Tallahatchie County, MS

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2020 Population
14,041
0.826% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36.4
1.09% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
26.8%
15.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$30,433
1.91% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$68,900
3.77% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Tallahatchie County, MS had a population of 14k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $30,433. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tallahatchie County, MS declined from 14,158 to 14,041, a −0.826% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,864 to $30,433, a 1.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tallahatchie County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (59.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.6%), Other (Hispanic) (4.55%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.527%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.399%).

None of the households in Tallahatchie 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.

98.3% of the residents in Tallahatchie County, MS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Tallahatchie County, MS was $68,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.7%.

Most people in Tallahatchie County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Tallahatchie County, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Tallahatchie County, MS is home to a population of 14k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.01% of Tallahatchie County, MS residents were born outside of the country (282 people).

In 2020, there were 1.71 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.29k people) in Tallahatchie County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.86k White (Non-Hispanic) and 639 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
97.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Tallahatchie County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Tallahatchie County, MS was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tallahatchie County, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.29k ± 202
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.86k ± 40
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    639 ± 165
4.98%
Hispanic Population
699 people

In 2020, there were 1.71 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.29k people) in Tallahatchie County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.86k White (Non-Hispanic) and 639 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.98% of the people in Tallahatchie County, MS are hispanic (699 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.01%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
282 people
3.04%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
431 people

As of 2020, 2.01% of Tallahatchie County, MS residents (282 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 Tallahatchie County, MS was 3.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    200 ± 118
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    135 ± 128
  3. Vietnam
    90 ± 61

Tallahatchie County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Tallahatchie County, MS employs 4.96k people. The largest industries in Tallahatchie County, MS are Manufacturing (1,044 people), Educational Services (762 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (687 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($52,895), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,016), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,847).

Occupations

4.96k
2020 Value
± 612
14.2%
1 Year growth
± 15.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tallahatchie County, MS grew at a rate of 14.2%, from 4.34k employees to 4.96k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tallahatchie County, MS, are Production Occupations (893 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (565 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (398 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tallahatchie County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.96k
2020 Value
± 612
14.2%
1 Year growth
± 15.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tallahatchie County, MS grew at a rate of 14.2%, from 4.34k employees to 4.96k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tallahatchie County, MS, are Manufacturing (1,044 people), Educational Services (762 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (687 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tallahatchie County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Tallahatchie 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

$37,674
Median earning men ± $7,448
$20,316
Median earning women ± $4,824

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,213), Wholesale Trade ($54,605), and Manufacturing ($39,052).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($31,369), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($31,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($28,125).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 48
    Retail Trade
  2. 43
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 40
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tallahatchie County, MS went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.8%), followed by Other (1.27%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

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The median property value in Tallahatchie County, MS was $68,900 in 2020, which is 0.3 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $66,400 to $68,900, a 3.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Tallahatchie County, MS is 63.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Tallahatchie County, MS have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tallahatchie County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tallahatchie County, MS is $30,433. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tallahatchie County, MS was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $37,955, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $27,739 and $24,464.

Property

$68,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,868
$2,754
Median Property Taxes
±$351

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

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Rent vs Own

63.7%
Homeownership
2020
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 63.7% of the housing units in Tallahatchie County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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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 9502

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tallahatchie County, MS was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $37,955, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $27,739 and $24,464.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Tallahatchie County, 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.
$30,433
Median Household Income
± $1,979
4.32k
Number of Households
± 497

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.32k households in Tallahatchie County, MS grew to $30,433 from the previous year's value of $29,864.

The following chart displays the households in Tallahatchie 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 range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tallahatchie County, 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 (78.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.33%)

In 2020, 78.2% of workers in Tallahatchie County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.1%) and those who worked at home (6.33%).

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

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tallahatchie County, MS have a shorter commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.17% of the workforce in Tallahatchie 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 Tallahatchie County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tallahatchie County, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tallahatchie County, MS (3.38k out of 12.6k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tallahatchie 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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85.9% of the population of Tallahatchie County, MS has health coverage, with 29.1% on employee plans, 32.7% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.95% 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).

Primary care physicians in Tallahatchie County, MS see 4662 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.977% decrease from the previous year (4708 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4603 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2302 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.4% were men and 48.6% were women.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,662 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tallahatchie County, MS

Primary care physicians in Tallahatchie County, MS see an average of 4,662 patients per year. This represents a 0.977% decrease from the previous year (4,708 patients).

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

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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 22.7% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.4% were men and 48.6% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

14.1%
Uninsured
29.1%
Employer Coverage
32.7%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.95%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tallahatchie County, MS grew by 14.2% from 12.3% to 14.1%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Tallahatchie County, MS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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% in Tallahatchie County, MS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.8% in Tallahatchie County, MS.

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