Hattiesburg employment information

IndexHattiesburgMississippiNational
Income per capita$19,338$20,956$28,555
Median household income$27,827$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,162$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,531$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$18,316$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$12,883$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate9.0%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level37.2%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hattiesburg is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hattiesburg is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hattiesburg is 54% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hattiesburg is 139% higher than the national average.

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Hattiesburg median earnings by income bracket

Hattiesburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%0.6%
Manufacturing sector8.7%2.2%
Financial & insurance services1.6%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services19.2%15.8%
Public administration2.5%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%1.2%
Education, health & social services21.1%41.5%
Other34.4%27.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Arnold Line, MS2,533$51,6054%
Petal, MS10,675$50,9555%
West Hattiesburg, MS6,853$44,26317%
Sumrall, MS1,580$41,19823%
Purvis, MS1,990$39,68826%
Hattiesburg, MS46,629$27,82748%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bel Air South, MD46,614$89,05367%
Ceres, CA46,570$46,13214%
North Bethesda, MD46,738$105,96898%
Binghamton, NY46,771$30,82842%
Collierville, TN46,780$106,783100%
Hattiesburg, MS46,629$27,82748%
Source: The Hattiesburg, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.