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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLong BeachMississippiNational
Income per capita$24,528$21,651$29,829
Median household income$51,576$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,472$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,745$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$38,832$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$26,237$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%22.3%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Long Beach is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Long Beach is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Long Beach is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Long Beach is 15% lower than the national average

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      $34,380 $51,576 $103,152
      $27,015 $40,528 $81,056
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Long Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.3%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%15.6%
      Public administration14.5%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%3.8%
      Education, health & social services13.1%33.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Diamondhead, MS8,341$70,45027.3%
      DeLisle, MS1,205$58,4915.7%
      Lyman, MS2,421$57,5194.0%
      Pass Christian, MS5,302$46,80215.4%
      Henderson Point, MS144$43,40921.5%
      Long Beach, MS15,450$51,5766.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Roanoke Rapids, NC15,454$33,84438.8%
      Franklin Park, NJ15,454$95,00071.7%
      Jamestown, ND15,441$49,08611.3%
      Lamont, CA15,439$34,42137.8%
      Eden, NC15,434$28,90847.7%
      Long Beach, MS15,450$51,5766.8%
      Source: The Long Beach, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).