Waveland employment information

Income per capita$19,733$20,956$28,555
Median household income$33,909$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,000$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,394$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$31,899$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$21,405$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate11.1%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level23.7%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waveland is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waveland is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waveland is 91% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waveland is 52% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Waveland median earnings by income bracket

Waveland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%23.0%
Public administration8.8%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.6%9.6%
Education, health & social services6.7%20.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Diamondhead, MS8,275$67,13826%
DeLisle, MS996$51,4844%
Pass Christian, MS4,957$50,4896%
Long Beach, MS15,224$50,0516%
Henderson Point, MS98$45,93814%
Waveland, MS6,463$33,90937%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Carbondale, CO6,464$59,08310%
Prospect Park borough, PA6,464$59,49411%
Gladewater, TX6,461$40,77624%
Metropolis, IL6,466$35,65533%
Stanwood, WA6,468$53,6000%
Waveland, MS6,463$33,90937%
Source: The Waveland, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.