Mound Bayou, MS

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2022 Population
1,623
9.43% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.8
10.5% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
46.3%
14.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$31,058
49.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$61,200
4.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Mound Bayou, MS had a population of 1.62k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $31,058. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mound Bayou, MS declined from 1,792 to 1,623, a −9.43% decrease and its median household income grew from $20,833 to $31,058, a 49.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mound Bayou, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (99.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.37%), White (Non-Hispanic) (0%), White (Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Mound Bayou, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Mound Bayou, MS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Mound Bayou, MS was $61,200, and the homeownership rate was 31.5%.

Most people in Mound Bayou, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mound Bayou, MS was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Mound Bayou, MS is home to a population of 1.62k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Mound Bayou, MS residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 270 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.62k people) in Mound Bayou, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Mound Bayou, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mound Bayou, MS was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mound Bayou, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.62k ± 377
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6 ± 17.8
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    0 ± 14
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2022, there were 270 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.62k people) in Mound Bayou, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Mound Bayou, MS are hispanic (0 people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    52 ± 69
  2. Vietnam
    11 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    7 ± 22

Mound Bayou, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 4.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mound Bayou, MS employs 546 people. The largest industries in Mound Bayou, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (143 people), Retail Trade (104 people), and Educational Services (79 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($78,807), Other Services Except Public Administration ($43,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,156).

Occupations

546
2022 Value
± 146
2.25%
1 Year growth
± 36.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mound Bayou, MS grew at a rate of 2.25%, from 534 employees to 546 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mound Bayou, MS, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (91 people), Sales & Related Occupations (76 people), and Production Occupations (60 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mound Bayou, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

546
2022 Value
± 146
2.25%
1 Year growth
± 36.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mound Bayou, MS grew at a rate of 2.25%, from 534 employees to 546 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mound Bayou, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (143 people), Retail Trade (104 people), and Educational Services (79 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mound Bayou, MS, though some of these residents may live in Mound Bayou, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,595
Median earning men ± $9,641
$22,150
Median earning women ± $2,718

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($78,807), Retail Trade ($44,000), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,800).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,625), Manufacturing ($30,769), and Retail Trade ($22,917).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.38%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.17M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 1.38% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.611%).

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Mississippi. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Mississippi

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Mississippi.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Mississippi

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.04% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.852% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (690k), Some college (543k), and Secondary Education (397k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mound Bayou, MS was $61,200 in 2022, which is 0.217 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $58,400 to $61,200, a 4.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Mound Bayou, MS is 31.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mound Bayou, MS have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mound Bayou, MS is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$61,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,621
$192
Median Property Taxes
±$64

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mound Bayou, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

31.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 31.5% of the housing units in Mound Bayou, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 30.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9503
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$31,058
Median Household Income
± $18,096
609
Number of Households
± 123

In 2022, the median household income of the 609 households in Mound Bayou, MS grew to $31,058 from the previous year's value of $20,833.

The following chart displays the households in Mound Bayou, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mound Bayou, MS is from Mississippi.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2022, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.553% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (89.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.02%)
  3. Worked At Home (0.737%)

In 2022, 89.9% of workers in Mound Bayou, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.02%) and those who worked at home (0.737%).

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Commute Time

18.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mound Bayou, MS have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Mound Bayou, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mound Bayou, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mound Bayou, MS have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

46.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mound Bayou, MS (735 out of 1.59k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mound Bayou, MS is Black, followed by White and Native American.

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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Health

90.1% of the population of Mound Bayou, MS has health coverage, with 23.9% on employee plans, 50.8% on Medicaid, 5.61% on Medicare, 9.12% on non-group plans, and 0.678% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bolivar County, MS see 1802 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.97% decrease from the previous year (1958 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2319 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1256 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,802 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bolivar County, MS

Primary care physicians in Bolivar County, MS see an average of 1,802 patients per year. This represents a 7.97% decrease from the previous year (1,958 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bolivar County, MS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.3% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.6% were men and 56.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.92%
Uninsured
23.9%
Employer Coverage
50.8%
Medicaid
5.61%
Medicare
9.12%
Non-Group
0.678%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mound Bayou, MS declined by 24% from 13.1% to 9.92%.

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