Mississippi Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Mississippi is $19,096, which is lower than the national average of $26,059. Mississippi median household income is $36,851, which has grown by 17.62% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Mississippi residents spend 22.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #51
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 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||13.58%||$11,878, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||32.51%||$14,861, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||2.43%||$2,661, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||16.38%||$18,132, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$45,308, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$24,525, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$39,447, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$49,395, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$38,852, see rank||$35,062|
|One Race, Other||$31,172, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$27,426, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$21,021, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$40,927, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$42,578, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$27,529, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,302,345||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||1,100,026||47.78%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||699,480||63.59%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||8,503||0.77%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||690,977||62.81%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||603,519||87.34%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||87,458||12.66%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||400,546||36.41%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||1,202,319||52.22%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||652,802||54.30%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||3,491||0.29%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||649,311||54.00%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||571,684||88.04%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||77,627||11.96%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||549,517||45.70%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,158,617||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||974,939||84.15%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||115,956||10.01%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||5,079||0.44%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||20,115||1.74%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||14,441||1.25%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||28,087||2.42%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,175,203||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||603,519||51.35%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||148,572||24.62%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||93,479||15.49%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||89,644||14.85%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||9,607||1.59%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||70,066||11.61%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||147,307||24.41%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||571,684||48.65%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||215,396||37.68%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||120,548||21.09%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||186,323||32.59%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||2,059||0.36%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||2,140||0.37%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||43,270||7.57%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,175,203||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||32,868||2.80%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||76,662||6.52%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||151,301||12.87%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||33,039||2.81%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||137,519||11.70%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||65,902||5.61%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||19,575||1.67%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||52,896||4.50%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|69,768||5.94%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||289,487||24.63%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|113,704||9.68%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||70,030||5.96%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||62,452||5.31%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||643,883||22.39%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||132,450||17.75%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.