Tishomingo County, MS

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Population

19,476

0.138% decline

Median Age

42.6


Median Household Income

$36,672

3.7% growth

Poverty Rate

18.6%


Number of Employees

7,890

0.767% decline

Median Property Value

$82,700

4.29% growth

About

In 2017, Tishomingo County, MS had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $36,672. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Tishomingo County, MS declined from 19,503 to 19,476, a -0.138% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,364 to $36,672, a 3.7% increase.

The population of Tishomingo County, MS is 93.4% White Alone, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.51% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Tishomingo County, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Tishomingo County, MS is $82,700, and the homeownership rate is 75.9%. Most people in Tishomingo County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Tishomingo County, MS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Tishomingo County, MS employs 7.89k people. The largest industries in Tishomingo County, MS are Manufacturing (2,129 people), Retail Trade (1,200 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (962 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($42,188), and Public Administration ($41,964).

Median household income in Tishomingo County, MS is $36,672. Males in Tishomingo County, MS have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,636. The income inequality in Tishomingo County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,672

2017 value

± $2,553

3.7%

1 Year Growth

± 9.02%

Households in Tishomingo County, MS have a median annual income of $36,672, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,364 in 2016, which represents a 3.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$52,323

Average Male Salary

± $1,698

$36,636

Average Female Salary

± $1,074

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mississippi made 1.43 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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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 Mississippi 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tishomingo County, MS is from Mississippi.

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.446

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Mississippi 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.

The 2017 the GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9501

  2. Census Tract 9503

  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tishomingo County, MS was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $44,777, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $39,588 and $34,876.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tishomingo County, MS (3.57k out of 19.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,397 ± 419

  2. Hispanic

    111 ± 98

  3. Other

    82 ± 101

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tishomingo County, MS is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.89k

2017 Value

± 644

-0.767%

1 Year decline

± 11.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tishomingo County, MS declined at a rate of -0.767%, from 7.95k employees to 7.89k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tishomingo County, MS, are Production Occupations (1,514 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (928 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (902 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tishomingo County, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Tishomingo County, MS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,514 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (928 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (902 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Tishomingo County, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.31 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.4 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tishomingo County, MS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($74,000), Management Occupations ($69,485), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($60,950).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.89k

2017 Value

± 644

-0.767%

1 Year decline

± 11.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tishomingo County, MS declined at a rate of -0.767%, from 7.95k employees to 7.89k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tishomingo County, MS, are Manufacturing (2,129 people), Retail Trade (1,200 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (962 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tishomingo County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Tishomingo County, MS 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 Tishomingo County, MS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,129 people), Retail Trade (1,200 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (962 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Tishomingo County, MS has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.67 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.02 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Tishomingo County, MS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($42,188), and Public Administration ($41,964).

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Domestic Trade

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. $39.9B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $39.9B, followed by Textiles/leather ($25.1B) and Mixed freight ($13.1B).

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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$187B

2015 Value

$277B

Projected 2045 Value

48.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Mississippi trade was $187B. This is expected to increase 48.7% to $277B by 2045.

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. $34.4B

  2. $16.3B

  3. $15.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $34.4B, followed by Tennessee with $16.3B and Louisiana and $15.4B.

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

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Health

85.5% of the population of Tishomingo County, MS has health coverage, with 37.6% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.94% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Tishomingo County, MS was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

Primary care physicians in Tishomingo County, MS see 2172 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.649% increase from the previous year (2158 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 19491 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1026 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Humphreys County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.1%). Additionally, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,172 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Tishomingo County, MS see an average of 2,172 patients per year. This represents a 0.649% increase from the previous year (2,158 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

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%).

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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 Spending

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$7,646

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,045

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,690

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,021

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Mississippi (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.86%, from $7,362 to $7,646.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.5%

Uninsured

37.6%

Employer Coverage

21.3%

Medicaid

14.4%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

1.94%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tishomingo County, MS grew by 3.84% from 13.9% to 14.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tishomingo County, MS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.1% prevalence

  2. 17.8% prevalence

  3. 17.7% prevalence

Humphreys County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Mississippi, at 18.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Mississippi by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Tishomingo County, MS is home to a population of 19.5k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.45% of Tishomingo County, MS residents were born outside of the country (283 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Tishomingo County, MS is composed of 18.2k White Alone residents (93.4%), 571 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.93%), 488 Black or African American Alone residents (2.51%), 156 Two or More Races residents (0.801%), 50 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.257%), 18 Asian Alone residents (0.0924%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Tishomingo County, MS are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Tishomingo County, MS was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Tishomingo County, MS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Tishomingo County, MS residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.45%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

283 people

1.62%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

316 people

As of 2017, 1.45% of Tishomingo County, MS residents (283 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tishomingo County, MS was 1.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 22,332 Mississippi residents, followed by Vietnam with 4,461 and India with 4,072.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Tishomingo County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Tishomingo County, MS was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    18.2k ± 20

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    571 ± 290

  3. Black or African American Alone

    488 ± 96

In 2017, there were 31.9 times more White Alone residents (18.2k people) in Tishomingo County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 571 Hispanic or Latino and 488 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Tishomingo County, MS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Tishomingo County, MS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Tishomingo County, MS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Tishomingo County, MS are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    522 ± 140

  2. Korea

    126 ± 99

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    113 ± 61

Tishomingo County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tishomingo County, MS was $82,700 in 2017, which is 0.38 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $79,300 to $82,700, a 4.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Tishomingo County, MS is 75.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tishomingo County, MS have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tishomingo County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,672

Median Household Income

± $2,553

7.61k

Number of Households

± 599

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.61k households in Tishomingo County, MS grew to $36,672 from the previous year's value of $35,364.

The following chart displays the households in Tishomingo 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 $10k - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$82,700

2017 Median

± $5,411

$79,300

2016 Median

± $5,849

In 2017, the median property value in Tishomingo County, MS grew to to $82,700 from the previous year's value of $79,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Tishomingo County, MS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tishomingo County, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Tishomingo County, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tishomingo County, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.9%

2017 Homeownership

75%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.9% of the housing units in Tishomingo County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Tishomingo County, MS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tishomingo County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tishomingo County, MS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tishomingo County, MS have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.69% of the workforce in Tishomingo County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.8%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Walked

    1.47%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Tishomingo County, MS was Drove Alone (85.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Walked (1.47%).

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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