Income/capita 43%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 84%
Income per capita$16,982$23,401$29,829
Median household income$37,500$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,125$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,875$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tupelo is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tupelo is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tupelo is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tupelo is 41% lower than the national average

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      Tupelo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.6%41.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services25.0%5.9%
      Public administration21.9%29.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%17.6%
      Education, health & social services15.6%23.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fisher, AR355$45,20818%
      Hickory Ridge, AR208$30,56845%
      McCrory, AR1,872$29,75046%
      Augusta, AR2,387$26,91251%
      Newport, AR7,781$26,85351%
      Tupelo, AR159$37,50032%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newport CDP (Shelby County), OH159$46,58316%
      Ratcliff, AR159$29,00048%
      Maysville, IA159$46,25016%
      Gregory, OK159$64,16716%
      Corona, NM159$51,4297%
      Tupelo, AR159$37,50032%
      Source: The Tupelo, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).