Greenville, MS

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2020 Population
29,854
2.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.3
1.08% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
34.6%
7.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$29,013
7.36% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$79,900
2.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Greenville, MS had a population of 29.9k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $29,013. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Greenville, MS declined from 30,588 to 29,854, a −2.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,025 to $29,013, a 7.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greenville, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (83.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (14.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.955%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.583%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.171%).

None of the households in Greenville, 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.

99.8% of the residents in Greenville, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Greenville, MS are Delta Beauty College (4 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Greenville, MS was $79,900, and the homeownership rate was 49.6%.

Most people in Greenville, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenville, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Greenville, MS is home to a population of 29.9k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.985% of Greenville, MS residents were born outside of the country (294 people).

In 2020, there were 5.72 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.8k people) in Greenville, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.34k White (Non-Hispanic) and 285 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Greenville, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Greenville, MS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greenville, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    24.8k ± 377
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.34k ± 351
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    285 ± 76
0.482%
Hispanic Population
144 people

In 2020, there were 5.72 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.8k people) in Greenville, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.34k White (Non-Hispanic) and 285 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.482% of the people in Greenville, MS are hispanic (144 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greenville, MS as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.985%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
294 people
0.958%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
293 people

As of 2020, 0.985% of Greenville, MS residents (294 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 Greenville, MS was 0.958%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    442 ± 123
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    178 ± 98
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    154 ± 81

Greenville, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Greenville, MS employs 11k people. The largest industries in Greenville, MS are Retail Trade (2,057 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,703 people), and Educational Services (1,075 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,381), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,292), and Wholesale Trade ($41,232).

Occupations

11k
2020 Value
± 831
3.66%
1 Year growth
± 9.68%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greenville, MS grew at a rate of 3.66%, from 10.6k employees to 11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenville, MS, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,496 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,005 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (875 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenville, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11k
2020 Value
± 831
3.66%
1 Year growth
± 9.68%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greenville, MS grew at a rate of 3.66%, from 10.6k employees to 11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenville, MS, are Retail Trade (2,057 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,703 people), and Educational Services (1,075 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenville, MS, though some of these residents may live in Greenville, 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

$32,292
Median earning men ± $3,605
$25,504
Median earning women ± $1,501

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,471), Information ($45,365), and Wholesale Trade ($41,268).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($33,341), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($31,050), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($30,353).

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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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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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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Mississippi over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Greenville, MS awarded 4 degrees. The student population of Greenville, MS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 4 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greenville, MS are Black or African American (4 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Greenville, MS by number of degrees awarded are Delta Beauty College (4 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Greenville, MS are General Cosmetology (2 and 50%) and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (2 and 50%).

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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Greenville, MS was $79,900 in 2020, which is 0.348 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $78,300 to $79,900, a 2.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenville, MS is 49.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Greenville, MS have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greenville, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Greenville, MS is $29,013. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Greenville, MS was Census Tract 7.02 with a value of $55,879, followed by Census Tract 8 and Census Tract 7.01, with respective values of $51,948 and $47,083.

Property

$79,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,472
$5,925
Median Property Taxes
±$494

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Greenville, MS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.6%
Homeownership
2020
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 49.6% of the housing units in Greenville, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7.02
  2. Census Tract 8
  3. Census Tract 7.01

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenville, MS was Census Tract 7.02 with a value of $55,879, followed by Census Tract 8 and Census Tract 7.01, with respective values of $51,948 and $47,083.

The following map shows all of the places in Greenville, 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.
$29,013
Median Household Income
± $3,111
11.9k
Number of Households
± 766

In 2020, the median household income of the 11.9k households in Greenville, MS grew to $29,013 from the previous year's value of $27,025.

The following chart displays the households in Greenville, 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 Greenville, 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 (84.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Walked (2.16%)

In 2020, 84.3% of workers in Greenville, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who walked to work (2.16%).

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

16.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenville, MS have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Greenville, 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 Greenville, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenville, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

34.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenville, MS (10.1k out of 29.3k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

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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86.2% of the population of Greenville, MS has health coverage, with 27% on employee plans, 36% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 9.71% on non-group plans, and 1.42% 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 Washington County, MS see 2253 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.51% decrease from the previous year (2311 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2311 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 627 patients per year.

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

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2,253 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, MS

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MS see an average of 2,253 patients per year. This represents a 2.51% decrease from the previous year (2,311 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington 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 28.3% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.9% were men and 56.1% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
27%
Employer Coverage
36%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
9.71%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenville, MS declined by 12.2% from 15.7% to 13.8%.

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

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