Magee is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 4,368 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Magee is the 76th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Magee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Magee is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magee who work in personal care services (9.43%), office and administrative support (7.09%), and teaching (6.94%).
Being a small city, Magee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Magee are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.15% of adults in Magee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Magee in 2010 was $13,507, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,028 for a family of four. Magee also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.73% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Magee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Magee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Magee residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Magee include Scottish, German, Scots-Irish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Magee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.