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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of West is $11,638, which is much lower than the state average of $20,956 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. West median household income is $21,354, which has shrunk by 16.67% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average West residents spend 26.9 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 23.4 minutes and is higher 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, #299

West, MS
11,638 USD
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

West, MS
10,625 USD
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
West, MS
11,875 USD
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
West, MS
6,429 USD
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, #309
West, MS
21,354 USD
Mississippi
39,464 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
West, MS
31,763 USD
Mississippi
54,881 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #305
West, MS
-16.67%
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
 West, MSMississippiU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income10.45%$9,543, see rank12.73%$12,90621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income47.76%$17,856, see rank32.95%$16,06529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income-1.49%$0, see rank2.82%$2,8402.82%$3,720
Retirement Income50.75%$18,153, see rank17.70%$19,86917.85%$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
West, MS
29,583 USD
Mississippi
49,125 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
West, MS
38,180 USD
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

 West, MSMississippiU.S.
White$25,000, see rank$48,738$56,900
Black$9,250, see rank$26,384$35,600

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

Median Household Income by Age

 West, MSMississippiU.S.
25 to 44$14,792, see rank$43,119$58,398
45 to 64$33,000, see rank$45,830$65,027
65 or over$21,625, see rank$29,690$37,945

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

Employment Status

 West, MSMississippiU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over155, see rank2,323,223248,775,628
Male157, 36.77%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:217, 29.82%, see rank62.99%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.81%0.73%
Male, Civilian217, 29.82%, see rank62.18%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed317, 100.00%, see rank89.08%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank10.92%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force240, 70.18%, see rank37.01%30.72%
Female198, 63.23%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:264, 65.31%, see rank54.20%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.16%0.11%
Female, Civilian264, 65.31%, see rank54.05%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed336, 56.25%, see rank89.05%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed328, 43.75%, see rank10.95%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force234, 34.69%, see rank45.80%41.21%
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

 West, MSMississippiU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over53, 100%1,183,892141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone40, 75.47%, see rank84.13%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled10, 18.87%, see rank10.20%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.41%5.06%
Walked3, 5.66%, see rank1.58%2.78%
Other Means0, 0.00%, see rank1.42%1.79%
Worked at Home0, 0.00%, see rank2.25%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
West, MS
26.9 minutes
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
 West, MSMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over531,198,828143,435,233
Male117, 32.08%, see rank51.35%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21, 5.88%, see rank25.36%33.12%
Service Occupations25, 29.41%, see rank14.55%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22, 11.76%, see rank15.12%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank1.57%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24, 23.53%, see rank11.81%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations23, 17.65%, see rank23.91%17.94%
Female136, 67.92%, see rank48.65%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations219, 52.78%, see rank37.22%40.04%
Service Occupations28, 22.22%, see rank21.48%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations29, 25.00%, see rank32.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.25%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.35%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank7.58%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 West, MSMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over53, 100%1,198,828143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining0, 0.00%, see rank3.09%1.96%
Construction4, 7.55%, see rank6.72%6.17%
Manufacturing5, 9.43%, see rank13.07%10.43%
Wholesale Trade2, 3.77%, see rank2.59%2.75%
Retail Trade1, 1.89%, see rank11.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities0, 0.00%, see rank5.62%4.93%
Information8, 15.09%, see rank1.37%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing4, 7.55%, see rank4.84%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
11, 20.75%, see rank6.38%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance8, 15.09%, see rank24.49%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
3, 5.66%, see rank9.46%9.49%
Public Administration5, 9.43%, see rank5.69%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration2, 3.77%, see rank4.87%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 West, MS%MississippiU.S.
Population in Poverty8543.59%, see rank22.64%15.59%
Family in Poverty1533.33%, see rank17.72%11.47%

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


 
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