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Mississippi Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Mississippi was $41,754 in 2016, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Mississippi median household income is $15,863 lower. 2017 Census ACS data (including 2017 Mississippi household income numbers) will be released in September of 2018. Mississippi median family income and per capita income for Mississippi are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Mississippi

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Mississippi $41,754 +1.58% +6.74%

Mississippi Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Mississippi is $41,754. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $42,127 and is now $373 (0.89%) lower. From a post peak low of $38,778 in 2012, real median household income for Mississippi has now grown by $2,976 (7.67%).

Real Median Household Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2016 $57,617 $41,754
2015 $56,480 $41,106
2014 $54,398 $40,228
2013 $53,838 $39,117
2012 $53,701 $38,778
2011 $53,879 $39,388
2010 $55,093 $40,567
2009 $56,180 $40,994
2008 $58,000 $42,127
2007 $58,736 $42,064
2006 $57,677 $41,037
2005 $56,832 $40,481

Mississippi Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Mississippi was $52,672 in 2016. Compared to the median US family income, Mississippi median family income is $18,390 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2017 family income data will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income in Mississippi

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Mississippi $52,672 +3.89% +7.36%

Mississippi Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $52,672, the median family income for Mississippi was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2016 $71,062 $52,672
2015 $69,122 $50,702
2014 $66,820 $50,871
2013 $65,977 $49,063
2012 $65,363 $47,937
2011 $65,564 $49,400
2010 $66,721 $50,071
2009 $68,329 $51,012
2008 $70,638 $52,024
2007 $70,813 $51,824
2006 $69,670 $50,956
2005 $68,618 $50,287

Mississippi Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Mississippi was $22,694 in 2016. Compared to the US per capita income, Mississippi per capita income is $8,434 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2017 will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income in Mississippi

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Mississippi $22,694 +5.26% +9.27%

Mississippi Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $22,694, the per capita income for Mississippi was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2016 $31,128 $22,694
2015 $30,358 $21,560
2014 $29,288 $21,327
2013 $29,041 $20,769
2012 $28,558 $21,032
2011 $28,494 $20,892
2010 $28,687 $21,022
2009 $29,542 $21,514
2008 $30,755 $22,549
2007 $30,894 $22,417
2006 $30,078 $21,624
2005 $30,768 $22,086