South Delta Region PUMA, MS

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Population

122,643

1.65% decline

Median Age

35.8


Median Household Income

$28,686

4.67% growth

Number of Employees

39,074

0.138% growth

Median Property Value

$76,500

2.82% growth

About

In 2017, South Delta Region PUMA, MS had a population of 123k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $28,686. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Delta Region PUMA, MS declined from 124,699 to 122,643, a -1.65% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,407 to $28,686, a 4.67% increase.

The population of South Delta Region PUMA, MS is 70.3% Black or African American Alone, 26.9% White Alone, and 1.73% Hispanic or Latino. 2.23% of the people in South Delta Region PUMA, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Delta Region PUMA, MS are Delta State University (801 degrees awarded in 2016), Mississippi Delta Community College (528 degrees), and Delta Beauty College (8 degrees).

The median property value in South Delta Region PUMA, MS is $76,500, and the homeownership rate is 55.6%. Most people in South Delta Region PUMA, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in South Delta Region PUMA, MS is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of South Delta Region PUMA, MS employs 39.1k people. The largest industries in South Delta Region PUMA, MS are Elementary & secondary schools (3,632 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,577 people), and Hospitals (2,209 people), and the highest paying industries are Personal & household goods repair & maintenance ($83,912), Agricultural chemical manufacturing ($83,612), and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($79,983).

Median household income in South Delta Region PUMA, MS is $28,686. Males in South Delta Region PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $33,085. The income inequality in South Delta Region PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$28,686

2017 value

± $941

4.67%

1 Year Growth

± 4.5%

Households in South Delta Region PUMA, MS have a median annual income of $28,686, 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 $27,407 in 2016, which represents a 4.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$46,222

Average Male Salary

± $9,848

$33,085

Average Female Salary

± $4,919

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Delta Region PUMA, MS made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $47,810 ± $10,781

  2. Asian

    $36,468 ± $30,476

  3. Two or More Races

    $28,515 ± $47,135

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Delta Region PUMA, MS workers was White. These workers were paid 1.31 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.449

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Delta Region PUMA, MS was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.32% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Delta Region PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Delta 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 South Delta 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in South Delta Region PUMA, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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 South Delta 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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

39.1k

2017 Value

0.138%

1 Year growth

± 0.138%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Delta Region PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 0.138%, from 39k employees to 39.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Delta Region PUMA, MS, are Cashiers (1,965 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,429 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,326 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Delta Region PUMA, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South Delta Region PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,965 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,429 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,326 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, South Delta Region PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Agricultural & food scientists (24.4 times higher than expected), Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers (12.5 times), and Agricultural & food science technicians (10.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South Delta Region PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($224,487), Ship & boat captains & operators ($147,804), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($133,344).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

39.1k

2017 Value

0.138%

1 Year growth

± 0.138%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Delta Region PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 0.138%, from 39k employees to 39.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Delta Region PUMA, MS, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,632 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,577 people), and Hospitals (2,209 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Delta Region PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in South Delta 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,632 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,577 people), and Hospitals (2,209 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, South Delta Region PUMA, MS has an unusually high number of Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (12.5 times higher than expected), Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (8.73 times), and Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. (6.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Delta Region PUMA, MS, by average salary, are Personal & household goods repair & maintenance ($83,912), Agricultural chemical manufacturing ($83,612), and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($79,983).

