Yazoo City employment information

IndexYazoo CityMississippiNational
Income per capita$11,352$21,651$29,829
Median household income$20,038$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,663$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,232$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$20,212$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$17,203$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate12.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level48.0%22.3%15.1%
The Yazoo City, 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 Yazoo City is $11,352, which is 48% lower than than the Mississippi average and 62% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $20,038, which is 51% lower than than the Mississippi average and 64% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Yazoo City is 13%, which is 177% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Yazoo City is 48% which is 218% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$13,357$20,038$40,076
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Yazoo City is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Yazoo City is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Yazoo City is 177% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Yazoo City is 218% higher than the national average.

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Yazoo City median earnings by income bracket

Yazoo City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.6%3.4%
Financial & insurance services1.4%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%8.4%
Public administration19.2%10.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%3.4%
Education, health & social services11.4%35.7%
Other17.0%20.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Louise, MS168$37,91731%
Satartia, MS4$33,75039%
Eden, MS112$0100%
Yazoo City, MS11,336$20,03864%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waupun, WI11,337$53,1254%
Campbellsville, KY11,329$26,73352%
Robinson, TX11,344$76,31638%
Fort Morgan, CO11,346$44,38320%
Helena-West Helena, AR11,325$21,65361%
Yazoo City, MS11,336$20,03864%
Source: The Yazoo City, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).