Horn Lake, MS

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2022 Population
26,652
0.109% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
5.03% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.3%
11.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,111
4.25% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,300
24.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Horn Lake, MS had a population of 26.7k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $57,111. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Horn Lake, MS grew from 26,623 to 26,652, a 0.109% increase and its median household income grew from $54,783 to $57,111, a 4.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Horn Lake, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (42.2%), Other (Hispanic) (4.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.81%).

None of the households in Horn Lake, 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.

97.2% of the residents in Horn Lake, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Horn Lake, MS are Delta Technical College-Mississippi (447023) (1,548 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Horn Lake, MS was $146,300, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%.

Most people in Horn Lake, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Horn Lake, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Horn Lake, MS is home to a population of 26.7k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.95% of Horn Lake, MS residents were born outside of the country (1.59k people).

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.7k people) in Horn Lake, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Horn Lake, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Horn Lake, MS was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Horn Lake, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 856
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.2k ± 816
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.3k ± 531
8.84%
Hispanic Population
2.36k people

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.7k people) in Horn Lake, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.84% of the people in Horn Lake, MS are hispanic (2.36k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.95%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.59k people
5.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.5k people

As of 2022, 5.95% of Horn Lake, MS residents (1.59k 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 Horn Lake, MS was 5.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    467 ± 223
  2. Vietnam
    301 ± 96
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    256 ± 121

Horn Lake, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Horn Lake, MS employs 13k people. The largest industries in Horn Lake, MS are Transportation & Warehousing (2,279 people), Manufacturing (1,527 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,446 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($58,889), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,250), and Manufacturing ($46,775).

Occupations

13k
2022 Value
± 966
−1.13%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Horn Lake, MS declined at a rate of −1.13%, from 13.2k employees to 13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Horn Lake, MS, are Material Moving Occupations (1,674 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,530 people), and Transportation Occupations (1,250 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Horn Lake, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13k
2022 Value
± 966
−1.13%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Horn Lake, MS declined at a rate of −1.13%, from 13.2k employees to 13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Horn Lake, MS, are Transportation & Warehousing (2,279 people), Manufacturing (1,527 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,446 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Horn Lake, MS, though some of these residents may live in Horn Lake, 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

$38,801
Median earning men ± $3,621
$34,337
Median earning women ± $2,886

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($66,520), Information ($58,889), and Public Administration ($45,819).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($46,313), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,098), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,621).

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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.

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 Horn Lake, MS awarded 1,548 degrees. The student population of Horn Lake, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 820 male students and 1,161 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Horn Lake, MS are Black or African American (1,262 and 81.5%), followed by White (221 and 14.3%), Hispanic or Latino (46 and 2.97%), and Unknown (11 and 0.711%).

The largest universities in Horn Lake, MS by number of degrees awarded are Delta Technical College-Mississippi (447023) (1,548 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Horn Lake, MS are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (652 and 42.1%), Medical Assistant (271 and 17.5%), and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (173 and 11.2%).

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 Horn Lake, MS was $146,300 in 2022, which is 0.519 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $117,900 to $146,300, a 24.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Horn Lake, MS is 58.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Horn Lake, MS have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Horn Lake, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Horn Lake, MS is $57,111. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Horn Lake, MS was Census Tract 702.10 with a value of $84,405, followed by Census Tract 702.21 and Census Tract 703.25, with respective values of $67,552 and $60,060.

Property

$146,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,294
$5,882
Median Property Taxes
±$610

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

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Rent vs Own

58.8%
Homeownership
2022
72.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.8% of the housing units in Horn Lake, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 702.10
  2. Census Tract 702.21
  3. Census Tract 703.25

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Horn Lake, MS was Census Tract 702.10 with a value of $84,405, followed by Census Tract 702.21 and Census Tract 703.25, with respective values of $67,552 and $60,060.

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

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Household Income

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$57,111
Median Household Income
± $4,867
10k
Number of Households
± 823

In 2022, the median household income of the 10k households in Horn Lake, MS grew to $57,111 from the previous year's value of $54,783.

The following chart displays the households in Horn Lake, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Horn Lake, 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 (87.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.29%)

In 2022, 87.7% of workers in Horn Lake, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.07%) and those who worked at home (2.29%).

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

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Horn Lake, MS have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.91% of the workforce in Horn Lake, 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 Horn Lake, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Horn Lake, MS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Horn Lake, MS (4.34k out of 26.5k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Horn Lake, MS is Black, followed by White 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

87.1% of the population of Horn Lake, MS has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 21.2% on Medicaid, 7.49% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 0.968% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in DeSoto County, MS see 3303 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.07% increase from the previous year (3085 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2769 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 996 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,303 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in DeSoto County, MS

Primary care physicians in DeSoto County, MS see an average of 3,303 patients per year. This represents a 7.07% increase from the previous year (3,085 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in DeSoto 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 25.8% under 18 years, 23.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.4% were men and 54.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.9%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
21.2%
Medicaid
7.49%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
0.968%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Horn Lake, MS grew by 6.8% from 12.1% to 12.9%.

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

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