Goodman, MS

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,287
8.46% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
20.1
0.5% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
48%
5.47% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$12,207
17.9% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$56,100
2022 Employed Population
246
2.77% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Goodman, MS had a population of 1.29k people with a median age of 20.1 and a median household income of $12,207. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Goodman, MS declined from 1,406 to 1,287, a −8.46% decrease and its median household income declined from $14,861 to $12,207, a −17.9% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Goodman, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (69%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.63%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.855%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.389%).

None of the households in Goodman, 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.

99.5% of the residents in Goodman, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Goodman, MS are Holmes Community College (1,424 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2021, the median property value in Goodman, MS was $56,100, and the homeownership rate was 20.6%.

Most people in Goodman, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Goodman, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Goodman, MS is home to a population of 1.29k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.4% of Goodman, MS residents were born outside of the country (18 people).

In 2022, there were 2.45 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (888 people) in Goodman, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 362 White (Non-Hispanic) and 21 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Goodman, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Goodman, MS was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Goodman, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    888 ± 223
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    362 ± 100
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    21 ± 30.4
1.63%
Hispanic Population
21 people

In 2022, there were 2.45 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (888 people) in Goodman, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 362 White (Non-Hispanic) and 21 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.63% of the people in Goodman, MS are hispanic (21 people).

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

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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

1.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
18 people
1.07%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15 people

As of 2022, 1.4% of Goodman, MS residents (18 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 Goodman, MS was 1.07%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7 ± 22
  2. Vietnam
    6 ± 22
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 20

Goodman, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Goodman, MS employs 246 people. The largest industries in Goodman, MS are Retail Trade (60 people), Educational Services (59 people), and Finance & Insurance (29 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($28,333), Accommodation & Food Services ($28,333), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($25,972).

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

246
2022 Value
± 113
−2.77%
1 Year decline
± 65.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Goodman, MS declined at a rate of −2.77%, from 253 employees to 246 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Goodman, MS, are Sales & Related Occupations (39 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (39 people), and Production Occupations (26 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Goodman, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

246
2022 Value
± 113
−2.77%
1 Year decline
± 65.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Goodman, MS declined at a rate of −2.77%, from 253 employees to 246 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Goodman, MS, are Retail Trade (60 people), Educational Services (59 people), and Finance & Insurance (29 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Goodman, MS, though some of these residents may live in Goodman, 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

$17,344
Median earning men ± $8,279
$23,482
Median earning women ± $17,099

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Retail Trade ($16,406), Other Services Except Public Administration ($13,158), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,861).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,639), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($28,542), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($21,250).

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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 Goodman, MS awarded 1,424 degrees. The student population of Goodman, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,666 male students and 3,282 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Goodman, MS are White (738 and 51.8%), followed by Black or African American (602 and 42.3%), Hispanic or Latino (33 and 2.32%), and Two or More Races (24 and 1.69%).

The largest universities in Goodman, MS by number of degrees awarded are Holmes Community College (1,424 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Goodman, MS are Pre-Nursing Studies (128 and 8.99%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (107 and 7.51%), and Registered Nursing (102 and 7.16%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,948 students enrolled in Goodman, MS, 33.7% men and 66.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,442 records, of which 61.8% were women and 38.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 128 degrees awarded
  2. 102 degrees awarded
  3. 100 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Goodman, MS was Pre-Nursing Studies with 128 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,424 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Holmes Community College with 1,424 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 457 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Goodman, MS, which is 0.473 times less than the 967 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 738 degrees mean that there were 1.23 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 602 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,700) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($810) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,400) 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.

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 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 Goodman, MS was $56,100 in 2021, which is 0.199 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2021 the median property value increased from N/A to $56,100, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Goodman, MS is 20.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Goodman, MS have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Goodman, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$56,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$21,640
$50
Median Property Taxes
±$43

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

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

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$12,207
Median Household Income
± $5,834
243
Number of Households
± 78

In 2022, the median household income of the 243 households in Goodman, MS declined from $12,207 from the previous year's value of $14,861.

The following chart displays the households in Goodman, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Goodman, 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 (68.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.7%)
  3. Walked (11%)

In 2022, 68.4% of workers in Goodman, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.7%) and those who walked to work (11%).

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

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Goodman, MS have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Goodman, 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 Goodman, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Goodman, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Goodman, MS (353 out of 735 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Goodman, 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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Health

82.9% of the population of Goodman, MS has health coverage, with 29.4% on employee plans, 31.2% on Medicaid, 4.43% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, MS see 1546 patients per year on average, which represents a 21% decrease from the previous year (1958 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2389 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3345 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,546 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Holmes County, MS

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, MS see an average of 1,546 patients per year. This represents a 21% decrease from the previous year (1,958 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Holmes 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 33% under 18 years, 44.1% between 18 and 34 years, 13.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.01% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43% were men and 57% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

17.1%
Uninsured
29.4%
Employer Coverage
31.2%
Medicaid
4.43%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Goodman, MS declined by 6.84% from 18.3% to 17.1%.

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