Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS

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2019 Population
144,373
0.338% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
40.8
0.99% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
17.9%
7.94% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$47,147
0.559% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$135,000
3.29% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
52,591
1.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS had a population of 144k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $47,147. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew from 143,887 to 144,373, a 0.338% increase and its median household income grew from $46,885 to $47,147, a 0.559% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), White (Hispanic) (2.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.468%). 2.95% of the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.3% of the residents in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (3,603 degrees awarded in 2019) and Pearl River Community College (1,103 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was $135,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%. Most people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is home to a population of 144k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 1.5% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country (2.17k people).

In 2019, there were 7.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (120k people) in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.15k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are Spanish (2,490 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (300 speakers), and Vietnamese (288 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    120k ± 119
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 478
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.15k ± 418
3.16%
Hispanic Population
4.56k people

In 2019, there were 7.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (120k people) in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.15k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.16% of the people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are hispanic (4.56k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,490 speakers (1.83%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    300 speakers (0.221%)
  3. Vietnamese
    288 speakers (0.212%)

2.95% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Spanish. 1.83% of the overall population of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are native Spanish speakers. 0.221% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.212% speak Vietnamese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.17k people
1.54%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.22k people

As of 2019, 1.5% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents (2.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 1.54%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
55
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Germany
    255 ± 392 people
  2. Mexico
    249 ± 387 people
  3. Japan
    208 ± 354 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was Germany, the natal country of 255 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents, followed by Mexico with 249 and Japan with 208.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2019 Citizenship
99.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.3% of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,988 ± 442
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,238 ± 387
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,804 ± 386

Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Mississippi, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Mississippi (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Mississippi across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is $47,147. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $66,078, followed by Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS and Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $65,295 and $64,482.

Males in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,253. The income inequality in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS employs 52.6k people. The largest industries in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are Construction (5,449 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,129 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,650 people), and the highest paying industries are Water transportation ($124,818), Support activities for mining ($124,783), and Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($113,358).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,147
2019 value
± $2,411
0.559%
1 Year Growth
± 7.49%

Households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have a median annual income of $47,147, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,885 in 2018, which represents a 0.559% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,594
Average Male Salary in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
± $8,095
$37,253
Average Female Salary in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
± $5,474

In 2019, full-time male employees in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS made 1.52 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
  1. White
    $44,667 ± $5,393
  2. Two or More Races
    $34,123 ± $22,910
  3. Black
    $28,413 ± $7,416

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS workers was White. These workers were paid 1.31 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS.

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Wage Distribution

0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS
0.45
2018 Wage GINI in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS

In 2019, the income inequality in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.405% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $66,078, followed by Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS and Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $65,295 and $64,482.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS (25.3k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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
    18,305 ± 1,231
  2. Black
    5,439 ± 687
  3. Two Or More
    1,069 ± 336

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

52.6k
2019 Value
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 52k employees to 52.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, are Registered nurses (1,734 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,687 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,601 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (1,734 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,687 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,601 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Ship & boat captains & operators (10.3 times higher than expected), Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians (5.14 times), and Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers (4.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Insurance sales agents ($183,649), Ship & boat captains & operators ($140,011), and Chief executives & legislators ($137,809).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.6k
2019 Value
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 52k employees to 52.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, are Construction (5,449 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,129 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,650 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties 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 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Construction (5,449 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,129 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,650 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (15.7 times higher than expected), Logging (9.92 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (7.23 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Water transportation ($124,818), Support activities for mining ($124,783), and Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($113,358).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana and Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $113B
  2. $104B
  3. $73.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana and Mississippi product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $113B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($104B) and Fuel oils ($73.3B).

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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$490B
2018 Value in Louisiana
$814B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
66% growth
$198B
2018 Value in Mississippi
$331B
Projected 2045 Value in Mississippi
66.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound Louisiana trade was $490B. This is expected to increase 66% to $814B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Mississippi trade was $198B. This is expected to increase 66.9% to $331B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana and 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 Louisiana and Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $53.4B
  2. $36.3B
  3. $24B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana and Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $53.4B, followed by Alabama with $36.3B and Florida and $24B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (39.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.62%). The most partisan county was George County, MS with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Louisiana
58% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Mississippi
  1. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.8% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Mississippi was George County, MS with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Mississippi colored by their party leaning.

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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 after Thad Cochran's resignation.

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Mississippi over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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

In 2019, universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS awarded 4,706 degrees. The student population of South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is skewed towards women, with 5,356 male students and 8,755 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are White (3,047 and 64.9%), followed by Black or African American (1,155 and 24.6%), Hispanic or Latino (186 and 3.96%), and Two or More Races (138 and 2.94%).

The largest universities in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS by number of degrees awarded are Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (3,603 and 76.6%) and Pearl River Community College (1,103 and 23.4%).

The most popular majors in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS are General Studies (867 and 18.4%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (475 and 10.1%), and Other Industrial Production Technology (364 and 7.73%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 867 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 475 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 285 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was General Studies with 867 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,603 degrees awarded
  2. 1,103 degrees awarded

In 2019, the South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College with 3,603 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,069
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,637
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,069 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS, which is 0.785 times less than the 2,637 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,047 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,155 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    186 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Region--Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was White students. These 3,047 degrees mean that there were 2.64 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,155 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS was $135,000 in 2019, which is 0.561 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $130,700 to $135,000, a 3.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 31.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$135,000
2019 Median
± $5,286
$130,700
2018 Median
± $5,062

In 2019, the median property value in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew to to $135,000 from the previous year's value of $130,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties 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 Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$47,147
Median Household Income
± $2,411
55k
Number of Households
± 1,991

In 2019, the median household income of the 55k households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS grew to $47,147 from the previous year's value of $46,885.

The following chart displays the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
2019 Homeownership
77.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 77.1% of the housing units in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have a longer commute time (31.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 5.35% of the workforce in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.37%)

In 2019, 80.7% of workers in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (3.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

85.8% of the population of Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 2.97% on military or VA plans.

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

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see 1890 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0529% increase from the previous year (1889 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2051 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 591 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Louisiana see 1466 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1496 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1778 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Sunflower County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (24.6%). Additionally, Sunflower County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (53.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,890 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mississippi
1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see an average of 1,890 patients per year. This represents a 0.0529% increase from the previous year (1,889 patients).

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,466 patients per year. This represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1,496 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mississippi and Louisiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Mississippi and Louisiana.
$7,646
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Mississippi
$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana
$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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

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

14.2%
Uninsured
37.9%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
2.97%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, MS declined by 0.877% from 14.3% to 14.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pearl River, Hancock, George & Stone Counties PUMA, 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. 24.6% prevalence
  2. 24.3% prevalence
  3. 24.2% prevalence

Sunflower County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Mississippi and Louisiana, at 24.6%.

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

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