Picayune employment information

IndexPicayuneMississippiNational
Income per capita$18,385$21,651$29,829
Median household income$33,941$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,083$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,288$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$36,985$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$19,567$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.0%22.3%15.1%
The Picayune, 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 Picayune is $18,385, which is 15% lower than than the Mississippi average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,941, which is 16% lower than than the Mississippi average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Picayune is 6%, which is 38% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Picayune is 24% which is 59% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$22,625$33,941$67,882
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 Picayune is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Picayune is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Picayune is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Picayune is 59% higher than the national average.

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Picayune median earnings by income bracket

Picayune employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.0%2.0%
Manufacturing sector14.2%1.1%
Financial & insurance services0.9%7.4%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%21.1%
Public administration6.7%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services6.3%38.4%
Other28.2%20.7%

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Lacombe, LA7,930$46,90915%
Sun, LA312$37,81332%
Picayune, MS10,732$33,94139%

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Arkadelphia, AR10,728$29,87246%
Petal, MS10,736$53,8343%
Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
Van Wert, OH10,738$41,90024%
Wyandanch, NY10,722$57,0093%
Picayune, MS10,732$33,94139%
Source: The Picayune, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).