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Mississippi Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Mississippi was $37,095 in 2012, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Mississippi median household income is $14,276 lower. 2013 Census ACS data (including 2013 Mississippi household income numbers) will be released in September of 2014. Mississippi median family income and per capita income for Mississippi are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Mississippi

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $51,371 -0.36% -4.44%
Mississippi $37,095 -1.58% -5.44%

Mississippi Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Mississippi is $37,095. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $40,300 and is now $3,205 (7.95%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2012 $51,371 $37,095
2011 $51,557 $37,690
2010 $52,703 $38,807
2009 $53,760 $39,229
2008 $55,484 $40,300
2007 $56,189 $40,240
2006 $55,176 $39,258
2005 $54,387 $38,740

Mississippi Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Mississippi was $45,857 in 2012. Compared to the median US family income, Mississippi median family income is $16,670 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2013 family income data will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Median Family Income in Mississippi

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $62,527 -0.34% -4.37%
Mississippi $45,857 -2.99% -6.06%

Mississippi Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Mississippi is $45,857. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $49,767 and is now $3,910 (7.86%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2012 $62,527 $45,857
2011 $62,739 $47,271
2010 $63,827 $47,899
2009 $65,387 $48,815
2008 $67,574 $49,767
2007 $67,742 $49,577
2006 $66,650 $48,747
2005 $65,666 $48,124

Mississippi Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Mississippi was $20,119 in 2012. Compared to the US per capita income, Mississippi per capita income is $7,200 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2013 will be released in September of 2014.

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Real Per Capita Income in Mississippi

2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $27,319 +0.19% -3.36%
Mississippi $20,119 +0.64% -2.27%

Mississippi Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Mississippi is $20,119. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $21,571 and is now $1,452 (6.73%) lower. From a post peak low of $19,992 in 2011, real per capita income for Mississippi has now grown by $127 (0.64%).

Real Per Capita Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2012 $27,319 $20,119
2011 $27,266 $19,992
2010 $27,443 $20,110
2009 $28,270 $20,587
2008 $29,421 $21,571
2007 $29,554 $21,445
2006 $28,774 $20,686
2005 $29,445 $21,136