Warren County, MS

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Population

47,510

0.677% decline

Median Age

38.2


Median Household Income

$41,635

2.87% growth

Poverty Rate

23.7%


Number of Employees

19,407

0.38% decline

Median Property Value

$114,600

4.66% growth

About

In 2017, Warren County, MS had a population of 47.5k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $41,635. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Warren County, MS declined from 47,834 to 47,510, a -0.677% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,475 to $41,635, a 2.87% increase.

The population of Warren County, MS is 50.2% Black or African American Alone, 47.7% White Alone, and 0.968% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Warren County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Warren County, MS is $114,600, and the homeownership rate is 63.7%. Most people in Warren County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Warren County, MS is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Warren County, MS employs 19.4k people. The largest industries in Warren County, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,430 people), Manufacturing (2,102 people), and Educational Services (1,798 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($94,583), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,875), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,259).

Median household income in Warren County, MS is $41,635. Males in Warren 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 Warren County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,635

2017 value

± $2,441

2.87%

1 Year Growth

± 7.42%

Households in Warren County, MS have a median annual income of $41,635, 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 $40,475 in 2016, which represents a 2.87% 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 Warren 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 9509.01

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9511.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Warren County, MS was Census Tract 9509.01 with a value of $54,640, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9511.01, with respective values of $54,250 and $54,093.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Warren County, MS (11.2k out of 47.1k 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 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black

    8,617 ± 605

  2. White

    2,166 ± 353

  3. Two Or More

    289 ± 139

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

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

19.4k

2017 Value

± 986

-0.38%

1 Year decline

± 7.26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Warren County, MS declined at a rate of -0.38%, from 19.5k employees to 19.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Warren County, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,145 people), Management Occupations (1,747 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,680 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Warren County, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Warren County, MS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,145 people), Management Occupations (1,747 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,680 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Warren County, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.99 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.56 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Warren County, MS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,331), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($78,828), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($73,036).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

19.4k

2017 Value

± 986

-0.38%

1 Year decline

± 7.26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Warren County, MS declined at a rate of -0.38%, from 19.5k employees to 19.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Warren County, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,430 people), Manufacturing (2,102 people), and Educational Services (1,798 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Warren County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Warren 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 Warren County, MS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,430 people), Manufacturing (2,102 people), and Educational Services (1,798 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Warren County, MS has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.11 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.94 times), and Public Administration (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Warren County, MS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($94,583), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,875), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,259).

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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

85.3% of the population of Warren County, MS has health coverage, with 39.6% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Warren County, MS see 1532 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.19% decrease from the previous year (1599 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1684 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 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

1,532 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Warren County, MS see an average of 1,532 patients per year. This represents a 4.19% decrease from the previous year (1,599 patients).

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

14.7%

Uninsured

39.6%

Employer Coverage

21.3%

Medicaid

10.6%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

1.43%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Warren County, MS grew by 5.12% from 14% to 14.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Warren 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

Warren County, MS is home to a population of 47.5k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.24% of Warren County, MS residents were born outside of the country (588 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Warren County, MS is composed of 23.8k Black or African American Alone residents (50.2%), 22.7k White Alone residents (47.7%), 460 Two or More Races residents (0.968%), 282 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.594%), 229 Asian Alone residents (0.482%), 39 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0821%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Warren County, MS was 38.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Warren County, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Warren County, MS residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

588 people

1.75%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

837 people

As of 2017, 1.24% of Warren County, MS residents (588 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 Warren County, MS was 1.75%, 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

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Warren County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Warren County, MS was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    23.8k ± 190

  2. White Alone

    22.7k ± 27

  3. Two or More Races

    460 ± 142

In 2017, there were 1.05 times more Black or African American Alone residents (23.8k people) in Warren County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.7k White Alone and 460 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Warren 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 Warren 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 Warren County, MS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Warren 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

    1,133 ± 183

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    417 ± 149

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    405 ± 149

Warren County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Warren County, MS was $114,600 in 2017, which is 0.527 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,500 to $114,600, a 4.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Warren County, MS is 63.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Warren County, MS have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Warren 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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$41,635

Median Household Income

± $2,441

18.6k

Number of Households

± 926

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.6k households in Warren County, MS grew to $41,635 from the previous year's value of $40,475.

The following chart displays the households in Warren 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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Housing

Property Value

$114,600

2017 Median

± $6,358

$109,500

2016 Median

± $7,559

In 2017, the median property value in Warren County, MS grew to to $114,600 from the previous year's value of $109,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Warren 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 Warren 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 Warren County, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Warren County, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.7%

2017 Homeownership

63.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.7% of the housing units in Warren County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Warren 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 Warren County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Warren County, MS have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Warren County, MS have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in Warren County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87%

  2. Carpooled

    9.24%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.32%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Warren County, MS was Drove Alone (87%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.24%) and those who Worked At Home (1.32%).

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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