Tate County, MS

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2021 Population
28,123
1.04% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
N/A Median Age
337.6
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Poverty Rate
15.3%
6.39% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$54,839
1.61% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$148,300
6.46% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
11,900
1.51% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Tate County, MS had a population of 28.1k people with a median age of 338 and a median household income of $54,839. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Tate County, MS declined from 28,419 to 28,123, a −1.04% decrease and its median household income declined from $55,738 to $54,839, a −1.61% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tate County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), White (Hispanic) (2.24%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.327%).

None of the households in Tate 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.

99.3% of the residents in Tate County, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tate County, MS are Northwest Mississippi Community College (1,744 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Tate County, MS was $148,300, and the homeownership rate was 74%.

Most people in Tate County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Tate County, MS was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Tate County, MS is home to a population of 28.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.2% of Tate County, MS residents were born outside of the country (337 people).

In 2021, there were 2.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.2k people) in Tate County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 636 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2021 Citizenship
99.4%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.3% of Tate County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Tate County, MS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tate County, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.2k ± 13
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.44k ± 274
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    636 ± 273
2.79%
Hispanic Population
784 people

In 2021, there were 2.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.2k people) in Tate County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 636 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.79% of the people in Tate County, MS are hispanic (784 people).

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

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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

1.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
337 people
1.32%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
376 people

As of 2021, 1.2% of Tate County, MS residents (337 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 Tate County, MS was 1.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    378 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    256 ± 129
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    163 ± 131

Tate County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Tate County, MS employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Tate County, MS are Retail Trade (1,479 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,347 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,308 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($87,981), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,014), and Wholesale Trade ($54,375).

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

11.9k
2021 Value
± 927
−1.51%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Tate County, MS declined at a rate of −1.51%, from 12.1k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tate County, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,510 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,252 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,041 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tate County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.9k
2021 Value
± 927
−1.51%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Tate County, MS declined at a rate of −1.51%, from 12.1k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tate County, MS, are Retail Trade (1,479 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,347 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,308 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tate County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Tate 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

$44,870
Median earning men ± $6,744
$28,518
Median earning women ± $3,815

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($128,207), Information ($88,582), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,220).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($50,417), Other Services Except Public Administration ($46,140), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,830).

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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. 122
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 120
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 98
    Retail Trade

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

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $61.5k
    Manufacturing
  2. $59.8k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $33.5k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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 Tate County, MS went to Donald J. Trump with 66.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.9%), followed by Other (0.909%).

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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In 2021, universities in Tate County, MS awarded 1,744 degrees. The student population of Tate County, MS in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 2,560 male students and 4,281 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tate County, MS are White (1,051 and 60.3%), followed by Black or African American (547 and 31.4%), Hispanic or Latino (80 and 4.59%), and Two or More Races (31 and 1.78%).

The largest universities in Tate County, MS by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Mississippi Community College (1,744 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tate County, MS are General Studies (751 and 43.1%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (121 and 6.94%), and Registered Nursing (94 and 5.39%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 6,841 students enrolled in Tate County, MS, 37.4% men and 62.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,000 records, of which 60.9% were women and 39.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 751 degrees awarded
  2. 94 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Tate County, MS was General Studies with 751 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,744 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Mississippi Community College with 1,744 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 684 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tate County, MS, which is 0.645 times less than the 1,060 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,051 degrees mean that there were 1.92 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 547 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,200) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($230) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,850) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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).

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 Tate County, MS was $148,300 in 2021, which is 0.606 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $139,300 to $148,300, a 6.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Tate County, MS is 74%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Tate County, MS have an average commute time of 33.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tate County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tate County, MS is $54,839. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tate County, MS was Census Tract 9503.02 with a value of $60,339, followed by Census Tract 9503.01 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $48,491 and $48,397.

In 2022, 16.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Tate County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.0021%.

Property

$148,300
Median Property Value 2021
±$11,557
$7,682
Median Property Taxes
±$719

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

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

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Rent vs Own

74%
Homeownership
2021
71.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 74% of the housing units in Tate County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503.02
  2. Census Tract 9503.01
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tate County, MS was Census Tract 9503.02 with a value of $60,339, followed by Census Tract 9503.01 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $48,491 and $48,397.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Tate 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.
$54,839
Median Household Income
± $5,853
10.4k
Number of Households
± 879

In 2021, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Tate County, MS declined from $54,839 from the previous year's value of $55,738.

The following chart displays the households in Tate 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tate 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 (91.2%)
  2. Carpooled (4.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.95%)

In 2021, 91.2% of workers in Tate County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (4.87%) and those who worked at home (2.95%).

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

33.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tate County, MS have a longer commute time (33.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 3.19% of the workforce in Tate 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 Tate County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tate County, MS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Tate County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.0021%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tate County, MS (3.99k out of 26.2k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tate County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 19.1% of the children was living in poverty in Tate County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.9%.

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87.6% of the population of Tate County, MS has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 8.71% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tate County, MS see 3540 patients per year on average, which represents a 26.1% decrease from the previous year (4793 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3171 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5708 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,540 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tate County, MS

Primary care physicians in Tate County, MS see an average of 3,540 patients per year. This represents a 26.1% decrease from the previous year (4,793 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tate 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 25.5% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

12.4%
Uninsured
44.7%
Employer Coverage
20.2%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
8.71%
Non-Group
1.33%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tate County, MS grew by 11.4% from 11.1% to 12.4%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 112 in Tate 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 40.8% in Tate County, MS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.5% in Tate County, MS.

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