Clarksdale employment information

IndexClarksdaleMississippiNational
Income per capita$14,868$21,651$29,829
Median household income$29,175$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,985$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,966$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$23,661$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$18,377$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate11.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level35.0%22.3%15.1%
The Clarksdale, MS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Clarksdale is $14,868, which is 31% lower than than the Mississippi average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,175, which is 28% lower than than the Mississippi average and 47% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Clarksdale is 11%, which is 141% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Clarksdale is 35% which is 132% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$19,448$29,175$58,350
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Clarksdale is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Clarksdale is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Clarksdale is 141% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Clarksdale is 132% higher than the national average.

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Clarksdale median earnings by income bracket

Clarksdale employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%1.3%
Manufacturing sector15.2%4.8%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%10.9%
Public administration5.8%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.9%
Education, health & social services22.5%48.6%
Other31.2%24.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lyon, MS322$60,0669%
Duncan, MS385$28,85448%
Tutwiler, MS720$25,60554%
Friars Point, MS1,061$18,11067%
Jonestown, MS1,427$16,36470%
Clarksdale, MS16,994$29,17547%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greenfield, CA16,994$46,50616%
Merrifield, VA17,000$110,12199%
North Liberty, IA16,984$77,75241%
Moraga, CA16,977$136,336146%
Country Walk, FL16,975$74,80635%
Clarksdale, MS16,994$29,17547%
Source: The Clarksdale, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).