Blue Mountain, MS

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Population

1,096

1.76% growth

Poverty Rate

29.3%


Median Age

27.7


Median Household Income

$28,182

9.3% decline

Number of Employees

411

8.46% decline

Median Property Value

$65,600

9.33% growth

About

In 2017, Blue Mountain, MS had a population of 1.1k people with a median age of 27.7 and a median household income of $28,182. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Blue Mountain, MS grew from 1,077 to 1,096, a 1.76% increase and its median household income declined from $31,071 to $28,182, a -9.3% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blue Mountain, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.39%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.73%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%). N/A% of the people in Blue Mountain, MS speak a non-English language, and 93.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Blue Mountain, MS are Blue Mountain College (142 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Blue Mountain, MS is $65,600, and the homeownership rate is 57.5%. Most people in Blue Mountain, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Blue Mountain, MS is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Blue Mountain, MS employs 411 people. The largest industries in Blue Mountain, MS are Manufacturing (125 people), Educational Services (76 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (53 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($27,667), Manufacturing ($26,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($23,750).

Median household income in Blue Mountain, MS is $28,182. Males in Blue Mountain, 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 Blue Mountain, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$28,182

2017 value

± $11,448

-9.3%

1 Year Growth

± 61.8%

Households in Blue Mountain, MS have a median annual income of $28,182, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $31,071 in 2016, which represents a -9.3% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Mississippi by number of full-time 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 Blue Mountain, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Blue Mountain, MS was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

29.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blue Mountain, MS (260 out of 887 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

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. White

    178 ± 83

  2. Black

    82 ± 76

  3. Hispanic

    41 ± 69

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blue Mountain, MS is White, followed by Black 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

411

2017 Value

± 119

-8.46%

1 Year decline

± 44.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Blue Mountain, MS declined at a rate of -8.46%, from 449 employees to 411 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blue Mountain, MS, are Production Occupations (85 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (44 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (37 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blue Mountain, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Blue Mountain, MS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (85 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (44 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (37 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Blue Mountain, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.57 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.56 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Blue Mountain, MS, by median earnings, are Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($56,964), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($47,083), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($36,818).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

411

2017 Value

± 119

-8.46%

1 Year decline

± 44.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Blue Mountain, MS declined at a rate of -8.46%, from 449 employees to 411 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blue Mountain, MS, are Manufacturing (125 people), Educational Services (76 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (53 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blue Mountain, MS, though some of these residents may live in Blue Mountain, 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 Blue Mountain, MS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (125 people), Educational Services (76 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (53 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Blue Mountain, MS has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Blue Mountain, MS, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($27,667), Manufacturing ($26,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($23,750).

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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. $46.3B

  2. $23.9B

  3. $14.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $46.3B, followed by Textiles/leather ($23.9B) and Mixed freight ($14.2B).

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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$206B

2020 Value

$277B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $206B. This is expected to increase 34.7% 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. $37.6B

  2. $18B

  3. $17.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $37.6B, followed by Tennessee with $18B and Louisiana and $17.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Mississippi shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

77.1% of the population of Blue Mountain, MS has health coverage, with 33.2% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 7.39% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 0.182% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Blue Mountain, MS see 3162 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.445% increase from the previous year (3148 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4438 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1387 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

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3,162 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Tippah County, MS see an average of 3,162 patients per year. This represents a 0.445% increase from the previous year (3,148 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

22.9%

Uninsured

33.2%

Employer Coverage

22.3%

Medicaid

7.39%

Medicare

14.1%

Non-Group

0.182%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blue Mountain, MS declined by 8.99% from 25.2% to 22.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Blue Mountain, 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%.

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Diversity

Blue Mountain, MS is home to a population of 1.1k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.57% of Blue Mountain, MS residents were born outside of the country (72 people).

In 2017, there were 1.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (629 people) in Blue Mountain, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 344 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 92 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Blue Mountain, MS was 27.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Blue Mountain, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Blue Mountain, MS residents was 24.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.57%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

72 people

6.59%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

71 people

As of 2017, 6.57% of Blue Mountain, MS residents (72 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 Blue Mountain, MS was 6.59%, 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

93.4%

2017 Citizenship

93.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.4% of Blue Mountain, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Blue Mountain, MS was 93.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Blue Mountain, MS

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    629 ± 162

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    344 ± 137

  3. White (Hispanic)

    92 ± 109

In 2017, there were 1.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (629 people) in Blue Mountain, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 344 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 92 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    13 ± 21

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    8 ± 19

  3. Korea

    4 ± 14

Blue Mountain, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Blue Mountain, MS awarded 142 degrees. The student population of Blue Mountain, MS is skewed towards women, with 267 male students and 334 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Blue Mountain, MS are White (126 and 90%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 6.43%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 2.86%), and Two or More Races (1 and 0.714%).

The largest universities in Blue Mountain, MS by number of degrees awarded are Blue Mountain College (142 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Blue Mountain, MS are Elementary Education & Teaching (27 and 19%), General Business Administration & Management (19 and 13.4%), and Biblical Studies (16 and 11.3%).

The median tuition costs in Blue Mountain, MS are $9,990 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 19 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Blue Mountain, MS was General Business Administration & Management with 19 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

142 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$9,990

Median Private

In 2017, the Blue Mountain, MS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Blue Mountain College with 142 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

52

Degrees Awarded to Men

90

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 52 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Blue Mountain, MS, which is 0.578 times less than the 90 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Blue Mountain, MS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    126 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Blue Mountain, MS were to White students. These 126 degrees mean that there were 14 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 9 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blue Mountain, MS was $65,600 in 2017, which is 0.286 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $60,000 to $65,600, a 9.33% increase. The homeownership rate in Blue Mountain, MS is 57.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Blue Mountain, MS have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Blue Mountain, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$65,600

2017 Median

± $16,328

$60,000

2016 Median

± $23,279

In 2017, the median property value in Blue Mountain, MS grew to to $65,600 from the previous year's value of $60,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Blue Mountain, 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 Blue Mountain, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$28,182

Median Household Income

± $11,448

334

Number of Households

± 81

In 2017, the median household income of the 334 households in Blue Mountain, MS declined from $28,182 from the previous year's value of $31,071.

The following chart displays the households in Blue Mountain, 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Blue Mountain, MS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blue Mountain, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.5%

2017 Homeownership

56.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.5% of the housing units in Blue Mountain, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Blue Mountain, MS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blue Mountain, MS have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Blue Mountain, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.8%

  2. Carpooled

    10.9%

  3. Walked

    4.87%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Blue Mountain, MS was Drove Alone (80.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.9%) and those who Walked (4.87%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Blue Mountain, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Blue Mountain, MS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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