Raymond, MS

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,974
4.89% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
21.1
1.93% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.8%
24.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,583
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$163,900
4.13% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
581
37.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Raymond, MS had a population of 1.97k people with a median age of 21.1 and a median household income of $55,583. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Raymond, MS grew from 1,882 to 1,974, a 4.89% increase and its median household income grew from $50,368 to $55,583, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raymond, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (58.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.18%), White (Hispanic) (1.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.152%).

None of the households in Raymond, 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.

98.2% of the residents in Raymond, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Raymond, MS are Hinds Community College (4,168 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Raymond, MS was $163,900, and the homeownership rate was 61.8%.

Most people in Raymond, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Raymond, MS was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Raymond, MS is home to a population of 1.97k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.811% of Raymond, MS residents were born outside of the country (16 people).

In 2022, there were 1.53 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.15k people) in Raymond, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 752 White (Non-Hispanic) and 43 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Raymond, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Raymond, MS was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Raymond, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.15k ± 143
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    752 ± 196
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    43 ± 67.5
3.19%
Hispanic Population
63 people

In 2022, there were 1.53 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.15k people) in Raymond, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 752 White (Non-Hispanic) and 43 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.19% of the people in Raymond, MS are hispanic (63 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Raymond, 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

0.811%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16 people
3.45%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
65 people

As of 2022, 0.811% of Raymond, MS residents (16 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 Raymond, MS was 3.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 22
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    2 ± 14
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 24

Raymond, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Raymond, MS employs 581 people. The largest industries in Raymond, MS are Educational Services (169 people), Retail Trade (98 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (77 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($57,143), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,688).

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

581
2022 Value
± 188
37.7%
1 Year growth
± 33.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Raymond, MS grew at a rate of 37.7%, from 422 employees to 581 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Raymond, MS, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations (100 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (75 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (52 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Raymond, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

581
2022 Value
± 188
37.7%
1 Year growth
± 33.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Raymond, MS grew at a rate of 37.7%, from 422 employees to 581 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Raymond, MS, are Educational Services (169 people), Retail Trade (98 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (77 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Raymond, MS, though some of these residents may live in Raymond, 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

$25,000
Median earning men ± $21,943
$23,365
Median earning women ± $14,756

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,000), and Retail Trade ($28,264).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,042), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($27,727), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($16,250).

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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.

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 Raymond, MS awarded 4,168 degrees. The student population of Raymond, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,704 male students and 5,703 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Raymond, MS are Black or African American (2,283 and 54.8%), followed by White (1,589 and 38.1%), Two or More Races (125 and 3%), and Hispanic or Latino (77 and 1.85%).

The largest universities in Raymond, MS by number of degrees awarded are Hinds Community College (4,168 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Raymond, MS are General Studies (1,580 and 37.9%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (536 and 12.9%), and Child Care Provider (139 and 3.33%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 9,407 students enrolled in Raymond, MS, 39.4% men and 60.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 4,644 records, of which 65.7% were women and 34.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,580 degrees awarded
  2. 93 degrees awarded
  3. 63 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Raymond, MS was General Studies with 1,580 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
4,168 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hinds Community College with 4,168 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,911 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Raymond, MS, which is 0.847 times less than the 2,257 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 2,283 degrees mean that there were 1.44 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,589 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($250) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,360) 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 Raymond, MS was $163,900 in 2022, which is 0.581 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $157,400 to $163,900, a 4.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Raymond, MS is 61.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Raymond, MS have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Raymond, MS is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$163,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$42,977
$212
Median Property Taxes
±$73

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

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

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Rent vs Own

61.8%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.8% of the housing units in Raymond, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$55,583
Median Household Income
± $15,337
343
Number of Households
± 89

In 2022, the median household income of the 343 households in Raymond, MS grew to $55,583 from the previous year's value of $50,368.

The following chart displays the households in Raymond, 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 - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Raymond, 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 (71.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.2%)
  3. Walked (8.61%)

In 2022, 71.8% of workers in Raymond, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.2%) and those who walked to work (8.61%).

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

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Raymond, MS have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Raymond, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Raymond, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Raymond, MS have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Raymond, MS (77 out of 651 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower 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 Raymond, MS is Black, followed by White and Native American.

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

83.9% of the population of Raymond, MS has health coverage, with 40.6% on employee plans, 4.56% on Medicaid, 5.42% on Medicare, 33% on non-group plans, and 0.304% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hinds County, MS see 1201 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.2% decrease from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 995 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 285 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,201 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hinds County, MS

Primary care physicians in Hinds County, MS see an average of 1,201 patients per year. This represents a 2.2% decrease from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hinds 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 21.7% under 18 years, 55.3% between 18 and 34 years, 14.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.31% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.8% were men and 47.2% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

16.1%
Uninsured
40.6%
Employer Coverage
4.56%
Medicaid
5.42%
Medicare
33%
Non-Group
0.304%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Raymond, MS grew by 1.06% from 15.9% to 16.1%.

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