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0.88% growth
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0.8% growth
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1.46% growth


The economy of Rankin County, MS employs 69,233 people. The economy of Rankin County, MS is specialized in Public Admin.; Other services, except public administration; and Finance & Insurance, which employ respectively 1.48; 1.38; and 1.27 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Rankin County, MS are Healthcare & Social Assistance (11,971), Retail trade (7,303), and Manufacturing (5,814), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($75,500), Utilities ($51,124), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($47,801).

Median household income in Rankin County, MS is $58,801. Males in Rankin County, MS have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,839. The income inequality of Rankin County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.426 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Rankin County, MS. In Rankin County, MS the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 68 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,188. Coahoma County, MS has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Mississippi.


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Rankin County, MS is home to a population of 146,761 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Rankin County, MS is composed of 110,432 White residents (75.2%), 28,815 Black residents (19.6%), 3,818 Hispanic residents (2.6%), 1,796 Asian residents (1.22%), and 1,516 Two+ residents (1.03%). The most common foreign languages in Rankin County, MS are Spanish (3,611 speakers), Vietnamese (342 speakers), and Other Pacific Island (321 speakers), but compared to other places, Rankin County, MS has a relative high number of Other Pacific Island (321 speakers), Other Native North American (68 speakers), and German (284 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Rankin County, MS awarded 231 degrees. The student population of Rankin County, MS is skewed towards females, with 20 male students and 211 female students. Most students in Rankin County, MS are Black or African American (138 and 59.7%), followed by White (83 and 35.9%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 1.3%), and Unknown (3 and 1.3%). The largest universities in Rankin County, MS by number of graduates are Antonelli College-Jackson (200 and 86.6%), Academy of Hair Design-Pearl (25 and 10.8%), and University of Phoenix-Jackson Campus (6 and 2.6%). The most popular majors in Rankin County, MS are Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (52 and 22.5%), Medical Assistant (52 and 22.5%), and Dental Assisting (13 and 5.63%). The median tuition costs in Rankin County, MS are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rankin County, MS is $153,300, which is 0.79 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $151,100 to $153,300, a 1.46% increase. The homeownership rate of Rankin County, MS is 74.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rankin County, MS have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rankin County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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