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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a major influence when deciding which destination works best. The rent burden for Greenville is around 16.4% of the average monthly income. Greenville has a median home value of $73,097 and the median cost of rent is about $602 per month.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 54.3% are female and 45.7% are male. The median age of Greenville is 36 years old. Demographically, Greenville is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.9% mixed race, 80.4% black, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Hispanic, 0.4% other or not specified, 0.9% Asian, and 17.3% white. Out of the total population of Greenville, 19.5% have some form of disability, 18.8% do not have health insurance, 57.4% participate in the labor force, and 8.1% are widows. Greenville has a population density of 440 people per square mile. In Greenville, 6.5% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 8.1% have a graduate degree, 20.3% have a college degree, and 29.5% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Mississippi
In terms of resources, Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7, a grocery index rating of 91.6, and a housing index rating of 70.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th out of all states in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. The state of Mississippi has 105 hospitals and 247 health centers, providing care to a population of 2,983,400. Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 49% of Mississippi residents attend religious services among the 6,765 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 40% of Mississippi residents voted Democrat and 58% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27°F in the month of January. On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 7.60 inches. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Mississippi
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of bloodroot, skunk cabbage, eastern cottonwood, and wild geranium. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cardinal, the crow, the cormorant, or the dove. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.