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Income/capita 11%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 10%
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IndexDiamondheadMississippiNational
Income per capita$33,241$21,651$29,829
Median household income$70,450$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,719$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$62,973$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$41,788$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$32,434$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%22.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Diamondhead is 11% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Diamondhead is 27% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Diamondhead is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Diamondhead is 51% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,961$70,450$140,900
      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.

      Diamondhead median earnings by income bracket

      Diamondhead employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%2.8%
      Manufacturing sector8.7%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services6.9%7.3%
      Wholesale & retail services8.0%9.3%
      Public administration5.9%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%4.7%
      Education, health & social services18.5%46.0%
      Other32.0%21.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      DeLisle, MS1,205$58,4915.7%
      Lyman, MS2,421$57,5194.0%
      Kiln, MS1,903$53,2723.7%
      Long Beach, MS15,450$51,5766.8%
      Pass Christian, MS5,302$46,80215.4%
      Diamondhead, MS8,341$70,45027.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Pêche, QC8,341n/a 
      Rice Lake, WI8,343$37,76331.7%
      Antigonish, Subd. A, NS8,346n/a 
      Ashland, NJ8,347$93,06368.2%
      Bath, ME8,334$42,27523.6%
      Diamondhead, MS8,341$70,45027.3%
      Source: The Diamondhead, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).