Pontotoc employment information

IndexPontotocMississippiNational
Income per capita$20,205$21,651$29,829
Median household income$42,616$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,716$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,853$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$38,802$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$23,778$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level18.3%22.3%15.1%
The Pontotoc, 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 Pontotoc is $20,205, which is 7% lower than than the Mississippi average and 32% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,616, which is 5% higher than than the Mississippi average and 23% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pontotoc is 2%, which is 59% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pontotoc is 18% which is 21% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,407$42,616$85,232
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 Pontotoc is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pontotoc is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pontotoc is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pontotoc is 21% higher than the national average.

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Pontotoc median earnings by income bracket

Pontotoc employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector34.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.9%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.8%29.9%
Public administration1.5%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%4.0%
Education, health & social services12.6%29.5%
Other10.8%11.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Thaxton, MS982$42,76823%
Algoma, MS780$40,37527%
Ecru, MS1,309$39,65028%
Blue Springs, MS255$32,50041%
New Houlka, MS803$30,58045%
Pontotoc, MS5,906$42,61623%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bridgewater, VA5,906$56,7643%
Ramblewood, NJ5,906$94,75571%
Potomac Mills, VA5,909$79,00043%
Cherryville, NC5,901$43,94221%
New Brighton, PA5,911$35,22336%
Pontotoc, MS5,906$42,61623%
Source: The Pontotoc, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).