Panola County, MS

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Population

34,229

0.262% decline

Poverty Rate

20.5%


Median Age

37


Median Household Income

$35,891

4.43% decline

Number of Employees

12,653

2.39% decline

Median Property Value

$73,800

1.99% decline

About

In 2017, Panola County, MS had a population of 34.2k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $35,891. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Panola County, MS declined from 34,319 to 34,229, a -0.262% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,556 to $35,891, a -4.43% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Panola County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (50.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (47.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.19%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.771%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.278%). N/A% of the people in Panola County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Panola County, MS is $73,800, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Panola County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Panola County, 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 Panola County, MS employs 12.7k people. The largest industries in Panola County, MS are Manufacturing (2,244 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,620 people), and Educational Services (1,495 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,176), Information ($50,589), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,643).

Median household income in Panola County, MS is $35,891. Males in Panola County, 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 Panola County, MS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,891

2017 value

± $2,371

-4.43%

1 Year Growth

± 12.5%

Households in Panola County, MS have a median annual income of $35,891, 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 $37,556 in 2016, which represents a -4.43% 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.

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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 Panola County, 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. Census Tract 9506

  2. Census Tract 9505

  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Panola County, MS was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $44,550, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $38,022 and $37,574.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Panola County, MS (6.98k out of 34k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males < 5.

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. Black

    4,275 ± 506

  2. White

    2,454 ± 412

  3. Two Or More

    232 ± 206

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Panola 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.7k

2017 Value

± 908

-2.39%

1 Year decline

± 10.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Panola County, MS declined at a rate of -2.39%, from 13k employees to 12.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Panola County, MS, are Production Occupations (1,855 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,726 people), and Management Occupations (1,418 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Panola County, MS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Panola County, MS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,855 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,726 people), and Management Occupations (1,418 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Panola County, MS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.53 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.22 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.99 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Panola County, MS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,945), Legal Occupations ($63,953), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,287).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.7k

2017 Value

± 908

-2.39%

1 Year decline

± 10.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Panola County, MS declined at a rate of -2.39%, from 13k employees to 12.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Panola County, MS, are Manufacturing (2,244 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,620 people), and Educational Services (1,495 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Panola County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Panola County, 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 Panola County, MS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,244 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,620 people), and Educational Services (1,495 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Panola County, MS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.2 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.69 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Panola County, MS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($66,176), Information ($50,589), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,643).

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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

85.4% of the population of Panola County, MS has health coverage, with 33.9% on employee plans, 30.3% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.644% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Panola County, MS see 3796 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.8% decrease from the previous year (4306 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3796 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2010 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

3,796 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Panola County, MS see an average of 3,796 patients per year. This represents a 11.8% decrease from the previous year (4,306 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Panola 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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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

14.6%

Uninsured

33.9%

Employer Coverage

30.3%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

0.644%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Panola County, MS declined by 6.51% from 15.6% to 14.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Panola County, 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

Panola County, MS is home to a population of 34.2k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.05% of Panola County, MS residents were born outside of the country (360 people).

In 2017, there were 1.06 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.2k people) in Panola County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 408 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Panola County, MS was 37. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Panola County, MS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Panola County, MS residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

360 people

0.845%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

290 people

As of 2017, 1.05% of Panola County, MS residents (360 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 Panola County, MS was 0.845%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Panola County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Panola County, MS was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Panola County, MS

  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    17.2k ± 208

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    16.2k ± 27

  3. White (Hispanic)

    408 ± 165

In 2017, there were 1.06 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.2k people) in Panola County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 408 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    498 ± 131

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    162 ± 99

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    134 ± 80

Panola County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Panola County, MS was $73,800 in 2017, which is 0.321 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $75,300 to $73,800, a 1.99% decrease. The homeownership rate in Panola County, MS is 72.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Panola County, MS have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Panola County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$73,800

2017 Median

± $4,458

$75,300

2016 Median

± $4,094

In 2017, the median property value in Panola County, MS declined from to $73,800 from the previous year's value of $75,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Panola County, 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 Panola County, MS the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Household Income

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$35,891

Median Household Income

± $2,371

12.4k

Number of Households

± 846

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.4k households in Panola County, MS declined from $35,891 from the previous year's value of $37,556.

The following chart displays the households in Panola 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.8%

2017 Homeownership

73.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.8% of the housing units in Panola County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.2%.

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

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Panola County, MS have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Panola County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.77%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.85%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Panola County, MS was Drove Alone (86.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.77%) and those who Worked At Home (3.85%).

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

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