Grenada, MS

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
21,474
0.68% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
1.03% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
22.2%
2.38% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$45,745
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$130,100
22.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grenada, MS had a population of 21.5k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $45,745. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grenada, MS declined from 21,621 to 21,474, a −0.68% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,808 to $45,745, a 12.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grenada, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.699%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.321%).

None of the households in Grenada, 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% of the residents in Grenada, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grenada, MS are Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (19 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Grenada, MS was $130,100, and the homeownership rate was 68.3%.

Most people in Grenada, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Grenada, MS was 2 cars per household.

Grenada, MS borders Greenwood, MS.

Population & Diversity

Grenada, MS is home to a population of 21.5k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.11% of Grenada, MS residents were born outside of the country (238 people).

In 2022, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Grenada, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.63k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 486 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Grenada, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grenada, MS was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grenada, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 409
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.63k ± 163
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    486 ± 319
0.433%
Hispanic Population
93 people

In 2022, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Grenada, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.63k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 486 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.433% of the people in Grenada, MS are hispanic (93 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.11%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
238 people
0.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
201 people

As of 2022, 1.11% of Grenada, MS residents (238 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 Grenada, MS was 0.93%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    350 ± 160
  2. Vietnam
    274 ± 152
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    110 ± 126

Grenada, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grenada, MS employs 9.04k people. The largest industries in Grenada, MS are Manufacturing (1,617 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,404 people), and Retail Trade (1,351 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($77,546), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,143), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($59,318).

Occupations

9.04k
2022 Value
± 833
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grenada, MS grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 8.78k employees to 9.04k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grenada, MS, are Production Occupations (874 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (851 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (845 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grenada, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.04k
2022 Value
± 833
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grenada, MS grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 8.78k employees to 9.04k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grenada, MS, are Manufacturing (1,617 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,404 people), and Retail Trade (1,351 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grenada, MS, though some of these residents may live in Grenada, 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

$36,126
Median earning men ± $4,084
$27,799
Median earning women ± $5,898

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,619), Other Services Except Public Administration ($51,413), and Information ($51,063).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,964), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,000), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,444).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 227
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 181
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 151
    Retail Trade

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Mississippi over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 Grenada, MS awarded 19 degrees. The student population of Grenada, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 24 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grenada, MS are White (10 and 52.6%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 47.4%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Grenada, MS by number of degrees awarded are Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (19 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grenada, MS are General Cosmetology (19 and 100%) and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and 0%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Grenada, MS was $130,100 in 2022, which is 0.462 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $106,500 to $130,100, a 22.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Grenada, MS is 68.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grenada, MS have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grenada, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grenada, MS is $45,745. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Grenada, MS was DeSoto County, MS with a value of $79,666, followed by Madison County, MS and Rankin County, MS, with respective values of $79,105 and $76,460.

Property

$130,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,559
$5,757
Median Property Taxes
±$645

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

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

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Rent vs Own

68.3%
Homeownership
2022
66.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.3% of the housing units in Grenada, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Grenada, MS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grenada, MS was DeSoto County, MS with a value of $79,666, followed by Madison County, MS and Rankin County, MS, with respective values of $79,105 and $76,460.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$45,745
Median Household Income
± $4,951
8.43k
Number of Households
± 797

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.43k households in Grenada, MS grew to $45,745 from the previous year's value of $40,808.

The following chart displays the households in Grenada, 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 Grenada, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Mississippi across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (89.9%)
  2. Carpooled (6.74%)
  3. Other (1.65%)

In 2022, 89.9% of workers in Grenada, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.74%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (1.65%).

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

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grenada, MS have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.37% of the workforce in Grenada, 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 Grenada, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grenada, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grenada, MS (4.67k out of 21k 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 < 5, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

87.2% of the population of Grenada, MS has health coverage, with 34.8% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see 1860 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1890 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2031 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 543 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,860 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mississippi

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see an average of 1,860 patients per year. This represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1,890 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.7% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

12.8%
Uninsured
34.8%
Employer Coverage
24.8%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grenada, MS grew by 3.13% from 12.4% to 12.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grenada, MS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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