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Mississippi Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Mississippi was $40,593 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Mississippi median household income is $15,182 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Mississippi household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Mississippi median family income and per capita income for Mississippi are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Mississippi

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Mississippi $40,593 +2.18% +6.00%

Mississippi Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Mississippi is $40,593. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $41,601 and is now $1,008 (2.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $38,294 in 2012, real median household income for Mississippi has now grown by $2,299 (6.00%).

Real Median Household Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2015 $55,775 $40,593
2014 $53,719 $39,726
2013 $53,166 $38,629
2012 $53,031 $38,294
2011 $53,223 $38,908
2010 $54,405 $40,061
2009 $55,478 $40,482
2008 $57,276 $41,601
2007 $58,003 $41,539
2006 $56,957 $40,525
2005 $56,122 $39,976

Mississippi Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Mississippi was $50,069 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Mississippi median family income is $18,191 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Mississippi

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Mississippi $50,069 -0.33% +5.77%

Mississippi Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Mississippi is $50,069. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $51,374 and is now $1,305 (2.54%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,339 in 2012, real median family income for Mississippi has now grown by $2,730 (5.77%).

Real Median Family Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2015 $68,260 $50,069
2014 $65,986 $50,236
2013 $65,153 $48,450
2012 $64,548 $47,339
2011 $64,766 $48,799
2010 $65,888 $49,446
2009 $67,476 $50,375
2008 $69,756 $51,374
2007 $69,929 $51,177
2006 $68,801 $50,320
2005 $67,761 $49,659

Mississippi Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Mississippi was $21,291 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Mississippi per capita income is $8,688 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Mississippi

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Mississippi $21,291 +1.10% +2.51%

Mississippi Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Mississippi is $21,291. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $22,268 and is now $977 (4.39%) lower. From a post peak low of $20,510 in 2013, real per capita income for Mississippi has now grown by $781 (3.81%).

Real Per Capita Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2015 $29,979 $21,291
2014 $28,922 $21,060
2013 $28,678 $20,510
2012 $28,202 $20,769
2011 $28,147 $20,638
2010 $28,329 $20,759
2009 $29,174 $21,245
2008 $30,371 $22,268
2007 $30,508 $22,137
2006 $29,703 $21,354
2005 $30,384 $21,811