Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$25,956$21,651$29,829
Median household income$39,716$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,563$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,444$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$31,540$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$30,195$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%22.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tunica is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tunica is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tunica is 75% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tunica is 27% higher than the national average

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      $26,474 $39,716 $79,432
      $27,015 $40,528 $81,056
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Tunica median earnings by income bracket

      Tunica employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%5.1%
      Manufacturing sector18.0%18.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services12.9%12.9%
      Public administration3.4%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%12.9%
      Education, health & social services4.4%4.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Tunica Resorts, MS2,251$41,73924.6%
      Crenshaw, MS1,151$30,81744.3%
      Helena-West Helena, AR10,487$23,48357.6%
      North Tunica, MS943$19,53164.7%
      White Oak, MS827$14,50873.8%
      Tunica, MS1,180$39,71628.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      North Grosvenor Dale, CT1,180$52,7084.7%
      Woodbury, GA1,180$26,56352.0%
      Peabody, KS1,180$43,92420.6%
      Lexington, MI1,180$39,61528.4%
      Cottonwood, MN1,180$61,62511.4%
      Tunica, MS1,180$39,71628.2%
      Source: The Tunica, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).