Tupelo employment information

Income per capita$23,825$20,956$28,555
Median household income$41,979$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,983$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,945$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$32,180$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$19,671$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level24.5%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Tupelo is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tupelo is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tupelo is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tupelo is 57% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Tupelo median earnings by income bracket

Tupelo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%1.3%
Manufacturing sector23.0%1.8%
Financial & insurance services2.4%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.5%12.3%
Public administration4.3%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%1.6%
Education, health & social services13.4%39.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saltillo, MS4,916$58,3619%
Guntown, MS2,306$50,3756%
Mooreville, MS643$48,7509%
Blue Springs, MS254$37,75029%
Mantachie, MS1,318$35,35734%
Tupelo, MS35,345$41,97922%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hobbs, NM35,343$53,7501%
Merrillville, IN35,262$49,7117%
University City, MO35,226$53,6670%
Royal Palm Beach, FL35,482$66,62025%
Columbia, TN35,207$34,32536%
Tupelo, MS35,345$41,97922%
Source: The Tupelo, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.