Blue Springs employment information

IndexBlue SpringsMississippiNational
Income per capita$19,163$21,651$29,829
Median household income$32,500$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,250$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,389$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$30,114$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$19,250$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate12.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%22.3%15.1%
The Blue Springs, 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 Blue Springs is $19,163, which is 11% lower than than the Mississippi average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,500, which is 20% lower than than the Mississippi average and 41% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Blue Springs is 13%, which is 168% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Blue Springs is 23% which is 50% higher than than the national average.

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$21,664$32,500$65,000
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 Blue Springs is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blue Springs is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Springs is 168% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blue Springs is 50% higher than the national average.

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Blue Springs employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.7%2.0%
Manufacturing sector21.6%2.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.8%
Wholesale & retail services29.4%17.6%
Public administration9.8%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%43.1%
Other17.6%17.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saltillo, MS4,988$60,5579%
Guntown, MS2,509$60,0819%
Tupelo, MS38,856$43,15322%
Pontotoc, MS5,906$42,61623%
New Albany, MS8,589$40,34727%
Blue Springs, MS255$32,50041%

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Ridgeland, WI255$48,75012%
Wellman, TX255$52,5005%
Tunnelton, WV255$32,18842%
Camp Dennison, OH255$66,83821%
Tipton, KS255$50,6258%
Blue Springs, MS255$32,50041%
Source: The Blue Springs, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).