North Central Region PUMA, MS

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
116,316
1.45% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.519% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
26.6%
2.74% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$38,991
8.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$98,700
14% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
41,458
2.01% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, North Central Region PUMA, MS had a population of 116k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $38,991. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Central Region PUMA, MS declined from 118,031 to 116,316, a −1.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,825 to $38,991, a 8.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (55.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (40.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%), Other (Hispanic) (0.653%), and White (Hispanic) (0.45%).

1.81% of the households in North Central Region 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.

99.6% of the residents in North Central Region PUMA, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Holmes Community College (1,424 degrees awarded in 2022), Mississippi Valley State University (311 degrees), and Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (19 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in North Central Region PUMA, MS was $98,700, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in North Central Region PUMA, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in North Central Region PUMA, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

North Central Region PUMA, MS is home to a population of 116k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.779% of North Central Region PUMA, MS residents were born outside of the country (906 people).

In 2022, there were 1.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.8k people) in North Central Region PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.63k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Spanish (1,275 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (297 households), and Bengali (93 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
59,997
Women
51.6%
56,302
Men
48.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 116,299 inhabitants, with 48.4% men, and 51.6% women.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of North Central Region PUMA, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Central Region PUMA, MS was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Central Region PUMA, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    64.8k ± 417
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    47.5k ± 421
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.63k ± 457
1.53%
Hispanic Population
1.78k people

In 2022, there were 1.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.8k people) in North Central Region PUMA, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.63k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.53% of the people in North Central Region PUMA, MS are hispanic (1.78k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    200 ± 347 people
  2. Mexico
    127 ± 277 people
  3. Philippines
    97 ± 242 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS was India, the natal country of 200 North Central Region PUMA, MS residents, followed by Mexico with 127 and Philippines with 97.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.779%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
906 people
0.865%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.02k people

As of 2022, 0.779% of North Central Region PUMA, MS residents (906 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Central Region PUMA, MS was 0.865%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,275 households (1.17%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    297 households (0.272%)
  3. Bengali
    93 households (0.0852%)

1.81% of the households in North Central Region PUMA, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in North Central Region PUMA, MS was Spanish. 1.17% of the households in North Central Region 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
    1,431 ± 291
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    979 ± 257
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    626 ± 214

North Central Region PUMA, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Central Region PUMA, MS employs 41.5k people. The largest industries in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Elementary & secondary schools (3,759 people), Construction (2,838 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,299 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($178,420), Support activities for mining ($157,717), and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores ($128,750).

Males in North Central Region PUMA, MS have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,929. The income inequality in North Central Region PUMA, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,649
Women
53.3%
18,938
Men
46.7%

The workforce of North Central Region PUMA, MS in 2020 was 40,587 people, with 53.3% woman, and 46.7% men.

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Occupations

41.5k
2022 Value
2.01%
1 Year growth
± 2.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Central Region PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 2.01%, from 40.6k employees to 41.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Central Region PUMA, MS, are Cashiers (1,374 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,246 people), and Nursing assistants (1,200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.5k
2022 Value
2.01%
1 Year growth
± 2.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Central Region PUMA, MS grew at a rate of 2.01%, from 40.6k employees to 41.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Central Region PUMA, MS, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,759 people), Construction (2,838 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,299 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Central Region PUMA, MS, though some of these residents may live in North Central Region 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

$36,553
Median earning men ± $2,669
$27,551
Median earning women ± $1,251

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($51,292), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,458), and Information ($44,688).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,563), Wholesale Trade ($37,276), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,815).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.38%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.17M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 1.38% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.611%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS awarded 1,754 degrees. The student population of North Central Region PUMA, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,453 male students and 4,398 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Black or African American (914 and 52.1%), followed by White (750 and 42.8%), Hispanic or Latino (37 and 2.11%), and Two or More Races (24 and 1.37%).

The largest universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS by number of degrees awarded are Holmes Community College (1,424 and 81.2%), Mississippi Valley State University (311 and 17.7%), and Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (19 and 1.08%).

The most popular majors in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Pre-Nursing Studies (128 and 7.3%), General Studies (126 and 7.18%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (107 and 6.1%).

The median tuition cost in North Central Region PUMA, MS for a public four year colleges is $7,394 for in-state students and $7,394 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in North Central Region PUMA, MS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 64.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,851 (35.8% men and 64.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,851 students enrolled in North Central Region PUMA, MS, 35.8% men and 64.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 3,759 records, of which 66.5% were women and 33.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 128 degrees awarded
  2. 102 degrees awarded
  3. 100 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in North Central Region PUMA, MS was Pre-Nursing Studies with 128 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,424 degrees awarded
  2. 311 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Holmes Community College with 1,424 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 559 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Central Region PUMA, MS, which is 0.468 times less than the 1,195 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 914 degrees mean that there were 1.22 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 750 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,394) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($810) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.925% 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 North Central Region PUMA, MS in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (30.9k), Some college (20.3k), and Secondary Education (18k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Central Region PUMA, MS was $98,700 in 2022, which is 0.35 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $86,600 to $98,700, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in North Central Region PUMA, MS is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Central Region PUMA, MS have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Central Region PUMA, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Central Region PUMA, MS is $38,991. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in North Central Region PUMA, MS was North Delta Region--DeSoto County--Southaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $79,666, followed by Central Region--Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS and Central Region--Madison & Rankin Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $72,380 and $71,612.

Property

$98,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,577
$28,855
Median Property Taxes
±$1,278

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Rent vs Own

66.8%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.8% of the housing units in North Central Region PUMA, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Central Region PUMA, MS was North Delta Region--DeSoto County--Southaven City PUMA, MS with a value of $79,666, followed by Central Region--Rankin & Simpson Counties PUMA, MS and Central Region--Madison & Rankin Counties PUMA, MS, with respective values of $72,380 and $71,612.

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Household Income

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$38,991
Median Household Income
± $2,213
43.2k
Number of Households
± 1,570

In 2022, the median household income of the 43.2k households in North Central Region PUMA, MS grew to $38,991 from the previous year's value of $35,825.

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Wage Distribution

0.46
2022 Wage GINI in North Central Region PUMA, MS
0.445
2021 Wage GINI in North Central Region PUMA, MS

In 2022, the income inequality in North Central Region PUMA, MS was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.29% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Central Region PUMA, MS was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Central Region PUMA, MS in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.73%)

In 2022, 85.7% of workers in North Central Region PUMA, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.84%) and those who worked at home (2.73%).

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Central Region PUMA, MS have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.49% of the workforce in North Central Region PUMA, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

26.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Central Region PUMA, MS (29.8k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Central Region PUMA, MS is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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Health

88% of the population of North Central Region PUMA, MS has health coverage, with 32.8% on employee plans, 30.5% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see 1860 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1890 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2031 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 543 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,860 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mississippi

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see an average of 1,860 patients per year. This represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1,890 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.4% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
32.8%
Employer Coverage
30.5%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
1.33%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Central Region PUMA, MS declined by 2.2% from 12.2% to 12%.

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