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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 ($25.1B) and Mixed freight ($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

80.8% of the population of South Delta Region PUMA, MS has health coverage, with 28.2% on employee plans, 33.3% on Medicaid, 9.09% on Medicare, 9.04% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of South Delta Region PUMA, MS was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

Primary care physicians in South Delta 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

19.2%

Uninsured

28.2%

Employer Coverage

33.3%

Medicaid

9.09%

Medicare

9.04%

Non-Group

1.14%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Delta Region PUMA, MS stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 19.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in South Delta Region 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. 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

South Delta Region PUMA, MS is home to a population of 123k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of South Delta Region PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of South Delta Region PUMA, MS is composed of 86.2k Black or African American Alone residents (70.3%), 33k White Alone residents (26.9%), 2.12k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.73%), 690 Asian Alone residents (0.563%), 375 Two or More Races residents (0.306%), 187 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.152%), 51 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0416%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in South Delta Region PUMA, MS are Spanish (1,588 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (202 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (160 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS was 35.8. 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all South Delta Region PUMA, MS residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

1.19%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.48k people

As of 2017, N/A% of South Delta Region PUMA, MS residents (N/A people) 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS was 1.19%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    584 ± 592 people

  2. Pakistan

    144 ± 294 people

  3. Philippines

    134 ± 284 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Delta Region PUMA, MS was Mexico, the natal country of 584 South Delta Region PUMA, MS residents, followed by Pakistan with 144 and Philippines with 134.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of South Delta 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    86.2k ± 177

  2. White Alone

    33k ± 7

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.12k ± 371

In 2017, there were 2.61 times more Black or African American Alone residents (86.2k people) in South Delta Region PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33k White Alone and 2.12k 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,588 speakers (1.39%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    202 speakers (0.177%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    160 speakers (0.14%)

2.23% of South Delta Region PUMA, MS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in South Delta Region PUMA, MS was Spanish. 1.39% of the overall population of South Delta Region PUMA, MS are native Spanish speakers. 0.177% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.14% speak Spanish, 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

South Delta 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS awarded 1,337 degrees. The student population of South Delta Region PUMA, MS is skewed towards women, with 2,292 male students and 3,642 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Delta Region PUMA, MS are White (640 and 48.9%), followed by Black or African American (613 and 46.9%), Hispanic or Latino (23 and 1.76%), and Unknown (16 and 1.22%).

The largest universities in South Delta Region PUMA, MS by number of degrees awarded are Delta State University (801 and 59.9%), Mississippi Delta Community College (528 and 39.5%), and Delta Beauty College (8 and 0.598%).

The most popular majors in South Delta Region PUMA, MS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (226 and 16.9%), Elementary Education & Teaching (96 and 7.18%), and Registered Nursing (89 and 6.66%).

The median tuition costs in South Delta Region PUMA, MS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,298 and $6,298 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 55 degrees awarded

  2. 46 degrees awarded

  3. 57 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Delta Region PUMA, MS was Registered Nursing with 55 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in South Delta Region PUMA, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 801 degrees awarded

  2. 528 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

$6,298

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the South Delta Region PUMA, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Delta State University with 801 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

495

Degrees Awarded to Men

842

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 495 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Delta Region PUMA, MS, which is 0.588 times less than the 842 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    640 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    613 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in South Delta Region PUMA, MS were to White students. These 640 degrees mean that there were 1.04 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 613 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Delta Region PUMA, MS was $76,500 in 2017, which is 0.352 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $74,400 to $76,500, a 2.82% increase. The homeownership rate in South Delta Region PUMA, MS is 55.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in South Delta Region PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in South Delta 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.

$28,686

Median Household Income

± $941

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in South Delta Region PUMA, MS grew to $28,686 from the previous year's value of $27,407.

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Housing

Property Value

$76,500

2017 Median

± $2,108

$74,400

2016 Median

± $2,126

In 2017, the median property value in South Delta Region PUMA, MS grew to to $76,500 from the previous year's value of $74,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in South Delta 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 South Delta 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

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Rent vs Own

55.6%

2017 Homeownership

55.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.6% of the housing units in South Delta Region PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in South Delta 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 South Delta 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 South Delta Region PUMA, MS have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Delta Region PUMA, MS have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.51% of the workforce in South Delta Region PUMA, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.6%

  3. Walked

    1.83%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in South Delta Region PUMA, MS was Drove Alone (84.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.6%) and those who Walked (1.83%).

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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