Mississippi Income and Careers
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.
Per Capita Income, #51
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #51
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||12.73%||$12,906, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||32.95%||$16,065, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.82%||$2,840, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||17.70%||$19,869, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|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
|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.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,323,223||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,111,483||47.84%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||700,171||62.99%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||9,044||0.81%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||691,127||62.18%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||615,628||89.08%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||75,499||10.92%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||411,312||37.01%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,211,740||52.16%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||656,803||54.20%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,892||0.16%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||654,911||54.05%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||583,200||89.05%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||71,711||10.95%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||554,937||45.80%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,183,892||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||995,987||84.13%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||120,804||10.20%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||4,903||0.41%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||18,695||1.58%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||16,863||1.42%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||26,640||2.25%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,198,828||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||615,628||51.35%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||156,114||25.36%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||89,603||14.55%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||93,075||15.12%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||9,693||1.57%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||72,700||11.81%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||147,194||23.91%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||583,200||48.65%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||217,070||37.22%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||125,257||21.48%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||191,249||32.79%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,434||0.25%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||2,039||0.35%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||44,224||7.58%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,198,828||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||37,090||3.09%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||80,532||6.72%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||156,738||13.07%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||31,080||2.59%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||141,451||11.80%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||67,417||5.62%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||16,383||1.37%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||58,015||4.84%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|76,478||6.38%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||293,617||24.49%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|113,425||9.46%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||68,256||5.69%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||58,346||4.87%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||653,726||22.64%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||133,035||17.72%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.