Myrtle employment information

IndexMyrtleMississippiNational
Income per capita$17,228$21,651$29,829
Median household income$35,000$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,250$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,000$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$42,386$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$24,375$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%22.3%15.1%
The Myrtle, 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 Myrtle is $17,228, which is 20% lower than than the Mississippi average and 42% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,000, which is 14% lower than than the Mississippi average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Myrtle is 4%, which is 10% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Myrtle is 13% which is 14% lower than than the national average.

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$23,331$35,000$70,000
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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  • The income per capita in Myrtle is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Myrtle is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Myrtle is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Myrtle is 14% lower than the national average.

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Myrtle median earnings by income bracket

Myrtle employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services33.3%26.0%
Public administration1.1%9.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.6%1.0%
Education, health & social services14.4%49.0%
Other12.2%6.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Albany, MS8,589$40,34727%
Ecru, MS1,309$39,65028%
Potts Camp, MS661$37,50032%
Blue Springs, MS255$32,50041%
Hickory Flat, MS673$31,62543%
Myrtle, MS507$35,00037%

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Spring Bay, IL507$53,5003%
Winchester, OK507$41,87524%
Bentley, KS507$62,96914%
Kirkersville, OH507$52,3085%
Sidon, MS507$11,66779%
Myrtle, MS507$35,00037%
Source: The Myrtle, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).