,635), Retail trade (1,717), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,701), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,621), Finance & Insurance ($41,667), and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation ($40,922).

Median household income in Marshall County, MS is $37,419. Males in Marshall County, MS have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,127. The income inequality of Marshall County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.4 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Marshall County, MS. In Marshall County, MS the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 11 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,869. Coahoma County, MS has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Mississippi.


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Marshall County, MS is home to a population of 36,385 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Marshall County, MS is composed of 17,538 White residents (48.2%), 17,319 Black residents (47.6%), 1,212 Hispanic residents (3.33%), 214 Two+ residents (0.59%), and 61 Native residents (0.17%). The most common foreign languages in Marshall County, MS are Spanish (831 speakers), German (39 speakers), and Arabic (18 speakers), but compared to other places, Marshall County, MS has a relative high number of German (39 speakers), Spanish (831 speakers), and Arabic (18 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Marshall County, MS awarded 148 degrees. The student population of Marshall County, MS is skewed towards females, with 50 male students and 98 female students. Most students in Marshall County, MS are Black or African American (136 and 91.9%), followed by Asian (1 and 0.68%), White (1 and 0.68%), and Two or more races (N/A and N/A). The largest universities in Marshall County, MS by number of graduates are Rust College (148 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Marshall County, MS are General Biological Sciences (39 and 26.4%), Kindergarten & Preschool Education (21 and 14.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (14 and 9.5%). The median tuition costs in Marshall County, MS are N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,500 and $9,500 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marshall County, MS is $84,800, which is 0.44 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value decreased from $88,300 to $84,800, a -3.96% increase. The homeownership rate of Marshall County, MS is 78.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marshall County, MS have an average commute time of 27.6 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.


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