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Mississippi Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Mississippi was $37,963 in 2013, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Mississippi median household income is $14,287 lower. 2014 Census ACS data (including 2014 Mississippi household income numbers) will be released in September of 2015. Mississippi median family income and per capita income for Mississippi are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Mississippi

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $52,250 +0.26% -2.28%
Mississippi $37,963 +0.87% -3.58%

Mississippi Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Mississippi is $37,963. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $40,885 and is now $2,922 (7.15%) lower. From a post peak low of $37,634 in 2012, real median household income for Mississippi has now grown by $329 (0.87%).

Real Median Household Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2013 $52,250 $37,963
2012 $52,117 $37,634
2011 $52,306 $38,238
2010 $53,469 $39,371
2009 $54,541 $39,798
2008 $56,290 $40,885
2007 $57,006 $40,825
2006 $55,978 $39,828
2005 $55,178 $39,303

Mississippi Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Mississippi was $47,615 in 2013. Compared to the median US family income, Mississippi median family income is $16,415 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2014 family income data will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Median Family Income in Mississippi

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $64,030 +0.94% -1.12%
Mississippi $47,615 +2.35% -2.02%

Mississippi Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Mississippi is $47,615. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $50,490 and is now $2,875 (5.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,523 in 2012, real median family income for Mississippi has now grown by $1,092 (2.35%).

Real Median Family Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2013 $64,030 $47,615
2012 $63,435 $46,523
2011 $63,650 $47,958
2010 $64,754 $48,595
2009 $66,336 $49,524
2008 $68,556 $50,490
2007 $68,727 $50,297
2006 $67,618 $49,455
2005 $66,621 $48,824

Mississippi Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Mississippi was $20,156 in 2013. Compared to the US per capita income, Mississippi per capita income is $8,028 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2014 will be released in September of 2015.

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Real Per Capita Income in Mississippi

2013 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,184 +1.69% +1.23%
Mississippi $20,156 -1.25% -1.21%

Mississippi Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Mississippi is $20,156. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $21,885 and is now $1,729 (7.90%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2013 $28,184 $20,156
2012 $27,716 $20,411
2011 $27,662 $20,283
2010 $27,841 $20,402
2009 $28,681 $20,886
2008 $29,849 $21,885
2007 $29,984 $21,756
2006 $29,192 $20,987
2005 $29,873 $21,444