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Income/capita 62%
Household income 74%
Unemployment 157%
IndexColonial HeightsJacksonMississippi
Income per capita$11,333$19,768$21,651
Median household income$14,167$32,866$40,528
Median income owner occupied$0$48,039$50,403
Median income renter occupied$0$22,469$24,844
Median earnings male$15,353$25,114$31,665
Median earnings female$13,552$21,686$22,259
Unemployment rate12.0%7.9%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a30.7%22.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Colonial Heights is 62% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Colonial Heights is 74% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Colonial Heights is 157% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Colonial Heights is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $21,908$32,866$65,732
      City
      $27,015$40,528$81,056
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Colonial Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Colonial Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%7.7%
      Manufacturing sector28.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.1%8.5%
      Public administration4.5%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.8%47.9%
      Other31.1%31.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Madison, MS25,473$100,97883%
      Brandon, MS23,186$71,48529%
      Florence, MS4,313$64,34416%
      Cleary, MS1,100$62,96314%
      Clinton, MS25,411$58,7236%
      Jackson, MS172,039$32,86641%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Santa Rosa, CA173,165$62,70513%
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,309$79,97345%
      Oceanside, CA173,829$58,9497%
      Cape Coral, FL170,063$52,0006%
      Vancouver, WA169,982$52,0046%
      Jackson, MS172,039$32,86641%
      Source: The Colonial Heights, Jackson, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).