Mississippi County, MO

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Population

13,916

1.39% decline

Median Age

39.4


Median Household Income

$32,212

10.3% growth

Poverty Rate

31.7%


Number of Employees

4,796

3.46% decline

Median Property Value

$73,400

2.51% growth

About

In 2017, Mississippi County, MO had a population of 13.9k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $32,212. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mississippi County, MO declined from 14,112 to 13,916, a -1.39% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,214 to $32,212, a 10.3% increase.

The population of Mississippi County, MO is 71.8% White Alone, 23.9% Black or African American Alone, and 1.99% Hispanic or Latino. 1.06% of the people in Mississippi County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mississippi County, MO is $73,400, and the homeownership rate is 60.6%. Most people in Mississippi County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Mississippi County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Mississippi County, MO employs 4.8k people. The largest industries in Mississippi County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (772 people), Manufacturing (693 people), and Retail Trade (637 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,214), Wholesale Trade ($40,724), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,583).

Median household income in Mississippi County, MO is $32,212. Males in Mississippi County, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Mississippi County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,212

2017 value

± $2,610

10.3%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Mississippi County, MO have a median annual income of $32,212, 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 $29,214 in 2016, which represents a 10.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mississippi County, MO made 1.37 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. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mississippi County, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mississippi County, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri 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 9503

  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mississippi County, MO was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $34,946, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $33,750 and $27,609.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

31.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mississippi County, MO (3.84k out of 12.1k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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. White

    2,363 ± 267

  2. Black

    1,420 ± 280

  3. Hispanic

    110 ± 116

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

4.8k

2017 Value

± 405

-3.46%

1 Year decline

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mississippi County, MO declined at a rate of -3.46%, from 4.97k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mississippi County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (623 people), Production Occupations (476 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (466 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mississippi County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mississippi County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (623 people), Production Occupations (476 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (466 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mississippi County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.11 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.48 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mississippi County, MO, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($44,375), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($43,281), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($40,970).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.8k

2017 Value

± 405

-3.46%

1 Year decline

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mississippi County, MO declined at a rate of -3.46%, from 4.97k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mississippi County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (772 people), Manufacturing (693 people), and Retail Trade (637 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mississippi County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Mississippi County, MO 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 Mississippi County, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (772 people), Manufacturing (693 people), and Retail Trade (637 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mississippi County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.94 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.51 times), and Manufacturing (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mississippi County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($103,214), Wholesale Trade ($40,724), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,583).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $24B and Mixed freight and $22.8B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri 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 Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.3% of the population of Mississippi County, MO has health coverage, with 29.1% on employee plans, 29.1% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 9.86% on non-group plans, and 1.74% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Mississippi County, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Mississippi County, MO see 3509 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.38% decrease from the previous year (3558 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6900 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6900 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3509 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Mississippi County, MO see an average of 3509 patients per year. This represents a 1.38% decrease from the previous year (3558 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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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

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

16.7%

Uninsured

29.1%

Employer Coverage

29.1%

Medicaid

13.4%

Medicare

9.86%

Non-Group

1.74%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mississippi County, MO declined by 5.13% from 17.6% to 16.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mississippi County, MO 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

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

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Diversity

Mississippi County, MO is home to a population of 13.9k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.546% of Mississippi County, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Mississippi County, MO is composed of 9.99k White Alone residents (71.8%), 3.32k Black or African American Alone residents (23.9%), 277 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.99%), 201 Two or More Races residents (1.44%), 118 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.848%), 9 Asian Alone residents (0.0647%), 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0431%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mississippi County, MO are Spanish or Spanish Creole (130 speakers), German (5 speakers), and Arabic (3 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mississippi County, MO was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Mississippi County, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Mississippi County, MO residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.546%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.546% of Mississippi County, MO 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 Mississippi County, MO was 0.51%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi County, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Mississippi County, MO residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Mississippi County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mississippi County, MO was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.99k ± 17

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3.32k ± 115

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    277 ± 85.1

In 2017, there were 3.01 times more White Alone residents (9.99k people) in Mississippi County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.32k Black or African American Alone and 277 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 Mississippi County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    130 speakers (0.976%)

  2. German

    5 speakers (0.0376%)

  3. Arabic

    3 speakers (0.0225%)

1.06% of Mississippi County, MO 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 Mississippi County, MO was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.976% of the overall population of Mississippi County, MO are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.0376% speak German and 0.0225% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    255 ± 72

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    145 ± 71

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    135 ± 92

Mississippi County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mississippi County, MO was $73,400 in 2017, which is 0.337 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $71,600 to $73,400, a 2.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Mississippi County, MO is 60.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mississippi County, MO have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mississippi County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$32,212

Median Household Income

± $2,610

5.13k

Number of Households

± 410

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.13k households in Mississippi County, MO grew to $32,212 from the previous year's value of $29,214.

The following chart displays the households in Mississippi County, MO 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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Housing

Property Value

$73,400

2017 Median

± $6,190

$71,600

2016 Median

± $6,718

In 2017, the median property value in Mississippi County, MO grew to to $73,400 from the previous year's value of $71,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mississippi County, MO 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 Mississippi County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60.6%

2017 Homeownership

58.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.6% of the housing units in Mississippi County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mississippi County, MO 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 Mississippi County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mississippi County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

16.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mississippi County, MO have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.434% of the workforce in Mississippi County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78%

  2. Carpooled

    16.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.56%

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

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