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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Mississippi is $20,956, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Mississippi median household income is $39,464, which has grown by 25.96% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Mississippi residents spend 23.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #51

Mississippi
20,956 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Mississippi
26,188 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Mississippi
31,341 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Mississippi
21,815 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #51
Mississippi
39,464 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Mississippi
54,881 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #36
Mississippi
25.96%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 MississippiU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income12.73%$12,906, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income32.95%$16,065, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.82%$2,840, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.70%$19,869, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Mississippi
49,125 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Mississippi
64,194 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 MississippiU.S.
White$48,738, see rank$56,900
Black$26,384, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$38,802, see rank$42,396
Asian$51,584, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$36,379, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$18,846, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$34,671, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$33,695, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 MississippiU.S.
less than 25$21,311, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$43,119, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$45,830, see rank$65,027
65 or over$29,690, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Mississippi%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over2,323,223 see rank248,775,628
Male11,111,48347.84%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2700,17162.99%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces29,0440.81%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian2691,12762.18%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3615,62889.08%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed375,49910.92%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2411,31237.01%, see rank30.72%
Female11,211,74052.16%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2656,80354.20%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,8920.16%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian2654,91154.05%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3583,20089.05%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed371,71110.95%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2554,93745.80%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Mississippi%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,183,892100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone995,98784.13%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled120,80410.20%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation4,9030.41%, see rank5.06%
Walked18,6951.58%, see rank2.78%
Other Means16,8631.42%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home26,6402.25%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Mississippi
23.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Mississippi%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,198,828-143,435,233
Male1615,62851.35%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2156,11425.36%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations289,60314.55%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations293,07515.12%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations29,6931.57%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations272,70011.81%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2147,19423.91%, see rank17.94%
Female1583,20048.65%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2217,07037.22%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2125,25721.48%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2191,24932.79%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,4340.25%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,0390.35%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations244,2247.58%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Mississippi%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,198,828100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining37,0903.09%, see rank1.96%
Construction80,5326.72%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing156,73813.07%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade31,0802.59%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade141,45111.80%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities67,4175.62%, see rank4.93%
Information16,3831.37%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing58,0154.84%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
76,4786.38%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance293,61724.49%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
113,4259.46%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration68,2565.69%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration58,3464.87%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Mississippi%U.S.
Population in Poverty653,72622.64%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty133,03517.72%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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