Neshoba County, MS

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2022 Population
28,970
0.628% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37
0.271% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
28%
8.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$47,400
9.18% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$94,300
9.14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Neshoba County, MS had a population of 29k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $47,400. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Neshoba County, MS declined from 29,153 to 28,970, a −0.628% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,416 to $47,400, a 9.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Neshoba County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (16%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.739%).

None of the households in Neshoba County, 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.

99.7% of the residents in Neshoba County, MS are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Neshoba County, MS was $94,300, and the homeownership rate was 72%.

Most people in Neshoba County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Neshoba County, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Neshoba County, MS is home to a population of 29k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.732% of Neshoba County, MS residents were born outside of the country (212 people).

In 2022, there were 2.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.7k people) in Neshoba County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.63k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Neshoba County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Neshoba County, 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 Neshoba County, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.7k ± 26
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.6k ± 310
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    4.63k ± 135
0.214%
Hispanic Population
62 people

In 2022, there were 2.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.7k people) in Neshoba County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.63k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.214% of the people in Neshoba County, MS are hispanic (62 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.732%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
212 people
0.713%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
208 people

As of 2022, 0.732% of Neshoba County, MS residents (212 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 Neshoba County, MS was 0.713%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    351 ± 140
  2. Vietnam
    328 ± 96
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    233 ± 86

Neshoba County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Neshoba County, MS employs 11k people. The largest industries in Neshoba County, MS are Retail Trade (1,398 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,386 people), and Manufacturing (1,351 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($97,135), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($89,868), and Information ($88,269).

Occupations

11k
2022 Value
± 841
−0.0998%
1 Year decline
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Neshoba County, MS declined at a rate of −0.0998%, from 11k employees to 11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Neshoba County, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,239 people), Production Occupations (995 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (925 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Neshoba County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11k
2022 Value
± 841
−0.0998%
1 Year decline
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Neshoba County, MS declined at a rate of −0.0998%, from 11k employees to 11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Neshoba County, MS, are Retail Trade (1,398 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,386 people), and Manufacturing (1,351 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Neshoba County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Neshoba County, 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

$40,385
Median earning men ± $6,308
$26,985
Median earning women ± $3,191

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($88,269), Wholesale Trade ($70,096), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,945).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($44,732), Construction ($42,321), and Manufacturing ($35,392).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 166
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 136
    Retail Trade
  3. 126
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Neshoba County, MS went to Donald J. Trump with 71.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.9%), followed by Other (0.658%).

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.04% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.852% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (690k), Some college (543k), and Secondary Education (397k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Neshoba County, MS was $94,300 in 2022, which is 0.335 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $86,400 to $94,300, a 9.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Neshoba County, MS is 72%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Neshoba County, MS have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Neshoba County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Neshoba County, MS is $47,400. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Neshoba County, MS was Census Tract 107 with a value of $55,977, followed by Census Tract 102 and Census Tract 104, with respective values of $51,295 and $45,688.

Property

$94,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,497
$7,348
Median Property Taxes
±$598

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

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Rent vs Own

72%
Homeownership
2022
69.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72% of the housing units in Neshoba County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 107
  2. Census Tract 102
  3. Census Tract 104

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Neshoba County, MS was Census Tract 107 with a value of $55,977, followed by Census Tract 102 and Census Tract 104, with respective values of $51,295 and $45,688.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Neshoba County, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$47,400
Median Household Income
± $5,518
10.2k
Number of Households
± 739

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.2k households in Neshoba County, MS grew to $47,400 from the previous year's value of $43,416.

The following chart displays the households in Neshoba County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Neshoba County, MS is from Mississippi.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2022, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.553% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.4%)
  2. Carpooled (12.4%)
  3. Other (5.07%)

In 2022, 78.4% of workers in Neshoba County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.4%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (5.07%).

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Neshoba County, MS have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.93% of the workforce in Neshoba County, 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 Neshoba County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Neshoba County, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Neshoba County, MS (7.94k out of 28.4k 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 < 5, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Neshoba County, 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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Health

87.3% of the population of Neshoba County, MS has health coverage, with 34.8% on employee plans, 25.5% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 2.18% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Neshoba County, MS see 1618 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.55% decrease from the previous year (1713 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1706 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 853 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,618 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Neshoba County, MS

Primary care physicians in Neshoba County, MS see an average of 1,618 patients per year. This represents a 5.55% decrease from the previous year (1,713 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.7% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.7%
Uninsured
34.8%
Employer Coverage
25.5%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
2.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Neshoba County, MS grew by 3.52% from 12.3% to 12.7%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 82.9 in Neshoba County, MS.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.9% in Neshoba County, MS.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 21.5% in Neshoba County, MS.

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