Rolling Fork, MS

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2021 Population
2,311
0.985% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
35.7
1.71% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
20.9%
23.5% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$38,558
2.7% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$79,800
7.84% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Rolling Fork, MS had a population of 2.31k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $38,558. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rolling Fork, MS declined from 2,334 to 2,311, a −0.985% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,545 to $38,558, a 2.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rolling Fork, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (81%), White (Non-Hispanic) (19%), White (Hispanic) (0%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Rolling Fork, 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.

100% of the residents in Rolling Fork, MS are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Rolling Fork, MS was $79,800, and the homeownership rate was 59.4%.

Most people in Rolling Fork, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Rolling Fork, MS was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Rolling Fork, MS is home to a population of 2.31k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2021, 0% of Rolling Fork, MS residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2021, there were 4.25 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.87k people) in Rolling Fork, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 440 White (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2021 Citizenship
100%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 100% of Rolling Fork, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Rolling Fork, MS was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rolling Fork, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.87k ± 296
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    440 ± 116
  3. White (Hispanic)
    0 ± 14
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2021, there were 4.25 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.87k people) in Rolling Fork, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 440 White (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Rolling Fork, MS are hispanic (0 people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    21 ± 30
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7 ± 24
  3. Vietnam
    7 ± 22

Rolling Fork, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Rolling Fork, MS employs 901 people. The largest industries in Rolling Fork, MS are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (125 people), Retail Trade (120 people), and Manufacturing (112 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($33,220), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($32,917), and Retail Trade ($31,295).

Occupations

901
2021 Value
± 190
−1.42%
1 Year decline
± 31.8%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rolling Fork, MS declined at a rate of −1.42%, from 914 employees to 901 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rolling Fork, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (166 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (115 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rolling Fork, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

901
2021 Value
± 190
−1.42%
1 Year decline
± 31.8%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Rolling Fork, MS declined at a rate of −1.42%, from 914 employees to 901 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rolling Fork, MS, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (125 people), Retail Trade (120 people), and Manufacturing (112 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rolling Fork, MS, though some of these residents may live in Rolling Fork, 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

$21,319
Median earning men ± $19,831
$31,157
Median earning women ± $4,110

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,179), Public Administration ($44,097), and Manufacturing ($35,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Manufacturing ($33,178), Retail Trade ($31,413), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($19,792).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.9B
  2. $28.9B
  3. $11.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.9B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($28.9B) and Electronics ($11.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Mississippi products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$180B
2020 Value in Mississippi
$374B
Projected 2050 Value in Mississippi
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 108% to $374B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $10.7B
  3. $10.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $24.4B, followed by Louisiana with $10.7B and Tennessee and $10.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Mississippi shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.976% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (683k), Some college (549k), and Secondary Education (407k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Rolling Fork, MS was $79,800 in 2021, which is 0.326 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $74,000 to $79,800, a 7.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Rolling Fork, MS is 59.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Rolling Fork, MS have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rolling Fork, MS is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$79,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$7,575
$394
Median Property Taxes
±$107

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

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

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Rent vs Own

59.4%
Homeownership
2021
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 59.4% of the housing units in Rolling Fork, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9502
Highest 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.
$38,558
Median Household Income
± $25,898
663
Number of Households
± 150

In 2021, the median household income of the 663 households in Rolling Fork, MS grew to $38,558 from the previous year's value of $37,545.

The following chart displays the households in Rolling Fork, 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 Rolling Fork, MS is from Mississippi.
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2021, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.159% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (67.5%)
  2. Carpooled (22.4%)
  3. Bicycle (8.11%)

In 2021, 67.5% of workers in Rolling Fork, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (22.4%) and those who used a bicycle to get to work (8.11%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rolling Fork, MS have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.23% of the workforce in Rolling Fork, 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 Rolling Fork, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rolling Fork, MS have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rolling Fork, MS (465 out of 2.22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rolling Fork, 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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78.5% of the population of Rolling Fork, MS has health coverage, with 25.3% on employee plans, 37.3% on Medicaid, 9.95% on Medicare, 3.96% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.2% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% 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

21.5%
Uninsured
25.3%
Employer Coverage
37.3%
Medicaid
9.95%
Medicare
3.96%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rolling Fork, MS grew by 6.9% from 20.1% to 21.5%.

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