Tupelo SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

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Tupelo, Mississippi Info Snack

Tupelo /tuplo/ is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. The seventh-largest city in the state, it is situated in Northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama. It is accessed by Interstate 22. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,546, with the surrounding counties of Lee, Pontotoc and Itawamba supporting a population of 139,671
Population
38,321
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$138,100
Median Income
$45,161
Median Rent
$709

Rankings for Tupelo in Mississippi

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7

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Map Of Tupelo, MS

Population over time in Tupelo

Year Population % Change
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
57.5% (22,039)
African American
37.1% (14,228)
American Indian
0.2% (70)
Asian
1.2% (468)
Hawaiian
0.0% (14)
Other
0.1% (53)
Two Or More
0.8% (312)
Hispanic
3.0% (1,137)
Race Tupelo MS USA
White 57.5% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 37.1% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.0% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Tupelo, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
7.4% (283,575)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (314,232)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.5% (517,333)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (356,385)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (582,479)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (762,587)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (440,691)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.3% (318,064)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (130,291)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (130,291)
Income Tupelo MS USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.5% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.3% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Tupelo

Female
52.8% (20,242)
Male
47.2% (18,078)
Gender Tupelo MS USA
Female 52.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tupelo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.7% (1,420)
9-12th Grade
9.4% (3,613)
High School / GED
23.7% (9,070)
Some College
22.6% (8,667)
Associate's Degree
10.5% (4,042)
Bachelor's Degree
18.8% (7,207)
Master's Degree
7.2% (2,743)
Professional Degree
2.8% (1,058)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (498)
Education Tupelo MS USA
< 9th Grade 3.7% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.4% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 23.7% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 22.6% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.5% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.8% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.2% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.8% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.0% 1.4%

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