Helena employment information

Income per capita$28,268$20,956$28,555
Median household income$44,271$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,380$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,232$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$36,359$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$19,051$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level18.4%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Helena is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Helena is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Helena is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Helena is 18% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Helena median earnings by income bracket

Helena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector57.4%9.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services24.8%44.8%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.7%
Education, health & social services0.0%14.2%

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Grand Bay, AL3,632$50,8335%
Hurley, MS1,538$46,60713%
Helena, MS1,000$44,27117%

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Franklin Park, FL1,000$22,57858%
Spring Valley, CA1,000$27,40449%
Lincoln, PA1,000$44,87516%
Central City, PA1,000$41,81322%
Baltic, SD1,000$63,52319%
Helena, MS1,000$44,27117%
Source: The Helena, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.