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0.47% decline
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Median Household Income
0.4% growth
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1.48% decline
Median Property Value
1.49% growth

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The economy of Attala County, MS employs 6,545 people. The economy of Attala County, MS is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Utilities, which employ respectively 6.41; 3.16; and 2.41 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Attala County, MS are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,043), Manufacturing (1,001), and Retail trade (795), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($58,750), Transportation & Warehousing ($46,250), and Utilities ($41,500).

Median household income in Attala County, MS is $33,018. Males in Attala County, MS have an average income that is 1.9 times higher than the average income of females, which is $27,095. The income inequality of Attala County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Attala County, MS. In Attala County, MS the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 52 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,710. Coahoma County, MS has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Mississippi.


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Attala County, MS is home to a population of 19,085 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Attala County, MS is composed of 10,428 White residents (54.6%), 7,990 Black residents (41.9%), 371 Hispanic residents (1.94%), 240 Two+ residents (1.26%), and 51 Asian residents (0.27%). The most common foreign languages in Attala County, MS are Spanish (173 speakers), Tagalog (28 speakers), and German (17 speakers), but compared to other places, Attala County, MS has a relative high number of German (17 speakers), Tagalog (28 speakers), and Japanese (6 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS awarded 1,756 degrees. The student population of North Central Region PUMA, MS is skewed towards females, with 637 male students and 1,119 female students. Most students in North Central Region PUMA, MS are Black or African American (956 and 54.4%), followed by White (721 and 41.1%), Unknown (31 and 1.77%), and Hispanic or Latino (21 and 1.2%). The largest universities in North Central Region PUMA, MS by number of graduates are Holmes Community College (1,303 and 74.2%), Mississippi Valley State University (430 and 24.5%), and Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (23 and 1.31%). The most popular majors in North Central Region PUMA, MS are General Studies (150 and 8.54%), General Business (125 and 7.12%), and Pre-Nursing Studies (119 and 6.78%). The median tuition costs in North Central Region PUMA, MS are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,096 and $6,096 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Attala County, MS is $74,700, which is 0.36 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $73,600 to $74,700, a 1.49% increase. The homeownership rate of Attala County, MS is 72.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Attala County, MS have an average commute time of 27.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Attala County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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