Mississippi State employment information

IndexMississippi StateMississippiNational
Income per capita$4,537$20,956$28,555
Median household income$86,063$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$0$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$3,583$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$2,499$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate18.3%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level48.3%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mississippi State is 84% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mississippi State is 61% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mississippi State is 213% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mississippi State is 210% higher than the national average.

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Mississippi State median earnings by income bracket

Mississippi State employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%2.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.3%17.3%
Public administration2.3%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services61.4%40.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sturgis, MS486$41,78622%
Starkville, MS24,457$31,35741%
West Point, MS11,200$26,78450%
Artesia, MS398$19,68863%
Crawford, MS640$17,16768%
Mississippi State, MS3,637$86,06361%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Parkesburg, PA3,636$61,15414%
Peralta, NM3,636$49,1078%
Paw Paw Lake, MI3,639$49,1078%
De Leon Springs, FL3,639$50,1546%
Dixmoor, IL3,635$38,95827%
Mississippi State, MS3,637$86,06361%
Source: The Mississippi State, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.