Itta Bena employment information

IndexItta BenaMississippiNational
Income per capita$11,210$20,956$28,555
Median household income$22,867$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$26,678$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,763$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$20,341$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$17,057$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate12.3%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level44.7%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Itta Bena is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Itta Bena is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Itta Bena is 112% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Itta Bena is 186% higher than the national average.

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Itta Bena median earnings by income bracket

Itta Bena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.1%8.5%
Financial & insurance services1.2%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.7%5.9%
Public administration22.6%11.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.5%46.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mississippi Valley State University, MS1,315$36,36932%
Schlater, MS378$32,18840%
Greenwood, MS15,873$26,12651%
Moorhead, MS2,206$21,00061%
Morgan City, MS292$20,50062%
Itta Bena, MS2,159$22,86757%

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Cross City, FL2,159$26,97950%
Minonk, IL2,160$52,3312%
Bethel Island, CA2,158$36,84531%
Pinetop Country Club, AZ2,160$64,26920%
Minneapolis, KS2,160$51,6673%
Itta Bena, MS2,159$22,86757%
Source: The Itta Bena, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.