Fayette employment information

IndexFayetteMississippiNational
Income per capita$11,743$21,651$29,829
Median household income$19,464$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,321$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,818$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$21,647$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level49.0%22.3%15.1%
The Fayette, 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 Fayette is $11,743, which is 46% lower than than the Mississippi average and 61% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $19,464, which is 52% lower than than the Mississippi average and 65% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fayette is 10%, which is 106% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fayette is 49% which is 224% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$12,974$19,464$38,928
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 Fayette is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fayette is 65% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fayette is 106% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fayette is 224% higher than the national average.

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Fayette median earnings by income bracket

Fayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%5.1%
Manufacturing sector0.0%9.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.0%0.0%
Public administration16.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.4%10.8%
Education, health & social services13.6%84.2%
Other22.9%0.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Roxie, MS580$28,46249%
St. Joseph, LA961$16,51570%
Alcorn State University, MS736$0100%
Fayette, MS1,491$19,46465%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,491$52,7085%
Woodcreek, TX1,491$60,1699%
Fort Hancock, TX1,491$21,77461%
Millbrook, NY1,491$75,15036%
Colchester, IL1,492$35,00037%
Fayette, MS1,491$19,46465%
Source: The Fayette, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).