Mississippi State employment information

IndexMississippi StateMississippiNational
Income per capita$5,095$21,651$29,829
Median household income$0$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$3,413$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$2,633$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate11.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level39.1%22.3%15.1%
The Mississippi State, 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 Mississippi State is $5,095, which is 76% lower than than the Mississippi average and 83% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $0, which is 100% lower than than the Mississippi average and 100% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mississippi State is 12%, which is 150% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mississippi State is 39% which is 159% higher than than the national average.

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$27,015$40,528$81,056
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$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Mississippi State is 83% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mississippi State is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mississippi State is 150% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mississippi State is 159% higher than the national average.

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Mississippi State median earnings by income bracket

Mississippi State employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services4.1%22.2%
Public administration2.4%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services69.2%54.2%
Other21.2%16.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sturgis, MS481$45,83317%
Starkville, MS25,011$31,63843%
West Point, MS11,042$27,25851%
Brooksville, MS937$22,23260%
Artesia, MS367$21,52861%
Mississippi State, MS4,124$0100%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farmington, NH4,122$38,50630%
Goulding, FL4,122$21,09462%
Millsboro, DE4,121$40,26027%
East Hampton North, NY4,127$90,38063%
Lathrup Village, MI4,127$90,87564%
Mississippi State, MS4,124$0100%
Source: The Mississippi State, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).