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Population

26,915

1.86% decline

Median Age

34.9


Median Household Income

$28,556

5.27% growth

Poverty Rate

32.5%


Number of Employees

8,371

1.18% decline

Median Property Value

$71,600

0.703% growth

About

In 2017, N/A had a population of 26.9k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $28,556. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of N/A declined from 27,424 to 26,915, a -1.86% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,126 to $28,556, a 5.27% increase.

The population of N/A is 73.7% Black or African American Alone, 24.2% White Alone, and 1.61% Hispanic or Latino. 1.91% of the people in N/A speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Mississippi Delta Community College (528 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in N/A is $71,600, and the homeownership rate is 56.2%. Most people in N/A commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

Median household income in N/A is $28,556. Males in N/A have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,636. The income inequality in N/A (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$28,556

2017 value

± $2,587

5.27%

1 Year Growth

± 10.7%

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$52,323

Average Male Salary

± $1,698

$36,636

Average Female Salary

± $1,074

In 2017, full-time male employees in N/A made 1.43 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

    $45,496 ± $1,341

  2. Asian

    $44,270 ± $11,739

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,514 ± $48,157

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.446

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in N/A was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.919% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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Income by Location

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    6,905 ± 433

  2. White

    555 ± 142

  3. Hispanic

    143 ± 118

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.37k

2017 Value

± 542

-1.18%

1 Year decline

± 8.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in N/A declined at a rate of -1.18%, from 8.47k employees to 8.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Sales & Related Occupations (995 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (981 people), and Production Occupations (712 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of N/A, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (995 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (981 people), and Production Occupations (712 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of N/A, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($141,250), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,625), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,207).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.37k

2017 Value

± 542

-1.18%

1 Year decline

± 8.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in N/A declined at a rate of -1.18%, from 8.47k employees to 8.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,388 people), Retail Trade (1,071 people), and Educational Services (846 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A 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 N/A, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,388 people), Retail Trade (1,071 people), and Educational Services (846 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in N/A, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,156), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,250), and Information ($52,917).

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Health

82.1% of the population of N/A has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 33.1% on Medicaid, 8.77% on Medicare, 9.45% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Behavioral Health Conditions

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%).

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Health Care Coverage

17.9%

Uninsured

29.8%

Employer Coverage

33.1%

Medicaid

8.77%

Medicare

9.45%

Non-Group

1.03%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A declined by 7.63% from 19.3% to 17.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in N/A changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

N/A

Most at risk N/A

  1. 18.1% prevalence

  2. 17.8% prevalence

  3. 17.7% prevalence

Humphreys County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in N/A, at 18.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in N/A by N/A over multiple years.

Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 26.9k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.695% of N/A residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of N/A is composed of 19.8k Black or African American Alone residents (73.7%), 6.5k White Alone residents (24.2%), 434 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.61%), 93 Two or More Races residents (0.346%), 37 Asian Alone residents (0.137%), 22 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0817%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in N/A are Spanish or Spanish Creole (329 speakers), Chinese (46 speakers), and African Languages (42 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in N/A was 34.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in N/A are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all N/A residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.695%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.624%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    22,332 ± 3,655 people

  2. Vietnam

    4,461 ± 1,639 people

  3. India

    4,072 ± 1,566 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of N/A was Mexico, the natal country of 22,332 N/A residents, followed by Vietnam with 4,461 and India with 4,072.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    19.8k ± 101

  2. White Alone

    6.5k ± 24

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    434 ± 141

In 2017, there were 3.05 times more Black or African American Alone residents (19.8k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.5k White Alone and 434 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    329 speakers (1.26%)

  2. Chinese

    46 speakers (0.177%)

  3. African Languages

    42 speakers (0.161%)

1.91% of N/A 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 N/A was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.26% of the overall population of N/A are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.177% speak Chinese and 0.161% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    300 ± 91

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    176 ± 78

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    133 ± 55

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in N/A awarded 528 degrees. The student population of N/A is skewed towards women, with 878 male students and 1,443 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in N/A are Black or African American (335 and 63.4%), followed by White (180 and 34.1%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 1.89%), and Unknown (2 and 0.379%).

The largest universities in N/A by number of degrees awarded are Mississippi Delta Community College (528 and 100%).

The most popular majors in N/A are Liberal Arts & Sciences (219 and 41.5%), Registered Nursing (34 and 6.44%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (24 and 4.55%).

The median tuition costs in N/A 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.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 219 degrees awarded

  2. 34 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in N/A was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 219 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

528 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the N/A institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mississippi Delta Community College with 528 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

229

Degrees Awarded to Men

299

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 229 men were awarded degrees from institutions in N/A, which is 0.766 times less than the 299 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

    335 degrees awarded

  2. White

    180 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in N/A were to Black or African American students. These 335 degrees mean that there were 1.86 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 180 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $71,600 in 2017, which is 0.329 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $71,100 to $71,600, a 0.703% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 56.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in N/A have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in N/A is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$28,556

Median Household Income

± $2,587

8.51k

Number of Households

± 506

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.51k households in N/A grew to $28,556 from the previous year's value of $27,126.

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Housing

Property Value

$71,600

2017 Median

± $3,415

$71,100

2016 Median

± $3,529

In 2017, the median property value in N/A grew to to $71,600 from the previous year's value of $71,100.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

56.2%

2017 Homeownership

56.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.2% of the housing units in N/A were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in N/A compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Walked

    2.64%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in N/A was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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