Scooba, MS

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2020 Population
877
0.114% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
20
0.503% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
41.3%
21.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$18,125
3.91% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$60,000
2020 Employed Population
248
31.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Scooba, MS had a population of 877 people with a median age of 20 and a median household income of $18,125. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Scooba, MS declined from 878 to 877, a −0.114% decrease and its median household income grew from $17,443 to $18,125, a 3.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scooba, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (68.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (29.6%), White (Hispanic) (0.798%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.798%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Scooba, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Scooba, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Scooba, MS are East Mississippi Community College (1,076 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2019, the median property value in Scooba, MS was $60,000, and the homeownership rate was 41.5%.

Most people in Scooba, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Scooba, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Scooba, MS is home to a population of 877 people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.798% of Scooba, MS residents were born outside of the country (7 people).

In 2020, there were 2.32 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (603 people) in Scooba, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 260 White (Non-Hispanic) and 7 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Scooba, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Scooba, MS was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Scooba, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    603 ± 198
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    260 ± 131
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7 ± 15
0.798%
Hispanic Population
7 people

In 2020, there were 2.32 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (603 people) in Scooba, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 260 White (Non-Hispanic) and 7 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.798% of the people in Scooba, MS are hispanic (7 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    18,827 ± 3,358 people
  2. India
    5,246 ± 1,777 people
  3. Vietnam
    4,118 ± 1,574 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 18,827 Mississippi residents, followed by India with 5,246 and Vietnam with 4,118.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.798%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7 people
0.797%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7 people

As of 2020, 0.798% of Scooba, MS residents (7 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 Scooba, MS was 0.797%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    14 ± 26
  2. Korea
    2 ± 15
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24

Scooba, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 7 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Scooba, MS employs 248 people. The largest industries in Scooba, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (60 people), Educational Services (55 people), and Construction (26 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($56,250), Total ($26,512), and Public Administration ($26,250).

Males in Mississippi have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,621. The income inequality in Mississippi (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

248
2020 Value
± 120
31.2%
1 Year growth
± 52.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Scooba, MS grew at a rate of 31.2%, from 189 employees to 248 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scooba, MS, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (37 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (27 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (24 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scooba, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

248
2020 Value
± 120
31.2%
1 Year growth
± 52.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Scooba, MS grew at a rate of 31.2%, from 189 employees to 248 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scooba, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (60 people), Educational Services (55 people), and Construction (26 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scooba, MS, though some of these residents may live in Scooba, 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

$27,100
Median earning men ± $20,111
$25,694
Median earning women ± $19,798

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($5,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,000), Public Administration ($18,750), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($8,542).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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).

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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$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.

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. $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.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Mississippi shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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 Scooba, MS awarded 1,076 degrees. The student population of Scooba, MS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,454 male students and 1,938 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scooba, MS are White (522 and 48.5%), followed by Black or African American (511 and 47.5%), Unknown (12 and 1.12%), and Asian (11 and 1.02%).

The largest universities in Scooba, MS by number of degrees awarded are East Mississippi Community College (1,076 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Scooba, MS are Other Health Preparatory Programs (105 and 9.76%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (77 and 7.16%), and Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (71 and 6.6%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 3,392 students enrolled in Scooba, MS, 42.9% men and 57.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 1,578 records, of which 64.6% were women and 35.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 105 degree-majors awarded
  2. 77 degree-majors awarded
  3. 57 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Scooba, MS was Other Health Preparatory Programs with 105 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,076 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Mississippi Community College with 1,076 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 494 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Scooba, MS, which is 0.849 times less than the 582 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 522 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 511 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($240) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.876% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (691k), Some college (559k), and Secondary Education (417k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Scooba, MS was $60,000 in 2019, which is 0.261 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between N/A and 2019 the median property value increased from N/A to $60,000, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Scooba, MS is 41.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Scooba, MS have an average commute time of 36.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scooba, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$60,000
Median Property Value 2019
±$12,437
$81
Median Property Taxes
±$61

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 Scooba, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Scooba, MS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

41.5%
Homeownership
2020
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 41.5% of the housing units in Scooba, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 42.9%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 301
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Scooba, 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.
$18,125
Median Household Income
± $15,838
195
Number of Households
± 79

In 2020, the median household income of the 195 households in Scooba, MS grew to $18,125 from the previous year's value of $17,443.

The following chart displays the households in Scooba, MS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scooba, MS is from Mississippi.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.445
2019 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2020, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.17% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Mississippi across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.68%)
  3. Walked (6.2%)

In 2020, 76.4% of workers in Scooba, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.68%) and those who walked to work (6.2%).

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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Commute Time

36.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scooba, MS have a longer commute time (36.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 9.5% of the workforce in Scooba, 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 Scooba, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scooba, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

41.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scooba, MS (185 out of 448 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 < 5, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Scooba, 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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81.4% of the population of Scooba, MS has health coverage, with 43.6% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 7.41% on Medicare, 4.56% on non-group plans, and 2.85% 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).

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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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 26.9% under 18 years, 49.5% between 18 and 34 years, 14.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.67% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

18.6%
Uninsured
43.6%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
7.41%
Medicare
4.56%
Non-Group
2.85%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scooba, MS declined by 18.4% from 22.8% to 18.6%.

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