Living in Tupelo, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Tupelo SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Tupelo, MS Cost Of Living

84
Tupelo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
38,270
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
16.9%
Median Home
$142,600
Median Income
$48,116
Median Rent
$767

Tupelo, MS Photos

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Rankings for Tupelo in Mississippi

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Map Of Tupelo, MS

Population over time in Tupelo

Year Population % Change
2017 38,270 -0.1%
2016 38,321 -1.4%
2015 38,856 9.3%
2014 35,561 0.6%
2013 35,345 0.6%
2012 35,143 0.9%
2011 34,827 0.8%
2010 34,551 0.5%
2009 34,363 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tupelo

White
56.6% (21,665)
African American
38.3% (14,655)
American Indian
0.3% (115)
Asian
1.0% (370)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.7% (252)
Two Or More
0.5% (202)
Hispanic
2.6% (1,005)
Race Tupelo MS USA
White 56.6% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 38.3% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Tupelo, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
6.7% (256,135)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (300,985)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (495,420)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (390,944)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (526,270)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (739,371)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (465,866)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.6% (365,797)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (118,475)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (167,732)
Income Tupelo MS USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.6% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Tupelo

Female
53.9% (20,617)
Male
46.1% (17,652)
Gender Tupelo MS USA
Female 53.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tupelo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,148)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,827)
High School / GED
21.0% (8,036)
Some College
24.0% (9,184)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,827)
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 3.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 14.0% 19.0%
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%

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