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Mississippi Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Mississippi was $39,680 in 2014, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Mississippi median household income is $13,977 lower. 2015 Census ACS data (including 2015 Mississippi household income numbers) will be released in September of 2016. Mississippi median family income and per capita income for Mississippi are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Mississippi

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
Mississippi $39,680 +2.84% +2.10%

Mississippi Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Mississippi is $39,680. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $41,554 and is now $1,874 (4.51%) lower. From a post peak low of $38,250 in 2012, real median household income for Mississippi has now grown by $1,430 (3.74%).

Real Median Household Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2014 $53,657 $39,680
2013 $53,105 $38,584
2012 $52,970 $38,250
2011 $53,162 $38,863
2010 $54,343 $40,015
2009 $55,415 $40,436
2008 $57,211 $41,554
2007 $57,936 $41,491
2006 $56,892 $40,478
2005 $56,058 $39,930

Mississippi Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Mississippi was $50,178 in 2014. Compared to the median US family income, Mississippi median family income is $15,732 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2015 family income data will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income in Mississippi

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
Mississippi $50,178 +3.69% +2.94%

Mississippi Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Mississippi is $50,178. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $51,316 and is now $1,138 (2.22%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,284 in 2012, real median family income for Mississippi has now grown by $2,894 (6.12%).

Real Median Family Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2014 $65,910 $50,178
2013 $65,078 $48,394
2012 $64,473 $47,284
2011 $64,691 $48,743
2010 $65,813 $49,389
2009 $67,399 $50,317
2008 $69,677 $51,316
2007 $69,849 $51,118
2006 $68,722 $50,262
2005 $67,684 $49,603

Mississippi Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Mississippi was $21,036 in 2014. Compared to the US per capita income, Mississippi per capita income is $7,853 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2015 will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income in Mississippi

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
Mississippi $21,036 +2.68% +2.05%

Mississippi Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Mississippi is $21,036. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $22,243 and is now $1,207 (5.43%) lower. From a post peak low of $20,486 in 2013, real per capita income for Mississippi has now grown by $550 (2.68%).

Real Per Capita Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2014 $28,889 $21,036
2013 $28,645 $20,486
2012 $28,169 $20,745
2011 $28,115 $20,614
2010 $28,297 $20,736
2009 $29,140 $21,221
2008 $30,337 $22,243
2007 $30,473 $22,111
2006 $29,669 $21,329
2005 $30,349 $21,786