Wesson employment information

IndexWessonMississippiNational
Income per capita$18,437$21,651$29,829
Median household income$51,325$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,885$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,125$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$40,897$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$8,289$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level15.8%22.3%15.1%
The Wesson, 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 Wesson is $18,437, which is 15% lower than than the Mississippi average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $51,325, which is 27% higher than than the Mississippi average and 7% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wesson is 2%, which is 60% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wesson is 16% which is 5% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$34,213$51,325$102,650
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 Wesson is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wesson is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wesson is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wesson is 5% higher than the national average.

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Wesson median earnings by income bracket

Wesson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.7%2.5%
Manufacturing sector5.3%3.3%
Financial & insurance services0.5%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.9%15.5%
Public administration0.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.4%44.4%
Other34.5%29.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Georgetown, MS275$38,12531%
Beauregard, MS381$37,39632%
Hazlehurst, MS3,927$32,52141%
Brookhaven, MS12,418$30,03646%
Wesson, MS2,295$51,3257%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wilberforce, OH2,295$83,32051%
Dillingham, AK2,296$71,14629%
De Leon, TX2,296$35,71435%
Marionville, MO2,296$32,87241%
Brewster, NY2,294$54,0242%
Wesson, MS2,295$51,3257%
Source: The Wesson, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).