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Economic Statistics

Tupelo, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over25,853100.0
In labor force17,22166.6
Civilian labor force
17,16966.4
Employed
16,38263.4
Unemployed
7873.0
Percent of civilian labor force
4.6(X)
Armed Forces
520.2
Not in labor force8,63233.4
Females 16 years and over14,162100.0
In labor force8,52460.2
Civilian labor force
8,52460.2
Employed
8,02956.7
Own children under 6 years2,767100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,86367.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,146100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,67384.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,80511.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)570.4
Walked2031.3
Other means1000.6
Worked at home3081.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over16,382100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,67634.6
Service occupations1,78510.9
Sales and office occupations4,79529.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations710.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7704.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,28520.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining800.5
Construction6463.9
Manufacturing3,93724.0
Wholesale trade6994.3
Retail trade2,28614.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4722.9
Information3652.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,1447.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9525.8
Educational, health and social services3,45721.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1617.1
Other services (except public administration)7034.3
Public administration4802.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,73583.8
Government workers1,75910.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8535.2
Unpaid family workers350.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households13,495100.0
Less than $10,0001,53611.4
$10,000 to $14,9999587.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,67112.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,90714.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,22116.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,47018.3
$75,000 to $99,9991,41810.5
$100,000 to $149,9997365.5
$150,000 to $199,9992111.6
$200,000 or more3672.7
Median household income (dollars)38,401(X)
With earnings11,25983.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,909(X)
With Social Security income3,02122.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,412(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7585.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,711(X)
With public assistance income2611.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,326(X)
With retirement income1,78013.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,256(X)
Families9,229100.0
Less than $10,0006577.1
$10,000 to $14,9994695.1
$15,000 to $24,99993310.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,16912.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,52116.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,08222.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,21713.2
$100,000 to $149,9996416.9
$150,000 to $199,9991892.0
$200,000 or more3513.8
Median family income (dollars)48,465(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,024(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,027(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,988(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families945(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 18 years818(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
With related children under 5 years
400(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.1
Families with female householder, no husband present707(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.5
With related children under 18 years663(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.0
With related children under 5 years
351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.9
Individuals4,254(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
18 years and over2,606(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
65 years and over
458(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Related children under 18 years1,632(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,071(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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