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Mississippi Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Mississippi was $43,529 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Mississippi median household income is $16,807 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Mississippi household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Mississippi median family income and per capita income for Mississippi are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Mississippi

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Mississippi $43,529 +2.06% +5.84%

Mississippi Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $43,529, the median household income for Mississippi was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2017 $60,336 $43,529
2016 $58,856 $42,652
2015 $57,709 $42,001
2014 $55,613 $41,126
2013 $55,072 $40,013
2012 $54,948 $39,678
2011 $55,162 $40,326
2010 $56,388 $41,521
2009 $57,519 $41,971
2008 $59,382 $43,131
2007 $60,135 $43,066
2006 $59,051 $42,015
2005 $58,185 $41,445

Mississippi Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Mississippi was $55,937 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Mississippi median family income is $17,954 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Mississippi

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Mississippi $55,937 +3.96% +7.56%

Mississippi Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $55,937, the median family income for Mississippi was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2017 $73,891 $55,937
2016 $72,591 $53,805
2015 $70,627 $51,805
2014 $68,313 $52,007
2013 $67,488 $50,186
2012 $66,880 $49,050
2011 $67,126 $50,577
2010 $68,289 $51,247
2009 $69,958 $52,227
2008 $72,321 $53,263
2007 $72,500 $53,058
2006 $71,330 $52,170
2005 $70,252 $51,485

Mississippi Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Mississippi was $23,121 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Mississippi per capita income is $9,276 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Mississippi

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Mississippi $23,121 -0.26% +6.05%

Mississippi Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Mississippi is $23,121. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $23,182 and is now $61 (0.26%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Mississippi, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Mississippi

Date US Mississippi
2017 $32,397 $23,121
2016 $31,798 $23,182
2015 $31,019 $22,029
2014 $29,942 $21,803
2013 $29,706 $21,245
2012 $29,221 $21,520
2011 $29,173 $21,390
2010 $29,361 $21,516
2009 $30,246 $22,027
2008 $31,488 $23,087
2007 $31,629 $22,951
2006 $30,795 $22,139
2005 $31,501 $22,613