Yazoo City employment information

IndexYazoo CityMississippiNational
Income per capita$11,088$20,956$28,555
Median household income$18,566$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,246$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,270$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$21,199$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$15,163$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate16.3%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level48.3%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Yazoo City is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Yazoo City is 65% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Yazoo City is 179% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Yazoo City is 210% higher than the national average.

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Yazoo City median earnings by income bracket

Yazoo City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.8%4.8%
Financial & insurance services1.6%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%9.4%
Public administration14.9%9.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.5%
Education, health & social services13.2%46.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Louise, MS155$35,35734%
Satartia, MS35$29,37545%
Eden, MS100$12,50077%
Yazoo City, MS11,462$18,56665%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alexandria, MN11,465$39,16727%
Healdsburg, CA11,466$58,1769%
Magalia, CA11,467$39,51426%
Maltby, WA11,447$107,535101%
Citrus, CA11,446$58,62610%
Yazoo City, MS11,462$18,56665%
Source: The Yazoo City, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.