Jonestown employment information

IndexJonestownMississippiNational
Income per capita$8,736$21,651$29,829
Median household income$16,364$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$28,618$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,614$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$16,389$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$16,523$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate23.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level53.7%22.3%15.1%
The Jonestown, 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 Jonestown is $8,736, which is 60% lower than than the Mississippi average and 71% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $16,364, which is 60% lower than than the Mississippi average and 70% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jonestown is 23%, which is 404% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jonestown is 54% which is 255% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$10,908$16,364$32,728
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 Jonestown is 71% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jonestown is 70% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jonestown is 404% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jonestown is 255% higher than the national average.

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Jonestown median earnings by income bracket

Jonestown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.1%3.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%20.2%
Public administration12.9%15.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.2%19.3%
Other29.0%40.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lyon, MS322$60,0669%
Falcon, MS142$35,62536%
Sledge, MS501$31,25044%
Clarksdale, MS16,994$29,17547%
Marks, MS1,591$28,02649%
Jonestown, MS1,427$16,36470%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dryden, VA1,427$39,32729%
Gridley, IL1,426$65,41718%
Plum Creek, VA1,428$31,08244%
Walford, IA1,428$96,52874%
Loving, NM1,426$36,89733%
Jonestown, MS1,427$16,36470%
Source: The Jonestown, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).