North Central Region PUMA, MS

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Population

121,446

1.01% decline

Median Age

38.4


Median Household Income

$31,630

4.86% growth

Number of Employees

39,674

1.22% decline

Median Property Value

$76,200

0.661% growth

About

In 2017, North Central Region PUMA, MS had a population of 121k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $31,630. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of North Central Region PUMA, MS declined from 122,684 to 121,446, a -1.01% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,165 to $31,630, a 4.86% increase.

The population of North Central Region PUMA, MS is 55.2% Black or African American Alone, 41.9% White Alone, and 1.45% Hispanic or Latino. 1.48% of the people in North Central Region PUMA, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Holmes Community College (1,293 degrees awarded in 2016), Mississippi Valley State University (413 degrees), and Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (13 degrees).

The median property value in North Central Region PUMA, MS is $76,200, and the homeownership rate is 65.6%. Most people in North Central Region PUMA, MS commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in North Central Region PUMA, MS is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of North Central Region PUMA, MS employs 39.7k people. The largest industries in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Elementary & secondary schools (3,718 people), Construction (2,536 people), and Hospitals (2,041 people), and the highest paying industries are Support activities for mining ($97,467), Offices of physicians ($90,707), and Traveler accommodation ($88,436).

Median household income in North Central Region PUMA, MS is $31,630. Males in North Central Region PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $31,929. The income inequality in North Central Region PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,630

2017 value

± $1,119

4.86%

1 Year Growth

± 4.82%

Households in North Central Region PUMA, MS have a median annual income of $31,630, 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 $30,165 in 2016, which represents a 4.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,827

Average Male Salary

± $8,830

$31,929

Average Female Salary

± $5,407

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Central Region PUMA, MS made 1.53 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $127,836 ± $197,822

  2. Other

    $75,075 ± $152,636

  3. White

    $44,503 ± $7,933

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Central Region PUMA, MS workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.7 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.448

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Central Region PUMA, MS was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.911% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Central Region PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Central Region 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 North Central Region 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 North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS is false, followed by false and false.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

39.7k

2017 Value

-1.22%

1 Year decline

± -1.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in North Central Region PUMA, MS declined at a rate of -1.22%, from 40.2k employees to 39.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Central Region PUMA, MS, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,495 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,458 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,421 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,495 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,458 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,421 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, North Central Region PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Cutting workers (8.95 times higher than expected), Firstline supervisors of police & detectives (6.47 times), and Ship & boat captains & operators (6.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($236,721), Construction managers ($151,034), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($114,170).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

39.7k

2017 Value

-1.22%

1 Year decline

± -1.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in North Central Region PUMA, MS declined at a rate of -1.22%, from 40.2k employees to 39.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Central Region PUMA, MS, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,718 people), Construction (2,536 people), and Hospitals (2,041 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,718 people), Construction (2,536 people), and Hospitals (2,041 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, North Central Region PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (23.6 times higher than expected), Ordnance (23.4 times), and Household appliance manufacturing (12.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in North Central Region PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Support activities for mining ($97,467), Offices of physicians ($90,707), and Traveler accommodation ($88,436).

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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 North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

Primary care physicians in North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

North Central Region PUMA, MS is home to a population of 121k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of North Central Region PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of North Central Region PUMA, MS is composed of 67k Black or African American Alone residents (55.2%), 50.9k White Alone residents (41.9%), 1.76k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.45%), 1.14k Two or More Races residents (0.938%), 475 Asian Alone residents (0.391%), 129 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.106%), 41 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0338%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,085 speakers), Chinese (155 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (70 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS was 38.4. 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all North Central Region PUMA, MS residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.799%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS was 0.799%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    635 ± 617 people

  2. China

    142 ± 292 people

  3. Philippines

    101 ± 247 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS was Mexico, the natal country of 635 North Central Region PUMA, MS residents, followed by China with 142 and Philippines with 101.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of North Central Region PUMA, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in North Central Region PUMA, MS was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    67k ± 472

  2. White Alone

    50.9k ± 19

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.76k ± 434

In 2017, there were 1.32 times more Black or African American Alone residents (67k people) in North Central Region PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50.9k White Alone and 1.76k 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,085 speakers (0.938%)

  2. Chinese

    155 speakers (0.134%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    70 speakers (0.0605%)

1.48% of North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.938% of the overall population of North Central Region PUMA, MS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.134% speak Chinese and 0.0605% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

North Central Region 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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Education

In 2016, universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS awarded 1,719 degrees. The student population of North Central Region PUMA, MS is skewed towards women, with 3,017 male students and 5,217 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Black or African American (955 and 55.6%), followed by White (703 and 40.9%), Hispanic or Latino (24 and 1.4%), and Asian (15 and 0.873%).

The largest universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS by number of degrees awarded are Holmes Community College (1,293 and 75.2%), Mississippi Valley State University (413 and 24%), and Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (13 and 0.756%).

The most popular majors in North Central Region PUMA, MS are General Studies (151 and 8.78%), Pre-Nursing Studies (119 and 6.92%), and General Business (116 and 6.75%).

The median tuition costs in North Central Region PUMA, MS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,096 and $6,096 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 116 degrees awarded

  2. 138 degrees awarded

  3. 119 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in North Central Region PUMA, MS was General Business with 116 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in North Central Region PUMA, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,293 degrees awarded

  2. 413 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

$6,096

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the North Central Region PUMA, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Holmes Community College with 1,293 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

643

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,076

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 643 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Central Region PUMA, MS, which is 0.598 times less than the 1,076 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

    955 degrees awarded

  2. White

    703 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in North Central Region PUMA, MS were to Black or African American students. These 955 degrees mean that there were 1.36 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 703 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Central Region PUMA, MS was $76,200 in 2017, which is 0.35 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $75,700 to $76,200, a 0.661% increase. The homeownership rate in North Central Region PUMA, MS is 65.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in North Central Region PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in North Central Region 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.

$31,630

Median Household Income

± $1,119

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in North Central Region PUMA, MS grew to $31,630 from the previous year's value of $30,165.

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Housing

Property Value

$76,200

2017 Median

± $2,475

$75,700

2016 Median

± $2,417

In 2017, the median property value in North Central Region PUMA, MS grew to to $76,200 from the previous year's value of $75,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in North Central Region 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 North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In North Central Region PUMA, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.6%

2017 Homeownership

67.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.6% of the housing units in North Central Region PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.1%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in North Central Region PUMA, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Central Region PUMA, MS have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Central Region PUMA, MS have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.76% of the workforce in North Central Region 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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