Ridgeland employment information

IndexRidgelandMississippiNational
Income per capita$36,253$21,651$29,829
Median household income$55,647$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,029$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,486$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$39,513$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$31,730$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.3%22.3%15.1%
The Ridgeland, 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 Ridgeland is $36,253, which is 67% higher than than the Mississippi average and 22% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $55,647, which is 37% higher than than the Mississippi average and 1% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ridgeland is 4%, which is 16% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ridgeland is 10% which is 32% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$37,094$55,647$111,294
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 Ridgeland is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ridgeland is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgeland is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ridgeland is 32% lower than the national average.

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Ridgeland median earnings by income bracket

Ridgeland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%1.6%
Manufacturing sector11.6%0.1%
Financial & insurance services6.5%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services18.7%14.8%
Public administration8.0%6.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%1.4%
Education, health & social services12.3%41.6%
Other23.7%21.8%

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Clinton, MS25,411$58,7236%
Flowood, MS8,532$58,1195%
Ridgeland, MS24,338$55,6471%

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University Park, TX24,346$198,438259%
Watauga, TX24,322$65,32918%
Chantilly, VA24,312$117,553112%
North Platte, NE24,311$46,40416%
Athens, OH24,365$22,20460%
Ridgeland, MS24,338$55,6471%
Source: The Ridgeland, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).