Blue Mountain, MS

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,100
25.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
22.4
10.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
23%
2.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$55,106
46% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$75,800
1.17% 1-year decline
2022 Employed Population
450
22.4% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Blue Mountain, MS had a population of 1.1k people with a median age of 22.4 and a median household income of $55,106. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Blue Mountain, MS declined from 1,475 to 1,100, a −25.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,750 to $55,106, a 46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blue Mountain, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.45%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.73%).

None of the households in Blue Mountain, 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.

98% of the residents in Blue Mountain, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Blue Mountain, MS are Blue Mountain Christian University (171 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Blue Mountain, MS was $75,800, and the homeownership rate was 51.3%.

Most people in Blue Mountain, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Blue Mountain, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Blue Mountain, MS is home to a population of 1.1k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.09% of Blue Mountain, MS residents were born outside of the country (34 people).

In 2022, there were 2.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (673 people) in Blue Mountain, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 266 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 55 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Blue Mountain, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Blue Mountain, MS was 97.6%, 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)
    673 ± 244
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    266 ± 117
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    55 ± 54.8
9.18%
Hispanic Population
101 people

In 2022, there were 2.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (673 people) in Blue Mountain, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 266 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 55 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.18% of the people in Blue Mountain, MS are hispanic (101 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    16,383 ± 3,134 people
  2. India
    5,084 ± 1,749 people
  3. Guatemala
    3,926 ± 1,537 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 16,383 Mississippi residents, followed by India with 5,084 and Guatemala with 3,926.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.09%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
34 people
3.39%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
50 people

As of 2022, 3.09% of Blue Mountain, MS residents (34 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Blue Mountain, MS was 3.39%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    9 ± 23
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 20

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

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Economy

The economy of Blue Mountain, MS employs 450 people. The largest industries in Blue Mountain, MS are Retail Trade (123 people), Manufacturing (99 people), and Educational Services (74 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($76,458), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,354), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($41,875).

Males in Mississippi have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,477. The income inequality in Mississippi (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

450
2022 Value
± 141
−22.4%
1 Year decline
± 53.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Blue Mountain, MS declined at a rate of −22.4%, from 580 employees to 450 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blue Mountain, MS, are Production Occupations (91 people), Sales & Related Occupations (59 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (46 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blue Mountain, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

450
2022 Value
± 141
−22.4%
1 Year decline
± 53.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Blue Mountain, MS declined at a rate of −22.4%, from 580 employees to 450 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blue Mountain, MS, are Retail Trade (123 people), Manufacturing (99 people), and Educational Services (74 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,991
Median earning men ± $7,246
$18,681
Median earning women ± $7,714

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($76,458), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,125), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,354).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($30,469), Retail Trade ($23,594), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($13,056).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.38%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.17M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 1.38% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.611%).

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.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Blue Mountain, MS awarded 171 degrees. The student population of Blue Mountain, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 448 male students and 474 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Blue Mountain, MS are White (137 and 80.6%), followed by Black or African American (21 and 12.4%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 3.53%), and Two or More Races (5 and 2.94%).

The largest universities in Blue Mountain, MS by number of degrees awarded are Blue Mountain Christian University (171 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Blue Mountain, MS are General Business Administration & Management (40 and 23.4%), Elementary Education & Teaching (31 and 18.1%), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (19 and 11.1%).

The median tuition cost in Blue Mountain, MS for private four year colleges is $19,120.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Blue Mountain, MS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 50.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 922 (48.6% men and 51.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 922 students enrolled in Blue Mountain, MS, 48.6% men and 51.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 627 records, of which 51.8% were women and 48.2% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Blue Mountain, MS was Elementary Education & Teaching with 31 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
171 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Blue Mountain Christian University with 171 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 60 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Blue Mountain, MS, which is 0.541 times less than the 111 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 137 degrees mean that there were 6.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 21 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,120) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($160) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.04% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.852% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (690k), Some college (543k), and Secondary Education (397k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blue Mountain, MS was $75,800 in 2022, which is 0.269 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $76,700 to $75,800, a 1.17% decrease. The homeownership rate in Blue Mountain, MS is 51.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Blue Mountain, MS have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Blue Mountain, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$75,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,933
$155
Median Property Taxes
±$70

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

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Rent vs Own

51.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.3% of the housing units in Blue Mountain, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.3%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Blue Mountain, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$55,106
Median Household Income
± $30,429
302
Number of Households
± 96

In 2022, the median household income of the 302 households in Blue Mountain, MS grew to $55,106 from the previous year's value of $37,750.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Blue Mountain, MS is from Mississippi.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2022, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.553% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.79%)
  3. Walked (9.11%)

In 2022, 73.1% of workers in Blue Mountain, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.79%) and those who walked to work (9.11%).

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blue Mountain, MS have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.69% of the workforce in Blue Mountain, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blue Mountain, MS (186 out of 810 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blue Mountain, MS is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

81.9% of the population of Blue Mountain, MS has health coverage, with 34.6% on employee plans, 27.3% on Medicaid, 5.21% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tippah County, MS see 7338 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0818% increase from the previous year (7332 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4350 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 805 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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7,338 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tippah County, MS

Primary care physicians in Tippah County, MS see an average of 7,338 patients per year. This represents a 0.0818% increase from the previous year (7,332 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 40.1% between 18 and 34 years, 25.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.67% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.1%
Uninsured
34.6%
Employer Coverage
27.3%
Medicaid
5.21%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blue Mountain, MS declined by 0.0721% from 18.1% to 18.1%.

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