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Local Business Profile - Lee County, Mississippi

Lee County, Mississippi is comprised of:
  • Lee County, Mississippi

Demographics

Demographic Characteristics
Total population: 84,588
Percent under 5 years: 7.2%
Percent under 18 years: 26.2%
Percent 18 years and over: 73.8%
Percent 65 years and over: 13.6%
Race Breakout
Percent White: 69.45%
Percent Black: 27.49%
Percent American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.14%
Percent Asian: 0.77%
Percent Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Percent two or more races: 1.31%
Percent some other race: 0.82%
Percent Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 2.45%
For more demographic data and margins of error, go here.

Socioeconomic Characteristics
Average household size: 2.63
Average household income: $58,587
Percent in poverty: 19.2%
Percent high school degree or higher: 83.5%
Percent Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
Percent population 16 or over in labor force: 61.4%
Employment rate: 57.0%
Percent with a disability: 16.7%
Percent with health insurance coverage: 86.0%
Average travel time to work (mins.): 19.2
Percent workers using public transportation: 0.2%
Percent veterans: 8.0%
Percent foreign born: 1.8%
Percent speaking Spanish at home: 3.2%
For more social characteristic data and margins of error, go here, and for more economic characteristic data and margins of error, go here.

Housing Characteristics
Owner-occupied housing units: 21,951
Renter-occupied housing units: 9,782
Single-family detached housing units: 25,472
Homeownership rate: 69.2%
Vacancy rate: 12.0%
Average value of owner-occupied housing units: $140,951
Average rent (housing): $519
Average monthly owner cost (with a mortgage): $787
For more housing characteristic data and margins or error, go here.
Source: 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Businesses

     Employer and Nonemployer Businesses
NAICS Sector
# Employer Businesses Employment of Employer Businesses Annual Payroll of Employer Businesses ($M) Receipts of Employer Businesses ($M) # Nonemployer Businesses Receipts of Nonemployer Businesses ($M)

00: All Sectors 2,422 45,839 1,534.3 N/A 5,659 244.2
11: Agriculture 1 N/A N/A N/A 44 3.5
21: Mining 0 N/A N/A N/A 10 0.1
22: Utilities 7 N/A N/A N/A 7 0.3
23: Construction 109 864 32.3 N/A 668 34.6
31-33: Manufacturing 131 9,317 386.0 N/A 91 3.4
42: Wholesale 177 1,702 71.7 1,049.1 135 10.8
44-45: Retail 503 7,056 146.3 1,628.1 649 31.9
48-49: Transportation & Warehousing 77 2,063 78.5 161.2 218 16.9
51: Information 40 738 30.6 N/A 46 0.6
52: Finance & Insurance 175 2,334 107.0 N/A 273 11.8
53: Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 98 438 13.6 76.0 565 46.9
54: Prof., Sci., & Tech. Services 196 1,189 50.2 109.8 465 18.6
55: Mgmt of Companies & Enterprises 23 914 48.8 N/A N/A N/A
56: Admin. & Support & Waste Mgmt. & Remed. 121 4,714 89.5 N/A 593 11.0
61: Educational Services 13 141 2.5 N/A 109 1.0
62: Health Care & Social Assistance 293 7,614 361.3 1,089.4 409 19.4
71: Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 19 211 3.4 10.9 178 4.2
72: Accommodation & Food Services 214 4,558 55.3 N/A 98 3.9
81: Other Services 223 1,817 49.3 N/A 1,101 25.2



     Key Ratios for Employer and Nonemployer Businesses
NAICS Sector
Employees per Business Annual Payroll per Employee ($) Receipts per Business ($1,000) Population per Business Receipts per Nonemployer Business ($1,000)

00: All Sectors 19 33,471 0 35 43,155
11: Agriculture N/A N/A N/A 83,964 78,614
21: Mining 0 0 0 0 14,200
22: Utilities N/A N/A N/A 11,995 48,286
23: Construction 8 37,416 0 770 51,823
31-33: Manufacturing 71 41,431 0 641 37,824
42: Wholesale 10 42,136 6,857 474 80,067
44-45: Retail 14 20,738 3,192 167 49,077
48-49: Transportation & Warehousing 27 38,059 2,067 1,090 77,532
51: Information 18 41,447 N/A 2,099 14,109
52: Finance & Insurance 13 45,837 N/A 480 43,370
53: Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 30,993 792 857 83,019
54: Prof., Sci., & Tech. Services 6 42,188 587 428 39,940
55: Mgmt of Companies & Enterprises 40 53,345 0 3,651 0
56: Admin. & Support & Waste Mgmt. & Remed. 39 18,987 N/A 694 18,533
61: Educational Services 11 17,972 N/A 6,459 9,110
62: Health Care & Social Assistance 26 47,447 3,836 287 47,545
71: Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 11 16,227 546 4,419 23,624
72: Accommodation & Food Services 21 12,140 0 392 39,837
81: Other Services 8 27,139 0 377 22,843

