Claiborne County, MS

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2021 Population
9,115
0.807% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
33.7
1.17% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
34.8%
0.643% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$31,305
2.98% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$71,600
2.87% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
2,575
4.7% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Claiborne County, MS had a population of 9.12k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $31,305. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Claiborne County, MS grew from 9,042 to 9,115, a 0.807% increase and its median household income declined from $32,268 to $31,305, a −2.98% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Claiborne County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (87%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.494%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.121%).

None of the households in Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Claiborne County, MS are Alcorn State University (693 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Claiborne County, MS was $71,600, and the homeownership rate was 72.6%.

Most people in Claiborne County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Claiborne County, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Claiborne County, MS is home to a population of 9.12k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 0.669% of Claiborne County, MS residents were born outside of the country (61 people).

In 2021, there were 8.08 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.93k people) in Claiborne County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 982 White (Non-Hispanic) and 133 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2021 Citizenship
99.6%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.7% of Claiborne County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.93k ± 124
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    982 ± 9
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    133 ± 104
0.208%
Hispanic Population
19 people

In 2021, there were 8.08 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.93k people) in Claiborne County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 982 White (Non-Hispanic) and 133 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.208% of the people in Claiborne County, MS are hispanic (19 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    17,687 ± 3,255 people
  2. India
    5,172 ± 1,764 people
  3. Vietnam
    4,317 ± 1,612 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 17,687 Mississippi residents, followed by India with 5,172 and Vietnam with 4,317.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.669%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
61 people
0.686%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
62 people

As of 2021, 0.669% of Claiborne County, MS residents (61 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Claiborne County, MS was 0.686%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    132 ± 73
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    68 ± 74
  3. Korea
    12 ± 29

Claiborne County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Claiborne County, MS employs 2.58k people. The largest industries in Claiborne County, MS are Educational Services (5,097 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,416 people), and Manufacturing (2,597 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,750), Utilities ($58,611), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($55,903).

Males in Mississippi have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,883. The income inequality in Mississippi (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.58k
2021 Value
± 405
−4.7%
1 Year decline
± 22.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Claiborne County, MS declined at a rate of −4.7%, from 2.7k employees to 2.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Claiborne County, MS, are Sales & Related Occupations (388 people), Production Occupations (338 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (256 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Claiborne County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.58k
2021 Value
± 405
−4.7%
1 Year decline
± 22.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Claiborne County, MS declined at a rate of −4.7%, from 2.7k employees to 2.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Claiborne County, MS, are Educational Services (5,097 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,416 people), and Manufacturing (2,597 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Claiborne County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Claiborne 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

$26,319
Median earning men ± $8,634
$21,765
Median earning women ± $6,819

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($56,181), Public Administration ($38,409), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,107).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($25,667), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($23,979), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($23,462).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. 42
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 28
    Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities
  3. 25
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $13.3k
    Manufacturing
  2. $6.55k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $6.25k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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. $30.9B
  2. $28.9B
  3. $11.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.9B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($28.9B) and Electronics ($11.2B).

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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$180B
2020 Value in Mississippi
$374B
Projected 2050 Value in Mississippi
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 108% 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. $24.4B
  2. $10.7B
  3. $10.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $24.4B, followed by Louisiana with $10.7B and Tennessee and $10.7B.

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 Claiborne County, MS went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 84.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (13.6%), followed by Other (1.42%).

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 2021, universities in Claiborne County, MS awarded 693 degrees. The student population of Claiborne County, MS in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 985 male students and 2,089 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Claiborne County, MS are Black or African American (610 and 94.6%), followed by White (27 and 4.19%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 0.775%), and Asian (2 and 0.31%).

The largest universities in Claiborne County, MS by number of degrees awarded are Alcorn State University (693 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Claiborne County, MS are General Biological Sciences (128 and 18.5%), Registered Nursing (51 and 7.36%), and General Studies (43 and 6.2%).

The median tuition cost in Claiborne County, MS for a public four year colleges is $7,566 for in-state students and $7,566 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Claiborne County, MS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 38.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 3,074 (32% men and 68% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 3,074 students enrolled in Claiborne County, MS, 32% men and 68% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,828 records, of which 68.4% were women and 31.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 43 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 119 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Claiborne County, MS was General Studies with 43 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Claiborne County, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
693 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Alcorn State University with 693 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 219 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Claiborne County, MS, which is 0.462 times less than the 474 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 610 degrees mean that there were 22.6 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,566) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($610) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,586) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.976% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (683k), Some college (549k), and Secondary Education (407k).

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The median property value in Claiborne County, MS was $71,600 in 2021, which is 0.292 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $69,600 to $71,600, a 2.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Claiborne County, MS is 72.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Claiborne County, MS have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Claiborne County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Claiborne County, MS is $31,305. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Claiborne County, MS was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $38,750, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $32,269 and $30,316.

In 2022, 16.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Claiborne County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.69%.

Property

$71,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$5,889
$1,872
Median Property Taxes
±$252

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

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Rent vs Own

72.6%
Homeownership
2021
62.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 72.6% of the housing units in Claiborne County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9503
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Claiborne County, MS was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $38,750, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $32,269 and $30,316.

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

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Household Income

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$31,305
Median Household Income
± $3,263
2.58k
Number of Households
± 326

In 2021, the median household income of the 2.58k households in Claiborne County, MS declined from $31,305 from the previous year's value of $32,268.

The following chart displays the households in Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, MS is from Mississippi.
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2021, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.159% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (86.3%)
  2. Walked (6.08%)
  3. Carpooled (4.21%)

In 2021, 86.3% of workers in Claiborne County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (6.08%) and those who carpooled to work (4.21%).

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

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Claiborne County, MS have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Claiborne County, MS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Claiborne County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.69%.

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Poverty & Diversity

34.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Claiborne County, MS (2.87k out of 8.26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Claiborne 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 42.6% of the children was living in poverty in Claiborne County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 280 in Claiborne County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 360 per 100,000 population.

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81.2% of the population of Claiborne County, MS has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 28% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 9.99% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Claiborne County, MS see 2247 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.133% decrease from the previous year (2250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2970 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2228 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44% were men and 56% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,247 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Claiborne County, MS

Primary care physicians in Claiborne County, MS see an average of 2,247 patients per year. This represents a 0.133% decrease from the previous year (2,250 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.5% under 18 years, 25% between 18 and 34 years, 31.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44% were men and 56% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.8%
Uninsured
29.8%
Employer Coverage
28%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
9.99%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Claiborne County, MS declined by 0.893% from 19% to 18.8%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 133 in Claiborne County, MS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 50.1% in Claiborne County, MS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.3% in Claiborne County, MS.

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