Tupelo, MS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Tupelo, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
38,271
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
15.6%
Median Home
$145,400
Median Income
$50,694
Median Rent
$790

Tupelo SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Tupelo, MS Cost Of Living

84
Tupelo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Tupelo Mississippi National Average
Overall 84 84 100
Services 89 94 100
Groceries 86 94 100
Health 85 91 100
Housing 73 63 100
Transportation 89 90 100
Utilities 88 95 100

Tupelo, MS Photos

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Rankings for Tupelo in Mississippi

Map Of Tupelo, MS

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Population over time in Tupelo

Year Population % Change
2019 38,271 0.0%
2018 38,270 -0.1%
2017 38,321 -1.4%
2016 38,856 9.3%
2015 35,561 0.6%
2014 35,345 0.6%
2013 35,143 0.9%
2012 34,827 0.8%
2011 34,551 0.5%
2010 34,363 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tupelo

White
54.7% (20,933)
African American
38.9% (14,876)
American Indian
0.3% (109)
Asian
0.7% (278)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.8% (293)
Two Or More
0.5% (187)
Hispanic
4.1% (1,588)
Race Tupelo MS USA
White 54.7% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 38.9% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.1% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Tupelo

Female
54.0% (20,662)
Male
46.0% (17,609)
Gender Tupelo MS USA
Female 54.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tupelo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,530)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,444)
High School / GED
22.0% (8,419)
Some College
22.0% (8,419)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (4,209)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (7,654)
Master's Degree
8.0% (3,061)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,148)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (382)
Education Tupelo MS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Tupelo, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
6.8% (262,041)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (269,305)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.1% (461,296)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (387,872)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (499,175)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (749,022)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (529,271)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (369,452)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (143,214)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (156,446)
Income Tupelo MS USA
Less than $10,000 6.8% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.1% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 3.0% 7.7%

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