Source: 2013 County Business Patterns, 2012 Nonemployer Statistics and 2012 Economic Census


     Percent of Employer Businesses by Owners Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Veteran Status
NAICS Sector
White Black or African American American Indian and Alaska Native Asian Hispanic Minority Female- owned Male- owned Veteran- owned

00: All Sectors 76.86% 1.69% 0.10% 4.17% 0.84% 7.25% 14.65%  57.35% 7.70%
11: Agriculture N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  N/A N/A
21: Mining N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  N/A N/A
22: Utilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  N/A N/A
23: Construction 98.21% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 8.93%  89.29% 14.29%
31-33: Manufacturing 84.77% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 13.91%  53.64% 1.32%
42: Wholesale 77.60% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 5.46%  52.46% N/A
44-45: Retail 67.68% 0.51% N/A 7.83% N/A 9.34% 22.47%  43.18% 7.58%
48-49: Transportation & Warehousing 69.33% 9.33% N/A N/A N/A 9.33% N/A  60.00% 6.67%
51: Information 27.78% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 27.78%  N/A N/A
52: Finance & Insurance 62.20% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2.44%  53.66% N/A
53: Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 72.84% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 14.81%  54.32% N/A
54: Prof., Sci., & Tech. Services 95.11% N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.89% 10.67%  74.22% 4.89%
55: Mgmt of Companies & Enterprises N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  N/A N/A
56: Admin. & Support & Waste Mgmt. & Remed. 80.51% 3.39% N/A N/A N/A 5.93% 22.88%  52.54% 3.39%
61: Educational Services 62.50% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 62.50%  N/A N/A
62: Health Care & Social Assistance 81.71% 2.74% N/A N/A N/A 2.74% 10.98%  67.38% 12.80%
71: Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 61.90% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 61.90%  N/A N/A
72: Accommodation & Food Services 51.33% N/A N/A 30.67% N/A 43.33% 17.33%  49.33% N/A
81: Other Services 83.72% 10.47% N/A N/A N/A 12.79% 10.47%  61.63% 9.30%

Source: 2012 Survey of Business Owners


     Percent of Nonemployer Businesses by Owners Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Veteran Status
NAICS Sector
White Black or African American American Indian and Alaska Native Asian Hispanic Minority Female- owned Male- owned Veteran- owned

00: All Sectors 79.43% 18.11% 0.56% 1.71% 1.03% 21.07% 35.57% 58.98% 10.57%
11: Agriculture 98.25% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 68.42% N/A
21: Mining N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
22: Utilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
23: Construction 94.55% 4.52% N/A N/A N/A 5.61% 6.07% 90.97% 9.66%
31-33: Manufacturing 89.77% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 28.41% 69.32% 28.41%
42: Wholesale 82.42% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 18.68% 81.32% N/A
44-45: Retail 87.22% 6.48% N/A 5.37% N/A 12.41% 48.52% 49.07% 26.30%
48-49: Transportation & Warehousing 83.40% 15.42% N/A N/A N/A 17.39% N/A 93.68% 33.20%
51: Information 83.33% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 56.25% N/A N/A
52: Finance & Insurance 94.61% 11.08% N/A N/A N/A 11.98% 23.05% 70.36% N/A
53: Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 96.81% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 9.04% 62.77% N/A
54: Prof., Sci., & Tech. Services 92.21% 5.33% N/A N/A N/A 8.81% 30.74% 68.24% 4.30%
55: Mgmt of Companies & Enterprises N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
56: Admin. & Support & Waste Mgmt. & Remed. 72.10% 27.90% N/A N/A N/A 28.94% 43.50% 51.82% 12.31%
61: Educational Services 67.44% 20.93% N/A N/A N/A 32.56% 63.57% 36.43% 33.33%
62: Health Care & Social Assistance 60.61% 37.43% N/A N/A N/A 39.57% 46.52% 48.31% 3.21%
71: Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 68.25% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 33.33% 65.08% N/A
72: Accommodation & Food Services 39.24% 50.63% N/A 5.06% N/A 58.23% 69.62% 18.99% N/A
81: Other Services 64.52% 30.85% N/A N/A N/A 34.67% 57.79% 38.19% 6.53%

Source: 2012 Survey of Business Owners

Consumer Spending
Total Consumer Expenditures ($1,000): $1,964,789

Consumer Expenditures on:
Dining out: $88,965
Entertainment/Recreation: $91,424
Financial investments: $61,611
Health care: $137,503
Household services: $48,602
Housing: $571,139
Personal care products and services: $21,259
Local transportation: $303,900
Travel: $50,164

Source: Esri (2015)


D - Data withheld to avoid disclosing information for individual companies
N/A - Data or ratio are not available
Note: For information on survey methodology, see the Source links above. The 2000 decennial income data are based on 1999 income. All business data dollar figures are shown in current dollars for the period shown, are not adjusted for inflation, and do not reflect change in prices.