West Point employment information

IndexWest PointMississippiNational
Income per capita$19,350$20,956$28,555
Median household income$26,784$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,815$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,482$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$31,707$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$17,511$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate12.0%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level34.0%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Point is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Point is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Point is 105% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Point is 118% higher than the national average.

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West Point median earnings by income bracket

West Point employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.0%1.2%
Manufacturing sector26.0%5.8%
Financial & insurance services0.6%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%24.3%
Public administration5.2%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%3.6%
Education, health & social services5.0%37.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mississippi State, MS3,637$86,06361%
Hamilton, MS540$60,99614%
Columbus AFB, MS1,478$57,1097%
New Hamilton, MS472$52,7781%
Starkville, MS24,457$31,35741%
West Point, MS11,200$26,78450%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Springdale, OH11,201$49,7577%
Woodinville, WA11,201$97,60482%
Peru, IN11,199$33,71337%
Merriam, KS11,191$55,1033%
Ridgefield, NJ11,191$69,46630%
West Point, MS11,200$26,78450%
Source: The West Point, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.