Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS

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2020 Population
112,384
0.904% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.5
0.522% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
22.3%
3.79% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$42,320
1.89% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$93,500
3.31% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
43,378
2.06% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS had a population of 112k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $42,320. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS declined from 113,409 to 112,384, a −0.904% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,536 to $42,320, a 1.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (55%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.27%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.824%).

2.75% of the households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Central Region--Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke Counties--Meridian City PUMA, MS are Meridian Community College (884 degrees awarded in 2020) and East Central Community College (550 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was $93,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.8%.

Most people in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was 2 cars per household.

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Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS is home to a population of 112k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.46% of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country (1.65k people).

In 2020, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.9k people) in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS are Spanish (1,445 households), Other Native Languages of North America (458 households), and Arabic (212 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,605
Women
52%
54,186
Men
48%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 112,791 inhabitants, with 48% men, and 52% women.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    61.9k ± 239
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    45.1k ± 299
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 344
2.01%
Hispanic Population
2.26k people

In 2020, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.9k people) in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.01% of the people in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS are hispanic (2.26k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    726 ± 659 people
  2. Germany
    135 ± 285 people
  3. India
    117 ± 265 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was Mexico, the natal country of 726 Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS residents, followed by Germany with 135 and India with 117.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.46%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.65k people
1.57%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.79k people

As of 2020, 1.46% of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS residents (1.65k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was 1.57%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,445 households (1.37%)
  2. Other Native Languages of North America
    458 households (0.434%)
  3. Arabic
    212 households (0.201%)

2.75% of the households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was Spanish. 1.37% of the households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,974 ± 282
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,844 ± 316
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,028 ± 223

Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS employs 43.4k people. The largest industries in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,416 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,339 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,377 people), and the highest paying industries are Support activities for mining ($124,819), Offices of physicians ($93,523), and Legal services ($89,256).

Males in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,427. The income inequality in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,716
Women
50.1%
21,662
Men
49.9%

The workforce of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS in 2020 was 43,378 people, with 50.1% woman, and 49.9% men.

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Occupations

43.4k
2020 Value
−2.06%
1 Year decline
± −2.06%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS declined at a rate of −2.06%, from 44.3k employees to 43.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS, are Registered nurses (2,262 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,518 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,469 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43.4k
2020 Value
−2.06%
1 Year decline
± −2.06%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS declined at a rate of −2.06%, from 44.3k employees to 43.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,416 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,339 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,377 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,669
Median earning men ± $2,146
$27,172
Median earning women ± $1,990

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,561), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,995), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,586).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($38,918), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,217), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,438).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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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. $30.5B
  2. $25.1B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($25.1B) and Motorized vehicles ($12.3B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$182B
2020 Value in Mississippi
$374B
Projected 2050 Value in Mississippi
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $182B. This is expected to increase 105% to $374B by 2050.

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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. $21.9B
  2. $11.4B
  3. $10.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $21.9B, followed by Louisiana with $11.4B and Tennessee and $10.5B.

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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.

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 following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

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.

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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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In 2020, universities in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS awarded 1,434 degrees. The student population of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,760 male students and 3,631 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS are White (817 and 57.1%), followed by Black or African American (501 and 35%), American Indian or Alaska Native (52 and 3.64%), and Two or More Races (19 and 1.33%).

The largest universities in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS by number of degrees awarded are Meridian Community College (884 and 61.6%) and East Central Community College (550 and 38.4%).

The most popular majors in East Central Region--Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke Counties--Meridian City PUMA, MS are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (558 and 38.9%), Registered Nursing (176 and 12.3%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (58 and 4.04%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,391 students enrolled in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS, 32.6% men and 67.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,607 records, of which 64.4% were women and 35.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 558 degree-majors awarded
  2. 176 degree-majors awarded
  3. 18 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in East Central Region--Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke Counties--Meridian City PUMA, MS was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 558 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 884 degrees awarded
  2. 550 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Meridian Community College with 884 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 555 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS, which is 0.631 times less than the 879 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 817 degrees mean that there were 1.63 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 501 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,042) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($272) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,740) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.674% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (25.9k), Some college (21.9k), and Secondary Education (16.2k).

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The median property value in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was $93,500 in 2020, which is 0.407 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $90,500 to $93,500, a 3.31% increase. The homeownership rate in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS is 69.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS is $42,320. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $69,990, followed by Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS and Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $67,959 and $64,602.

Property

$93,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,578
$30,657
Median Property Taxes
±$1,297

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.8%
Homeownership
2020
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.8% of the housing units in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was DeSoto CountySouthaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $69,990, followed by Madison & Yazoo Counties PUMA, MS and Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $67,959 and $64,602.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,320
Median Household Income
± $1,983
43.9k
Number of Households
± 1,687

In 2020, the median household income of the 43.9k households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS grew to $42,320 from the previous year's value of $41,536.

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Wage Distribution

0.455
2020 Wage GINI in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS
0.437
2019 Wage GINI in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS

In 2020, the income inequality in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.03% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.53%)

In 2020, 83.3% of workers in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (2.53%).

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Commute Time

23.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.86% of the workforce in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS (24.1k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS is Black, followed by White and Native American.

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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89.5% of the population of Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS has health coverage, with 39.6% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 2.89% 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).

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.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

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).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.9% were men and 54.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.5%
Uninsured
39.6%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
2.89%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS declined by 0.852% from 10.6% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lauderdale, Newton & Clarke CountiesMeridian City PUMA, MS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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